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Lauren has 15 years’ experience in the exhibition and conference industry and brings an excellent track record of launching, managing and delivering large-scale B2B projects, to her position as Events Manager at FESPA.
Her career started in London in a sales/ project management roles for some of the big players in the events industry including Informa IIR, Montgomery International and Tarsus Group. In 2011 she moved to Brighton and into a logistics capacity at Smarter Shows; she was responsible for the operational delivery and speaker liaison activities for their entire global portfolio of conferences, before adding tradeshow operations to her skill-set towards the end of her tenure.
Lauren has delivered events in a variety of sectors during her career, including transport, food & drink, technology, manufacturing and financial services. At FESPA she’ll be overseeing a variety of key features including World Wrap Masters, FESPA Trend Theatre, Sportswear Pro Trend Theatre and the Global Summit. Onsite at an event is her natural habitat and where she’s at her happiest.
When she’s not delivering events, Lauren likes to box, lift heavy things at the gym, compete in mud runs and generally spend as much time as possible outdoors.
Marta has over 10 years’ experience working in the marketing and communications sector and has worked on logistics for internal events and conferences across many UK and International offices. Externally, Marta was involved in the organisation of big international festivals, sports competitions and managed exhibition stands.
Marta speaks Bulgarian, English and is fluent in Bulgarian and International sign language.
Marta joined FESPA as Operations Executive in 2019 and manages the show floor plans, exhibitor manual, build-up and break down queries. She is also responsible for the organization and the management of special projects related to the exhibition; social events, theatres, workshops and features.
Marta loves travelling and learning about different cultures. In her spare time, she likes to explore and raise awareness about emotional intelligence, mindfulness and the benefits of behavioural psychology.
Simona has 12 years' experience in international marketing within the B2B exhibitions industry.
Coming from a varied industry background (ranging from diesel and gas engine manufacturers, to international building and interiors events, and now wide-format print industry). Simona is keen to continue to learn and build on her knowledge wherever she can.
Simona is currently responsible for the day-to-day delivery of all marketing activities at FESPA, supporting the Head of Marketing to meet strategic objectives and managing the marketing team at FESPA’s head office in the UK.
In her private life, Simona’s big passion lies with food, music, running and spending time with her family.
Romana has recently graduated from Kingston university with a master’s degree in Curating Contemporary Design. She is looking to learn about the exhibition operations sector within FESPA.
In her spare time Romana loves to spend time with her family and loved ones, travel and explore.
Lynda is a creative and analytical marketer with over 12 years’ experience in b2b exhibitions and events. A devoted member of the FESPA team, she shares great enthusiasm for the printing industry and sharing the power of print to the wider visual communications industry through exhibitions across the globe.
A CIM Marketing graduate, Lynda began her marketing career in the legal arena, before moving swiftly into campaign and event marketing where she applied her creative and analytical skills to deliver award winning marketing campaigns.
Lynda is well known for her passion for sports, including mountain biking, running and hiking with her Vizsla. During her downtime she is an enthusiastic baker, sharing treats with her colleagues.
Emma joined FESPA in 2012 to help shape the ‘Profit for Purpose’ programme, by working closely with our national Associations all over the world.
Emma has over 25 years of experience of liaising with associations and delegations from a variety of cultures and languages and has worked in Brussels for 20 years. While English is her mother tongue, Emma regularly gives presentations to audiences in English, French, Spanish and German.
Emma loves to travel and her latest hobby is playing table tennis.
Roxana is an experienced member of the team, having been with FESPA for over 10 years. She speaks fluent Spanish, French and English. Roxana has an Accountancy and Economics degree and is currently studying towards a CIMA qualification. Prior to her role at Fespa, Roxana’s professional career has included a similar accounts-based position at Callaway Golf and credit control with American Express in both Brighton and Paris.
Roxana enjoys reading, painting and gardening in her spare time.
Sara has over 15 years’ experience in Sales having worked in recruitment and exhibitions prior to joining FESPA in 2011. Sara works across the global portfolio of exhibitions that are delivered by FESPA, particularly focusing on the European shows and the European Sign Expo of which Sara headed up, along with the then Marketing Manager, the launch of the show in London 2013. She has since been instrumental in its’ year on year growth.
Before sales, Sara had a long career in the aviation industry, working long haul with Virgin Atlantic and towards the end of her career, Air New Zealand, as both a Supervisor and Instructor. Since leaving flying, Sara has been able to draw on her experience and continues to have a great passion for the delivery of the excellent customer service and the high level of standards that FESPA is renowned for.
In her spare time, needless to say, she still loves to travel and spend time with family and friends.
Leighona has over 11 years of marketing experience which includes 7 years at FESPA, delivering international marketing campaigns in Mexico, South Africa, Turkey, Thailand and Europe. With a varied marketing and exhibitions background, Leighona is keen to develop her skills and further her knowledge where she can, especially within the print sector.
Currently responsible for the day-to-day delivery of all marketing activities for multiple FESPA exhibitions and events, supporting the team, Senior Marketing Manager and Head of Marketing to continue to meet strategic objectives and deliver world class exhibitions and events for the industry.
In her private life, Leighona enjoys socialising with friends, spending time with family, travelling and all things unicorns and princesses.
President of FESPA from 2010 to 2013 Gyorgy joined the FESPA Board in 1996, following the foundation of the Hungarian Screen Printers Association in 1992, of which he is President. He represents the countries of Eastern Europe and is active on the FESPA Projects Committee. Since 2000, he has been general director of sign making machine manufacturer Vasco Hungary kft and in 2013 was given the “For the Hungarian Printers” award by the Federation of Hungarian Printers and Paper Makers for his work across the industry.
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