Kathleen Warden has been promoted to Head of Association Sales at the Scottish Exhibition + Conference Centre (SECC).
The move follows the departure of Robin Miller from conference sales and comes as part of a restructure of the sales department as the venue continues to deliver the very best service for new and returning customers.
Warden had several years’ experience working in destination sales, both in the UK and overseas, before joining the SECC in 2000. Her previous roles at thevenue include sales manager in both the UK and international association conference market. Here she has been involved in the SECC’s establishment as one of Europe’s foremost association venues.
“Kathleen was heavily involved in the role out of The Glasgow Model to the sector and has the right strengths of market knowledge and experience,” comments Ben Goedegebuure, Sales Director of the SECC. “As a venue we need to continue to show innovation and we’ve moved the sales team around to make sure we continue to provide exceptional expertise in all the sectors we operate in.’“Association sales is about working in partnership with customers, and I believe the SECC’s investment in its long term relationships has been key to our success,” comments Warden. “This is an area I’m keen to develop so we can continue to bring in major events to Glasgow.”