The International Congress and Convention Association’s UK & Ireland chapter has re-elected Diane Waldron, as chapter chair for a second term and appointed Suzanne Singleton as deputy chair.
Waldron, who is sales and marketing director at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, and Singleton, head of associations at London and Partners, provide a wealth of experience and knowledge from the venue and destination side of the market and of the association industry.
The annual ICCA UK & Ireland Conference are scheduled for March 11 and 12, if not postponed by the coronavirus crisis.
Says Waldron, “ICCA UK & Ireland is one of the organization’s strongest and most forward-thinking chapters. As a chapter we continuously seek to improve and I am excited to see that continue through both Suzanne’s support and our hard-working committee.”
Singleton says, “I feel honored to be appointed in this new role. I am focused on the development of the association and with my experience I truly feel I can make a difference. The ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter is a brilliant organization that shapes the future for international meetings and provides members with a wealth of education, communication channels and networking opportunities.”
Waldron adds, “I am looking forward to the challenges and opportunities ahead, I am in this role at a time when the chapter is stronger than ever. We are all eager to continue this success and create a great platform for all our members.”
The UK & Ireland Chapter’s Executive Committee is made up of:
- Diane Waldron – QEII Centre
- Samantha Shamkh – ExCel London
- Jackie Boughton – Barbican
- Laura Tully – Manchester Central
- Grainne Ni Ghiollagain – SoolNua
- Alex Donaldson – IMEX Group
- John Martinez – Shocklogic
- Julie Watterston – Watterston Associates
- Jamie Ades – VisitBritain
- Laurie Scott – Visit Aberdeen
- Suzanne Singleton – London & Partners
- Kathleen Warden – Scottish Event Campus
For more info, visit www.iccaworld.org/dbs/uk_ireland/