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Experience UK are pleased to launch a series of webinars looking at opportunities for UK companies in the experience economy sector. This series of webinars has been pulled together from an ongoing extensive piece of research. Our inaugural webinar will take the form of a round table forum, focusing on opportunities within the Gulf Region, and we are delighted to have four guest speakers from internationally recognised organisations within this sector. These speakers include Maren Krumdieck, Head of Cultural and Commercial Partnerships for the Science Museum Group, Martyn Best, Architect, Project Manager, Design Consultant, and CEO of Cultural Innovations, and Gurjit Singh, Chief Portfolio Officer at Miral Asset Management. The Round Table Forum will be conducted by the Department for International Trade’s Yamish Yakoob, Senior Trade Adviser for Creative Industries in Saudi Arabia. For any individual or organisation interested in doing business in this region this is a must attend webinar.
Gurjit has been in the destinations and real estate industry for over four decades in Asia and the Middle East developing and managing mixed-use destinations incorporating civic assets including museums, parks and thematic attractions.
Maren is the Head of Cultural and Commercial Partnerships for the Science Museum Group and leads a team that is focused on building new but long-lasting partnerships worldwide.
Yamish Yakoob is a Senior Trade Adviser for the Creative Industries in Saudi Arabia, Department for International Trade KSA. Based currently in Jeddah, he plays a key role in supporting UK companies seeking to develop their business through trade with Saudi Arabia.
Emily Smith specialises in cultural, creative and digital partnerships and communications to achieve market growth and audience engagement. Her 25-year career spans museum, cultural and creative sectors in leading organisations including the Natural History Museum, and London Philharmonic Orchestra.
Martyn is an Architect, Project Manager and Design Consultant specialising in the strategic planning and development for high quality cultural, heritage and arts projects, with over 25 years of experience working with a wide range of Middle East and Gulf countries.
Experience UK is the trade body for Great British companies that design, create and deliver world class visitor destinations, from museums to theme parks and everything in between.
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