Ashfield awards prize to Leeds Met Student of the Year

Event management agency Ashfield Meetings & Events has continued to support the winner of the Leeds Metropolitan University Student of the Year award, by presenting Laura Keenan with a travel bursary following her graduation ceremony.

Keenan achieved a first class honours degree in Events Management and has accepted a position as Project Executive at Ashfield Meetings & Events.

“We are delighted that we are able to recognise talented graduates such as Laura who has clearly excelled in her degree,” said Luke Flett, Head of Sales and Marketing at Ashfield Meetings & Events. “We are even more delighted that she will be taking up a position with our agency, as we have no doubt she will be an asset to both our business and sector.

“We have worked hard to develop strong working relationships with academic institutions offering event management courses over the years as education, training and continued development is important to our organisation. Anything that encourages and facilitates networking between industry practitioners, lecturers and the student community can only be for the greater good of the industry,” Flett added.

Keenan, said: “I am looking forward to immersing myself in the industry. I am eager to be thrown in at the deep end and gain first hand experience of the event world.”

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Paul Colston


Paul Colston

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