Mike is the CEO and one of the founders of Raccoon Events. He's organised exhibitions for most of his working life and he's passionate about creating live event experiences that are community-led, cutting edge, and fun.
Mike's vision for Raccoon Events is to continue their rapid growth by attracting and retaining a diverse range of talent in order to build a trusted company that delivers on its promises, supports flexible working and minimises its environmental impact. In his spare time he's a keen runner and loves being outdoors at any opportunity.
Email Mike for general information, exhibition / sponsorship
Jo is the Marketing Director 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
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
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
I'm Nathalie, Event Director for The National Running Show. I have worked in the events industry for the past 11 years, running events in a variety of sectors including technology, marketing, building and franchising. I am a big fitness fan so working on The Run show USA is very exciting. When I'm not working in the events world I am a busy mum to 2 little ones.
Email Nathalie for Commercial or sales enquiries
I’m Rach, Sales Executive at Raccoon Events. I am an avid runner and gym goer. If I’m not training for a marathon then you’ll catch me in the gym lifting weights to help me get through the OCR’s.
Email Rachel for Commercial or sales enquiries
Verity is the Content Producer and speaker manager 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
Ashley is the Marketing Manager at Raccoon Events. She has over 14 years’ experience in the world of marketing, PR and communications working across consumer and corporate sectors.
She is an avid runner (as long as it’s not raining!), loves strength training and loves the sun!
Email Ashley for marketing enquiries
Camille is Marketing Executive for Raccoon Events. She's recently graduated from the University of Surrey having completed her Masters in International Events Management and joined the Raccoon Events Team.
She's always had a keen interest in well-being whether it’s though exercise (running!), mindfulness, or living life to the fullest!
Email Camille for marketing enquiries
Darren is one of the Directors of Raccoon Events, and is responsible for the digital presence and data handling for the group of events. He's been building websites and applications for over 13 years, and champions the use of data in an honest, open, and privacy-respecting way.
Email Darren for technical issues
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.