Long-standing professional in the hospitality industry. Fellow and Chairman of Yorkshire Branch. Judge for LVHA, SHA and CHS.
Events industry from Royal functions to Grand Depart, SPOTY, weddings and Large corporate events
I've worked in events for over 20 years. I ran my first event in 1996 and since then have managed and/or produced conferences, gala dinners, award ceremonies etc across the UK & Ireland, mainland Europe and the Middle East. I spent the first 15 years working for corporate employers, the latter 10 yrs running my own company.
"Working with the clients requirements, I provide a variety of personalised services.
Ranging from sourcing venues for private dining, social events, wedding & birthday parties, awards or fashion shows, promotional or marketing events...……. To events consulting and events management."
Director of ADP Events, we have been supplying the events industry for 17 years with Murder Mystery, Team Building and Entertainment events throughout the UK and Europe. Recently we have found ourselves, through growth, having to rebrand and are now a Full Event Management and Production company and we're loving it!
I am the proud Founder and Managing Director of AGM Event & Travel Solutions, a venue finding and event management company booking venues and providing event management solutions for our clients across the globe.
Establishing JG Collection in 2005, following 30+ years in Hotel Management, with companies such as Forte, Hilton and Four Seasons. Working alongside many recipients of previous lifetime achievement awards. Rising through the ranks, starting as a chef to General Management. One of the most networked professionals in the industry.
Currently employed by Conference Care managing some of the top clients for the agency. I have worked in the exciting hospitality industry for over 20 years in roles covering Marketing, Business Development and Account Management in both branded hotels and unique resort venues.
I have worked within the travel industry for over 30 years, 25 of those years in the Mice sector. I have owned and operated my own business for over 16 years and have extensive knowledge of destinations, hotels and venues in both the UK and worldwide.
I have experience in organising events ranging from small workshops to conferences, award ceremonies, international events, product launches and many more. I have developed strong skills in identifying client requirements, developing event-specific plans, driving marketing efforts to maximize attendance and ensure guest satisfaction.
After a varied career in the meetings industry, both in venues, operational and sales, through to agencies, venue finding to event management. And now - passionate about giving my independent venues a fair chance to gain business in a crowded market, driving sustainability and the moral obligations we all have to build a better world
Kate Hutchinson is the Managing Director of The Secret Event Service, a full service event agency committed to running events with purpose. Kate is an experienced event professional who's managed everything from small scale to large scale.
Jacqui Kavanagh is the CEO of Trinity Event Solutions was founded in 2006 and now employs 35 people in venue procurement, event management and to book group accommodation. In December 2018, she launched a new venue engagement tool, www.EDGEVenues.com for agents, corporates and associations to source the perfect venue for their meetings and events.