EUROPE – IPE has opened nominations for the “Outstanding Industry Contribution”, to be declared at the annual IPE Awards on November 20 2003 in Amsterdam.

This is the first time that such an award has been presented, and IPE is inviting everyone involved in the European pensions industry to participate by sending us your nominations.

The award could be for an individual, a team or an organisation. Equally, the winner can come from any section of the market – pension funds, asset managers, consultants, custodians, government / politicians, regulators, associations, media, etc.

Please send your nomination - with a short explanation (up to 50 words) outlining your choice - before September 5 to:

Please also note that application forms to enter the IPE Awards 2003 are available to pension funds by emailing, and you can find further information at