Judging Panel

The judging panel is made up of Operations Directors and Managing Directors of some of the most successful Conference organising companies in the UK.


Judges will not be asked to assess any submissions in categories into which their company has entered themselves.


Carla Jones

Head of Operations, Conferences & Managed Events, Haymarket

Carla is Head of Operations and Client Services for the conferences team at Haymarket Media Group. She and her team work on over 60 events per year which are a mixture of internal, external and client events and vary in size and format from a breakfast for ten right up to Confexes for 400.  The operations team are responsible for everything from supplier sourcing and negotiation to ensuring exceptional levels of delegate, speaker and sponsor care. Prior to Haymarket, Carla held positions at Emap Conferences and Centaur Conferences in both operations and client services roles.


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