Exhibition venue Peterborough Arena has strengthened its sales team with two new appointments.
Former footballer and choreographer Ricky Dent has joined the team as account manager, and Sheffield University events management graduate Hayley Kemp has taken on a junior account manager role at the venue.
Dent, who as a teenager played football for Plymouth Argyle, also spent some time working in Barcelona as head choreographer for a ballet company.
He said: “I thoroughly enjoy meeting people, interacting with the public and particularly working alongside event organisers through the journey of planning to delivering their event.”
Kemp recently spent two years working as a wedding planner
She said: “I love being involved with any kind of event which has a real personal meaning to the organiser – whether a wedding or special party – and do my utmost to ensure it exceeds their expectations.”
Peterborough Arena head of sales and customer services, Charlie Lewis, said: “We are thrilled to have Ricky and Hayley on board. Not only do they have a fantastic skills set and background, but they are full of enthusiasm – which makes them perfect for our venue.”
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