Matt Benyon - Managing Director
Matt, with over 16 years' experience, has expertise in launching and growing events in the United Kingdom and International Markets, as well as expertise in brand development.
Prior to joining easyFairs, Benyon was Group Exhibitions Director for Expomedia Group plc where he was in charge of the Group's portfolio of global exhibitions covering the UK, India, Germany and Russia. Between February 2002 and May 2008 he was Managing Director at London-based Montgomery International, the division of the Montgomery Group responsible for launching key brands abroad.
Matt can be contacted on:
T: +44 (0)20 8843 8800
Chris Rimer - Brand Director
Chris has recently joined StocExpo from FESPA where he worked closely with its global associations to run a number of successful events. His experience has seen him work with other international brands such as Rothmans, Fidelity and KLM in Europe and in the Middle East across a number of core disciplines including sales, marketing and commercial strategy. On top of his native English, Chris also speaks French, Spanish and German and he enjoys travelling and most sports. He is married (to Natasha) with five children.
Chris can be contacted on:
T: +44 (0)20 8843 8812
The Sales Team
Sharé Mason - International Sales & Marketing Manager
Sharé joined the StocExpo team in 2008 and since then she has continued to thrive as the International Sales & Marketing Manager. She has played a fundamental role in the events continual growth and in its integration in to the easyFairs portfolio. She has excelled at combining her academic achievements (gained in International Business at the University of Westminster), with her passion for people, culture and business. Before joining StocExpo Sharé, originally from West Yorkshire, also studied and worked in the USA for a year. Sharé brings with her a significant knowledge of marketing, management & business development as well as a strong understanding of industry trends. Now a part of the easyFairs team Sharé will continue to lead exhibition sales, online advertising and sponsorship as she aspires to take her career and experience of events to the next level.
Sharé can be contacted on:
T: +44 (0)20 8843 8819
Suzy Hall - Sales Manager
Suzy is an enthusiastic and committed Sales Manager, who has worked at easyFairs for three years. During her time at the company she has worked on a variety of shows including Packaging Innovations, Maintec and Business North West before recently joining the StocExpo and Tank Storage Events team. Suzy brings with her an extensive amount of knowledge having had 15 years’ experience in the exhibition, conference and events industry. She has a passion for working in events with her background including positions at UBM, EMAP and Montgomery.
Suzy can be contacted on:
T: +44 (0)20 8843 8817
The Operations Team
Lourda Derry - Operations Director
Born and raised in London, Lourda joined easyFairs five years ago and has since played a pivotal role in the operational management of the UK & Ireland portfolio of events. Her natural flair for detail and personable communication skills will enable her to integrate this knowledge into StocExpo. As the events move forward into the future, Lourda will be the key contact for any queries relating to technical & logistics requirements for the exhibition.
Lourda can be contacted on:
T: +44 (0)20 8843 8811
Fay Gillard - Operations Executive
Fay has recently joined easyFairs from Reed Exhibitions, where she worked across both the sales and operations teams on a number of B2B Exhibitions in Europe and the UK. With a degree in Events Management, as well as experience as both an organiser and a stand contractor, Fay is able to apply her knowledge and bring new ideas to the easyFairs team. With great attention to detail, as well as her natural ability to multi-task, Fay is committed to producing great events. As Operations Executive, Fay is the main point of contact for all queries relating to stand build, logistics and technical requests.
Fay can be contacted on:
T: +44 (0)20 8843 8805
The Marketing Team
Camilla Colborne - Marketing Project Manager
Camilla is a passionate marketing and communications professional who has worked in the industry since leaving University in 2005. With experience in the marketing public relations arena, she has a comprehensive understanding of the importance of being informative and intelligible in framing the message. Camilla joined the StocExpo team at easyFairs towards the end of 2011 from ABI Europe, where she was an Account Manager responsible for developing media relations, managing marketing programs and strategic development across the ABI portfolio. Previous to this, she worked at Tarsus Group on the Labelexpo Global Series events and the Gulf Print & Pack event. Camilla is the main point of contact at StocExpo for all marketing enquiries.
Camilla can be contacted on:
T: +44 (0)20 8843 8820
Samantha Summers - Marketing Assistant
Samantha is currently studying Events Management combined with Marketing Management and Branding at the University of Gloucestershire. She is just about to embark on her final year, working alongside her studying at easyFairs on StocExpo and Tank Storage Events. Before joining the company in June 2011, Samantha previously worked for an events company based in Gloucester on large scale public-sector events, including Tall Ships and the Summer Carnival, and so brings a wealth of marketing knowledge to the team. You can get in touch with Samantha regarding any My easyFairs enquiries.
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