Member’s profile: Nicola Hardaker
Hg3 Conferences Ltd is a company made up of a team of professional individuals, with many years of experience specialising in bespoke event management services, all working closely with our clients to fully understand their target audience and to ensure that all events are delivered on time and well within budget. We build strong relationships with all of our clients, with many events repeated year after year under our expert supervision. Understanding client requirements and subsequently their specific event aims and goals ensures that we can build on our successes, something that is evident in our clients’ testimonials.
Our focus on this customer-based approach ensures that we are always one step ahead, and that we manage events with a flexible and proactive management style. We can respond quickly to the fast-changing workplace environment and understand the need to adapt depending on the specific challenges that we are faced with. We pride ourselves on being a straight-talking company; we keep to deadlines and ensure that we communicate with our clients on an on-going basis. Our aim is to ensure that the client receives a value for money service without compromising on the end result.
We provide a well-rounded event management service, and our clients can pick and choose which services they would like us to deliver from a full event management to tailored and bespoke packages to suit specific client needs. Our aim is to be completely adaptable and flexible, providing as little or as much support as is needed.
Our PCO services include:
- Full conference and event management
- Venue and accommodation finding
- Online delegate registrations
- Online abstract processing and abstract management
- Conference and event website design and management
- Event sponsorship and exhibitions
- Design, print and production of event documentation
- Full programme management
- Speaker liaison
- Financial management
- Event logistics and on-site management
- Social and networking events
- Full post event analysis
- Full membership services
Nicola started her career in the medical sector with a large in-house nursing association working as part of their membership and conference events team, providing membership services to over 7,000 members and delivering an annual conference for over 2,000 delegates. Prior to establishing Hg3 Conferences, Nicola worked for a conference and event management agency responsible for membership and events services on behalf of several clients in both the medical and scientific research sectors.
Nicola has a solid understanding of registration, membership and abstract database management as well as financial control within the field of event management and alongside the Hg3 team works hard to produce first class events on time, every time. Calm under pressure with experience of working to tight deadlines, a dependable person who works hard in order to achieve high quality results.
Working from Hg3’s own offices in the beautiful Spa town of Harrogate, Nicola recognises the importance of working alongside all clients to ensure the Hg3 team provides a dedicated and professional service.
Nicola has a business goal of always exceeding clients’ expectations and ensuring all services are delivered within budget and on time.