As Hospitality Professionals, we
know the challenges first hand
Eventopedia Media combines hospitality industry professionals with expert media and technology professionals to deliver a range of market-leading video and digital marketing solutions.
Toby Heelis, CEO
Toby has spent the last 20 years leading the meeting and events industry operating and marketing event venues. As cofounder of Pressfirst.com and City Golf Clubs, Toby developed his passion for technology, hospitality and digital marketing.
Toby has refined his experiences at the leading large event venue in London, The Brewery, as Marketing Director. Toby is passionate about improving the industry and was the Partnerships Director at the International Live Events Association having been the marketing director.
An Executive MBA graduate of Hult International Business School in London, Alan has spent the last 15 years in senior operational, commercial, supply chain & procurement roles within leading EMEA event agencies, Zibrant and Grass Roots. He has served on multiple hotel advisory boards in addition to the executive boards of leading UK event industry trade associations HBAA and Eventia (now EVCOM), providing a deep understanding of the events industry and an invaluable network of trusted suppliers.
Alan is passionate about modern-technologies enabling the events industry to increase value, eradicate waste and improve business conversion.
Alan Newton, COO
Pete Davies, Creative Director
Pete is a video content strategist, Creative Director at Eventopedia and founder CEO of connective media studio NavMotion.
Pete forged an 18 year career at the BBC as a studio director of prime time shows before becoming a producer and executive of a range of innovative transmedia broadcast formats. In 2005 he won a BAFTA and was International Emmy Level Up for the BBC.
In 2013 Pete launched NavMotion, an interactive video production studio designed to give clients world class creative content and video strategy under a single roof. NavMotion clients include international fashion retailers Arcadia Group, national children s charity Coram, and the NHS.
In January 2015 Pete was a Co-Founder of Eventopedia Media. The team work with leading global clients to deliver connective experiences to customers through navigable video and detailed data analytics.
Pete is passionate about how film and video can and should evolve creatively to inspire audiences using new ways to tell stories. His approach is to develop creative formats in harness with new technologies making moving image experiences that are personalised, connective and able to carry richer in-video features.
Claire is a specialist hospitality industry marketing professional. Claire is growing the Eventopedia community through various digital channels by creating engaging content that is designed to educate, entertain and intrigue. Claire looks after our clients, distribution and compiling data.
Claire MacMarquis, Brand Storyteller - Europe
James is the Founder & CEO of ideafather and Leanbinary. He is also Non-Executive Director of MindSauce, and is an advisor to a number of private companies. James was a pioneering CTO for London digital agencies (Dare, VCCP, Iris Worldwide) and broke new ground in driving the use of digital as a viable channel for business including Unilever, Barclays, Sony Ericsson, Shell.