On 10th November 2016, Abacus attended the Portuguese annual Chamber of Commerce Gala Dinner was held at the Conrad Algarve Hotel.
More than 100 guests including our very own Anne, Phil and Claire gathered at the hotel in Quinta do Lago for the event opened by Simon Perks, Vice President of the Chamber.
The Chairman of the Chamber, Bernardo Ivo Cruz, then took to the stand for an overview of the year before handing the baton over to Stephen Hammond MP. Stephen, a leading Conservative MP for Wimbledon and Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Portugal enlightened the guests with his thoughts on Brexit and how he sees the UK future.
Guests had flown in from the UK and Lisbon in addition to the ‘Abacus Team’ who drove from Gibraltar to enjoy excellent food, live music and a great collection of classic cars.
Sponsors for the event were Abacus Financial Services, Caixa General de Depositos, Quinta da Boavista, Blevins Franks, and PLMJ.