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Commercial Finance Awards 2017

Tue Oct 31, 2017
19:30 - 01:00
Hilton Bankside, London

Recognising the successes in leasing, asset finance and commercial lending

The Commercial Finance Awards recognise the successes in leasing, asset finance and commercial lending. We’ll be championing the leaders shaping the industry, the firms who are continually raising standards and the most successful deals within the sector.


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Celebrating the achievements of the industry, we’ll be gathering the influencers, decision makers and those helping to shape the industry at the Commercial Finance awards.


Join the firms and individuals who are championing best practice at a relaxed black tie ceremony at one of the industry’s biggest annual celebrations. You’ll be able to keep up to date with your industry contacts and build new relationships in a relaxed setting.


Winners will be able to demonstrably prove their successes to the industry and their client base, showcasing their best in class capabilities.




Entries cost £200 but enter before the 1 September for free.


Free entry deadline: 1 September 2017

Final entry deadline: 8 September 2017


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Those that make the shortlist process and are nominated, and especially the winners, will be able to tanigbly demonstrate the quality of their product.

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Judges announced

Fred Crawley

Consulting Editor
Credit Strategy

Jo Davis

Locke Lord

Peter Hunt


Jeff Longhurst

Chief Executive Officer

Graham Hill

Gha Finance

Olly Betts

Chief Executive Officer

John Davies

Chief Executive Officer
Just Loans Group

The Conference

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The Commercial Finance Conference will gather major players from asset and invoice finance lenders, alternative SME finance lenders, commercial banks and brokers, to discuss the challenges the industry currently faces.


With four overarching themes, covering the full life-cycle for commercial finance organisations from Front end, Decisioning and Customer interaction right through to the Back office, the conference will open a window into what is happening within some of the industry’s most recognisable organisations.


Providing a map of the state the market is currently in and featuring industry-wide discussion on what the market needs to move forward, the conference is a must for anyone working within commercial finance.


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Investing in Credit Strategy’s Commercial Finance Awards is an excellent opportunity to raise awareness of your brand in front of a discerning audience.


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Why exhibit or sponsor?


With a room full of the industry’s best and brightest in attendance, there’s no better place to put your name if you want to attract the attention of commercial finance professionals.


7 key reasons why you can’t afford to miss out!

  1. Gain significant brand exposure pre and post-event through our extensive marketing and editorial coverage – including a weekly show newsletter
  2. Accomplish more with less time out of the office with this concentrated awards evening where the who’s who of the industry will be in attendance
  3. Launch a new product or service and showcase your solutions live
  4. Make direct contact with new prospects
  5. Establish your presence in the market, or consolidate your position as a leading provider
  6. Strengthen existing business relationships by catching up with your contacts face-to-face
  7. Sponsor with confidence; Credit Strategy has over 17 years’ experience in running conferences for the credit market


We’ve got sponsorship packages available to suit every budget, and if you sign up today you can take advantage of the full marketing campaign leading up to the 2017 event. Make the most of the marketing campaign for the 2017 awards by calling the business development team Louis or Michael today on 020 7940 4835


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Sponsorship Enquiry

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor, please complete the following form and a member of the Commercial Finance Awards team will be in touch.


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The Commercial Finance Awards will this year hold its inaugural event, with the aim to become one of the most important dates in the industry’s calendar across the UK in the years to come. They celebrate, recognise and honour the hard work and best practice in the profession and unites the very best in the industry.



Free entry deadline:



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Entry process

Entering the Commercial Finance Awards couldn't be simpler with only a few simple steps to follow:

  1. Select the categories you wish to enter
  2. Complete the 500 word entry form
  3. Submit online for free before 11 August

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You will then be notified as to whether or not you have been shortlisted and an independent judging day will take place where the winners will be chosen. The winners will be announced on the evening at the Commercial Finance Awards.


Entries cost £200 but enter before the 11 August 2017 for free.


Free entry deadline: 11 August

Final entry deadline: 18 August

2017 categories

Best Commercial Finance Advisory Service


Best Commercial Finance Law Firm

Best Collections Partner

Best Credit Information Provider

Best Turnaround & Insolvency Partner

Best Technology Partner

Best Commercial Finance Broker

Best Online Commercial Lender

Best Specialist Commercial Lender

Best Asset Finance Provider

Best Invoice Finance Provider

Best 'one stop shop' for Commercial Finance

Best Support for SMEs

Best Innovation in Commercial Finance

Best Commercial Bank

Why enter?

Receiving a Commercial Finance Award will not only ensure you, your team or organisation will have the kudos of being award winning, but it also will be an opportunity to showcase your expertise amongst your contemporaries. You can also benchmark against others, sharpen the focus of your business and its activities, learn from other organisations and very importantly motivate and reward your colleagues.


If you require further assistance with your submission or if you have any questions contact our team on 020 7940 4835 or via email...

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Want to know more about the awards process? Simply give us a call.


020 7940 4835


Or, click the book now button below to complete your table booking.



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When booking a table, each person receives one welcome drink, a three course meal followed by coffee & petit fours, half a bottle of wine and water.

Diamond zone tables include all of the above plus the best seats in the house, a bucket of 10 premium beers, 2 bottles of premium Champagne and table entertainment.


Diamond Zone - £5,000 + VAT
Platinum Zone - £4,500 + VAT
Gold Zone - £4,000 + VAT
Silver Zone - £3,500 + VAT
Bronze Zone - £3,000 + VAT
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Hilton London Bankside
2-8 Great Suffolk Street

By car:
The hotel is located less than 400ft from Great Suffolk Street Union Car Park (UCP). There is no need to book for daily parking for cars – just turn up and enjoy hassle-free parking. Standard daily rates:
0 -1hr £3.50 CAR, £4 VAN
1-2 hrs £7 CAR, £8 VAN
2-3 hrs £10 CAR, £12 VAN
3-4 hrs £12 CAR, £14 VAN
4-5 hrs £14 CAR, £16 VAN
5-7 hrs £16 CAR, £18 VAN
7-9 hrs £18 CAR, £20 VAN
Over 9 hrs (same day opening hours only) £20 CAR, £22 VAN
Overnight (in addition to your daily parking tariff) £10 CAR, £12 VAN

By rail:
The closest tube station is Southwark (Jubilee line) which is 0.3 miles/5 minute walk from the venue. Other stations located close by include, Waterloo East (0.6 miles), Borough (0.6 miles), Waterloo (0.7 miles) and London Bridge (0.8 miles).


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