The SaVVy Club® Launches the Ultimate Event Competition
London – 12th September 2007 - The SaVVy Club®, UK's premier and exclusive club for the busy professional, is pleased to announce the launch of it's annual event competition.
[UKPRwire, Thu Sep 13 2007] The SaVVy Club® members are individuals who truly appreciate the finer things in life, insist on the highest quality and relish the extraordinary. Amongst other benefits, members enjoy a spectacular calendar of bespoke social events and activities organised exclusively for them.
The search is on for the most creative aspiring and freelance event architects, who want the opportunity to conjure and stage the ultimate event.
Supported by both ACE (Association of Conferences and Events) and MPI UK (Meeting Professionals International, UK Chapter), this first competition is divided into four categories- culture, gourmet, charity and sporting. The four category winners will have the opportunity of showcasing their creativity, grow their own network of contacts as they meet and work with top industry experts to stage their event, and realise a profit into the bargain. The SaVVy Club® will also be awarding each winner with free membership, and a place on its own panel of event organisers.
Full competition details can be found at http://www.savvyclub.co.uk/competition.html, and the competition closing date is 9th November 2007.
Kim Rix, entrepeneur and managing director of The SaVVy Club®, is passionate about organising the type of high quality, entertaining and unusual events The SaVVy Club® members have come to expect. “The SaVVy Club® aims to be the most creative social events organiser in the world. I am truly excited about discovering and working with this country's most inspired and talented event architects - turning their dream event into a reality.”
"MPI UK has an established reputation in empowering meeting professionals to increase their strategic value through education.” Paul Cook, President of Meeting Professionals International UK Chapter and one of the competition judges said. “We welcome this initiative as one which facilitates the professional development of event planners and organisers by connecting them with industry best practice."
Jean-François Dor, Director of the Association of Conference and Events added “With an annual spend of over £10bn in the UK alone, the economic impact of the conference and events industry is considerable. Professionals in this industry include the most creative talent in this country and ACE supports The SaVVy Club® competition as it seeks to celebrate these creative champions."
Kim Rix, Managing Director The SaVVy Club®
Telephone: +44 870 005 6225
Telephone: +44 870 005 6225
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Notes to editors
1.As the UK’s premier social club for the busy professional, The SaVVy Club® is for people who enjoy the finer things in life, but don’t always have the time or inside knowledge to plan them. Amongst other benefits, members enjoy a spectacular calendar of bespoke social events and activities organised exclusively for them. These are not ordinary events, and have included private art viewings, opera performances, polo lessons and a tour of London Sewers. An index of previous events can be found at:
2.Established in 1972, Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest association for the meetings profession with more than 20,000 members in 68 chapters and clubs across Europe, the USA, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Japan. MPI helps its members do more business and deliver more value by offering a myriad of content-rich, planner- and supplier-focused events and initiatives. Beyond educational programming, a valuable communications and content platform provides abundant opportunities to stay current and connected. For more information visit
3.Established in 1971, the Association of Conferences and Events (ACE) is the broadest membership organisation in the meetings industry. ACE is unique in that it acts as a forum and information centre for member organisations involved in all facets of the industry. ACE has representation in several countries and throughout the UK. ACE not only provides a voice to government but actively participates with representation on the UK industries umbrella body, the Business Tourism Partnership (BTP) and through BTP is a member of the Tourism Alliance and is also a member of the Events Industry Forum. Further information can be found at:
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