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Simon Burton

Simon Burton

CEO, Exposure Communications

Simon Burton is an entrepreneur whose journey is as eclectic as it is impactful. He's launched, scaled, and sold several event businesses, earning both the sweet taste of victory and the humbling scars of not victory. He marches to the beat of his own drum, embracing an iconoclastic approach to business that's as unconventional as it is effective.
Simon specializes in events that bridge various sectors, including sports, entrepreneurship, and charity. Simon was a co-founder and animating spirit on several trade shows including Exhibiting Show and Energy Solution Expo as well as notable awards campaigns including the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, Football Business Awards, and Charity Film Awards.
These ventures were more than business opportunities; they were platforms for storytelling, a passion that Simon weaves into all his endeavours. Whether it's celebrating entrepreneurship's diverse facets or uniting the business and sporting worlds, his projects convey compelling narratives that engage, inspire and make a positive difference.
Simon embodies the multifaceted nature of modern entrepreneurship. He's a man who blends intellect with empathy, business savvy with cultural awareness, all while taking time to enjoy the finer things in life—be it watching his beloved Arsenal, gaming on his PS5, writing his first novel, walking in the countryside or listening to classic rock. Simon is as approachable as he is sharp.
In summary, Simon Burton is not just an entrepreneur; he's a storyteller, a strategist, and fire-starter. With a foot in multiple worlds and a penchant for the unconventional, Simon personifies the evolving landscape of modern entrepreneurship. He embodies a blend of wit, wisdom, and eccentricity, making him a compelling figure in any field he ventures into.



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