Simon Burton

“Ten minutes in Simon Burton’s company and you’ll believe in the awesome power of live events”  Exhibition News

Simon is a serial entrepreneur and networker in the world of events. He is a passionate speaker, writer and consultant on effective event marketing, networking, content and social media. His ideas on how to get the best from digital media and live events are regularly described as “inspirational” and “energising”. Simon’s drive and energy is renowned and he has launched and sold several trade shows, has established numerous social networks, created award ceremonies and runs a thriving PR, event management and consultancy business.

Simon places new media and event marketing into a real business context. Grounded in commercial reality, he recognises the power of new media and is an expert in using social tools to deliver creative and engaging content. He has an extensive network of contacts from around the world, meaning his black book reads like an international who’s who in the events industry.

In his leisure time he can be found watching Arsenal (sometimes yelling at Arsenal), walking in the English Countryside, fine dining (and some rubbish dining too), reading books, watching films and playing on his PS4.

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