Nigel Brown is responsible for a number of projects at GainingEdge, ranging from IT projects, (virtual) event management to business development for the Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute. He is also part of the BestCities management team.
He started his career at the head office of the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA) in Amsterdam. He was part of the event organising team of ICCA and served for 7 years organising a host of ICCA events on all continents. During his tenure, he gained extensive project management skills and was responsible for implementing new technologies at ICCA events.
Prior to joining GainingEdge, Nigel worked as Project Manager for Singex Exhibition Ventures, the event organising arm of the Singapore EXPO. During his time at Singex, he gained experience working on trade and consumer shows and conferences. This all-round experience has given him insights into both the client and supplier side of the events industry.
Nigel holds a Bachelor of Hotel Administration, Bachelor of European Hospitality Management from the Hoteschool, The Hague, a culinary diploma from the Amsterdam College of Hotel and Gastronomy and will be in the first graduating batch for the Certified International Convention Specialist (CICS) accreditation programme by ICCA.