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Pádraic is currently Managing Partner at SoolNua, a boutique marketing consultancy helping destinations, hotels and venues with marketing, strategy and training for the MICE marketplace.
Prior to founding SoolNua, Gilligan was Vice President of Ovation, MCI’s global DMC network and Vice President of Industry Relations at MCI. He has written and spoken all over the world on many aspects of meetings and events, regularly contributing to SITE, MPI, FICP, ICCA , IACC, ADMEI and other industry bodies.
Areas of interest include Workplace Culture, Digital Marketing, Branding and Service Marketing. His interests in these areas and in destinations in general are reflected in his award winning blog which may be accessed on www.padraicino.com. He also blogs regularly on destinations and venues at EventMB.
As a first generation personal computer user since the late 1970s, technology is part of Brandt's DNA. Combine that with a degree in Technical Theatre and a core in Psychology, add in almost 20 years experience in the meetings and events industry, and you get a powerful event technology cocktail.
Brandt has spoken at numerous industry events and seminars all over the world, been published in many industry magazines and websites, and teaches public and private classes on event technology for the Event Leadership Institute. In addition to providing freelance technical production services, he’s also the owner of Event Technology Consulting, an appropriately named meeting and event technology consulting company. More details and contact information at www.brandtkrueger.com
Becki Cross is MD of UK based event management company Events Northern Ltd, established in 2004.
Organising conferences and corporate events is Becki’s passion and she enjoys incorporating event technologies and social media into the mix.
Becki is the Deputy Editor and Contributor to EventMB, her dream job alongside event planning!