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I try to split my time three ways - strategy, management team and customer. I’m passionate about all three areas and believe they are all critical for the future success of Inconnection.
Inconnection has given me so many achievements to feel proud about but mentoring and developing the team is the one area that gives me the biggest buzz. Creating a culture that keeps everyone pulling in the same direction and at the same time being able to apply their own personality and creativity is very rewarding for me.
Picking a best experience is like choosing your favourite child, but one event that stands out is a ski trip incentive to St Moritz. What made it special was the number of unique experiences included, from watching the Cartier Ice Polo, tobogganing down Europe’s longest floodlit track, a private cable car to dinner and being taken down the Olympic Bobsleigh run to name a few. Oh, and the client and his guests thought it was amazing as well…
At home I have two kids and they just love the US of A; our plan is to visit all 52 states – we’ve managed 12 so far so still got a long way to go.
I’m responsible for three areas: providing outstanding service for clients, leading and mentoring my team and working with them to deliver inspirational events.
I came to Inconnection because I wanted a challenge, and to work with a small, close knit team where everyone’s views counted. Arriving from a service background I was really keen to transfer these skills into a new industry – I love getting close to clients, finding out what makes them tick and building relationships.
And the events industry in itself is really exciting! How many jobs would give you the opportunity to cut a disc at the iconic Abbey Road studios, all in the name of team building?
Another memorable event was the TalkTalk Business Ignite trip to Dubai to reward their top sales performers. The action-packed programme included speedboat tours around the Burj al Arab, plenty of dune bashing and even a tick for the bucket list – a trip to the top of the world’s tallest tower.
My surprising fact? For 10 years I competed as a rhythmic gymnast (the type with the ribbon). I even had the opportunity to train with an Olympic gold medallist.
I’m responsible for running and mentoring a team handling corporate hospitality, reward programmes and prize fulfilment, as well as having a wider business role dealing with HR and office management.
I worked in the world of finance for many years, so when I stumbled across Inconnection and decided it might be a great place to work, I came in with no experience of events. I was able to look at the way things worked with fresh eyes, and suggest new processes within the business which I think have improved what we deliver to our clients.
I love the fact that no day is the same at Inconnection and it’s a really fun job to have. Especially when it gives you the chance to go to brilliant events like our annual London Comedy Lunch. It takes a lot of planning and hard work throughout the year to put it together, so to actually be there on the day enjoying side-splitting comedy alongside our very happy clients is a fantastic reward.
My big secret out of hours is that I am a MASSIVE Elvis fan – and I am really hoping that Nick will pick Graceland for our Christmas party next year!
As head of Corporate Hospitality at Inconnection, I manage all of our clients’ sports hospitality requirements.
I leapt at the chance of working for Inconnection, because the company values exactly matched my own – delivering great service to clients by gaining deeper insight into their needs, and then fulfilling those needs in the most original, memorable and cost-effective manner.
From day one, this has been a great place to work. After just a week here, I was whisked off along with the rest of the team for an overnight trip to a 5* Spanish hotel where we were plied with treats, food and drink and got to experience for ourselves the sort of service we give to clients. It was all part of the learning curve!
Relaxing for me means playing or watching football whenever I get the chance. I’m a huge fan of Manchester United and also a Level 3 FA licensed football coach.
I joined Inconnection having worked for 7 years at a Premiership Football Club with the responsibility of delivering all non-match day events.
It’s a great change for me having worked as the ‘venue’ to now being able to research and recommend the right venue for the brief. Having the insight on what a really great venue should be delivering means that we can think of the little things that could make a really big difference to our clients during both the planning stages and the live event itself. I left my last role as I really wanted to be part of a company where successful events are the core of the Business and I have definitely found it!!
After just a week here at Inconnection we will not stop until we have found that one amazing activity or place that will really wow our clients. My first experience at Inconnection was a recent team trip to York. After leading the winning team out of an escape room leaving the opposing team locked in - I have quickly learnt who the competitive ones are….although you might call them sore losers…… Pete? Nick? Georgie? It was a great way to break the ice and really get to know the team, they soon learnt that for a little person I like a large beer! Which is where you can find me away from the office, down at my local pub going beer for beer with the boys!
