Science Museum appoints corporate events chief

The Science Museum has appointed Sam Owen as senior corporate events manager for its sites in London and Wiltshire.

Sam Owen at the Science Museum
Sam Owen at the Science Museum

The announcement follows the departure of former National Museum of Science and Industry (NMSI) head of events Victoria Grossmith in September.

Owen, who was previously event sales and marketing executive at Alexandra Palace, joined NMSI in 2006 as a sales executive.

He said: "During a turbulent year, the museum has maintained its enviable market position through initiatives to grow our conference business, and partnerships to enable us to adapt our Christmas product to the needs of our clients."

The launch of unique team-building packages had also contributed to the museum's event revenue, he added.

 

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