Loren Christie

Loren Christie brings more than 25 years of experience in Tourism & Hospitality to his role as Managing Director of the BestCities Global Alliance. He held various leadership positions with Starwood Hotels & Resorts during his 17 year career with them including Director of Sales for International Congress, Business Transient and Leisure Sales at the… Continue reading Loren Christie

Lesley Williams

Lesley’s passion for business events started when she joined the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) in 2000 as Director of Sales, with a remit to take the EICC into operational profit through the development of key international and national association & corporate business. In 2010 Lesley joined Marketing Edinburgh as Head of Business Tourism where… Continue reading Lesley Williams

Molly Doheny

Molly has worked as a travel agent, tour operator, travel PR account director and destination marketing executive in a MICE and travel career that spans over 30 years. In 1997, Molly joined what was then the Greater Glasgow and Clyde Valley Tourist Board as Senior Manager – Convention Bureau, and 3 years later was promoted… Continue reading Molly Doheny

Tia Daniels

Tia is based in Denmark and brings more than 25 years of experience in the meetings and events industry to GainingEdge, with many of her previous positions stationed in the U.S. and Denmark. Her most recent roles include Director of Sales and Marketing at Konventum Hotel & Conference Center and International Senior Sales Manager, Congresses &… Continue reading Tia Daniels

Helen Crompton

Helen has worked in the meetings industry for 12 years, joining the multi-award-winning ACC Liverpool when it opened in 2008, and first working in event management before moving into the conference sales and bidding team. Having spent many years working in the only convention, arena and exhibition centre in Liverpool, she has worked with a… Continue reading Helen Crompton

Nigel Brown

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… Continue reading Nigel Brown

Jane Vong Holmes

Jane joined GainingEdge in June 2009, and today, as Senior Manager Asia, focuses on GainingEdge’s business and relationships in the continent. She helped establish GainingEdge’s signature events, GainingLeads and the GainingEdge Knowledge Exchange, which take place annually at IMEX and ICCA Congress. Prior to this role, Jane served for 8 years as Regional Director, Asia… Continue reading Jane Vong Holmes

Miloš Milovanović

Miloš Milovanović has expertise in the activation and development of convention bureaus and destination marketing in emerging regions. He has over 15 years of experience in the meetings industry and has consulted many destinations around the world. His recent engagements include projects with national meeting destinations such as Denmark, Hungary, Italy, Jordan, Thailand, as well… Continue reading Miloš Milovanović

Bruce Redor

Based in Paris, Bruce Redor is an Anglo-American who has seen his international career develop over a 25-year period in a variety of sectors within the hospitality and services industries. Bruce has a master’s degree from U.C. Berkeley and came to France as Director of Marketing at the American Hospital of Paris. He then joined… Continue reading Bruce Redor

Stephen Pearce

Steve leads GainingEdge’s tourism and leisure portfolio and has recently consulted on projects in British Columbia, Alberta and Panama.  He is a strategic marketer with over 30 years of experience in the public and private sectors. Steve was previously with Tourism Vancouver for 19 years as the Vice President Marketing and as the Vice President,… Continue reading Stephen Pearce