Last night we attended the 18th Annual Managing Partners' Forum Awards and for those that braved the impending epidemic to travel to Mayfair, it didn't disappoint. 

Danny Wallace did a great job of making light of some of the absentees and of course, some of the weird and wonderful firm names within professional services.  Below is a summary of all of the category winners with some nice pictures to go alongside.

Award 1: Best Enhanced Solution For Clients

Winners: Mason Hayes & Curran

Award 2: Best Knowledge Provision To Clients

Winners: University Of Oxford| Meridian West

Award 3: Best New Solution For Clients

Winners: Kennedys

Award 4: Best In Client Theme

Winners: Kennedys

Award 5: Best Community Programme

Winners: BryneWallace

Award 6: Best Diversity Initiative

Winners: A&L Goodbody

Award 7: Best In Community Theme

Winners: A&L Goodbody

Award 8: Best Business Innovation

Winners: Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Award 9: Best Corporate Culture

Winners: Stephens Scown

Award 10: Best Employee Engagement

Winners: Lewis Silkin

Award 11: Best Learning & Development Programme

Winners: Dentons

Award 12: Best Marketing Initiative

Winners: Clark Hill

Award 13: Best Thought Leadership

Winners: FTI Consulting

Award 14: Best In Business Theme

Winners: Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Award 15: Exceptional Achievement By An Individual

Winners: Ian Jeffery (Lewis Silkin)

Award 16: Exceptional Achievement By A Management Team

Winners: Willmott Dixon

Award 17: Exceptional Achievement By A Firm

Winners: Boodle Hatfield

Well done to all winners, judges, organizers and entrants.  

The real winners, of course, were all of the lovely people that we and our Octopi met during the course of the evening! 

See you all next year.......