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LAURA WILKINSON

BRINGING METHOD TO THE MADNESS

WHAT I DO

With a critical eye and a methodical manner, I pride myself on possessing the skills and know-how to take your event from brief to execution.  I have a varied catalogue of experience across the events and tourism sector, with the common focus being on experiential, adventure and sporting events.  I am able to provide event management services and logistical delivery support to any type of event, even those that are a little out of the ordinary. 

 

I firmly believe that freelancing should be straight forward for both my clients and myself.  I always approach a task with a creative can-do attitude, an honest appraisal and a chameleon quality, to ensure clients, guests and project stakeholders go away happy and fulfilled.

 

Areas where I am able to provide support:

  • Event and project management

  • Logistical event support

  • Product sourcing and curation

  • Yield and inventory management

  • Supplier liaison (destination management companies and local coordinators)

  • Budget management

  • Management of sales platforms ("shop front")

  • Provision of guest services and support

  • Operational and contingency planning for events in remote and inhospitable locations.

 

Please see the spotlight on some of my most recent projects below:

 
 

KALA & EXPLORATIONS

Transport Manager

This role requires the full and complete management and delivery of the transport services of two festivals, Kala and Explorations, ensuring guests safely arrive from Corfu port to the festival site in Dhërmi, Albania.  This includes advance planning, sourcing of local transport suppliers and ultimately onsite management of transport operations. 

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GOYO TRAVEL

Client Services & Operations

At a glance; My time with Goyo Travel was multifaceted. I looked after total client management and care; from point of enquiry, creative planning of bespoke adventure/experiential trips, sales and invoicing.  I also took a lead in liaising with destination management companies to ensure operational plans were in place for events in the Altai Mountains, one of the most remote parts of the world. 

RISE FESTIVAL

Logistics & Delivery Support

At a glance; I am currently working in a logistical delivery support role for the RISE Festival Team providing a range of solutions across the travel and accommodation aspects of the event.  The role requires a high level of organisation to ensure planning is systematic and will benefit all event stakeholders and attendees.  

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ROYAL NAVY WINTER SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Event Manager

At a glance; I have been involved in the Royal Navy Winter Sports Championships for 8 years and managed it for the last two.  It is an annual sporting event for around 1000 serving and retired Naval and Marine personnel, event sponsors as well as some of the Royal Navy’s highest-ranking officers.    The role is all encompassing and my focus must be across all areas of the event from operational planning and implementation, to delivery, on-site management and follow up. 

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