Events: COVER Excellence Awards and COVER Protection Forum
This year's COVER Excellence Awards will be held in London on 3 October and will mark our 10-year anniversary.
The awards will be divided into two categories: provider and intermediary, and will reward high standards of professionalism and outstanding achievement in the protection and healthcare markets.
The intermediary awards will be judged by a panel of experts.Readers wishing to vote in the provider awards should visit our website or contact Lene Pedersen to rate insurers' performance. This category is open to all our adviser readers and one voter will win an iPod shuffle.
For more details, contact Lene Pedersen on [email protected] or 020 7968 4540 or log on to the COVER website. To book a table for the COVER awards, contact Rachel Calvert on 020 7968 4506 or [email protected]
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