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Dinner & Awards

The Protection Review Conference and Awards on 9th December will now be a virtual event.

The Protection Review Conference and Awards on 9th December will now be a virtual event.

We've had to make this decision because of ongoing COVID-19 concerns, but we've come up with a virtual event which will be a fast paced and exciting online alternative to our usual live event at The London Landmark Hotel. 

Details of how to register to attend the event will be posted here shortly and will also be sent out in our email bulletin.

“Protection Review 2020” Conference & Awards

8.45      Welcome & sponsors (grab a coffee!)         

9.00      Opening address (Kevin Carr)

             2 Awards!

             Session 1: “Personalisation of Protection” with Roger Edwards

             Speakers: Alan Knowles (PDG), Katherine Hobby (Working mum/Director), Craig Brown (Legal & General)

             2 Awards!

             Session 1: Panel debate

             Featuring Paul Yates (iPipeline), Iona Bain (Freelance journalist), Adam Higgs (Protection Guru)

             2 Awards!

10.15    Break

             Featuring our Charity Partner presentation from FareShare – followed by something completely different, that you won’t want to miss!

             2 Awards!        

10.30    Session 2: “Social Care and the Protection Industry” with Jo Miller

             Speakers: Damian Green (MP), Jules Constatinou (Gen Re), Deepak Jobanputra (Vitality)

             2 Awards!

             Session 2: Panel debate

             Featuring Nicky Cave (Eldercare), Jeff Prestridge (Mail on Sunday) and more

             Final awards!

             Closing remarks (Kevin Carr)            

12.00    Close

All times are subject to change.

 

Final Awards Shortlists 2020

Following our judging day on 29th September - we have our award winners. We can't wait to hand out the awards at our Online Conference and Awards event on 9th December.

Here are the final short lists, in no particular order.

Underwriting and Claims Award in association with Hannover Re UK Life Branch

British Friendly
Aegon
Shepherd’s Friendly
The Exeter
Legal & General
Zurich
AIG Life

Best New Product Award in association with iress

Guardian (Combined Life and Critical Illness Protection)
L&G (Rental Protection Plan)
iPipeline (Product Features Report)
AIG Life (Smart Health)
Scottish Widows (Criticall Illness Cover)
The Exeter (Real Life updates)

Individual Protection Adviser in association with Scottish Widows

Kathryn Knowles (Cura)
Yasir Al-Din (2 Plan)
Roy McLoughlin (Cavendish Ware)
Alan Richardson (LifeSearch)
Alan Knowles (Cura)
Jiten Varsani (London Money)

Protection Intermediary in association with Vitality

Assured Futures
Cura
Drewberry
SJP Protection Planning
London Money
LifeSearch
Neilson

Innovation Award in association with Gen Re

Assured Futures
UnderwriteMe
CIExpert
Guardian
The Exeter
iPipeline
AIG Life
Vitality
Neilson
DeadHappy
Scottish Widows

Best Care and Support Experience Award in association with Protection Guru

Health Claims Bureau
Medical Solutions
RedArc
Teladoc Health
Square Health
Legal & General (Not A Red Card)

Young Achiever Award in association with Zurich

Tom Filipczak (LifeSearch)
Camilla Hoskisson (AIG Life)
Joe D’Cunha (Neilson)
Kelly Phillips (AIG Life)
Ben Davies (Assured Futures)

Health Insurance Adviser Award in association with Vitality

Assured Futures
Drewberry 
Premier Choice Group

Doing it Better Award in association with The Exeter

Cura
Cirencester Friendly
iPipeline
National Friendly
Zurich
Vitality

Unsung Hero Award in association with LifeSearch

Victoria Thirwell (Cura)
Jessica Vitale (Cirencester)
Joe Saunders (Square Health)
Matthew Boulding (AIG Life)
Steve Fallon (Legal & General)
Chris Evans (AIG Life)

Organisation of the Year Award 

AIG Life
Legal & General
iPipeline
Protection Distributors Group 
CIExpert
Cover Magazine
Guardian
DeadHappy
UnderwriteMe
Protection Guru
Chartered Insurance Institute

Protection Journalist of the Year Award in association with AIG Life

Simoney Kyriakou (Financial Adviser)
Adam Saville (Cover Magazine)
Kara Gammell (Freelance)
Katie Morley (The Telegraph)
Chloe Cheung (FT Adviser)
Harvey Jones (The Express/Freelance)
Jeff Prestridge (Mail on Sunday)
Laura Miller (Freelance)

Personality of the Year Award 

Adam Saville (Cover Magazine)
Ian Sawyer (Assured Futures)
Rob Harvey (Drewberry)
Kara Gammell (Freelance)
Emma Walker (LifeSearch)
Tom Baigrie (LifeSearch)
Richard Kateley (Legal & General)
Rose St Louis (KMPG)
Alain Desmier (Contact State)
Kathryn Knowles (Cura)
Andrew Wibberley (Alea Risk)
Sue Helmont (AIG Life)
Matthew Chapman (Plus Protect)
Vicky Churcher (AIG Life)
Katya MacLean (Guardian)
Steve Casey (Square Health)
Roshani Hill (ABI)
Naomi Greatorex (Health Protection Solutions)
Stephanie Hydon (iPipeline)
Emma Thomson (British Friendly)

Lifetime Achievement Award in association with Legal & General

There's no shortlist for this one. You'll have to tune in on 9th December to find out the winner.

A reminder of our award winners from previous years can be found here

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