I've worked in events since 1996 from when I've run/produced events and conferences in the UK, mainland Europe and the Middle East. I set ‘Perceptions’ up in 2010, followed by launching production company ‘One Night Only Events’ in 2015. I’m a founder member of the 'Events R Talented' charity initiative.
I am Managing Director of Butterflies Events, an award-winning event management agency, working with business owners, helping them to host the most amazing events, I am also a radio show presenter, speaker & mother.
I have discovered that working in events is the perfect job for me, I am extremely organised, passionate about creating unique events & have developed an almost obsessive attention to detail, which ensures every event I organise is a huge success, enjoyed by both hosts & attendees.
Zone events/catering was set up in 1993, and operated on a full-time basis until spring 2012, after which the events activities continued on a part time basis.
Event sizes have varied from meetings for 10 people to a wedding reception for 1100 people, from fashion shows to comedy nights to team building day.
Now I provide advise/mentoring to both start-ups & existing SMEs within the hospitality sector, alongside the events organising services.
I am a passionate industry professional with 20 + years experience in Hospitality. Forging a career in Operations initially, I then moved in to Sales and Marketing where my love of working with people supported an exciting career growth from a Sales Administrator to a Regional Sales and Marketing Director within just 5 short years. Today, I am joint Managing Director of successful bespoke Venue Find Agency, Naked Events. We have been supporting clients find the perfect solution for their events for 10 years. In my spare time I share my knowledge and passion for events to support a variety of Charities close to my heart, organising events and raising valuable funds.
Ellen Golby is the Founder and Managing Director of AGM Event & Travel Solutions, a venue finding and event management company based in the Cotswolds. Having worked in the industry in venues and hotels for the past 18 years, she’s now running an agency booking venues and accommodation across Europe on behalf their extensive list of clients. Ellen brings a wealth of knowledge, understanding and expertise into the industry as well as passion, drive and a huge sense of ‘anything is possible’ attitude. Her objective in life is really simple, working hard leads to success, and a simple smile can make another person’s day
Wendy has been working in the events industry for over 14 years and has a wealth of experience and knowledge which is attributed from delivering a wide range of events globally across multiple industry sectors. Prior to setting up Days by Design in 2014, Wendy gained years of invaluable experience working for global / award-winning agencies in various roles and her experience and industry knowledge is both respected and valued by clients, suppliers and work associates.
I started in business almost 25 years ago with the determination that I would ensure my customers would benefit from, not only my relationship with them but with the relationship, I would build with the hotels and venues I would work alongside. I remain as vigilant today, as I was then, about perfect venue selection for my clients and ensuring the customer experience, delivered by my team, is unrivalled.
Event Corner work both nationally and internationally assisting companies with many aspects of their events be them large or small such as day meetings, training events, residential conferences, teambuilding, incentive travel and exhibitions to name but a few. From venue finding through to full event management, if required, our job is to listen to our client’s needs, offer support throughout planning and finally deliver memorable events. We are immensely proud of our client portfolio and put this down to the great percentage of repeat business and referrals we get along with the personnel and professional service we have become recognised for over the years.
After graduating from University with a degree in Travel,Tourism&Hospitality Management, I have gained in excess of 5yrs experience in business travel management working with hotels and venues nationwide. This experience has developed me as a reliable, professional and organised individual, continuing my great passion for the events and hospitality industry.
I have been in the events industry for nearly 25 years in a range of roles. I am currently an Account Manager within the Events Team at ATPI Corporate Events and previously worked for 15 years for WorldEvents (now Ashfield Meetings and Events).
I joined RoSPA in 2015 as an events project manager and due to my hard work and attention to detail I was promoted to events manager in January 2018. I have responsibility for developing and implementing the Society’s range of events and awards. Through my experience, I have developed strong skills in identifying client requirements, developing event-specific plans, negotiating cost appropriate venues and suppliers, driving marketing efforts to maximize attendance and ensure guest satisfaction
Amy is an accomplished Head of Sales within the Corporate Travel & Events Management industry, with a background in 5* hospitality, operations, and account management. Winner of Rising Star of the Year, 2018 - The Business Travel Awards and Sales Manager of the Year, 2017 - The People Awards.