Colin Sanderson

Managing Director

Colin Sanderson is the Managing Director of Events for Travel and is responsible for Sales, Client Liaison and Finance. Contact details: Mob: 07711095557 Email: [email protected] I have been involved in the travel industry for over 45 years, both as a Travel Agent and as a UK Sales Manager for one of the UK’s leading Independent specialist Tour Operators. I am a Founder Member of BRIGHT Consortia since 2006. Because of my background I have made such a lot of friends and contacts within the travel industry which is why I started this business in 2007 and this has helped grow our portfolio of clients. I accompany the clients and facilitate at the events ensuring that all the agents have a wonderful evening.

Elizabeth Sanderson

Operations Manager/Company Secretary

Elizabeth Sanderson is the Business Operations Manager and is responsible for the processes and the operation of the business, ensuring that everything is in the right place at the right time to make the events as enjoyable and informative as possible. I joined Colin in 2009 to help take the business forward whilst we were living in Spain. Since returning to the UK in 2010 I have put processes in place to ensure the smooth running of the office and the events.

Beth Purdue

Events Manager

Contact details: Email: [email protected] Hi, I am the Events Manager here at Events for Travel. My role is to ensure that all our events are well organised right from the start. Prior to the events I work directly with our clients to ensure their needs are always met and also with the venues to make sure everything runs smoothly on the night. I also facilitate our events, giving a professional service and maintaining the company's image. My background is in the Travel and Hospitality industry. Previous to this position, I was working on cruise ships as part of the Shore Excursions team and as a Ships Photographer, so I am not shy when it comes to organising people. I have travelled to over 70 destinations around the world experiencing a vast range of different cultures. I really enjoy working for Events for Travel, we are a very fun team and all work very well together and I now feel like I am part of the family.

Chloe Coultas

Events Organiser

Hi, My name is Chloe and I am the Event’s Organiser here at Events for Travel. My role is to ensure that all of our events are well organised right from the start, alongside the rest of the team. Prior to the events I work directly with our clients, the venues we will be going to and the whole team to make sure that the events run as smoothly and precisely as our clients expect. This is how Events For Travel pride ourselves. I also attend and facilitate our events and see them right through to ensure that everything goes to plan, professionally. My background is in the Travel and Tourism industry. Previous to this position, I was working as an in destination rep for TUI, and then Thomas Cook, seeing peoples holidays through from arrival to departure. I love being the ‘expert’ in my field and have so many learnt skills that are now transferred into this role. I love working for Events for Travel, although it’s the smallest team I’ve ever been in – It is full of gems and they support me every day.

Kelly Clapson

Events Coordinator

Hi, I’m Kelly and I work Part Time as an Events Coordinator at Events for Travel HQ. I joined the company in October 2017 to assist in the administration and booking of agents onto events. Aside from this I also assist with the sending of invites and updating of the website and social media pages. My main career prior to joining Events for Travel was as a Travel and Foreign Exchange consultant. I spent 13 years in the travel industry and gained invaluable experience including Customer Service, destination Knowledge and administration skills. Previous to this I worked as a Tour Guide within the Leisure and Tourism industry and as an Administrator/Receptionist. I thoroughly enjoy working for Events For Travel. We are a really close team with a mix of personalities and qualities. Each of us brings something different to the company and it works really well. We are a fun group who work hard, support each other and belly laugh most days. I wouldn't change a thing!

Linzi Hawkins

Events Administrator

I joined Events for Travel in June 2014. My background is in Events and hospitality. I work part time here at Events For Travel HQ, I assist in sending out the invitations and updating the website and social media. I also carry out all the administration for the office and attend some of the events throughout the year. I enjoy working at Events for Travel we have a great team who work well together!