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Stars in their prize

Over 1,200 industry representatives gathered for the 10th Money Marketing


Financial Services Awards 2000 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Park Lane,


London last week.


The glittering event celebrated the best in IFA and product provider


achievement. Hosted by TV personality Jonathan Ross, presenter of the BBC&#39s


Film 2000 programme, the night saw tribute paid to success across many


financial services sectors, including pensions, protection, investment as


well as technology and advertising.


In celebration of the 10-year anniversary of the awards Money Marketing


publisher Tim Potter presented special Platinum Awards to product providers


which had consistently performed well over the last decade.


The Platinum winners were Standard Life, Norwich Union, Fidelity, Skandia


and Scottish Widows.


Chase de Vere managing director Nigel Mitchell (pictured this page bottom


far right) received the award for IFA of the Year from category sponsor


Standard Life assistant general manager Graham Storrie.


Standard itself scooped the Company of the Year award. Pictured on this


page, top near right, is Standard Life general manager of sales Norman


Arthur being presented the award by Bacon & Woodrow partner Andrew


Warwick-Thompson.


Keith Popplewell, known for his commitment to professional development and


public speaking, is pictured on this page, top, far right, taking the prize


for Personality of the Year.


Pictured bottom, near right, on this page is Lambert Fenchurch Financial


Services managing director John Crisford receiving the award for Best


Pension IFA, which was sponsored by Scottish Equitable.


After the ceremony, guests were treated to the sounds of some of the


biggest names in music including Shirley Bassey, Elvis Presley and Tom


Jones, courtesy of the winners of ITV&#39s Stars in Their Eyes primetime show.

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