GCN Talent is the talent acquisition partner of choice for senior-level candidates and clients within the conference, exhibition and live events industries worldwide.
Run by two former industry practitioners from the B2B conference and exhibition industries with over 40 years’ worth of combined experience, we provide an effective and efficient recruitment service offering expert consultation, in-depth sector knowledge and an unrivalled network of senior-level contacts.
GCN Talent is the recruitment arm of the Global Conference Network which was established to provide quality information, events and services for the global conference and live events industries. As part of the Global Conference Network, we are positioned right at the heart of the industry and are therefore able to introduce you to clients and candidates that would be traditionally hard to reach.
You can meet our team below and find out more about how we can help you with your job search or hiring needs.
Katharine has 20 years’ experience in exhibitions and publishing sales. Starting her career at the Guardian Media Group selling classified advertising, she moved on to live events joining Penton/Ithaca Media where she became a Show Director after 5 years, following UBM’s acquisition of Ithaca. For the 5 years prior to joining GCN Talent, Katharine ran her own headhunting operation, 2BZ Ltd, and has built an extensive and strong network of contacts throughout her career.
Kevin has been involved with the conference and exhibitions sector since 1994, working in content production and management with a variety of companies including IIR/Informa, Emap, and DMG, before establishing Media Types, his own recruitment business serving the industry in 2001. Prior to co-founding GCN Talent with the Global Conference Network, Kevin was Head of Global Recruitment and Talent Management at UBM (Conferences).
Rebecca looks after the marketing at GCN Talent, from our social media through to the production of our industry white papers and guides. Initially beginning her career in financial recruitment as an office manager, she quickly moved into recruitment marketing, helping to build networks and spread brand messages and opportunities. Rebecca has also worked in events marketing which gave her an in-depth insight into what makes the events industry tick – both in terms of the events themselves and the people behind them.