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The International committee maintains the International Charter and recruits hotels venues and apartment providers outside the UK who seek to work in this market and recognise the importance of adhering to a Charter when doing so.




Committee Chair

Carla Garman, Director

Abstract Events



Committee Member

Emma Williams, Key Account Manager - Travel Partners





Committee Member

James Manford, Director

Successful Events




Committee Member

Gavin Tyzack, Commercial Director - Large Events

NH Hotels




Committee Member

Chris Ellis, M&E Key Account Manager

Accor Hotels



Committee Member

Simon Rigby, Account Development Director – Meetings & Events 

Jurys Inn & Leonardo Hotels UK and Ireland



Committee Member

Chris Carr, Head of International MICE Sales North

Barcelo Hotel Group