• Ashfield Meetings & Events appoints several staff to new roles in midst of merger

     
    POSTED January 24, 2018
     

With over 35 years of experience, Ashfield Meetings & Events is a leader in the industry. The full-service meeting planning and live events agency recently announced they would be merging services with their sister company, SPARK THINKING. While they will still specialize in the healthcare sector, the combination will enhance the company’s ability to meet Ashfield’s growing demand for innovative and experienced event agencies.

New appointments to the Ashfield Meetings & Events team promise to strengthen an already promising group of creative and strategic thinkers.

Suzanne Akers will be leaving her role as Technical Producer to take on the role of Manager, Creative Services. With this promotion, Aker’s will be able to showcase her strategic insights and deep sector understanding.

Liz Harvey (Director, Experiential Events, Ashfield Meetings & Events) commented "Suzanne’s relationships with clients and vendors ensures each project is delivered with the utmost quality and expertise. Her commitment to excellence has proven to clients the value of having a logistics agency and a trusted creative partner under one roof – something that will be strengthened with the creative engine of SPARK THINKING powering us. She gives assurance and certainty that reliable delivery demands, while providing the capability to look at edgier, more exploratory possibilities that generate fresh ideas for our clients.”

Jenny Stankiewicz will be stepping into the open Technical Producer position. Stankiewicz’s duties will include interpreting briefs and delivering on client objectives to produce more meaningful production strategies. Her extensive experience in strategic and environmental branding, event and meeting agenda design and gamification schemes will be a welcome addition to the Ashfield Meetings & Events team.

“Jenny has already become an integral part of the Creative Services Team. Her ingenious ideas support the team’s fresh way of thinking and commitment to a challenger mindset. Ashfield and each of our clients are lucky to have her on the team,” said Harvey.

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