The 11th annual YN Property Awards Dinner 2017 took place in February at the prestigious Lancaster London Hotel, that truly hosts the best and most beautiful views of the capital city. The esteemed event is now a long-standing institution and is considered one of the finest and leading events in the property industry calendar.
The purpose of YN Property Awards is to recognise talented young property professionals and celebrate the brightest young minds in the industry. Each awards ceremony celebrates the achievements of property professionals aged 21-35 and highlights the rising stars and key talent in the industry.
This year’s event was the 11th annual award ceremony that has truly got bigger and better as time has progressed. The dinner has gone from strength to strength attracting hundreds of guests, many sponsors and prestigious, high-profile speakers. The event is not only seen as a way to celebrate achievements in the industry but is also a great networking opportunity for guests from a wide range of backgrounds and different property sectors.
The YN Property Award are an excellent way to make valuable new contacts and to discuss the latest trends in the industry; this year the topics of discussion included; Brexit, overseas investment and the appeal of London to buyers thanks to speeches by industry greats; David Marks and Ian Marcus.
Judged by a panel of leading industry experts, the award nominations are taken very seriously, and Phillips Harrod were delighted when Adam Phillips and Simon Harrod won the award for the YN Estate Agent of the Year. This award recognises the many remarkable achievements Phillips Harrod has accomplished such as managing over 50 deals of rentals over £1,000 per week as well as notable deals of £10,000 per week, £9,000 per week and £7,000 per week. In fact, thanks to hard work put in by Simon and Adam, they have seen the company turnover double in just one year. With such staggering achievements in mind, the award has truly cemented the success of Phillips Harrod and their contribution to the property industry.
As well as celebrating the achievements in the property sector, the awards dinner also raised vital funds for Norwood charity. The event raised over £170,000 for the UK’s largest Jewish children’s, family and learning disability charity. With over 500 guests involved, fascinating guest speakers as well as comedian, Ian Royce, adding humour and fun to the event, it was truly a roaring success for, not only the winners but all who were involved.