Julian has been the MD of Foremarke, the association exhibitions, conferences, and events specialists since 2002. He has over 27 years’ experience in the events industry, much at events director or MD level, and has been responsible for the delivery of some 600 international and national conferences and exhibitions for trade associations, professional associations, membership bodies, international and governmental organisations, and leading charities. Under Julian’s helm Foremarke has been responsible for the sales and organisation of over 470 successful association exhibitions, conferences, and awards. In particular he has considerable experience on the commercial side of association exhibitions and conferences and has a superb track record of launching new events, resurrecting flagging events, and delivering considerable exhibition and sponsorship growth, and improving customer satisfaction for associations.
Julian is particularly interested in the psychology of engagement, and why people meet and buy, and works hard to design innovative events that help maximise the benefits and enjoyment for all participants.
Foremarke specialise in helping associations with all aspects of event management, from exhibition and sponsorship sales, launching new events, to complete conference and exhibition management. Foremarke work with trade associations, membership and not-for-profit organisations, and charities, of all sizes and have successfully delivered over 460 events since 2002.