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Matt Benyon

Matt Benyon

Group CEO, Easyfairs

Matt Benyon was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Easyfairs Group on 1 September 2022. 

He joined Easyfairs in 2009 as CEO, Easyfairs UK, and very soon extended his responsibilities to become CEO, UK and Global (UKG), responsible for Algeria, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain and the UK. Benyon has also managed the Group’s events in the US, China and the United Arab Emirates. Benyon has been involved in numerous acquisitions for the Group and their successful integration. He has driven revenues and EBITDA growth year-on-year through a combination of smart cost management and a clear focus on serving Easyfairs visitor and exhibitor communities. 

Benyon joined Easyfairs from Expomedia Group, where he was responsible for the UK and Indian exhibition businesses on a day-to-day basis as well as fulfilling a Group Exhibitions Director role. He previously worked for 12 years with the Montgomery Group as Managing Director for Montgomery International, where he was responsible for running events in many countries including Hungary, India, Poland, Russia and South Africa. He was also responsible for Montgomery’s international agency division. 

Benyon studied at the Berlin School of Economics and Law, where he graduated with a degree in international business. He went on to work in the marketing and advertising team at Robert Bosch GmbH before returning to the UK to kick-start his career in events in 1996.

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