Tanya Dennis

Experiential / Event Production Manager

  • Lucy Hutchinson
  • Julian Dilley
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About me

Passionate about creating captivating and memorable experiences with an interest in music and the way it can influence and engage people.

Skills

  • Conference
  • Corporate
  • Exhibition
  • Live Event
  • Party Planning
  • Social Event
  • Coordination
  • Event Execution
  • Event Organisation
  • Event Planning
  • Social Meda
  • Project Budget Management
  • Database Administration
  • People Managament
  • Negotiating
  • Experiential

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    Centaur Media

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      Crypto Investor Show

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          MKTG Inc.

          Work history

          Currently

          Production Manager

          MKTG Inc.

          Mar 2018
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • We connect people with brands and brands with people through the power of shared experience. We create, activate, amplify and evaluate, experience-based marketing to deliver tangible business results. MKTG is an experiential marketing agency dedicated to delivering unforgettable brand experiences for some of the world’s leading brands, including; Coca-Cola, Cadbury, FedEx, Burberry and other major brands. We were named Brand Experience Agency of the Year in 2015,2016 and 2017 at the Field Marketing and Brand Experience Awards. I am part of the Production team, managing the creative process from concept level to onsite management, ensuring we deliver the highest quality experiences. MKTG has given me the opportunity to work with a myriad of suppliers and clients while producing amazing experiential events. Roles and Responsibilities: - Project management - On-site production management - Liaise with multiple suppliers, negotiating costs and ensuring quality delivery - Controlling budgets - Creating client proposals - Post-event reports, reconciliations and analysis - Running brainstorms - Managing executives and interns to ensure they always have a point of contact for help and guidance Clients I have worked with includes but not limited to: - Penguin Random House - Paco Rabanne - Aviva - Coca-Cola - NARS - Burberry - FedEx - Air New Zealand

          Currently

          Operations Manager

          Centaur Media

          Jul 2017
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • - 6 Month Contract. - Responsible for one tradeshow; Employee Benefits Show Live (5000 sqm and 2500 visitors) and one consumer show; Homebuilding & Renovating Show – Harrogate (6799 sqm and 11000 visitors) - Supervision of one Event Assistant

          2018

          Event Director

          Crypto Investor Show

          Jan 2018 - Mar 2018
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Responsible for: - Venue contract and liaison - Supplier (AV, Shell scheme, electrics, furniture, catering etc) negotiation and management - Management of two freelance event executives - Sourcing marketing materials including lanyards, seat covers, bags etc - Arrangement and management of the event guide - Arrangement and management of the networking reception - Management of all stakeholders including speakers, sponsors, exhibitors and visitors - Onsite management including temp staff, registration and theatre areas

          2017

          Operations Manager

          Informa

          Feb 2014 - Jun 2017
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • - 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 and contract negotiation for 5* hotels and suppliers - Increased visitor, speaker and sponsor pre-show communication satisfaction to 70% (from 40%) within a year. - Responsible for creating and managing the registration system for each event using Eventsforce - Event Marketing responsibilities; created all event guides, comprehensive welcome packs and event websites - International business travel; EMEA and USA

          Education

          2010

          BA (Hons) English Language

          University of Manchester

          Sep 2007 - Jun 2010
          • Manchester, United Kingdom

          Awards

          2017

          2017 WATC Rising Star – Entrepreneur Award

          WeAreTheCity

          • The Rising Star awards were introduced to showcase the UK pipeline of female talent below management and to create female 100 role models across different industries and professions. The awards also included a new category for 2017 which recognises the achievements of organisations who can clearly demonstrate that they are actively supporting their female talent pipeline through their initiatives, training, development programmes, internal employee relations and diversity network groups. https://risingstars.wearethecity.com/rising-stars-winners-2017/