Young Leaders Spotlight: Ellie Frowd

Susie HarwoodBlog

We continue our SITE GB Young Leaders spotlight series with an interview with Ellie Frowd, who was recently promoted to Event Manager at incentive agency Ulterior Events. Ellie, who studied Events Management in Manchester, gives the lowdown on her first experience of leading an incentive in Mykonos this year, shares the destinations that are most popular with clients right now, … Read More

Young Leaders Spotlight: Justin Lear

Susie HarwoodBlog

Our next SITE GB Young Leader in the spotlight is Justin Lear, senior account manager at DMC 2B UK Ltd. Justin “fell” into the events industry, and didn’t even know what a DMC was when he took on some freelance work at 2B UK fresh after graduating. But he hasn’t looked back since and loves the day to day variety … Read More

Young Leaders Spotlight: Odette Peel

Susie HarwoodBlog

We continue our SITE GB Young Leaders spotlight series, with an interview with Odette Peel, founder & director of ODP Travel, a boutique luxury travel and event management agency with a social purpose at its core. Prior to setting up her own business, Odette worked at a several agencies including Quintessentially and WRG Live and is passionate about using travel as a … Read More

Young Leaders Spotlight: Ashton Kelly

Susie HarwoodBlog

Next up in our SITE GB Young Leaders spotlight series, we meet Ashton Kelly, Head of Group & Corporate Sales at Rosewood London. Despite studying law, Ashton’s passion lay in hospitality, and she’s gained experience working for several leading brands, particularly in luxury hotel sales. A certified incentive professional, she has been working with Rosewood London for more than five … Read More

Member spotlight: Charla Forinton, Rocco Forte Hotels

Susie HarwoodBlog

Charla Forinton’s career has been luxury all the way. After studying hotel management in New Hampshire USA, she started her career with Venice Simpson Orient-Express on the trains side, moved to Starwood when the brand was first launched and then to Four Seasons Hotels. “After five fab years heading up the regional sales team, I decided to leave London, had … Read More

SITE GB President calls for all event professionals to get double jabbed

Chris ParnhamBlog

For generations, international travel has been enjoyed by many, and has always had several rules and measures in place, to keep us all safe. Passports keep tabs on us all, and make sure that those who pose a threat to our safety have their movements restricted or monitored. They also make sure we enjoy freedoms in the territories where these … Read More

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Our president talks pandemics and positives

Susie HarwoodBlog

Our 2020 president Elliott Grant reflects on how the association has had to adapt during lockdown, goals for 2020, and what incentive travel might look like in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis… You started your tenure as SITE president under very different circumstances back in January before everything changed. How have your plans and objectives for the chapter had … Read More