Earls Court and Olympia London appoints Nick Graham as new Head of Sales

15 Apr 2014

Earls Court and Olympia London is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Graham as Head of Sales. Nick leads an experienced sales force managing sales for exhibitions, conferences, live events and entertainment at Earls Court and Olympia venues.

Nick is one of Earls Court and Olympia’s many longstanding and loyal staff, with eleven years’ experience at the company. He takes up his role after four years as Senior Sales Manager and was previously Exhibition Sales Manager at EC&O venues, as it was then known, from 2003 to 2010. Nick’s events career began while studying events management at Swansea where a tour of Wembley Arena sparked his enthusiasm for events. He went on to work at Wembley and at the QEII conference centre and brings a diverse experience to Earls Court and Olympia London.

Nick enjoys cycling in his spare time and raised money for the British Heart Foundation in the 2013 London to Brighton race.

Commenting on his appointment, he said: “I am very excited to be heading the sales team as we focus on future growth of the business. Continued investment will enhance our venue, attracting new clients and ensuring retention of existing ones. I’m confident I have the best team behind me, each an expert in their field, committed and passionate about giving clients the best service and experience.”

Anna Golden, Sales & Commercial Director at Earls Court & Olympia Ltd said: “I am delighted that Nick has accepted the role of Head of Sales. He has demonstrated his passion and enthusiasm for the industry and especially for Earls Court & Olympia over the years. I very much look forward to working with him as the business focuses on the long term future and success of Olympia London.”

“He is an integral member of the team,” she said. “Not only demonstrating his passion and drive for the business but providing us all with his wicked sense of humour on a regular basis!”

Notes to editors

About Olympia London

Olympia London is more than an exhibition venue, conference centre and live-event space. It’s an inspiration. Against a backdrop of grand Victorian architecture, the seven connected spaces inspire engagement and enjoyment.

The recent £30 million redevelopment of Olympia West and Central has provided the venue with new-found flexibility for events of every size, bringing modern facilities and British heritage together.

Olympia London presently operates alongside Earls Court, with shared staff and values. Together our businesses are recognised in the industry for exceptional levels of customer service and support, and our numerous awards are testament to our clients' satisfaction.

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For further information please contact:
Belinda Liversedge, Communications Manager, Earls Court and Olympia
Belinda.liversedge@eco.co.uk / (0)20 7370 8838
www.olympia.co.uk