The champagne corks were popping on Friday night with great gusto as our very own AV
Manager; Kevin McLoughlin won the highly acclaimed award for AV professional of the year
at the AV Magazine AV awards. We also celebrated as our very talented AV team were
highly commended in the AV service team of the year category.
The award is aimed at recognising best practice, innovation and excellence within the AV
industry and we are so thrilled to have won this year as we were up against some really
strong competition. The team lost out to the global team from Bloomberg but were very
proud to have been classed above those who won in 2014 and 2015.
The evening was held in the distinguished Great Room at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Park
Lane and the awards were hosted and presented by Colin Murray.
‘Obviously I am extremely proud to win the individual award but I think this is also
acknowledgment of the great team I work with and the support I receive from my
employers. Customer feedback plays an important part in our success, but just as important
is the level of investment in new technology by The Royal Society of Medicine at 1 Wimpole
Street matching a great team with the tools to deliver amazing experiences for those
attending conferences and meetings with us.’ said Kevin of his award and his teams’ backing.
Nigel Collett, Director of 1 Wimpole Street said ‘We are thrilled that Kevin has won this
award and indeed to have the entire AV team be highly commended. These achievements
are testament to the fact that the significant and continuous developments in our AV
infrastructure and in-house AV team confirms that we remain to be one of the best
conference and event venues within Central London.’
2016 is proving a very successful year for 1 Wimpole Street and specifically within our AV
team. In June Maddie Vining, Senior AV Technician won a Rising Star Award from install
Awards; plus, the awards season is not over yet, we’ve also been shortlisted for the most
Innovative and Tech-friendly Venue by the Event Technology Awards, we’ll be donning our
glad rages yet again in anticipation of whether we score a hat trick this year on the 9th
November….so watch this space.
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