MD - Retail, Manufacturing & Engineering
Nicola was promoted to the Divisional Managing Director for the Retail, Manufacturing and Engineering Division in April 2023. Previously Retail Portfolio Director on Spring Fair, Autumn Fair, Moda, and Glee, Nicola takes on the leadership responsibility for Pure London, Scoop, Source Home and Gift, Source Fashion, Source Gardening and the CWIEME and Breakbulk portfolios, with a vision to nurture and maximise the division’s potential, creating even more game-changing impact for our retail, manufacturing and engineering customer communities.
Nicola has over 15 years’ experience in creating high quality customer experiences across events and the retail sector. She has worked at Amazon UK, Ascential PLC, Centaur Media PLC, Immediate Media, and on leading events including RWM, BVE, The Franchise Shows, The Country Living Fairs, MOVE IT, The Cycle Show, The London eBike Festival, Festival of Quilts, The Knitting and Stitching shows, and The Adventure Travel Show.
Passionate about change, Nicola has an established track record working in disruptive markets and empowering others to embrace change for positive outcomes. Developing people and encouraging others to learn new skills is a priority for Nicola, in her work life and personal. She is a true believer that everyone can achieve great things, with focus, and the right support network.