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Registrations opens for MBE event

Registration for the Mortgage Business Expo Manchester in May has now opened.

The event is free to attend and will take place at the Lancashire County Cricket Club on 23 May.

Accord, Aldermore, Nationwide for Intermediaries/The Mortgage Works, Platform, Precise Mortgages and Virgin Money are among the lenders who have already confirmed their attendance as exhibitors.

MBE Manchester 2013 show director James Prosser says: “We already have some of the biggest, most influential lenders in the UK signed up to exhibit in Manchester and coupled with a quality series of seminar presentations, put together by the team at AMI, we are sure the day will be worthwhile for all that attend.”

For more information and to register for the event, visit



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