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.
Following more than 20 years in hospitality, representing well-known hotel groups, Amanda recognised a need for independent advice in the venue-sourcing industry. In 2006 she and Victoria Brunton launched Hospitality Guaranteed focusing on quality, service and flexibility delivered via the HGOnestop bespoke digital platform.
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.
Co-founder of award winning company Deaville&Co Ltd/brand name VerityVenue. Main focus is to assist clients source their perfect venue and accommodation for large conventions, training & incentive programmes, residential conferences, awards ceremonies & gala dinners. We work with PA’s, EA’s plus event teams to source all their venue requirements
A highly motivated & driven professional with a passion for process improvement. I demonstrate constant determination to develop new skills & have the capacity to motivate & lead others using a direct but personable approach. I am organised, efficient & courteous, excel under pressure & pride myself on my ability to balance my workload.
Passionate about Events. Imagination has no limits. I have over twenty years as a business owner, entrepreneur somewhat maverick. Specialising in event design, project management, business development, consultancy and operational management for catering up to 2000 covers. A creative flair; being able to think outside the box.
A multi-award winning hotelier, recently formed TR Global Group; TR Global Events - a full-service international event management company & TR Destination Management - a global DMC creating a world of possibilities. Highly experienced & driven event expert with a network of professional operators creating a unique experience for their clients.
Respected industry professional, over 30 years experience hotels, venues and agencies. Worked with some of the biggest and best UK hotel companies in senior sales roles. Use my experience to benefit my clients, offering a very individual booking service both in the UK and Europe. Curious about people & business & passionate about our industry!
Having come into the events industry 7 years ago I have worked hard with my partner in crime Paul Tidy to grow the brand of Sandals Resorts to be the go-to multiple award-winning brand for Caribbean incentives. My ethos is work hard, play hard!
As event lead, Sarah is responsible for the organisation, delivery, entertainment and commercial success of AEO's events.
She was previously employed by Manchester City FC in event management roles across the communications teams, latterly forming the Protocol department, which ensured the highest standards of event hospitality to the Club’s VIPs.