Venues and Events International, a venue finding and event management agency, has announced the appointment of Black Box Partnerships, a company dedicated to travel, meetings and events.
The department will be outsourced to Black Box’s, managing partner, Leigh Cowlishaw who will be its new director of procurement and supplier relations.
Cowlishaw, was previously director of proposition, accommodation & meetings at Capita Travel and Events. She will join as an external business to replace Mark Bevan.
Cowlishaw will also be responsible for all supplier relationships for the Swindon based agency.
Anita Lowe, chief executive for Venues and Events International said: “Whilst we of course wish Mark all the very best in his exciting new opportunity, we are thrilled to be working with Leigh again. She is a force to be reckoned with in our industry and the team and I are very excited to have Black Box with us.”
Cowlishaw added: “Both Anita and I have worked collectively in the past to showcase value and growth. We’re delighted to be supporting the Venues and Events International family at a time of rapid growth.