Mary Cole is the Managing Director of Whitespace Group, an award-winning full service, exhibition stand design and build company. Mary has worked in the events industry for over 20 years and is one the founders of Whitespace Group. Mary is passionate about the environment and committed to operating sustainably, ensuring all modular systems are recycled and no factory waste goes to landfill. Mary's commitment to sustainability is proven with the IS0 14000 accreditation awarded to Whitespace Group, showcasing a successful environmental management system in place. Mary is one of a small number of female owners of a contracting business and a proud member of Women in Exhibitions.