George Betts-Priddy

George Betts-Priddy

Creative ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
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George Betts-Priddy

George Betts-Priddy

Creative ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Hello, my name is George and I am an Event & PR Manager. I am adept at steering innovative and profitable events that simultaneously assure guest enjoyment as well as elevate industry reputation and image of the host. I possess an ability to harness talents of teams, manage project at micro- and macro-levels, adjust to the challenges presented, and deliver on promises. I am skilled at producing long-term value and capitalising growth opportunities for an organisation from customers, clients, markets, and business partnerships. I have demonstrated abilities in communicating with target audience through media to create and maintain a positive image as well as strong relations with audience. Please note the following highlights from my career… - Steered more than 300 events, managed programmes and events for major clients and transformed Haus of Lux into a creative management service working on MICE and creative events. - Recognised for capturing a new investor for Openstageit Ltd at a £1.4M sales deal. - Launched and managed a new restaurant and bar within two weeks as well as achieved break even point for the new establishment within one month at Bar Bella Ltd. - Worked for the Scottish Government running events and membership for their business hub, Scotland House during the final stages of brexit, advising companies on new trading legislation's. I also managed a data-migration drive and website / portal build. - Produced, managed and marketed a two-night sold out show for Sonia Friedman Productions as a creative producer. - Twice attracted attention of the press for successfully leading events as well as simultaneously managed three events a day for six consecutive months at Library Members Club (MYLibrary Ltd). - Festival producer for Bestival and Camp Bestival in charge of managing the planning and preparation of the project build, programming and staff with a 35k budget for Camp Bestival. - Brand Ambassador for W Hotel London for 3 years (2011 - 2013). - 12 years of events and hospitality management experience.
Projects
  • The Den - Camp Bestival
    The Den - Camp BestivalThe Roundhouse ran a project at the beginning of 2014.12 young people were selected to attend workshops organised by teams from Block 9 (Glastonbury) and Bestival over the duration of 12 weeks. During these sessions individuals from both teams would give us advice from their valuable experience in a lecture environment. At the end of the 12 weeks we were split into 2 teams of 6. One team went to work alongside Block 9 on their installation at Glastonbury 2014 whilst my team went to work with t
  • Vogue Fashion Night Out @ W Hotel London
    Vogue Fashion Night Out @ W Hotel London6th September sees London's top fashion stores transformed into a fashion carnival; as we celebrate Vogue Fashion Night Out 2012. W London Hotel - Leicester Square have given us there Wyld Bar from 9.30pm onward for an after-party that CAN NOT be missed! The Wyld Bar will host the exclusive party, guests will be given a Haus of Lux Card for access; 9.30pm till 11pm our invited brands will show select items from their collection and specific pieces. This will be for invited selected guests, Pre
  • TMRW Magazine Launch Party in association with Haus of Lux PR
    TMRW Magazine Launch Party in association with Haus of Lux PRtmrw Magazine Launch Party In association with Haus of Lux PR To celebrate the launch of TMRW magazine, a new magazine for the music and fashion conscious. We're having a bit of a get together. There's going to be music, drinks and special guests. You'll have to be on the guest list so write your name below, email or tweet us (@HausOfLuxPR) and we'll get you in! The launch party will be held at the cool, private members club: Apartment 58 in Soho. DJ's: Citizenn (S4U) Sean Alto (HOLPR) DJ Pa
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Work history
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    Operations ManagerHOL PR
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    I am currently associated with Haus of Lux (HOL PR) as an Operations Manager. I share a passion for groundbreaking music, nightlife, and fashion experience by pioneering Haus of Lux. I plan and organise music/special events, entertainment services, product marketing programmes, public relations, and VIP and entertainment services. I oversee all functions associated with creative concept development, event production, budget management, sponsorship/entertainment/location sourcing, and logistics. I deliver original and out of the box client solutions with a focus on quality services. A few key achievements in this tenure include: ~ Performed as a creative director and consultant for Paper Magazine, Jennifer Hudson, F Word Magazine, Little Mix and M-A-C. ~ Managed programmes/events for Elite Model Mgmt., W London Hotel, Vivienne Westwood, TMRW Magazine and Vogue Fashion Night Out ~ Transformed Haus of Lux into a creative management service targeting different industries.
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    Producer/Creative DirectorSonia Friedman Productions
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    I was the Producer/Creative Director in 2017 for 'An Evening With Ruth Brown' c--produced by Sonia Friedman Productions. I highlighted and sourced venue, band, music director, and sound engineer to assure unhindered operations. I led the production and creative direction of photoshoot for marketing purposes as well as drive social media campaigns through Haus of Lux and Ruth Brown portals to attract larger audience. I reviewed post-show content to assure quality within each aspect of work. I conducted meetings to track and process outstanding payments. A few key achievements in this tenure include: ~ Minimised unnecessary costs by supervising a £10K budget and controlling expenses.
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Skills
  • Creative Direction
  • Media Relations
  • Styling
  • Art Direction
  • Music Consulting
  • Budgeting Forecasting
  • Business Development
  • Event Management
  • Public Relations
  • Talent Development
Education
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    Bachelor’s Joint Honours DegreeUniversity of Northampton
     - Northampton, United Kingdom