Promoted within two years from Event Manager, I am responsible for a portfolio of 8 International and domestic finance and aviation conferences (150 - 500 pax), a large-scale B2B exhibition (4000 visitors and 300 exhibitors) as well as award ceremonies and networking events. ? Developed financial management skills by assisting in setting and managing the £20,000 - £450,000 event budgets during the event lifecycle. ? Management of event team; responsible for setting and overseeing all activities ? Demonstrated research skills by venue sourcing throughout the year including contract negotiation for 5* hotels. ? Increased visitor, speaker and sponsor pre-show communication satisfaction to 70% (from 40%) within a year. ? Confident with technology; responsible for creating and managing the registration system for each event using Eventsforce ? Event marketing responsibilities such as creating the event guide, comprehensive welcome packs and event websites using InDesign and WordPress. ? Sourcing and booking event contractors such as Audio Visual Services as well as managing the onsite temporary staff. ? CDM Regulations research and implementation. ? International business travel and subsequently learning how to work in and with different cultures including Europe, the Middle East and Asia.