Louise Thornton from our events team has been shortlisted for the most coveted prize at this years Event Industry Awards: EVENT MANAGER OF THE YEAR! 

Event Specialist Louise graduated in Hospitality Management in 1999 from the University of Central England. Before joining our team, Louise gained wide experience in the Irish hospitality industry working for Irish Distillers, Jurys Hotels, Luttrellstown Castle Resort and Wallace Travel Group, specialising in the US Incentive Travel Market.

She made the move to in 2011 and has been a leading light on the Irish events landscape for us ever since. Her first project with our team was in the role of Lead Event Specialist for Notre Dame ‘A Welcome Home’ weekend where she conceptualised the overall event strategy before planning and managing it to precision execution. With 28,000 travelling supporters from the USA she had her hands full at times. Her success for this event alone is known nationally and internationally, proving she’s right up there with the leading event specialists in Europe.

In line with the company business plan to develop and promote strategic National events, Louise is currently lead on Cork’s flagship Gathering Event, Cork Rebel Week which takes place in October 2013 on behalf of Cork County Council, Cork City Council and Failte Ireland.

The awards are now open to public voting, on behalf of our entire team, we would greatly appreciate your support for Louise. To vote for her please click here. 

Louise voted as Event Manager of the Year follows the news that is shortlisted for BEST EVENT MANAGEMENT COMPANY + BEST SPORT EVENT for the same awards ceremony, the Event Industry Awards, which take place on 27th June.

The Round Room at the Mansion House, a venue managed by our venue management team in Dublin, has also been shortlisted for BEST PURPOSE BUILT EVENT VENUE + BEST IN HOUSE EVENT TEAM.

Collectively, we are proud to have been shortlisted for all five categories in these presitigious awards.