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I deliver agenda-setting, thoroughly-researched conference programmes on a freelance basis and have recently worked for The Economist, Crain Communications and The Conference Board. I have an in-depth understanding of the conference world as I have 19 years of experience as a senior commercial programme editor working across a broad spectrum of sectors including technology, manufacturing, chemicals, telecoms, legal, energy, HR, communications and marketing. I also have experience of looking after speaking engagements for senior figures from key client accounts for global brands such as Hewlett Packard, Cisco, Oracle and Vodafone.
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14 years ago I started producing conferences in the niche pharmaceutical industry for Vision in Business. Since then I have a developed expertise in conference production and event management in the energy, technology and utility sectors with key experience cross-sector in African markets e.g. Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Ethiopia, producing UK-African projects in London.
I can develop events from concept, creating feasibility reports for new event ideas. I am especially good at Stakeholder engagement – getting buy-in from potential partners, sponsors and supporters.
I can handle any event format: Client hospitality, Brand Activation or conferences and seminars.
With over 10 years’ experience in live, content-led events, I deliver relevant and inspirational content for both established and start-up businesses seeking to engage and inform their audiences. My experience ranges across sectors including Digital: Beauty, Fashion, Wealth and FMCG. I’ve worked and contracted for companies including Haymarket, UBM, Decoded Fashion and The Telegraph.
I work across across the full range of content delivery, from viability testing through to programme writing, speaker recruitment and marketing copywriting, as well as consulting on content and portfolio strategies. Please see client and colleague testimonials on my Linked In profile: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/mariethornesimpson
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Said Sahardeed Raage
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