Summary

I work as Director of UK Sales and Development for Urban Fabric Events Limited, and although I cant believe it, have over thirty years professional Travel and Events experience. My reputation has been established on delivering professional cost effective solutions within Travel and Event Management.

I have worked in varied Travel and Events markets throughout the world, and have developed a specific experience in the sports sector, counting major football clubs, sports associations and iconic sports venues as client partners. My role has included the logistics management for teams, groups athletes, press and media, sponsors and fans. If you require corporate hospitality packages then my team and I shall be pleased to assist in obtaining authorised tickets for all major sports events. Football, International Rugby, Champonship Golf, Horse Racing Classics, Cricket, plus much much more. I'll be delighted to help you.

I am keen to learn more about your own unique Conference and Event requirements and would be delighted to discuss Urban Fabrics innovative approach to succesful business. I'm looking forward to hearing from you and would welcome the opportunity of a chat. I can be contacted on:

Direct Line:0161 829 3823
Main number: 0161 829 3820
Mobile: 07837 268053
www.urbanfabricevents.com

Expertise


Destination Management Services (DMC) - Incoming to Manchester and the North West Region
Venue finding
Travel Management
Corporate Hospitality
Team Building
Incentives Travel
Rewards
Individual Rewards
Sales Promotion Solutions
Conference and Meetings Planning
Award Ceremonies and Gala Dinners
Annual General Meetings,
Golf Days
Group Travel Management
Staging and Event Production
Event Logistics
Event Graphics
Celebration Planning
Corporate Events
Themed Events
Entertainment Events
Football and Sports Events Tickets

Experience

  • Urban Fabric Events Limited

    Director of UK Sales and Development
    1 - 5 Employees 2011 - Current
    Director of Sales and Development. Developing business in the Corporate Events, Incentives, Conference, Corporate Hospitality and Team Building Areas.
  • Northenden Travel Group

    Business Development Manager
    6 - 20 Employees 1996 - 2000
    Developing niche tour operations including the innovative processes on "online" sports tour operation to major global sports events.
  • FCm Travel Solutions

    Head of Sport
    100+ Employees 2008 - 2010
    Head of Sport for the Australian Global operator and part of the Flight Centre Empire. Developed links with major Professional sports clubs and associations. Implemented major corporate group experiences to leading World wide Sports and Entertainment Events.
  • Travel Management Group

    Director of Sports Development
    21 - 100 Employees 2000 - 2004
    Established a Manchester Corporate Travel Office whilst also deveoping a major on-line sports tour operation. Also worked operationally as logistics management planner for leading UK Professional football clubs competing in overseas UEFA competition.
  • Advanced Travel Partners

    Director of Development
    100+ Employees 2004 - 2008
    Headed up the Manchester based Sports and Events Team. Worked on major group projects including World Cup, Euro Championships and Olympic Games. Operated with major football clubs and sports associations building a reputation for expertise and reliablity. Developed working partnerships throughout Europe and the USA.
  • Urban Fabric Events Ltd

    - Current
    Urban Fabric Events Ltd

Clubs and Associations

Virgin Active, Manchester City Football Club and Lancashire County Cricket Club.

Interests and Hobbies

I am a massive lover of Sport including Manchester City Football Club and LCCC. I also enjoy all aspects of the theatre and performing arts. I attend the gym as often as I can, (but not often enough) and enjoy walking and travelling. I Enjoy reading, especially on the subject of sports and historical books, and listen to a wide variety of music. I am as equally happy at the Halle as I am at a gig at the Manchester Academy. I enjoy dining out and especially like to sample different styles of food, wine and cask real ale. I Love Manchester and I feel I have the great opportunity to show and introduce newcomers to our great city. My aspirations are to complete a degree in history and eventually qualify as a Manchester guide.

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