ABOUT YOUNG LEADERS

 

The SITE Young Leaders Program provides education and networking opportunities that appeal directly to SITE members who are new to the incentive travel industry. The mission: to create a strong group of individuals who will become leaders in SITE, their local SITE Chapters and the greater industry.

SITE members who are industry professionals aged 35 or younger, or have less than 5 years of experience, are encouraged to participate in the SITE Young Leaders Program.

SITE Young Leaders 2020

Kate Benzine

Kate BENZINE

Business Dev Manager, Spectra DMC

Favourite travel destination: 

London, it is one of the most exciting cities in the world! 

Fun Fact: 

I speak three languages

Ruth Bennett

Ruth Bennett

Senior Account Manager, European MICE, NYC & CO

Favourite Travel Destination:

Ibiza - beaches, yoga, sun & music!

Fun Fact:

I am part of the Guinness World Record for the largest simultaneous mortar board toss

Max Simpkins

Max Simpkins

MICE Sales Manager, Shangri-La At The Shard

Favourite Travel Destination:

South Korea, Seoul! THE FOOD!!

Fun Fact:

So far I have lived in six countries.

ClaireDowd

Claire Dowd

Director & Owner, X Events

Favourite Travel Destination:

Miami – the sun, the food, the nightlife!

Fun Fact:

I am a qualified ear piercer! 

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Francesca Venturi

Senior Project Manager, Clive

Favourite Travel Destination:

Japan, or anywhere I can snowboard

Fun Fact:

I have driven on the Top Gear track in my beaten up Renault Clio

Julia Mastrogiannaki

Julia Mastrogiannaki

Director of Group & Event Sales, The Savoy

Favourite Travel Destination:

Greece, for it's authentic hospitality and fantastic food

Fun Fact:

In my spare time I teach Argentine tango.

Nicole Lopez

Nicole Lopez

Sales Executive, Four Seasons Hotel, UK

Favourite Travel Destination:

Bali for the sunshine, beaches & culture.

Fun Fact:

Always up for playing a board game.

Thinking about joining site?

If you are working within the incentive travel industry and would like to progress your career, build your network and improve your industry knowledge, then joining SITE could be a great decision for you.