Samme Allen is a multi-award winning in-demand professional MC, facilitator, and moderator working with a range of audiences and sectors internationally.
With vast experience within the meetings and events sector, she works with corporate clients such as pharmaceutical companies, to medical associations, societies, and trade shows, Samme works on a diverse range of events around the world supporting her clients with audience engagement and event ROI.
Proud to be head judge for a second year, Samme champions best practice and customer service across the industry and has supported CHS with the development of the 2019 awards process.
Highly motivated Account Manager, developing and maintaining strategic relationships. I have been in working in the travel and hospitality for over 10 years now and within my role at Capita, I am responsible for managing a portfolio of key corporate accounts in both the travel and meetings and events segments.
I worked the last 30 years in the hospitality industry. Opening 4 and 5 star hotels as part of the management teams in the 90's to Operations , then to sales with agencies and finally creating nexusvenue in 2002 .
I am the Venue Manager at Simply Better Events based in Keighley. I have worked in the events industry for 8 years since completing my Events Management degree. I have extensive knowledge of venues across UK and enjoy meeting with account managers and visiting new and refurbished venues.
I am a passionate, career driven individual, who is under 30 with over 7 years experience working in the travel industry. At Capita travel and events I manage a dynamic portfolio of clients, varying from fashion retails, international private equity firms and charity's, so I can safely say no two days are ever the same. I personally am a firm believer in having a positive mindset, helping others and gratitude reciprocates.
I am an in house events manager with over 20 years experience of working within the events and hospitality industry. I have a huge belief in great customer service and those all important first impressions when it comes to working with venues and suppliers.
Passionate about the Events Industry and seeing people have fun, learn, develop and making memories is what keeps the flames burning! With a background in Sales, Marketing, Corporate Hospitality and Event Management, I set up my events company with my sister Gail, in 2016. High focus on customer service, quality, approachability and delivering something different from the norm is what we strive for and working with like minded Event Professionals.
After going it alone as an entrepreneur aged 18, Julia has built a reputation as an innovative and outspoken event professional. She currently co-owns two international event management brands with her brother Michael, creating luxury events for corporate and private clients. She works regularly with high end venues spanning from Vegas to Venice, including Hilton Hotels, Aynhoe Park and Gleneagles. Clients include Monarch Airlines, First Direct, Samsung, Ted Baker London, Mini, HSBC, Santander, Citroen and Renault
I have worked in the events industry for the last 17 years, based both in hotels and now agency side. I became Director of Autograph Events in November 2018. After setting up our event management agency in 2013 as just a team of 2, we have grown to a team of 7 with a client base covering an array of industries.