IIAR UK Networking Event Attracts Top Analysts

More than 35 top-name analysts attended last week’s IIAR UK networking event in a gathering that saw some 70 analyst and AR professionals get together on a (rare!) sunny afternoon.

It was a fantastic few hours in which Gartner, Forrester, IDC, Informa and Ovum were all well represented. We were also lucky to be able to spend time with a number of analysts from Freeform Dynamics and Celent in addition to those more niche specialists including RedMonk, Disruptive Analysis, PAC, CCS Insight and euroLAN Research.

Helen Ridgway, Managing Director at AxiCom said, “This is the second year that AxiCom has sponsored the IIAR Networking Event and we were delighted with the turnout. It is a great opportunity for us to say ‘thank you’ to the analysts for all their work over the year and to share and collaborate on best practices with AR peers. We are very pleased to be associated with the IIAR and the work that it does to serve the global AR community.”

Attendees were treated to drinks and canapés kindly provided via sponsorship from AxiCom with support from the IIAR. We are hugely grateful to AxiCom for their continued support of this event.
Here are some of the things both analysts and our members said about the evening:

Dean Bubley ‏@disruptivedean

Thanks to @IIAR for a fun event last night. Great turnout from both analyst & AR sides

Andrew Buss ‏@ambuss

RT @martha_bennett: Thanks @IIAR and @AxiCom for a great summer party. You even managed to get the sun to shine – well done! < Hear hear 🙂

Martha Bennett ‏@martha_bennett

Better late than never: Thanks @IIAR and @AxiCom for a great summer party. You even managed to get the sun to shine – well done!

Dale Vile ‏@Dale_Vile

@davidrossiter @paulaschmidt @sulyddon @LynFariello@henriettalacey @hannahkirkman @lludovic @monkchips @IIAR < Good to see everyone again

lludovic ‏@lludovic 

Great @iiar event tonite -thanks to @henriettalacey for organising! And to @superhel for sponsoring. Lotsa analysts, well worth it.

David Rossiter ‏@davidrossiter

What a great evening with @IIAR at summer party. Too many people to talk to and not enough time! Nice to see … Contd

Kim_Crosby ‏@Kim_Crosby

Thank you very much @IIAR and @AxiCom for your hospitality. Really enjoyed the evening.

Russ Klein ‏@tweetrussklein

RT @davidrossiter@Kim_Crosby: Thank you very much @IIAR and@AxiCom for your hospitality // agree! (thx esp. to Caroline and Henrietta)

One Response

  1. What a massive crowd and what a great bunch! Thanks to @IIAR for a great summer evening party! @axiCom


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