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Full house for inaugural Adnitor platform awards

Adnitor says its inaugural UK Platform Awards have sold out.

A total of 300 industry players will be attending the event at London’s Cafe Royal on February 28.

All the existing platforms will be represented as well as some new names expected to enter the market during 2007.

There will also be guests from asset management, corporate and worksite solutions technology support and administration services.

Chief executive Karen Forrest says: “I am both stunned and delighted to have the event sold out in its first year. We doubled the room size in the first month but never expected the demand to be so high. We now have a waiting list for seats, let alone tables.

“I am frustrated that people who want to attend will not be able to. We are doing everything in our power to add extra space where we can. We have had to operate on a first-come, first-served basis. This demonstrates the industry’s commitment to platforms and acknowledges Adnitor as the independent thought leader in this space.”

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