About


Experts in event solutions, from health and safety and ticketing through to the management of the full event production, with integrity and experience.

Essential Event Management has 40 years of solid experience in managing all aspects of events with an ethical approach in all we do. With the experience gained from running our own national events as well as a wide range of events for many other organisations, we understand the expectations of delegates and the diverse needs event organisers have.

Through our relationship with you and our ethical approach, we provide custom-made solutions to deliver events with excellence, with a proven track record.

We can deliver all elements of the event, from single aspects of the event through to the whole event management. We can also work in conjunction with your own in-house expertise and team.

We provide a complete package of services, so we can facilitate your event from inception to delivery. No event is too large or too small for our dedicated team.

We deliver:

  • Delegate management and registration
  • Delegate engagement and interaction systems
  • Venue sourcing, management and liaison
  • Health and Safety planning and advice
  • Creative input
  • Event administration
  • Project management
  • Site management
  • Programme management
  • Event logistics
  • Accommodation management
  • Technical Management
  • Conference recording and duplication packages

Our Team


We have a number of event specialists who oversee projects from inception to delivery. Working with our wider team, they will coordinate each area of your event, making it simpler for you.

Luke Martin (Tech IOSH)

Head of Essential Event Management

Luke heads up the EEM team. Leading key projects, his focus is logistical planning and Health and Safety. Luke specialises in event safety plans, risk assessments and contractor management.

Olly Allison

Project  Co-ordinator

Olly works on the technical and logistical aspects of events. He has gained a wealth of experience in event planning in both administrative and technical production roles.

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Sarah Driscoll

Project Co-ordinator

Sarah has been with EEM from the very beginning. Sarah is a key part of the team, doing venue research and liasing with clients as well as hundreds of other things.

Nikki Green

Project Co-ordinator

Nikki focuses on developing client relationships alongside responsibility for exhibition management and Essential Christian’s retail presence at events.

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Chris Jackson

Project  Co-ordinator

Chris has over a decade of experience. His key roles are to manage our warehouse and oversee all duplication projects, whether on site or in the office.

Michelle Jones

Events Team Administrator

Michelle joined the team in 2017 to provide administrative support. She primarily focuses her skills in bringing together ticketing elements and reporting for clients.

Sim Nolloth

Project  Co-ordinator

Sim specialises in technical management and creative aspects of live events, this includes the recording, duplication and audio visual elements.

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Joy Townhill

Project  Co-ordinator

Joy focuses on ticketing. Meeting our customer’s requirements for bespoke websites and systems for a variety of events.

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Katie Wooding-Jones

Project  Co-ordinator

Katie joined the team to help the planning and develop of tour management within EEM. Key focus includes venue liaison, programme management and contributor logistics.