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Chris Powell is Director of The Event Expert. He specialises in helping individuals and teams design, plan and deliver their own high-quality event experiences. Chris has been designing, planning and delivering events for the past 20+ years. He has been a local authority events manager and events director of a range of events and festivals, as well as helping a variety of organisations to deliver their events – as a freelance events manager and coach.

For the past 16 years, he has been delivering in-house, bespoke event management courses and coaching programmes covering all types of public and business events. His clients range from first-time event planners to experienced event professionals and include major corporates, local authorities, UK and European training companies, and a variety of marketing agencies and individuals.

Examples of clients worked for:

Dior, Casio, Sue Ryder Care, PepsiCo, Teenage Cancer Trust, IFE / Abilways (Brussels), Council of Europe, NATO, Heineken, IGS Paris, Hemsley Fraser, Greenwell Conference Centre (Austria), MTV, Visit Essex, Skanska, Sharjah Tourism & Development Authority (Saudi Arabia).

Areas of expertise

Event organisation and management



  • How to organise successful events – a practical, step-by-step guide to planning successful public events. Available as a Kindle book
  • How to deliver outstanding corporate events – a practical, step-by-step guide to designing, planning and delivering successful corporate events. Available on www.Lulu.com
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