Relocate networking event: making connections, sharing insights

The annual Relocate Global international networking reception is an established highlight of the relocation calendar. Read our report of the 2017 event, and view the photographs.

Relocate Global International Networking Reception 2017
Relocate Global’s 2017 networking reception, held on 23 February at London’s prestigious Institute of Directors, in Pall Mall, was attended by more than 100 international global mobility and relocation professionals and suppliers.Timed so that delegates to Worldwide ERC’s London Summit on 24 February could attend, this popular annual event was again sponsored by The Apartment Service's TAS Alliance.As in previous years, it was clear that guests, who included HR managers, global mobility professionals, and representatives of leading international schools, welcomed the opportunity to make connections, share insights and socialise in a relaxed atmosphere. They came from as far afield as the USA, Singapore, Australia and Dubai, as well as from France, Denmark and Germany.

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New education guides launched

The event saw the launch of Relocate’s new Guide to Education & Schools in the UK and the eagerly awaited second edition of its acclaimed Guide to International Education & Schools.Welcoming guests, Fiona Murchie, Relocate’s managing editor, spoke of the importance of inspiring future generations to take their place in the world and make a difference. She also praised the part played by HR global mobility and relocation professionals in promoting successful international assignments and relocations by supporting families making often complex education and schooling decisions.
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Relocate Awards 2017: call for entries

Fiona Murchie also reminded guests that the deadline for entering this year’s Relocate Awards, 31 March, was only five weeks away, and urged them to start work on their submissions.She added, “This is a very special year, as it is the awards’ tenth anniversary. We would like to see even more entries showcasing the invaluable and cutting-edge work of those across the profession, from HR global mobility specialists to HR in areas such as talent and change management teams – not forgetting the full range of relocation specialists and experts in areas such as immigration, finance and property, who are part of the jigsaw that keeps companies and organisations growing and able to respond to challenges and change. And we’d like to encourage even more international entries this year.“With ten categories, there’s plenty to choose from – and it’s free to enter.”

Our reception sponsor

Event sponsor the TAS Alliance was formed to bring together independent serviced apartment providers under a single representation, distribution, sales and marketing strategy, all powered by a common technology platform. Already representing over 44,000 units globally, it continues to go from strength to strength.It has fast become one of the most trusted and acknowledged alliances in the industry, with members and partners across the globe.A TAS Alliance spokesman said that the team were delighted to support “this wonderful global get-together of professional relocation, global mobility, HR and suppliers to the industry”.Access hundreds of global services and suppliers in our Online DirectoryClick to get to the Relocate Global Online Directory  Get access to our free Global Mobility Toolkit Global Mobility Toolkit download factsheets resource centre

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