Linda Nevins T/A NEVENTS

Member since 30th Jun 2020

Freelance Event Director / Site Manager / Producer / Project Manager / Showcaller and more... Originally from Northern Ireland, now London based, but prepared to travel/work just about anywhere. I love a challenge, and won't let anything beat me!

With 25+ years project management experience, I started out in the music industry and have since diversified - building up an extensive portfolio and broad client/supplier base.

Specialism: **Event Management and Production (Live/Experiential/On-line/Hybrid events)
- special/experiential events
- large-scale sporting/public events and festivals
- capital project official openings
- concerts (all music genres)
- film premieres
- product launches
- gala award ceremonies
- corporate hospitality programmes
- familiarisation trips
- exhibitions
- conferences
- stakeholder engagement
- business seminars

Whether at pre-planning stage or on-site, services include:
- Consultancy - Event/Marcomms Strategic Planning
- Concept/creative development
- Project scoping/planning
- Financial management/budget control and reporting
- Full production management (scheduling, operational plans etc)
- Procurement and management of 3rd party suppliers (venue, F&B, AV, sound/lighting, special effects, stage/set, dressing, security, marketing etc)
- Stage management/show calling
- People management (stakeholders [public, private & community] talent, VIP, speakers, event team/runners, volunteers etc)
- Logistics and site management (travel, accommodation, delivery schedules, road closures, utilities, waste management/site cleansing, crowd control/flow, permits/licences etc)
- Database management/registration services
- Health & safety/risk assessment (site services, first aid, insurance etc)
- Sourcing and securing sponsorship/funding

Happy to work in-house or collaboratively with other like-minded individuals/agencies to develop added value solutions for larger-scale projects/pitches.

Project Listing:

2020 Projects
- Creative Circle Awards On-Line, with OrangeDoor
- The Big Bang Fair & Competition - The NEC, with EngineeringUK (+2018/17/16)
- BETT - ExCel, London, with Aztec UK (+2019/18)

2019 Projects
- 3 / Samsung The Connected Restaurant - Dublin/NYC, with Unit9 Films (+2018 Dublin/Sydney)
- Google NEXT – Excel London, with G P Johnson
- Dr. Martens A/W 2020 Launch - EartH London, with TBA plc
- Freshworks Experience Roadshow - Belgium, Sweden and Finland, with GroundSwell Group
- CloudFest London 2019 - 133 Houndsditch, with Smyle/Vonage
- Tech 2019 (Retail Week) - Printworks London, with ATC/Showcase
- Culture Night / Day Belfast, with The Eventor/Cathedral Quarter Trust
- British Land Conference - Printworks London, with Vibration Group
- Fleadh TV, with Gifted Empire Productions for TG4 - Drogheda (+2018, and 2017, Ennis)
- Afro Nation, Portugal, with Proud Events
- Goldwell Colorzone - Printworks London, with Vibration Group
- UK Black Pride, London, with Proud Events
- Consumer LIVE for BT/EE/Plusnet - The NEC, with DRP Group (+2018)
- Game of Thrones Final Episode Banquet - for Thronecast and Sky VIP/Atlantic, with Bam Bam Productions
- Creative Circle Awards - The Troxy, London, with FreemanXP (+2018)
- Privitar Tech Conference - Printworks London, with Vibration Group
- Palo Alto Networks Conference - Printworks London, with Vibration Group
- Samsung Unpacked (S10) Media Preview - Studio Spaces, London, with FAKTOR 3 Live (Germany)
- Wickes Year Beginning Meeting - Royal Armouries, Leeds, with Factory Images (+2018, Liverpool)
- Semper Ardens Employee Awards - Printworks London, with TBA plc
- Carlsberg Conference 2019 - Printworks London, with TBA plc

2018 Projects
- Samhain LIVE - Derry, with Gifted Empire Productions for BBC and TG4
- Just Eat Event - Tobacco Dock, London with Bimlabee Productions (+2017, Printworks)
- Carlsberg Experience - The Roundhouse, London with TBA plc
- Champion of Women - Sheraton Grand Park Lane, with Dovetail Productions
- Dunnhumby LIVE - Celtic Manor, with Aztec UK
- Belfast Summer School of Traditional Music (+2017)
- Castles and Country Tour (Nationwide Open Air Concerts), with Proud Events, London (+2017)
- BT/EE/Plusnet - Press Launch and SLT Event - Tate Modern, London, with DRP Group

2017 Projects

- Huawei Honor Global Product Launch - London, with FreemanXP
- Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games, Turkmenisan, with JL Events/Kofler Gul Zaman
- Grand Fondo Giro D'Italia NI, with Shadetree Sports (+2016/15)

2016 Projects
- Official Opening of Seamus Heaney HomePlace, with Mid Ulster District Council
- IFA Euro Football Squad Announcement & Homecoming Events, with The Eventor
- LIDL Community Events, with The Eventor (+2014/13)

2015 Projects
- 'Nine Nights', with Walk the Plank/ArtsEkta (Manchester/NI)
- Ministry of Science/Minecraft, with CultureTECH (+2014/13)
- Lughnasa International Friel Festival
- Happy Days International Beckett Festival (+2014/13)
- Urban Village Community Events, with Strategic Investment Board (+2013)
- 'The 5th Province' Tour, with Dylan Quinn Dance Theatre

2014 Projects
- Festival of Speed NI, with Supernova Event Management (+2012)
- Giro D'Italia Big Start, with Shadetree Sports (NI/RoI)
- Avaya Corporate Program for the Winter Olympics, with Atlas Events (Moscow)

2013 Projects
- Turner Prize, with City of Culture Company
- ColmVille, Return of Colmcille, with Walk the Plank
- Ceremonial Handover of the Guildhall, with Derry City Council
- NORIBIC/EBN Congress, with The Eventor

2012 Projects
- Conference Zone/Big Finale at The Skills Show, with WorldSkills UK (London/Birmingham)
- Ahold (Netherlands) Business Delegation 4-day Fam Trip, with Linden Foods
- VISA Corporate Hospitality Program for London 2012 Olympic Games, with SportsMark (London)
- Public Opening and Festival Programme, with Titanic Belfast
- Multi-Agency 2-day International Conference, with Skills for Justice
- NI Music Awards (Belfast Music Week / MTV EMAs), with The Eventor

And loads more besides going much further back...