BAEM and BALM students receive numerous industry talks this week

This week there is a high number of guest lectures and talks being offered for Events Management and Leisure Marketing students.

As part of the careers forum on Wednesday 21st will be exhibiting or giving industry talks:

Stephen Lawrence is Managing Director of specialist London based event management division, Ultimate Experience of Concerto Group.  Concerto Group currently employs a number of ST grads, level H students, and placement students with aims of recruiting more

Specialising in summer and Christmas events in iconic locations, Ultimate Experience are a dynamic, creative and innovative business who provide great experience for university placements.

The Concerto Group is one of the UK’s leading event services companies.  A £30 million + business with seven offices and employing over 120 full time staff, the Group comprises of 16 brands that provide event management, venues, catering and event services.


John Fisher – Managing Director of FMI Group who is currently employing a BAEM grad and BAEM placement student.

From first-class creative branding to arresting on and offline marketing campaigns, impactful live events to targeted incentive programmes, FMI group of experienced communications and events teams develop great ideas that drive better results.


Rees Hitchcock  – Current Brand and Delivery Manager for Beatwax Agency, worked on event campaigns for: Disney, Warner Bros, Twentieth Century Fox, H&M, Virgin Media, Sony, Häagen-Daz’s and Nissan and is also a BAEM graduate.

In addition to the industry presence at the Careers Forum, Level C and Level H students are both receiving guest lectures this week:

Jon Weaver the Marketing and Events Manager for the Air Festival will be giving Level C students a guest lecture on Tuesday.

The Level H students will be receiving a guest lecture from Sue Potton, International Events Consultant and former Account Director with George P Johnson experiential marketing agency (event campaign clients include:  Mini Cooper, Blackberry, London 2012, Toyota, etc).

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