Contact for Events Management
T: 0191 245 4526
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Prior to Echo, Claire spent 8 years working in London for well-known brands such as Marketing Week & Retail Week magazines. She started her career at EMAP Plc where she organised conferences for a wide range of industries including retail, architecture, healthcare and local government. In 2008 she left EMAP and moved to the publishing house Centaur Media where she took on the role of Head of Events for Centaur’s marketing & creative portfolio. Leading the logistics team in their delivery of around thirty events a year including conferences, exclusive round table dinners and 121 summits. On her return to Newcastle Claire project managed the Behaviour Conference 2013 on behalf of Newcastle University which attracted over 900 delegates. The programme consisted of 600 speakers across 5 days and included a packed social programme. Since then Claire has gone on to project manage a number of Echo’s events and is responsible for the overall delivery of Echo’s events and new business. Claire is a full member of ABPCO (Association for Professional Conference Organisers).
Contact for Events Management
T: 0191 244 2833
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More than comfortable in a multi-national environment, Dorothy brings her extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of events management and organisation including strategy, implementation and evaluation, to her role and shares joint responsibility for operations and project management with Claire Westgate. Prior to her return to the UK in 2013, Dorothy spent several years managing programmes for large scale international conferences and events for MCI in Brussels. Specific projects included events such as the Society for Clinical Data Management (Baltimore, LA), Dioxin Annual Conference (Brussels), 20th EACMFS Congress with over 1900 delegates (Bruges), and the United Nations Global Compact Leaders’ Summit (New York). Fluent in French and with a PhD in Chemistry, Dorothy heads up Echo’s international congress and association management services, creating an international and scientific slant to client events.
Contact for Sponsorship & Exhibition
T: 0191 244 2834
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Having worked within a range of event, sponsorship and exhibition management roles for over a decade Jo brings her extensive management skills to her role as sponsorship and exhibition manager, ensuring the smooth running of all exhibition and sponsorship logistics from inception to conclusion for all clients.Target focused, Jo has the ability to meet and exceed revenue targets and has the knowledge to maximise revenue streams for each project she undertakes. Her ability to build and develop relationships ensures that she is able to deliver results time and again. Previously based in Melbourne Australia, Jo has a range of experience organising exhibitions and managing sponsors for large scale conferences and events with up to 5,000 delegates. Events Jo has been involved in include the XXII International Congress of the Transplantation Society, Parliament of the World’s Religions Congress and the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics General Assembly. Jo also co-ordinated the European Tour English Senior Open Golf Tournament in 2014 which attracted 10,000 visitors.