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The Event Managers Coach

 

Speciality

I help companies and individuals design, plan and deliver their own outstanding events.
I provide a series of bespoke in-house event management training courses
Event Management
20 Years
Exhibitions
10 Years
Health and Safety
20 Years
Chris has been designing, planning and delivering events for the past 20 years. He has been a local authority event manager and director of a range of events, including exhibitions, food and beer festivals, press launches, music, arts and sports events and conferences, as well as a freelance event manager and coach helping a variety of organisations to deliver their events. Chris specialises in providing his clients with a full event management service, from conception to completion and everything in between.

As an event management trainer and lecturer, Chris is engaged by a range of organizations to deliver a variety of event management training courses. He trains and mentors people at all levels, from first-time event organisers and students right through to experienced event professionals.

With some 500 events completed with flying colours and over 2,500 event managers trained, Chris knows a thing or two about how to deliver successful events. His experience covers the full range of corporate events, such as showcase-style events, internal events and milestone events to name just a few. He has handled smaller-scale local events as well as major events with audiences numbering in their thousands. So Chris knows what works – and what works well.

Chris delivers a range of in-house and public open event management courses to first event planners right through experienced event professionals. His courses are designed to give delegates the confidence and skills to design, plan and deliver their own events. They cover business and community events right up to major events and festivals.


Events management experience:

* Major public, sports, arts and music festivals
* Corporate events such as conferences, seminars, exhibitions, dinners
* Voluntary, charitable, civic and community events
* International and regional events


Membership of professional organisations:

National Outdoor Events Association: Fellow of the Institute of Sport and Physical Activity: International Special Events Society: Hampshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry:


Areas of event experience:

* Event design and creation and feasibility
* Planning and promoting events
* Producing and managing events
* Event Management Plans, Event Risk and Fire Assessments
* Site design and site plans
* Contractor selection, management, competency agreements
* On-site event management and coordination
* Programme design and implementation: speaker, act and entertainment    
* Emergency services liaison: Emergency Planning and Medical Services.  
* Crowd management – stewarding, security and staff briefing packs


Examples of organisations worked for:

Dior, Casio, Hockey Wales, PepsiCo, Houlder Limited, Winchester University, Heineken, IGS Paris, Hampshire County Council, GBC Learning, Reed Learning, Greenwell Conference Centre  (Austria) MTV, Council of Europe, Event Management Training Limited, Destination Worcester, Rugby Football Union, Enterprise M3, Skanska, TWA Marketing, various individuals, companies and local authorities.

Expertise Portfolio

Event Management

20 Years

I have been designing, planning and delivering public and corporate events for the past 20 years. All my event management courses are based on what I have been doing for a living which is organising events.

Chris's Training Titles:

Event Management Experience
Event design and creation
Event project Planning and promoting events: on/off line
Producing and managing events
Event Management Plans, Event Risk and Fire Assessments
Site design and site plans
Contractor selection, management, competency agreements
On-site event management and coordination
Programme design and implementation: speaker, act and entertainment
Emergency services liaison: Emergency Planning and Medical Services.
Crowd management – stewarding, security and staff briefing packs

 List all 5 'Event Management' Experts

Exhibitions

10 Years

I have been involved in planning and delivering exhibitions and trade shows for 10 years form concept to completion.

 List all 1 'Exhibitions' Experts

Health and Safety

20 Years

I have been involved in event health and safety policies and procedures for small scale events right up to major events and festivals. I am well versed in writing event risk assessments and Event Management Plans

 List all 2 'Health and Safety' Experts

Chris P.'s Clients

Dior, 
Casio, 
Hockey Wales, 
PepsiCo, 
Houlder Limited, 
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (The Hague), 
Heineken, 
IGS Paris, 
Hampshire County Council, 
GBC Learning, 
Reed Learning, 
Greenwell Conference Centre  (Austria) 
MTV, 
Event Management Training Limited, 
Destination Worcester, 
Rugby Football Union, 
Enterprise M3, 
Skanska, 
Visit Essex 
and various individuals, companies and local authorities.

Personal Details

Name & ID Chris P.Chris Powell, The Event Expert - ID 882
Profile Title The Event Managers Coach
Category Trainers
Travels from United Kingdom - Basingstoke
Citizen of United Kingdom
Gender Male
Age-Group 51 to 55

Good to Know

Languages (fluent) English  English,
Worked in Countries Austria  Bahrain  Netherlands  Qatar  United Kingdom
         
Professional Memberships National Outdoor Events Association
Fellow of the Institute of Sport and Physical Activity
International Special Events Society
Hampshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Hobbies I enjoy keeping fit, the countryside, various sports and love going to events of course!
Availability Globally
Strengths Here are some words and phrase that have been used to describe me taken from recent course evaluation and testimonials are:
Creative, personable, expert, very keen attention to detail, enthusiast, inspiring, passionate, engaging, funny, relaxed, captivating, knowledgeable, meticulous, real can do approach, really really…knows events, practical and generous with his tea and biscuits!

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