Group Event Director
Nathalie is the Group Event Director for The National Running Show and Run Show USA. She has worked in the events industry for the past 11 years, running events in a variety of sectors including technology, marketing, building and franchising.
She is a big fitness fan so loves working on Running Shows . When she is not working in the events world she is a busy mum to 2 little ones.
Email Nathalie for Commercial or sales enquiries
Rachel is our Account Manager on the National Running Shows and Run Show USA. She is an avid runner and gym goer, if she's not training for a marathon then you’ll catch her in the gym lifting weights to help me get through the OCR’s.
Email Rachel for Commercial or sales enquiries
Jo is the Chief Marketing Officer for Raccoon Events working across all of the event brands. With over 20-years’ experience in the events industry, her speciality is launching new products and enhancing user experience.
In her spare time she also runs to keep fit (with the occasional half marathon) and loves enjoying the great outdoors with her husband and two kids.
Email Jo for marketing enquiries
Arlene Shows (yes, that's her real last name!) is the Marketing Director for TSNN (the number one online trade show news source) for 15 years and a passionate networker in the events industry. She's a devoted health and fitness enthusiast and can often be found hiking, trail running, jogging and partaking in yoga ~ which keeps her smiling.
Email Arlene for marketing enquiries
Jen has been in the event & exhibition industry for 20 years. She developed a passion for event planning during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games coordinating Olympic accounts and special events. After years with an Exposition Service Contractor, Jen has been working for Associations and Show Organizers to help streamline their operations and enhance the exhibitor experience.
Email Jen for operations enquiries
Head of Content
Verity is the Head of Content for Raccoon Events. She has been working in the world of PR, client and social media management for several years. When she's not working she's mum to 2 little ones who keep her very busy!
Email Verity for speaking enquiries
Director of Media Relations
Jeff is Director of Media Relations and has been involved in the running industry for over a decade. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado - Boulder where he teaches Event Planning.
A resident of Boulder, Colorado, most summer weekends find him hiking, biking or being humiliated by rainbow trout. In the winter, he prays for snow in the Rockies. He’s also fluent in Morse code but admits that doesn’t come up much in conversation.
Email Jeff for PR and media enquiries
Who are we?
Raccoon Events is an exciting and dynamic UK events business run by a group of exposition and digital marketing experts. The team at Raccoon Events is small but has a wealth of event experience – collectively over 80 years of organizing expos and conferences in locations all over the world. Other events within their portfolio include the award winning National Running Show and other UK-based events including The National Outdoor Expo and The National Snow Show.