Breast Cancer Campaign confirmed as the official event charity for office* 2013

office* – the UK’s leading business event for PAs, office managers, and executive support professionals – has named Breast Cancer Campaign as its official new charity partner for 2013.

Given that thousands of office professionals are already key fundraisers for Breast Cancer Campaign, the charity is the perfect fit for office*, says event manager David Maguire:  “We're delighted to be supporting a charity, which is so close to the hearts of the majority of our visitors to office*.  We hope this new partnership will further help to raise awareness and funds for the innovative research carried out by Breast Cancer Campaign."

Combining a comprehensive training and development conference with a major trade exhibition, the 2012 event, which included the 2nd annual National PA Day, saw 175 leading business suppliers and service providers joined by over 3,687 office support professionals from thousands of different organisations from all across the country.  This year’s office*, which returns to London’s Olympia on 8-9 October, with a host of new speakers, exhibitors, and supporters, is expecting its fourth edition to be its biggest show yet.  This can only be good news for Breast Cancer Campaign, which is looking forward to meeting thousands more potential supporters at office* 2013.

Offices around the country support wear it pink, in aid of Breast Cancer Campaign, by pulling on something pink and helping to raise an average of £2million each year.  wear it pink is the UK’s biggest, pinkest fundraising day and money raised funds vital breast cancer research.  Sadly, one in eight women will face their own battle against breast cancer in their lifetime, which is why on Friday 25 October, Breast Cancer Campaign is urging everyone to join them in the fight against breast cancer and wear it pink, helping them to raise as much as possible to fund some of the most innovate breast cancer research.

Annabel Tompkins, wear it pink, senior manager at Breast Cancer Campaign says:  “Events like wear it pink in aid of Breast Cancer Campaign are vitally important in helping us raise money to support the 50,000 people who are diagnosed with breast cancer each year. We are continually staggered by the generosity of people taking part in wear it pink – and we would like to thank office* for their support, which will help Breast Cancer Campaign to save lives and reduce the impact of a breast cancer diagnosis.”

To register for a fundraising pack or to find out more about Breast Cancer Campaign’s flagship fundraising event – wear it pink, please visit www.wearitpink.co.uk.

office* returns to Olympia’s National Hall, London, on 8-9 October.  The show provides the best opportunity of the year for corporate buyers to see all latest products, services, technologies, and venues on offer from 200 of the country’s leading business to business suppliers.  Recent new additions to the 2013 exhibitor list include Global Travel Management; Quorn Business Travel; Wines Select; Urbanbite, one of London’s leading online food delivery providers; The Travel Professionals; Elsworth – Commercial Property Consultants; Reflex office products; DC Direct; Germany’s Lebkuchen-Schmidt, the oldest mail order company for Lebkuchen (German gingerbread) and pastry delicacies; MBM Omega, an independent supplier of office products and print services; and Embarque, a new executive minicab service operating in London providing point-to-point and airport transfer services.

For more information about office* 2013 and to register interest in attending, please visit http://www.officeshow.co.uk/visitor/register-your-interest.

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Diversified Business Communications UK Ltd (Diversified UK) is a fast growing trade event organiser and publisher based in Brighton. In addition to office*, Diversified UK’s portfolio includes SITS – The Service Desk & IT Support Show; SITS Europe (Germany); Natural & Organic Products Europe; Natural Products Scandinavia; Nordic Organic Food Fair; lunch!; Casual Dining; camexpo; Natural Products magazine; and the Natural Beauty Yearbook.

Diversified UK is part of Diversified Business Communications, a leading international media company, with a successful portfolio of sector leading exhibition, conferences, publications and websites.

wear it pink is Breast Cancer Campaign's biggest fundraising event, and takes place on Friday 25 October 2013.

Breast Cancer Campaign aims to beat breast cancer by funding innovative world-class research to understand how breast cancer develops, leading to improved diagnosis, treatment, prevention and cure.

The Breast Cancer Campaign Tissue Bank, the UK’s first ever national breast cancer tissue bank is a unique collaboration with four leading research institutions to create a vital resource of breast cancer tissue for researchers across the UK and Ireland. Visit www.breastcancertissuebank.org.

The charity currently funds 96 projects worth more than £16 million in 39 locations across the UK and Ireland.

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK and accounts for nearly one in three of all cancers in women.

In the UK, around 50,000 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed each year.Visit www.breastcancercampaign.org or follow us at www.twitter.com/bccampaign.

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