Daria Smith

Daria Smith

Project Manager/Event Planner/PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
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Daria Smith

Daria Smith

Project Manager/Event Planner/PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Commercially astute and results-driven senior professional with combining project management, sales, marketing, content production and team management expertise to deliver effective projects, international events and substantial revenue growth in highly competitive business markets. Articulate and multilingual communicator with solid history of success in sales and marketing strategy development, profit and loss management and building teams from ground upward. Stellar record of success in: ★ event planning (both virtual and live including webinars, high profile conferences and complex large scale international tradeshows and exhibitions) ★ sales strategy development and CRM management ★ efficient project delivery and cross-functional collaboration ★ creating effective marketing strategy and communications campaigns ★ establishing, leading, and motivating high-performing teams ★ launching new and growing established products ★ managing relationships with strategic partners and stakeholders ★ securing lucrative business opportunities Connect with me today to find out how I will make your mission my mission, to help bring ALL of your business objectives into focus!
  • Women in Exhibitions Network
    Women in Exhibitions NetworkFounding member of the UK Chapter of the Women in Exhibitions Network, launched with the aim of supporting the continued professional development of women working in exhibitions and providing opportunities for them to meet and network. The mission of the Women in Exhibitions Network is to empower women in the exhibition industry whilst helping to nurture the next generation of female leaders.
  • Re-brand and relaunch of the EAGC 2019
    Re-brand and relaunch of the EAGC 2019The European Annual Gas Conference (EAGC) took place in Paris, 5-7 November, and remained one of Europe’s most renowned energy conferences, bringing together 200+ senior-level energy business leaders and policymakers. Global, game-changing speakers from government and industry shared their expertise and viewpoints on Europe’s future role within the decarbonising gas and energy markets. The EAGC was a reflection of the needs the gas industry is facing to evolve and transform, to ensure future re
Work history
    Event Director/Project ManagerDmg Events
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Led DMG Events’ European energy portfolio (including C-Suite European Annual Gas Conference (EAGC) and large scale launch Decarbonising Energy World Exhibition) and headed all key client and suppliers relationships, go to market strategy, content, operations and financial management and reporting.
    Founder and Lead PhotographerDN Photography
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Successfully provided a full range of imaging needs including portraits and weddings and oversaw all aspects of photography business management including financial, creative, and customer service processes.
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  • Project Management
  • Business Development
  • Budget Management
  • Team Management
  • Sales Strategy
  • Event Management
  • Photography
  • Marketing Management
  • Foreign Languages
  • Project Leader
    LinguisticsMoscow State Linguistic University
     - Moscow, Russia
    Informa Best Sales TeamInforma
    My sales team was recognised as the Best Sales Team by Informa Awards held across all the 100+ global Informa offices among 6,500 employees in over 25 countries.