2023 Events

Pensions Age Awards
21 March 2023
Great Room, Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London

The Pensions Age Awards aim to reward both the pension schemes and the pension providers across the UK that have proved themselves worthy of recognition in these increasingly challenging economic times. The awards are open to any UK pension scheme or provider firm which serves pension schemes in the UK.

Final deadline for entries: 7 December 2022


Pensions Age Spring Conference 2023
Thursday 27 April 2023
Hilton London Tower Bridge

The Pensions Age Spring Conference, which has become a firm favourite in the UK pensions sector, offers pension funds and those working in the pensions sector the opportunity to learn and network alongside their peers at one of the most dynamic times in UK pensions history.


Pensions Age Northern Conference 2023
Wednesday 21 June 2023
Park Plaza, Leeds

The Pensions Age team is delighted to be returning to Leeds for our annual Pensions Age Northern Conference this June. Aimed at pension managers, trustees, FDs, CIOs, advisers, and all those working in the pensions sector, this one day event offers delegates the opportunity to learn and network alongside their peers, and hear from industry experts on topics across the defined benefit and defined contribution space.


European Pensions Conference 2023
6th July 2023
London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square

The European Pensions Conference returns to London again this year, bringing together key thought-leaders and pension funds from across the European pensions sphere, to discuss some of the major opportunities and challenges facing funds operating in Europe today. Don’t miss your chance – secure your place today! Please note this event is free for Pension Funds, Sponsoring Employers (FD, HR, Pensions Management) and Consultants.


European Pensions Awards 2023
6th July 2023
London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square

The European Pensions Awards were launched to give recognition to and honour the investment firms, consultancies and pension providers across Europe that have set the professional standards in order to best serve European pension funds over the past year. The awards are free to enter and open to any pension fund or firm which serves European pension funds.


Events in 2022

Irish Pensions Awards 2022
3 November 2022
The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

Now in their 11th successful year, the Irish Pensions Awards continue to go from strength to strength, giving well-deserved recognition to those pension funds, pension providers, advisers and pension professionals who strive to maintain the highest standards of excellence and professionalism in everything they do, despite the challenging economic and political landscape they find themselves operating in.


Are current roads into retirement delivering member value?
Laura Blows explores HSBC Master Trust’s recent report, Converting pension pots into incomes, with HSBC Retirement Services CEO, Alison Hatcher.

Savings and finance at retirement
Laura Blows is joined by Claire Felgate, Head of Global Consultant Relations, UK, at BlackRock, to discuss savings and finance at retirement. Please click here for an edited write-up of the video

Making pension engagement enjoyable through technology
Laura Blows speaks to Nick Hall, business development director and Chartered Financial Planner at UK-based Wealth Wizards about the opportunities that technology provides for increasing people’s engagement with pensions and increasing their retirement wealth. Please click here for an edited write-up of the video

Pension portfolios – the role of asset-backed securities
Laura Blows is joined by Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) head of sterling credit research, Martin Foden, and its Senior Fund Manager, Shalin Shah to discuss the role of asset-backed securities (ABS) within pension fund portfolios
Incorporating ESG into fixed income
Laura Blows is joined by TCW head of fixed income ESG, Jamie Franco, to discuss incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies into fixed income portfolios