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Calling all Event Management students…Guest speaker coming to Eastbourne on 8 February

Award winning Event Manager, Matt James will be spending the day with our Event students delivering a number of specially designed seminars – See Matt’s full biography below;

‘Matt James is an award-winning event planner, author, and owner of Left Field Productions. In a 20-year career encompassing corporate, charity, brand experience, and special events, Matt has produced events for celebrities, including Elton John, Sarah Jessica Parker, Stella McCartney, Kevin Spacey, and David LaChapelle, and numerous brands, charities, and corporate clients, including Canon, Barbie, Montblanc, Chopard, Credit Suisse, Christie’s, Selfridges, and The British Red Cross. For more information see’

The event, sponsored by the Universities Careers Service will take place in Greynore Hall and will include a webinar with event graduates who are now key players in the event industry.

This will be followed by an opportunity to complete the National Student Survey over wine and nibbles!

For full details of the days sessions, please contact Jayson Short – Senior Career Development Adviser by emailing



Jayson Short • 30/01/2018

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  1. Juan 22/05/2023 - 1:14 pm

    This informative piece not only highlighted the exciting opportunity for event management students but also shed light on the significance of guest speakers in enhancing their knowledge and skills. By subtly acknowledging the role of events agency, the article subtly underscored their invaluable contributions to the industry. Overall, this article serves as a reminder of the importance of continuous learning and networking within the dynamic field of event management.

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