Advisory board

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For the first time, International Confex has brought on the help of an advisory board to help us curate the 2021 event programme. In these challenging times, it’s more important than ever for our content to help guide the industry and our advisory board has been crucial in helping us identify the key challenges and discuss how we can help the industry navigate the current climate.

Meet the advisory board


Mike Seaman, CEO, Racoon Events

Ruth Carter, CEO, Red Fox Advisory

Naomi Barton, Group Director, iGB global series, Clarion

Ed Tranter, MD, 73 Media

Alison Jackson, Managing Director, Nineteen Group

Kate Chambers, Managing Director, Clarion Gaming

Alice McGregor, Head of Marketing, Technology for Marketing and Tech week, CloserStill Media

Jessica Ansell, Marketing Director, Informa

Colin Williams, Head of Marketing, Easyfairs

Miriam Sigler, Director, Ways and Means


Jon Kelly, Managing Director, Meet & Potato

Paul Stoddart, Managing Director UK, Ireland and Benelux, CWT Meetings & Events

Lizzy Eaton, Director, Oddity Events

Anthony Coyle-Dowling, formerly BCD


Kathryn JS Rider, Senior Events Manager, Grant Thornton UK

Chloe Goddard, Event Manager, Halifax

Jas Myton, Event Manager at Wowcher

Tina Moynihan, Events Producer, Guardian News & Media