Velma Simmons

Velma Simmons

Founder of Life Talks & Partnerships Manager at ASOSLondon, United Kingdom
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Velma Simmons

Velma Simmons

Founder of Life Talks & Partnerships Manager at ASOSLondon, United Kingdom
About me
A committed individual who has the knowledge, awareness, and understanding of the process in which a global brand creatively works, with the passion and drive to adapt with the changes of the entertainment industry.
  • Life Talks x Karen Civil
    Life Talks x Karen Civil
  • Island Records x Accessorize
    Island Records x AccessorizeFashion brand Accessorize partnered up with Island Records for their exclusive festival Island Life hosted on Osea Island. To celebrate the partnership, Accessorize invited influencers Tasha Green and Lina Mar to not only enjoy the festivities but to also show off the latest must haves for the upcoming festival season. Additionally Accessorize also decked out the pool with some fun kitsch inflatables including the ever coveted rose gold flamingo and rainbow unicorn floats, all of which were big
  • Laura Wright x NBA
    Laura Wright x NBAOn February 12th, Laura Wright opened the NBA UK official London game with the Denver Nuggets vs Indiana Pacers, with the national anthem ‘God Save The Queen’. Her acoustic performance left fans in awe, and an amazing cheer as she hit her final note. The event was live streamed on BT Sport, Facebook, and aired live in the United States. The event was attended by many a-list celebrities such as our very own Ellie Goulding, Thierry Henry, Tinie Tempah, and Arsenal Footballers, and many more! The night was a definite success! Hear a snippet of her performance last night here Check out a highlight reel with Laura here
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Projects credited in
  • IdentityCreates: Building Your Network | THE EVENT
    IdentityCreates: Building Your Network | THE EVENTWe held our second Creative Talks and to see a community of creatives who have purpose, drive and tenacity was an amazing sight. We learnt so much from our speakers on everything to do with Branding, PR, Production and building relationships. With amazing goodies from our sponsors to help our attendees make their creative journeys a lot smoother. Which included, free trial for the The Curtain's membership club and 25% off all of General Assembly's short form courses for a whole year. It's saf
  • IdentityCreates Presents: Building Your Network | November 27th
    IdentityCreates Presents: Building Your Network | November 27thJust starting out in your creative career and wondering how to build your network? Look no further because we have the perfect combination to tell you how. IdentityCreates is a platform for entry-level creatives to gain insight and access into all things industry, job opportunities, enhancing digital skills and well-being. Join us on November 27th for another creative talks. We're talking all things network and the power of building relationships. Two amazing speakers will be sharing what it t
  • 25 top creative industry events to get involved with this year
    25 top creative industry events to get involved with this yearWant to make this the year to join a creative community or career support network? Ready to knuckle down on acing a professional quality, like commercialising yourself or making all-important freelance contacts? Maybe you’ve just got the creative thirst for learning, listening and being inspired by creative luminaries? Whatever your reasons, we’ve put together a pocket size list of organisers and their live events that lit up the scene in 2018 - ones that we think you should keep your eyes on ov
  • Hosted Life Talks
    Hosted Life Talks
  • Life Talks Presents: Swizz Beatz
    Life Talks Presents: Swizz BeatzDue to popular demand we are back with another exclusive @lifetalksuk, this time with hip hop legend @therealswizzz come hear about his epic journey and his new album POISON released today interviewed by none other than @twintings! Opening the night we have an amazing A list panel that will be announced throughout the week. Only 150 seats available, buy your tickets now for an inspirational night!  Event Details: November 12th : Doors Open at 7pm Panel Discussion: 7:30pm Swizz Beatz interview
  • BBC Interview:  Pip Jamieson - Creativity should not be reserved for those who can afford it
    BBC Interview: Pip Jamieson - Creativity should not be reserved for those who can afford itAlmost 10% of the UK’s workforce work in the creative industries, and 9% of the UK’s GDP derives from the Creative Economy (This is more than the UK’s car, life sciences, oil, gas and aerospace industries combined) - so the concept of scaling back investment in creative education is madness, right?. Even more so if we look to the future - we all know the robots are coming. There are three very human traits that machines struggle to automate 1) they don’t have common sense, 2) they don’t understa
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Work history
    ASOS logo
    ASOS logo
    Partnerships ManagerASOS
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Universal Music UK logo
    Universal Music UK logo
    Business Development ExecutiveUniversal Music UK
    London, United KingdomFull Time
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  • Business Networking
  • Creative
  • Creative Network
  • Client Negotiation
  • Budget Manage
  • Budget Negotiation
  • Creative Ideas/concepts
  • Client Communication
  • Business Plan
  • Event Planning
    BA(Hons) Film TelevisionBrunel University
     - London, United Kingdom
    I studied Film & Television and graduated with a 2:1