London, UK (July 7, 2021) – Women in Exhibitions, a network dedicated to supporting the continued professional development of women working in exhibitions welcome Clarion Events to their membership programme.
Global event organisers Clarion Events, have officially been announced as the newest members of Women in Exhibitions. The announcement comes after Women in Exhibitions launched their schedule of events and activities for the remainder of the year, which are available exclusively to members. These include a Layered Development Programme which begins in October and focuses on developing event professionals in areas such as influencing, delegation and managing time, networking events and career support. In addition to these member benefits, Women in Exhibitions also announced plans for a series of content and events available for non-members. The full schedule can be viewed here.
Speaking about their membership, Cheryl Busby, HR Director at Clarion Events, stated “We believe that diversity, inclusion and equality are fundamental to making Clarion a successful and vibrant organisation. We are delighted to join Women in Exhibitions UK to support our D&I strategy ‘Diversity Includes Everyone’ and are excited about how we can work together to empower and develop women in Clarion and the Events Industry”.
Lori Hoinkes, Managing Director of Montgomery Events and President of Women in Exhibitions UK Chapter also commented on the membership and said, “Clarion Events is a hugely respected global exhibitions company and we’re delighted that they are joining the ranks of Women in Exhibitions UK. We offer education and professional development, career support, mentoring, networking and more to our UK members, in addition to the chance to be part of the rapidly growing international Women in Exhibitions network.
“Women in Exhibitions is open to all, from individual memberships to some of the world’s biggest exhibitions companies, across the venue, organiser and supplier spectrum. We’re an inclusive organisation with the goal of giving women the tools and the knowledge to thrive throughout their careers in this wonderful industry.”
Women in Exhibitions also committed to supporting the events industry as a whole through a number of initiatives that are available to everyone. The programme is keen to be inclusive at every level and event professionals will have the opportunity to participate in a series of Bite-Size sessions that aim to support the next generation of leaders in the industry. More information can be found here.
To learn more about Women in Exhibitions and how you can become a member visit www.womeninexhibitions.co.uk/become-a-member.