Conference capers: see the behind the scenes shots from our event

We had a great time at our conference and awards last week, as you can see from the pictures in this gallery. Click on to see some of the more light-hearted moments!

The stage lies silence ahead of editor Will Robins' opening speech.

Conference producer Helen McGing is astounded at the revelations in Tim Shipman's latest Brexit book 'Fallout'.

NMA editor Will Robins poses with a very serious looking Tim Shipman after the first conference session.

Online producer Ollie Smith briefs Shipman prior to filming on the first day of the conference.

Will Robins poses with our second conference speaker Priya Lakhani following her bumper speech.

Thomas & Thomas managing director Darren Lloyd Thomas and EQ Investors executive director Jeannie Boyle record the conference podcast with Ollie Smith.

Needing no prompting whatsoever, the NMA team gets silly following its formal team photograph.

And hot on their heels came the winners, who were only too happy to strike a pose for the camera. 

Skerritt Consultants' Richard Skerritt and Andrew Cooper speak to Ollie Smith following their award win.

NMA senior reporter Elliot Smith merrily displays a couple of his awards from last year...

Ollie Smith briefs former CIA specialist Susan M Carnicero on his filming intentions on the second day of the conference.

The video team prepare to shoot some lie detecting following the final speech of the conference!

Ollie Smith enjoys some solitary sushi at the end of the conference.