Director Business Development & Event Strategy EMEA
As the Director of Events & Marketing for EMEA I am responsible for the planning, coordination, and execution of all internal and external events that relates to our 43 countries in EMEA, ensuring that they support our business development and client engagement goals. Working hand in hand with our EMEA Head of Marketing, Communications & Business Development and our Business Teams, I create the vision for the events, ensuring they fit into the overal strategy and goals for the region and the teams. I manage the Marketing budgets and work closely with the Business Teams to set their stratetgy and support their initiatives.
I began working for Colliers in 2008, assisting with establishing a new European Colliers University camp in EMEA. In 2010 I joined the new EMEA team, and began exceuting events for Colliers EMEA as a whole. I have continued to work with the EMEA team to create a more coordinated approach to the events in the region, creating a platform for our people to focus on business. In conjunction with our regional EMEA goals and the global rebrand in 2010, I assisted our 37 countries at the time to work together as a more united, cohesive unit. In 2016 I became Director of Events and Marketing, and expanded my role along with our coverage to 42 countries, to include more of a focus on business development.
Received the EMEA Service Excellence Award in 2013 and the Spirit of Colliers Award in 2017.
Successfully executed the following tradeshows, achieving an NPS score of 8 or higher for all:
Have assisted with the planning and execution of internal meetings for Global, EMEA and the CEE region, ranging from team meetings to board meetings to client events..
Supported the REMS & Industrial & Logistics teams in moving towards a more cohesive unit, with a focus on business development.
Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Victoria, BC, Canada
Masters in Mass Communications from the University of Leicester, UK
From Craig Robbins, Chief Knowledge Officer, Colliers International, July 2013 -
"I can't remember camp ever running smoother. Given that we had a new curriculum, new trainers, new offices, new coaches and senior picky participants, I am absolutely amazed at your ability to make it all look effortless... CAMP has truly gone to the next level, and you're a huge reason why. Thank you for all the hard work, and I'm really happy to team with you."
From Viktoria Kitsik, Colliers Estonia office, June 2013
"Estonian Colliers office and me personally would like to thank You for Your valuable time, that You spend for preparing the meeting in Prague. (for retail client Viru). We have been able to give such noble service to our client. Because of colleagues like You, who made this meeting a successful event.
From Hadley Dean, Managing Partner, Colliers Eastern Europe, November 2012
“Thank you so much! You have quickly become the heart and soul of these events.”