A List 2014: Ian Hemmingway, Ovation Global DMC

Starring in C&IT's A List 2014 is Ian Hemmingway, marketing & PR manager at Ovation Global DMC.

Ian Hemmingway, Ovation Global DMC
Ian Hemmingway, Ovation Global DMC
Ian started off in banking but says it wasn't for him because there was no outlet for creativity. He did a masters in digital marketing before joining Ovation in 2010.

 

Boss says: "Ian is one of those team members that you simply can't do without," says Aoife Delaney, director of global sales, Ovation Global DMC. "He will take on a new project or idea and run with it to make it a success for our company. His team spirit, positive attitude and dedication to every client strengthens his position as one of the industry's bright lights."

Best event I've worked on: I was involved in the planning and the execution of the Exclusively Corporate event we hosted at IMEX Frankfurt 2013. Running an event like this was a huge learning curve for me.

Most challenging moment: Last year I was given the responsibility of overseeing the entire Ovation brand, which has been a big challenge but also the reason I switched careers.

Client I'd like to work with: I'm very proud of my country so I'd love to work alongside Tourism Ireland and Failte Ireland.

Alternative career: I'm a massive golf fan so a pro golfer.

Goals before 40: To be recognised as someone who is connected in the industry and knows what people want.

 

See photos from the A List launch party at Café Royal Hotel here...

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