The Awards Ceremony for Marketer & Communications Team of the Year will take place at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square on Thursday 9 November.

Tickets include a drinks reception; three-course meal; pre- dinner speaker; guest host and after dinner networking. The dress code is black tie.

Book now and take advantage of the early bird rate (valid until 6 October). A table of 10 is priced at £3,150 (plus VAT); single seats £315 (plus VAT). Tables of 12 are also available on request.

Every year, the PharmaTimes Marketer & Communications Team of the Year awards dinner attracts hundreds of top level industry professionals. Representatives from major pharma companies gather to celebrate the next generation of pharma marketing and communication specialists, to network, and to entertain key clients.

Companies taking part in Marketer of the Year competition include AbbVie, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, Eisai Europe Ltd, Galderma, Grunenthal, HFA Healthcare Products, Internis Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Lundbeck, MSD, Novartis: Sandoz Division, Novo Nordisk, Sandoz, Sanofi Genzyme and Shire.

Commenting on the outstanding response, Mark Lawson, co-chair of the competition steering group says: "This year we aimed to revitalise the PharmaTimes Marketer of the Year Competition so it’s amazing to see that 18 companies from big and small pharma have entered their most proficient commercial talent. The competition this year, therefore, will benchmark the industry's future commercial leaders, so only by attending the Awards night will you have the opportunity to network with all the category winners and entrants."

Communications Team of the Year - 14 teams competing

Companies competing in the International Challenge include inVentiv Health Communications, Publicis Resolute, Aurora Healthcare Communications, Hanover, Axon, Edelman, Synergy Vision
and Porterhouse Medical, while Hayward Medical Communications, Porterhouse Medical, Grace Communications , Aurora Communications , WA Communications, Pegasus will be going head-to-head in the NHS Challenge.

PharmaTimes business manager and Communications Team of the Year competition lead Anna Yeardley comments: "With 14 teams taking part in the Communications Team competition and 18 different companies in Marketer of the Year, we are sure to have an outstanding line-up of finalists, making this an important networking opportunity for the entire industry."

Early bird tickets for the Marketer & Commubications Team of the Year Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner are available here.