Show Director & Marketing Manager
Clare joined Story Events as Marketing Manager after gaining 5 years experience marketing large scale B2B international exhibitions for the building & interior industry at ITE Group plc. She is delighted to be now working for Story and relishes the opportunity to let her creativity loose on these special and unique events.
Favourite Christmas Song: Shakin’ Stevens, Merry Christmas Everyone is without a doubt my favourite. I love the sentiment behind the song and it never fails to make me feel all festive!
Perfect Winter’s Day: Going for a walk in the countryside on a a crisp day when the sky is blue and the sun is shining. snuggling up on the sofa with my family watching Christmas films, in particular ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ ….I mean who doesn’t believe in Santa!
Favourite Christmas Food: Sausages wrapped in bacon! I don’t know why these aren’t a part of roast dinner’s all year round, they are absolutely delicious and I wait all year for this little taste of heaven!
Favourite Aspect of the Show: I love the creativity, fun and love that is poured into this show from the events team – it’s no normal exhibition which makes it an absolute joy to be a part of.
Business Development Manager
Ellie joined Story Events as Business Development Manager after working on B2B Construction events at UBM for just over three years. She is really excited to be working on the Christmas and Summer exhibitions working closely with the VSL team and getting stuck in!
Favourite Christmas Song: George Michael, Last Christmas
Perfect Winter’s Day: Walking through the countryside wrapped up in a big jacket before heading back home to snuggle up in front of the fire.
Favourite Christmas Food: Pigs in Blankets
Favourite Aspect of the Show: Meeting all of our exhibitors who have worked really hard to pull their amazing stands together. Everyone has a soft spot for Christmas, so getting to bring it forward with the industry is a great experience.
Gemma joined Story in November so is the newest recruit to the Operations team who organise and deliver all of the events on the bespoke side of the business. Gemma is in charge of making the Shows happen and keeping Lord Crispin and Lady Skye in check! Gemma has a background in costume design, charity and events so is really loving the Storybook theme at LCPS this year!
Favourite Christmas Song: ‘The Snowman: Walking in the Air’
Perfect Winter’s Day: Wrapped up in a blanket, with a mug of spiced winter tea by a roaring fire singing carols with all my friends.
Favourite Christmas Food: Mulled wine and a Christmas cheese board!
Favourite Aspect of the Show: Meeting all the exhibitors on the first day!