Parnham joins Absolute Corporate Events

C&IT can exclusively reveal that Chris Parnham has taken over Absolute Corporate Events as managing director.

Parnham joins Absolute Corporate Events
Parnham joins Absolute Corporate Events

Parnham, who left Zibrant last month after 13 years, has joined the event management and venue finding agency in a "friendly takeover" and plans to boost the company's turnover from £300,000 to more than £4m in five years.

Parnham said: "This is a strong company with a solid turnover and more than 50 loyal clients. It’s two owners have a great reputation in the industry and deliver excellent service, but what I intend to bring for them is a more ambitious plan for development and growth."

Parnham, who is chair of the HBAA and a regular contributor to C&IT, has previously worked in roles including head of international events at Barclays.

Parnham reveals why he joined the agency from Zibrant and his future plans in this month's 'Masterplan' in C&IT magazine, out next week.

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