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19 Oct 2016

Emirates Old Trafford Strengthens Conference and Events Team

EMIRATES OLD TRAFFORD has appointed Tom Gibbs as the venue’s new Event Sales Agent to meet the growing demand of new conference and events business.

Tom arrived at the home of Lancashire County Cricket Club in October from the Manchester Conference Centre and Pendulum Hotel where he has been part of the Conference and Events team for the past two years as a co-ordinator.

Tom will be responsible for handling all reactive enquiries and converting them to bring business to Emirates Old Trafford, and the city, as well as developing and growing already established accounts.

The twenty four-year old joins a ten-strong team of events experts here at Emirates Old Trafford who are led by Head of Conference and Events, Angela Hodson.

Tom Gibbs said “Emirates Old Trafford has such an impressive reputation within Manchester and across the region and I’m delighted to have joined the team. I’m so excited to see what the next few years have in store!”

From planning for over 1,200 guests to more intimate meetings of less than ten the highly skilled and efficient Events Team will ensure clients get the most out of their events, whilst taking care of all the organisational nightmare - leaving everyone free to look forward to their day at Emirates Old Trafford.

Angela Hodson, Head of Conference and Events at Emirates Old Trafford said: “Tom is a great addition to our already established team, his in-depth knowledge of the conference and events business already puts him in good stead”.

Hodson added “Tom’s skills and background will be a huge asset to the team and will ensure that we deliver consistently high standards for our clients. Emirates Old Trafford is about making clients events iconic and providing the perfect solution that meets all their event needs.”

To enquire or to book an event, contact the Events Team on 0161 282 4020 or email