2018 IAS Awards luncheon and took place on Thursday 27th September
and were held for the fourth time at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor
Square. The event was a huge success,
with a record attendance of 554 guests.
A huge thank you goes out to all who supported the event and many
congratulations to all the Award winners.
This year the IAS is proud to be supporting The Faraway Children’s Charity in memory
of James Swallow and the Henry Angell James Memorial Trust. Both charities will receive a donation from the proceeds
generated by the event and money donated to the Trust will go towards
the installation of a number of defibrillators across midlands train
also to all the sponsors for their generosity who, without them the event could
not be staged.
Awards is one of the most important events in the IAS calendar and are staged
to showcase the best of our sector, by providing examples of not only profitable
deal making but also to show where solutions can be found in often challenging
Chairman, Ben Wiley, opened the Awards with a welcome speech and then handed
over to comedian and writer, Simon Evans, who hosted the Awards ceremony and
kept the audience highly entertained throughout the event.
also go to this year’s judges, Phil Sutton, Ekaterina Avdonina, Maurice Dalton, Tim
Crighton and Colin Beasley for their time and
was fantastic to see so many people at this year’s event. Preparations for the
IAS Awards 2019 are already underway and we are looking forward to seeing everyone
again next year on Thursday 26th September.
full gallery of photos from the 2018 Awards can be viewed via the link below.