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Registration for MBE Manchester 2013 opens

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: “This is our third consecutive year we are back in Manchester with Mortgage Business Expo after a brief hiatus immediately post-Credit Crunch. Last year’s event grew significantly on the 2011 exhibition and we fully expect a bigger range of exhibitors and show content at the LCCC in May.

“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.”


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