Wil Watts . Events
Event Manager & Venue Finder
Hospitality & Events
With over 10 years hands on experience in the events and networking industry my passion is to create exceptional events and occasions for my clients and their guests.
Conferences, intimate round table discussions, product launches, training events, seminars, drinks receptions, charity events and black tie gala dinners. Whatever the occasion, whatever your objective – be it to educate or to entertain – my goal is to create an event and environment that my clients will enjoy as much as their guests.
What we bring to the table
Likes: Good Food, Wine, Laughter and fun while working hard
Dislikes: People without common sense and people who can’t laugh at themselves
One thing you wouldn’t know about me: I’ve had a photograph displayed at the Tate Britain
What word or phrase best sums you up ?
I have a big lust for life and an even bigger smile!
What’s your greatest achievement to date
Planning and running a successful 4 day private event when most of the guests didn’t speak english
Quick fire questions:
How long have you been a BNI member?
What does your company do?
Event Management & Venue Finding
What is your job title?
Director, Events Manager & Venue Finder
What does your role entail, in a nutshell?
Running the business, designing, planning and running events for my clients and or finding venues for my clients events.
Why did you decide to take that direction?
Realising that I had a natural ability for organising things and I am very much a people person. I key skill if you want to work in events.
How do you help your community?
Regularly attend networking events and discussions within the events community. Writing an blog about events and speaking about the world of events at at seminars and workshops
What is the most exciting / rewarding aspect of your role?
The best part about what I do is the places I have been to and people I have met through running my events.
Why did you join BNI?
My boutique agency was just a few months old and I wanted a structured environment to meet new contacts and develop the business.
What has BNI done for you?
As we as the great business referrals I have received the community feel within BNI Holborn is great. I have a group of businesses and professionals to get advice from, bounce ideas off and I have made some really good friends along the way
Any pearls of wisdom for fellow entrepreneurs / Business Professionals?
Do what you love, love what you do.