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I was recently asked to put a profile together for a client, i thought it would be a good opportunity to let you know what i've been up to in the industry over the past couple of years so have attached it below. Look forward to hearing from you, Chris Bamber (07788517215)  Chris Bamber Event Manager – Muller UK & Ireland Over the past 18 months Chris has been involved with many of the sampling  activities for the Mullerbrand, at Festivals, City Centers, train stations, football stadiums, shopping centers and offices. This ongoing role as Event Manger involves looking after all aspects of campaign components and logistics, liaising with on site contacts, meeting sample targets, briefing and organizing teams.  Event Manager - Eurostar Chris was the Event manager on this high end interactive pop up retail outlet educating consumers of Eurostar travel throughout the UK as part of this lengthy campaign. Chris worked closely with the client on related PR events, was in charge of a team of 8 Brand Ambassadors, oversaw the smooth running of the activity and logistics.  Event Manager - Lucozade For this series of activities Chris took varied rigs, vehicles and publicity stunts to the workforce of Britain, he was responsible for organizing multiple teams and activity mechanics on this massive sampling campaign. Chris was the key point of contact and responsible for up to 16 staff at a time. Event Manager -Pepsi/Robinsons Over 4 years Chris managed sizable sampling teams in various locations for these brands. Throughout these years he has been responsible for team motivation,stock collection,meeting sampling targets, daily evaluations and reports. Event Manager - Gore-Tex In depth brand knowledge was needed for this Experiential roadshow that toured extensively and that Chris managed for over 5 months. To fully understand the brand Chris underwent a 2 day briefing and , again working closely with the client was  responsible for a core team on this rig with a multitude of different mechanics. In his own words… I have been in the industry now for 12 years and still enjoy the responsibility of new challenges. I am self motivated and can communicate with a variety of people from the general public to management and clientele. I have a healthy working relationship with my employees as I am adaptable and dependable whatever the situation. I hold a full pre 97 UK license with experience in 7 1/2 ton, motorcycles and towing. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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I hold a full pre 97 UK license with experience in 7 1/2 ton, motorcycles and towing.

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I was recently asked to put a profile together for a client of the last 2 years experience which i have included below Look forward to hearing from you, Chris Bamber (07788517215)  Event Manager – Muller UK & Ireland Over the past 18 months Chris has been involved with many of the sampling  activities for the Mullerbrand, at Festivals, City Centers, train stations, football stadiums, shopping centers and offices. This ongoing role as Event Manger involves looking after all aspects of campaign components and logistics, liaising with on site contacts, meeting sample targets, briefing and organizing teams.  Event Manager - Eurostar Chris was the Event manager on this high end interactive pop up retail outlet educating consumers of Eurostar travel throughout the UK as part of this lengthy campaign. Chris worked closely with the client on related PR events, was in charge of a team of 8 Brand Ambassadors, oversaw the smooth running of the activity and logistics.  Event Manager - Lucozade For this series of activities Chris took varied rigs, vehicles and publicity stunts to the workforce of Britain, he was responsible for organizing multiple teams and activity mechanics on this massive sampling campaign. Chris was the key point of contact and responsible for up to 16 staff at a time. Event Manager -Pepsi/Robinsons Over 4 years Chris managed sizable sampling teams in various locations for these brands. Throughout these years he has been responsible for team motivation,stock collection,meeting sampling targets, daily evaluations and reports. Event Manager - Gore-Tex In depth brand knowledge was needed for this Experiential roadshow that toured extensively and that Chris managed for over 5 months. To fully understand the brand Chris underwent a 2 day briefing and , again working closely with the client was  responsible for a core team on this rig with a multitude of different mechanics. In his own words… I have been in the industry now for 12 years and still enjoy the responsibility of new challenges. I am self motivated and can communicate with a variety of people from the general public to management and clientele. I have a healthy working relationship with my employees as I am adaptable and dependable whatever the situation. I hold a full pre 97 UK license with experience in 7 1/2 ton, motorcycles and towing.

Languages

First language: English

Extra Information

  • Assistant Event Manager

    Though mostly my role has been as Event Manager i sometimes fill in as assistant

  • Auditing

    Recent B&Q audit/stock take.

  • Chef

    Roadshows for Mcain, Linda McCartney, Aunt Bessies and Del Monte have all involved cooking the products the team have sampled.

  • Conferences

    receptionist for O2 conference.

  • Demonstration

    In store demonstrations over the years for

  • Event Management

    Event Manager – Muller UK & Ireland Over the past 18 months Chris has been involved with many of the sampling  activities for the Mullerbrand, at Festivals, City Centers, train stations, football stadiums, shopping centers and offices. This ongoing role as Event Manger involves looking after all aspects of campaign components and logistics, liaising with on site contacts, meeting sample targets, briefing and organizing teams.  Event Manager - Eurostar Chris was the Event manager on this high end interactive pop up retail outlet educating consumers of Eurostar travel throughout the UK as part of this lengthy campaign. Chris worked closely with the client on related PR events, was in charge of a team of 8 Brand Ambassadors, oversaw the smooth running of the activity and logistics.  Event Manager - Lucozade For this series of activities Chris took varied rigs, vehicles and publicity stunts to the workforce of Britain, he was responsible for organizing multiple teams and activity

  • Hospitality

    Meeting and greeting at conferences.

  • Mystery Shopping

    Mystery shopping and reporting for drinks brands and checking other promotional teams.

  • Rigging

    Rigging has been involved in virtually all of the campaigns i have managed, from small sampling units to high end pop up experiential units.

  • Roadshows

    12 years of experience with roadshows as part of the team and now team leading.

  • Sales

    car sales, phone sales, ticket sales.

  • Sampling

    Most of the campaigns i have managed over the past 12 years have been sampling activities so i have experience in all aspects of this.

  • Security

    Night security at exhibition stands.

  • Technology

    Mac trained. Photoshop skills.

  • Bar Person

    Numerous bar jobs mainly in promotions.

  • Car Driving License

    Full pre 97 UK drivers License. Entitled to drive vehicles up to 7.5 ton, including towing. Experienced with all vehicles up to this weight.

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    Mac trained, photoshop.

  • Motorcycle License

    Holder of full UK motorcycle license. Entitled to ride any size including side car, 3 wheeler and TukTuk.

  • Own Transport

    Motorcycle and car.

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