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In Pictures: Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner

Published 12/02/2016

Michelle McAuley, Ken Henning and Andrea Cooper at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Michelle McAuley, Ken Henning and Andrea Cooper at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Corinne Cassidy, Carlie Chapman and Richard Armstrong at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Jonathan Carter, Sam Waide, David Meade, Emma Weaver and Niall Greene at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Guests from Fold and Helm Housing Associations at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Dennis Taylor and Lisa Keys at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Daniel Lawton, Paul Terrington and Leo Johnson at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Paul Terrington at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Emma Murray, Declan Canavan and Paddy Wallace at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Cathy Doherty, Sara O'Sullivan, Kathryn Kimber and Daniel Henry at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Dorothy Ennis, Deborah Archer, Paul Henry and Pam Gillies at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Ryan Quinn, Julie Moore and Sarah Stewart at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Vicki Caddy, Robert Calvert and Valerie Ludlow at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Lisa Keys and Linda Brown at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
David Sterling, Gerry McGinn, Judena Leslie, Dennis Taylor and Alastair Hamilton at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Gerry McGinn, Judena Leslie, Noel Brady and Ger Connery at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Ian Sheppard, Dennis Taylor, Iod Chairman Paul Terrington and Alan Taylor at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Paul Magee, Dale Guest, Stephen Simpson and Ian Sheppard at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Richard Ennis, Alyson English and Richard Gillan at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Peter Hall, Joanne Stuart and Frank Bryan at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
IoD Chairman Paul Terrington and Liam Daniel at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Gillian Hetherington and Kat Lunn at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Maura Quinn, Alistair Hamilton, Peter Martin and Frank Bryan at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Kim Johnston, Roisin Hunter, Sue McAllister and Simon Hunter at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Colin Kennedy and Linda Brown at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
John Lunn and Leo Johnson at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Holly Lyons, Caroline Hearst and Lynsey Elliott at the Institute of Directors NI Annual Dinner at the Europa Hotel on Thursday night. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and Arthur Cox, the event is the highlight of the local business calendar and was attended by over 250 people. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Invest NI CEO and Chartered Director Alastair Hamilton has been announced as the winner of the 2016 IoD Lunn’s Award of Excellence at the Institute of Directors Annual Dinner.

The IoD NI Chairman Paul Terrington was joined on stage by John Lunn, Managing Director of Lunn’s the Jewellers, to present Alastair Hamilton with the IoD Lunn’s Award of Excellence trophy and Rolex watch.

Mr Lunn commented: “Now in its 15th year, this award was created to celebrate individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to local business and to society in general.

“Alastair joins a long list of high-calibre leaders who are previous winners of the award and I warmly congratulate him on his well-deserved success.”

The guest speakers at the Annual Dinner were Northern Ireland snooker legend Dennis Taylor, who provided after-dinner entertainment with stories from his career, and Leo Johnson, brother of London Mayor Boris Johnson, who spoke about the opportunities and risks of sustainable leadership.

For more information on the Institute of Directors, visit iodni.com.

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