EICC boosts association team following win

The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) has grown its association team with two senior appointments following a recent win with the Pangborn Sensory Symposium.

Kim and Gayle
Kim and Gayle

The latest win for the venue is the Pangborn Sensory Symposium which is coming to Scotland for the first time in 2019 with projected economic benefit to Edinburgh over around £2.4 million.

Gayle McGuinn joins as senior associations business development manager, bringing over a decade of associations experience to the role. Gayle joins from event production company Speakeasy after previous roles at Conference Partners and In Conference.  

Kim Kjaerside joins from Apex Hotels group and takes up the role of associations business development manager.

Marshall Dallas, chief executive of the EICC, said: "We’re excited to welcome Gayle and Kim to boost our already strong associations team.  They both bring first class industry experience and high levels of customer service, which are important characteristics for working at the EICC. It’s encouraging that we are seeing more international associations choosing Edinburgh for their conferences – we have a strong pipeline of business going forward with a few more association wins soon to be announced."  

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