"I have a wealth of knowledge when it comes to the world of events, having worked in the industry for over 17 years within both venues and the agency side. I pride myself on delivery and have a true passion for our industry.
As a previous nominee, I fully endorse these awards and can't wait to see this year's nominations."
I’m the Director of Business Development and co-owner of Focusing Events. My main priority is new business and working closely with our larger clients, helping them to organise their meetings, events and incentives across the globe. I LOVE sourcing venues, helping out with event design and being onsite on the day of the event.
TLC Ltd has been established for 12 years and offers a venue finding service for corporate events in the UK and abroad as well as support to venues in social media, marketing and blogging on a freelance/project basis from our garden office in Hertfordshire.
Director of Off Limits Ltd a specialist team building and events company with over 30 years of industry experience providing events throughout the UK and overseas. Having initial having a career in the hotel industry Martin fell into the events arena almost by accident and has a passion for everything Team Building, Events and Conferences.
I have 15+ years experience in the industry with previous roles at York Marriott, Savill Court, Copthorne Slough Hotels & 6 years at NYS. I have a clear understanding of events from an agency, venue & customer point of view. My proudest career moment was being presented with the MICE Manager of the Year at the 2019 Business Travel People Awards.
25+ years as a Leader, MD, Board Member & Group Sales/Marketing Director with a proven record of driving profitable businesses. Through enthusiasm, determination and humour I have led & innovated businesses to optimise their full value. I enjoy effective engagement all forms including public speaking & business facilitation.
Al Turner is Managing Director of EIGHT PR & Marketing, author of the IBTM World Trends Report and a lecturer and speaker on the future of the industry, the Virtual Experience Economy, and the role events play in the marketing mix. Most recently he has become an advocate for sustainability and the role events can play in combating climate change.
I am a hard working, passionate individual who has several years experience within the events industry organising and managing from start to finish for small, large and international events for a variety of different audiences and clients. One of my current roles is running my own events Inc some new ones for the construction industry.
Recently appointed to head up and grow the events business for Gray Dawes, I live and breathes events. I am the ultimate sales professional with extensive knowledge in the events industry spanning over 20 years. A “whirlwind of energy” according to my customers.