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IFA Consortium to repeat industry think tank in Rome

IFA Consortium will be hosting its key adviser forum in Rome this year in September.

The collective, made up of Alpha to Omega, Falcon Group, FSAS and pi financial, will hold its event at Parco dei Principi in Rome from the 18 to 19 September, 2008 with 50 key advisers from the consortium will come together for a think-tank alongside 12 sponsoring product providers.

Sponsors include Skandia, Scottish Widows, Zurich, LV, Aegon Scottish Equitable.

All sponsors took the opportunity to make a keynote presentation, have one-to-one meetings with attending advisers and to take part in round table discussions.

pi Financial chief executive Tim Sutcliffe says: “We wanted the forum to become recognised as the best business development event within our industry. We have all participated in PIMS and various other events so we knew what worked and could build on a successful formula.”

Falcon Group chief executive Allen Rosengren says: “Sharing information is the key for successful development – ask any provider or supplier what they want most our of a relationship and they will usually request efficient, relevant, focused information which enables them to develop and market their products more effectively. The forum is the ideal vehicle for achieving such detailed communication.”

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