Member’s profile: Orson Francescone
Orson has over 13 years experience in the b2b exhibition and conference industry.
He started his career at financial publisher Euromoney Institutional Investor where over the course of ten years her ran the international large-scale banking and finance conference division before taking over the commodity exhibition business. Moving within the Daily Mail Group Orson ran DMG Event’s London office responsible for some of the world’s largest and most profitable b2b shows, including Gastech, the leading energy show attracting over 700 exhibitors and 30,000 visitors.
In 2017 Orson took on the newly created role of Director of Events at Haymarket Media Group where he heads all of the group’s brand events, amongst which Campaign, PR Week, Haymarket Medical Publishing, Wind Power, Planning, World Architecture News and also Haymarket’s association event division tasked with running events for some of the world’s largest professional members’ associations including CIPD, CIPS and the Royal College of GPs.
Orson is Irish/Italian, a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and enjoys travelling the world to attend classical music concerts and opera performances. He also spends some of his spare time as a volunteer at Wormwood Scrubs prison.