Last night, more than 100 event professionals ascended to the Leadenhall Building's sky-high venue Landing Forty Two for the launch of the eighth annual C&IT A List, celebrating the best agency talent aged 35 or under.
Rising stars from the likes of drp, George P Johnson, MD Events, Grass Rooots M&E, Banks Sadler and Jack Morton Worldwide received a standing ovation from the room as the full 2016 A List was revealed for the first time.
Jack Carter, C&IT senior reporter and A List project lead, said: "When we approached the managing directors of the top event agencies in the UK and rallied for their best and brightest talent, these were the 35 individuals they immediately thought of as the ones to watch in their businesses.
"Their knowledge and experience within this industry goes to show that this year’s crop of C&IT A Listers have what it takes to get to the very top of their game."
C&IT A List destination partner Switzerland Convention and Incentive Bureau's marketing manager for UK & Ireland Livio Goetz also revealed that the A Listers will be eligible to attend an exclusive fam trip to Bern later this year.
Catering was supplied by Concerto Group-owned Create.
The full 2016 A List will be published in C&IT's May issue and online throughout the month.
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