ILEA appoints Toni Griggs as affiliate chair for EMEA

Toni Griggs, sales and marketing manager at agency George P Johnson, has taken over as the International Live Events Association (ILEA) affiliate chair for the EMEA region.

Toni Griggs takes over as ILEA affiliate chair EMEA
Toni Griggs takes over as ILEA affiliate chair EMEA

Griggs assumed the role on 1 July, taking over from James Morgan of Event Tech Lab and University of Westminster.

Griggs was previously operations manager ILEA EMEA before joining George P Johnson in 2014. She was also formerly on the international ILEA marcoms committee as EMEA brand champion.

Her new role will see her take responsibility for the Accelerate conference as well as acting as a representative of ILEA EMEA at international trade shows such as IMEX Frankfurt.

She will also be responsible for ILEA Hong Kong, which has been incorporated into the EMEA region, and the "smooth convergence" of the chapter into the EMEA structure.

In addition, she will cover regional activity expansion across Central Europe and increased visibility and membership growth across all regions, which includes the UK, Middle East, Turkey and Nigeria.

Griggs said: "The EMEA region is seen by ILEA as the new growth hub for the organisation and James has successfully delivered a culturally sensitive business model that has led to penetration into new markets. I intend to continue his work on the growth agenda and create a greater interconnectivity between the EMEA chapters and the International Board of Governors for the future success of the ILEA EMEA region and the organisation as a whole."

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