Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) have strengthened its sales team with a key appointment.
Charlotte Garvie, joins the AECC team as Sales Manager to actively promote the venue in the global market, maximising opportunities with agents and conference organisers. Charlotte brings a wealth of knowledge with 14 years of events experience including work with a well-known North-east events company and the Convention Bureau.
Past events that Charlotte has had a hand on include the 2007 Free at the Dee open air concert in Aberdeen, Aberdeen’s Hogmanay Street Party from 2004 to 2008, a number of high profile corporate dinners and conferences and pharmaceutical sales conferences hosting 1500 delegates over five days.
Charlotte will have a strong focus on building key relationships in her role at AECC to promote the venue as a destination of choice for events for the conference and corporate market. Having already attended CONFEC Red in Abu Dhabi Charlotte will travel globally promoting AECC attending high profile networking events and this month will travel to Dubai for the Meetings and Incentive Forum.
Sales Manager, Charlotte said, “I am very happy to be joining such a forward thinking and energetic team at a very exciting time. I look forward to building on relationships within the sector and progressing sales enquiries through to conclusion. I look forward to promoting AECC to conference agents throughout the UK and across the world.”
Director of Sales and Marketing, Louise Lonie, Said: “Charlotte is a strong addition to an already outstanding sales and marketing team at AECC. Going forward the global conference market is a large focus for the venue and building and maintaining solid relationships within this market is key.”
This year, AECC is host to high profile conferences including the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade Conference (IIFET), European Health Psychology and SPE Intelligent Energy as well as welcoming some new exhibitions; Dedicated 2 Girls and the Granite City Brick Show. Last year saw the venue awarded with the Northern Star Business Award for Excellence in Health and Safety and became the first and only conference and events venue in Scotland to be ISO 20121 certified for Event Sustainability.