Freelance events manager - The Events Agency - About

The Events Agency.

A Freelancer with 15 years experience of the industry, working on Production, Logistics and Event and Exhibition Management.

 Working alongside various agencies and companies to help deliver their 
Events, Exhibitions, Conferences, Training events & courses.

I am available for Home-based work or Onsite work.

Please visit my short blog I did for Production 78. A freelancers guide to the industry for starters. (from my experience, obviously everyone has a different path into the industry).

Please visit my Pinterest page also for further photos,

email: john@theeventsagencydotcodotuk

Work list.

MCM Creative: HSBC Event Exchange event, Exeter. May 2016. 
To oversee the event on the day - around 100 delegates arrived to listen to 2 Speakers who spoke about how they started and the success of their business.

Fision Limited: Freelancer on their events. 
April 2015 - Onwards. Working on a large Telecoms network provider events and training courses as and when required. 

Oxygen events at The Steelyard, London. 
Freelance Venue Management & Production. 
November 2015 – Onward. 
Event highlights:Nike Football event, Samsung Christmas Party, Mischief PR working on a Product launch for a Drone company, The Photobox group Xmas party and The Evening Standard Xmas party.

Vodafone - Various event agencies. Freelance Logistics & production
April - October 2015. 
Various Vodafone events and training courses, such as their Annual Sales Conference and internal roadshow events.  

The Red Lodge Agency - Freelance events producer and manager
Nov 2012 - August 2015, as and when required. 
Employed by the Red Lodge Agency to work on their events mainly Vodafone and Centrica, training Events and conferences as a venue & events manager/ producer. I also produce work using inDesign publishing, onsite iPad drawings for clients at events, pitch/ mood board drawings and also used as an onsite artist at events.

Eastmond Medicomm LTD. Freelance Event Manager.
Sept 2014 to Nov 2014 (as required). 
Home based mainly for pre event organising and then onsite in November for the event. To organise the logistics and all hotel arrangements for a small Pharmaceutical conference at The Hilton, Charles De Gaulle Airport in Paris. 

Fantasy Imaging & FordUK at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. 
July 2013, 2014 & 2016. Working on experiential activities for FordUK/ Imagination.

On Screen Productions - Freelance production manager. Europe.
Jan 2011 - 2013, as and when requiredFreelance exhibition stand production manager. To oversee the build of the exhibition stands, standby at shows and De-rig of exhibition stands at Pharmaceutical trade-shows for Takeda and Johnsons & Johnsons. Berlin, Paris, Lisbon and Barcelona.

The Photographic Angle. Freelance exhibition Ambassador.
From Nov 2012 - Current, as and when required.
To work mainly on Photographic exhibitions all over the UK to oversee the install and de - rig of their exhibitions in free spaces as and when required.

The Recruitment Agency Expo & In - House recruitment expo.
Freelance Seminar manager. 
Oct 2011 - June 2016. 3 shows per year at The NEC & Olympia.
Pre-Exhibition work, assembling, collating Speaker availability, presentations and speaker content for website and exhibition manual. 
Speaker and Room management of 3 seminar rooms and 2 Training zones, managing 20 sessions per day, over 2 event days.

Gusto events - freelance event manager. 
April 2012 - 2014 as and when required.
Working as part of the team on events for a large mobile phone network provider - sales events, forums, team builds & conferences throughout the year. 

KDM Events. 2014 - Current.
To assist on their event corporate days for KDM events, set up and event days.

Olympics 2012. 
June - Sept 2012. G4S Workforce operations, to check in and out staff and to book accommodation, travel, scheduling and any other issues in Cardiff and London.

Site & Duty Management for The Concerto group at various venues. London. Between 2000 - 2011. 
Summer and Xmas corporate parties as well as one off private corporate events throughout the year for City financial institutions, creative agencies and one -off's. Standard Chartered and Sky parties to name a few

Brand and Deliver. Freelance Exhibition & experiential producer.
Jan - March 2012. Various Samsung'sGalaxy Note phone/ tablet launch events at Westfields in Shepards Bush & Stratford in London and The Birmingham Bullring centre. 

Site Management for 20/20 Events at the Frieze art fair. London. 
22,000 square metres of gallery and artist installations under 5 marquees in Regents Park London. 

The events agency Exhibitions, conferences, events co-ordination, Freelance events manager, Freelance events manager, Delegate management, project manager, Floor manager/ IOSH QUALIFIED, experiential events

The events agency Exhibitions, conferences, events co-ordination, Freelance events manager, Freelance events manager, Delegate management, project manager, Floor manager/ IOSH QUALIFIED, experiential events

Permanent work.

EMO LTD. Bristol. 6 month contract, March 2010 - August 2010.
Toyota and Lexus experiential events and project managed the N.H.S Quit stop (smoking) pop up shop campaigns nationwide.

Project Managed for the RTH Group, March 2008 - Feb 2010.
Project managed Rolls Royce & a Levis exhibition stands worldwide at defence shows, air-shows, energy, shipping and offshore exhibitions

Live Nation. Cardiff. Events Manager. 1 year. August 2007 - March 2008.
Managed concerts at the Cardiff International Arena. 

Eleven 02. Bristol. New Sales & Account Manager. Feb 2006 - July 2007. Project managed exhibition stands and exhibition sales.

Duty & Site manager at The Delfinas, OXO 2 & The HAC/ Concerto group. London, 2000 - 2006 full time and then freelance 2011 & 2012.

       Specialising in1:

  • Training events, 
  • Event management,
  • Venue management,
  • Event Traffic management,
  • Conference and event registration,
  • Exhibition stand project management,
  • Delegate management and registration,
  • Site management for temporary structures,
  • Exhibitions stands - build, running of and De-rigs,
  • Duty management at venues during build, event time and de-rig, 
  • H&S Documentation production for onsite events (Risk assessments), 
  • Experiential campaigns (account managing, site reccies, build and install, H&S documentation of the campaign, producing production call sheets for suppliers and contractors).

       Industries covered:

  • Automotive events, 
  • Award ceremonies,
  • Oil and gas shows,
  • Renewable energy, 
  • Defence exhibitions, 
  • Recycling exhibitions, 
  • Major air shows worldwide, 
  • Financial & Sales ceremonies, 
  • Pharmaceutical exhibitions and Symposiums, 
  • Corporate conferences, exhibitions and events,
  • Large scale indoor concerts & outdoor festivals,
  • Telecommunications events and experiential campaigns.

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