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28 Apr 2017

Emirates Old Trafford strengthens its Conference and Events Team

Emirates Old Trafford is delighted to announce the expansion of its expertise in conferences and events.

Louise Milne and Dan Whitehead are bringing a wealth of experience to an already strong and high preforming team as Business Development Support and Business Development Manager respectively.

Dan, Business Development Manager said: “Joining Emirates old Trafford as Business Development Manager is a fantastic opportunity to join an impressive and successful conference and events team. I have admired Emirates Old Trafford for some time, and having the opportunity to bring my expertise to assist in further developing its success will be extremely rewarding.”

Louise, an Events Management graduate with experience of working at The Village Hotel Club, Newcastle, and Dan, with 13 years of extensive experience, most recently as Events Manager at Uttoxeter Racecourse for the last six years, will further develop the team’s ability to deliver the iconic and versatile packages that Emirates Old Trafford is renowned for, and will help to provide a dynamic and prestigious setting for all conferences and events.

Mirroring Dan’s sentiment, Louise, Business Development Support said: “Having gained experience working as a Meetings & Events Sales Coordinator, and graduating with a First Class degree in Events Management, I’m so proud to have been given the opportunity to join Emirates Old Trafford. I am so excited to be part of Manchester’s vibrant event industry and after seeing the remarkable venue in action and meeting the very welcoming events team, I can’t wait to get stuck in!”

Angela Hodson, Head of Conference and Events at Emirates Old Trafford said: “We are all incredibly excited to welcome Louise and Dan to our fantastic team. Both are able to provide our all already established team with an additional wealth of in-depth knowledge of the conference and events industry.”

The highly skilled and efficient events team have a wealth of experience in planning conferences and exhibitions for over 1,200 guests, to more intimate meetings of less than ten, taking care of all aspects of planning and organisation.

Hodson added “Our team always strive to deliver consistently high standards for our clients and Louise and Dan will be a huge asset to us in continuing with this high standard. Our clients are looking for spectacular and iconic events and the unique offering of Emirates Old Trafford means we can provide them with the perfect solution that meets all their needs.”

For booking enquiries, please contact the events team on: 0161 282 4020 or email