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networkone to inject the sound of music into Mortgage Expo

The world-famous Treorchy Male Voice Choir is set to make special guest appearances at this years Mortgage Expo, thanks to networkone.

A 32-strong section of the choir, which has sung at some of the world&#39s most prestigious venues and appeared in scores of television and radio programmes, will make six appearances at the networkone stand.

The choir will sing a selection of well-known songs and anthems as it sets about the task of entertaining the anticipated audience of over 4,000 mortgage brokers and intermediaries at this year&#39s event.

Terry Markham, managing director of networkone, says: “The feedback networkone got from many people was that they were getting a bit fed up with having the latest car gadgetry rammed down their throat as soon as they approached an exhibitor&#39s stand.

“So the company had a long, hard think and decided to do something completely off the wall this year.

“For all the brokers and IFAs who have made a concerted effort to attend the show, it&#39ll be good to have some entertainment available. I hope people like what they hear and support the choir.

networkone will be unveiling its proposition to the intermediary community at the show.

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