I look after event planning and operations. That involves hunting out exciting new venues, putting budgets together and managing logistics. Then on the day, the best bit is when we get to see the smiles on the delegates’ faces as they enjoy the great experiences we’ve worked so hard to create for them.
My most rewarding experience was one of our most complex events. 80 delegates from all over EMEA had to catch the right trains and planes, connecting through three major European airport hubs to arrive in Iceland within 30 minutes of one another – and they did, with all luggage intact! Months of research and not a little stress but it was worth it.
An absolute standout memory from that trip has got to be snowmobile racing across a glacier followed by lunch at our specially created ‘restaurant’, freshly moulded out of snow. Breathtaking activity, spectacular views, fantastic client feedback.
I’m a bit of an adrenalin junkie and love extreme sports. Amazingly I’ve never injured myself doing them – but I did manage to break my arm walking into a door frame (while sober) and ruptured a disc putting my shoes on!
I help manage a number of client accounts at Inconnection, handling events, incentives and anything else they need from us. My role includes overseeing all the events from start to finish, making sure we do everything we can to exceed client expectations.
After working on local public sector conferences and events I was looking for a fresh challenge, and the fast-paced, highly energised events agency that is Inconnection has certainly lived up to what I hoped for! It’s given me a huge amount of satisfaction working with new clients and knowing that the level of service we deliver is what makes them stay.
I’ll never forget my first experience at Inconnection – our flagship annual event, the London Comedy Lunch. It gave me a brilliant opportunity to meet a whole crowd of Inconnection clients and see them have such a great time enjoying the big-name comedians on stage. But what really impressed me was the enormous amount Inconnection and the clients together raised for charity. I’m taking the lead on the next London Comedy Lunch and hoping to end the year in style by making it yet another truly unforgettable event.
Away from my desk, I’m an avid Manchester City supporter and considered ‘one of the lads’ when it comes to football, fast cars and sports.
I recently joined Inconnection after 6 years organising very corporate events. My role involved me organising Trade Missions all over the world to introduce UK companies to overseas ones.
I came to Inconnection because the company seemed very creative in everything they do and since joining I can see this is definitely true!
In my first week I got involved in organising events in London, Barcelona and Silverstone and know there are many more to get involved in.
Away from the office I will generally be outside mountain biking, hiking or when I can Snowboarding (I recently learnt and have a long way to go!)
I’ve recently joined Inconnection as Account Executive, which means I’m responsible for working with clients from the initial brief, managing budgets and planning exciting events for them.
Having got myself a bit of a reputation as a meticulous (and fun!) event planner outside of work hours, I’m thrilled to have the chance to do this and get paid for it. I’m looking forward to coming up with creative events, and building strong relationships with our clients in order to provide a unique and memorable experience for them.
Outside of work I am an avid skier and the last few years I have been trying to take my my skiing and apres skiing to another level. Achievements include tackling the Olympic Run in Val D’Isere head first without skies and conquering the Swiss Wall run in Morzine dressed as Where’s Wally. My other passion is a love for outdoor swimming, taking any opportunity to jump into rivers, lakes ponds in search of an invigorating thrill!
I’m responsible for creating all the quotes and invoices that go to clients, keeping the jobs sheet updated, making payments, credit control, payroll and month end procedures.
Since starting, I’m proud of the fact that I’ve been instrumental in streamlining Inconnection’s finance procedures, making it easier for my work colleagues to report back to me more accurately and creating cost savings that can be passed on to our clients.
High points so far have been our own staff team building events in Denmark and Alicante, both great occasions (and superbly organised, of course!).
Outside office hours, I put on my dancing shoes and tap dance – a passion that has put me on stage at the Plaza Stockport. Tomorrow Broadway!