2009 review It is not just Sarah Wright's prominent role with one of the UK's biggest banks but her genuine passion for the events sector that has earned her such respect in the industry. "When I see everything come together, my heart still races," she once told C&IT. As well as championing events within Barclays during one of the most difficult financial landscapes in modern history, Wright also found time to organise a number of charity projects for the Stuart Feakins Trust in 2009.
2010 focus Raising the value of live events in a sector that will continue to look to cut costs across 2010.
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