Ashfield Meetings & Events confirms new head of exhibits

Global event management company Ashfield Meetings & Events has confirmed that Liz Harvey is now head of exhibits.

Harvey will head up a dedicated global exhibit team that will operate as an internal department, delivering a specialist services to the agency’s healthcare clients. In the last 12 months the team has delivered over 100 exhibits in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.

Harvery joined Ashfield Meetings & Events in 2006 as a project executive and progressed through the ranks to become an account director. In this time she worked with numerous healthcare and life science organisations at a local, regional and global level.

Global managing director Nicola Burns commented on the move: “The exhibit arm of our business has a growing client base and is an integral part of our full service offering. An increasing number of our clients are looking to rationalise their supply chain across both exhibitions and events and we are uniquely placed to deliver a consolidated approach to healthcare congresses and conventions. We are very excited to have Liz heading up the exhibit team to help expand the global reach of the department, develop our staff and deliver against our clients’ objectives.”

On her appointment, Harvey added: “I am thrilled with my new responsibility within Ashfield. We see exhibits as part of our clients‘ multichannel communication strategy and I look forward to connecting the dots across our services and areas of expertise to add real value to our clients‘ activity. In the short time I have been in the role I have had the opportunity to attend a number of our recent exhibition builds and seen first-hand what a wonderfully talented team we have. In the same time we have had significant business wins and I am currently recruiting additional staff to position us optimally for future growth.”

Martin Fullard


Martin Fullard

Martin Fullard: journalist, presenter, producer. Martin is the Deputy Editor at Conference News and Conference & Meetings World magazines. He leads the digital channels on Mash Media’s Conference Division as well as heading up Mash TV. He is formerly a web editor at a national newspaper in the Middle East and motoring journalist.

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