'I would love to have an office in the countryside'

'I would love to have an office in the countryside'

A-List 2018 profile: Jennifer Davidson, 33, founder and director of Sleek Events.

'We installed a surf machine in Broadgate - the first time this had been done in London'

'We installed a surf machine in Broadgate - the first time this had been done in London'

A-List 2018 profile: Kate Denny, 33, senior account director at Rapiergroup.

'I've seen the industry from agency, venue and association points of view'

'I've seen the industry from agency, venue and association points of view'

A-List 2018 profile: Elena Clowes, 25 is a project manager at Unicorn Events.

'I wouldn't be on the A-List without my team, they are all incredible'

'I wouldn't be on the A-List without my team, they are all incredible'

A-List 2018 profile: Nicola Roodt, 28, business development manager at Pure Events.

'I work with clients not for clients, it's collaborative'

'I work with clients not for clients, it's collaborative'

A-List 2018 profile: Martha Allen, 28 senior event manager at Reed & Mackay.

'Last year I managed a roadshow of four meetings over four continents'

'Last year I managed a roadshow of four meetings over four continents'

A-List 2018 profile: Kate Harding, 34 is deputy team manager at Banks Sadler.

'To be successful we need to collaborate as a team and look out for each other'

'To be successful we need to collaborate as a team and look out for each other'

A-List 2018 profile: Hannah Wood, 29 is an event producer at agency Smyle.

'Just because something's always been done that way, doesn't make it right'

'Just because something's always been done that way, doesn't make it right'

A-List 2018 profile: Simon Brooks, 31, is the founder and director of Seventa Events.

'I'd like to have worked on the royal wedding and seen how they dealt with the guest list'

'I'd like to have worked on the royal wedding and seen how they dealt with the guest list'

A-List 2018 profile: Rebecca Walton, 26, is an event manager at Cascade Productions.

'Do something that you really love and if you don't love it, don't do it'

'Do something that you really love and if you don't love it, don't do it'

A-List 2018 profile: Emma Eves, 24 years-old and a project manager at XSEM.

'Do more than you're paid to and encourage others to do the same'

'Do more than you're paid to and encourage others to do the same'

A-List 2018 profile: Nikki Parsons, 28, project manager at The Turner Agency.

'Take pride in your work and don't leave things until the last minute'

'Take pride in your work and don't leave things until the last minute'

A-List profile: Rachele Lee, 30, team manager at Grass Roots Meetings and Events.

'I don't like to spend all my time in the office, I like being out and about'

'I don't like to spend all my time in the office, I like being out and about'

A-List profile 2018: Holly Waters, 23, senior event manager at Corporate Event Services.

'When your hard work pays off there really is nothing sweeter'

'When your hard work pays off there really is nothing sweeter'

A-List 2018 profile: Holly Mills, 33, head of incentives at Penguins.

'I began my career as a runner for an event I later became team leader on'

'I began my career as a runner for an event I later became team leader on'

A-List 2018 profile: Natalie Quance, 29, is an event director at Powwow Events.

'Always keep looking for challenges and new ideas'

'Always keep looking for challenges and new ideas'

A-List 2018 profile: Nicole Masterman, 32, is a senior account manager at Ashfield Meetings & Events.

'If I wasn't in events I'd like to be Beyonce's PA'

'If I wasn't in events I'd like to be Beyonce's PA'

A-List 2018 profile: Joe O'Connell, 32, is director of client service and events at OrangeDoor (formerly of First Event).

In pictures: Highlights from the 2018 A-List party

In pictures: Highlights from the 2018 A-List party

The London Edition hosted this year's C&IT A-List party last night, in partnership with Visit Norway.

'With no previous management experience, I had to earn my stripes and adapt quickly'

'With no previous management experience, I had to earn my stripes and adapt quickly'

A-List 2018 profile: Victoria Etheridge, 28, meetings & events team leader at Inntel.

'I'd like to work on a campaign that educates people about LGBT issues'

'I'd like to work on a campaign that educates people about LGBT issues'

A-List 2018 profile: Dasha Teoh, 30, team leader at CWT Meetings & Events.

'Being the creative director of Glastonbury Festival would be amazing'

'Being the creative director of Glastonbury Festival would be amazing'

A-List 2018 profile: Hannah Ridyard, 26, communications manager at Black Tomato Agency.

'After working hard on a conference we go and enjoy a great night out'

'After working hard on a conference we go and enjoy a great night out'

A-List 2018 profile: Stephanie Utting, aged 28, is an account director at emc3.

'Our jobs can be challenging but I always try to keep up the team spirit'

'Our jobs can be challenging but I always try to keep up the team spirit'

A-List 2018 profile: Danielle Davy, 26, is a project manager at agency Worldspan.

'You should do what you love, and love what you do'

'You should do what you love, and love what you do'

A-List profile 2018: Jessica Young, 28, account manager at Fisher Productions

'Crufts would be an amazing event to work on'

'Crufts would be an amazing event to work on'

A-List 2018 profile: Natalie Allen, 33 client services manager at Small Planet

'Whatever project you're working on, use it to develop your skills'

'Whatever project you're working on, use it to develop your skills'

A-List 2018 profile: Cat Fortune, 33, is an executive producer at Jack Morton Worldwide.

'I would like to become an account manager and get my rock climbing qualification'

'I would like to become an account manager and get my rock climbing qualification'

A-List profile 2018: Ann-Marie Stearn, 22, is a project manager at Unicorn Events (formerly of Event Travel Management).

'Crack on and enjoy yourself because everything will change tomorrow'

'Crack on and enjoy yourself because everything will change tomorrow'

A-List 2018 profile: Mark Throup, 30, senior project manager at Principal. Global Events.

'Always be willing to learn and grow with an attitude to go above and beyond'

'Always be willing to learn and grow with an attitude to go above and beyond'

A-List 2018 profile: Shauna Azariah, is 25 years-old and a producer at Brands at Work.

'I would love to be become a mentor for aspiring event professionals'

'I would love to be become a mentor for aspiring event professionals'

A-List profile 2018: Stacey Mayhew, 30, senior account manager at Clive Agency.

'Always answer the client's next question before they've asked it'

'Always answer the client's next question before they've asked it'

A-List 2018 profile: Chloe Hampton, 32, is an event manager at River Agency.

'We were live-streaming endoscopic surgery from inside people'

'We were live-streaming endoscopic surgery from inside people'

A-List 2018 profile: Mat Clapham, 31, is a project manager at MCI UK.

'Live with no regrets and create the life you want'

'Live with no regrets and create the life you want'

A List 2018: Catherine Rainey, 31, head of events & groups at Travel Counsellors.

'I want to create experiences that are really memorable and get people talking'

'I want to create experiences that are really memorable and get people talking'

A-List 2018 profile: Emma Powis, 27 years old, is an account manager at Top Banana.

My ultimate keynote speaker is William Shatner - he'd be quite entertaining'

My ultimate keynote speaker is William Shatner - he'd be quite entertaining'

A-List 2018 profile: Sian Smith, 29 years-old, is an account director at Sledge.

'I launched my first business while I was homeless'

'I launched my first business while I was homeless'

A List profile 2018: George Taylor, 29, chairman at LS4 Events.