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Confex announces James Samuel as new event manager

Confex announces James Samuel as new event manager

The UK’s leading event for events organisers, International Confex, has appointed James Samuel, Event Manager.

James arrives at International Confex following ten years of service at Reed Exhibitions, throughout which he held positions in sales, operational functions and Event Management.  James recently worked on the ILTM portfolio and prior to that, EIBTM where he was also involved in the launch of GIBTM in Abu Dhabi and the re-engineering of CIBTM in Beijing.

Embracing the execution of International Confex (06-08 March 2012), James will be responsible for ensuring the success of this three-day event,  delivering not only a great show, but also demonstrating return on investment for the show’s visitors and exhibitors.

“I’ve always had a huge amount of respect for International Confex and there could not be a more exciting time to be joining,” comments James. “We have a great team, a brilliant product, and a world class brand; we also have a collective ambition that can see this show forward into 2012 and beyond.”

Jonny Sullens, Portfolio Director, International Confex, said, “We wanted to bring in someone that had the right balance of experience and who would represent both our visitors and exhibitors.  James has the experience, the foresight, and the energy to take the show forward in line with the Confex vision; he will be a real asset to the team.”


James will begin his new role on Thursday 1st December 2011.

International Confex takes place 6-8 March 2012 at ExCeL London.
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