Emirates Old Trafford strengthens team

Emirates Old Trafford has announced the expansion of conferences and events team.

Louise Milne and Dan Whitehead join the team as business development support and business development manager respectively.

Whitehead said: “Joining Emirates old Trafford as Business Development Manager is a fantastic opportunity to join an impressive and successful conference and events team. I have admired Emirates Old Trafford for some time, and having the opportunity to bring my expertise to assist in further developing its success will be extremely rewarding.”

Milne, an events management graduate with experience of working at The Village Hotel Club, Newcastle, and Whitehead, with 13 years of extensive experience, most recently as events manager at Uttoxeter Racecourse for the last six years, will further develop the team’s ability to deliver the iconic and versatile packages that Emirates Old Trafford is renowned for, and will help to provide a dynamic and prestigious setting for all conferences and events.

Milne said: “Having gained experience working as a Meetings & Events Sales Co-ordinator, and graduating with a First Class degree in Events Management, I’m so proud to have been given the opportunity to join Emirates Old Trafford. I am so excited to be part of Manchester’s vibrant event industry and after seeing the remarkable venue in action and meeting the very welcoming events team, I can’t wait to get stuck in!”

Angela Hodson, head of conference and events at Emirates Old Trafford said: “We are all incredibly excited to welcome Louise and Dan to our fantastic team. Both are able to provide our all already established team with an additional wealth of in-depth knowledge of the conference and events industry.

“Our team always strive to deliver consistently high standards for our clients and Louise and Dan will be a huge asset to us in continuing with this high standard. Our clients are looking for spectacular and iconic events and the unique offering of Emirates Old Trafford means we can provide them with the perfect solution that meets all their needs.”

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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