Jacqui Kavanagh, founder and owner of Trinity Event Solutions has appointed Anthony Hyde as managing director from January 2015. Anthony will take over the day to day running of the highly respected venue finding agency based in Stamford, Lincolnshire.
“Anthony is the perfect fit for Trinity,” comments Jacqui Kavanagh. “He brings a wealth of industry experience, contacts and knowledge to the role as well as a fresh eye. Trinity has gone from strength to strength since we started in 2006. Anthony joins us off the back of the most successful trading period in the company’s history, making it the perfect time to seek out new opportunities and grow further. We look forward to the impact his creativity and leadership skills will bring to company.”
As part of the management restructure Jacqui Kavanagh takes on the role of CEO, allowing her to focus on special projects, her position as Chair of the HBAA and the long term strategic direction of Trinity Event Solutions.
“I have been a long-time admirer and fan of both Jacqui and Trinity Event Solutions,” said Anthony Hyde. “I fundamentally believe that success is built on the development of great relationships and there is no denying the whole team’s skills in this area and their commitment to ongoing growth in their venue and destination knowledge. Whether client or supplier, you can guarantee Trinity will treat you fairly and professionally, and it is this level of credibility and trust I respect most about their operations and activities. I really look forward to taking on my new role in January, working with the whole of their dedicated team and developing Trinity Event Solutions for years to come.”
With 30 staff and clients including venuefinder.com, Bauer Consumer and Leo Pharma, Trinity Event Solutions provides bespoke venue finding and event management services as well as the human element to UBM’s highly successful venuefinder.com online service. Trinity’s unaudited 2013/2014 accounts reflect an 11% increase in turnover and a 22% increase in profitability.
Anthony Hyde joins Trinity Event Solutions from a consultancy position with several well known industry organisations including the Barbican where he was employed for more than ten years in a variety of sales and leadership roles. Anthony left the Barbican Business Events team in December 2013 after three years as General Manager, during which time his team achieved record breaking results. Anthony has also been involved with a wide range of industry associations including MPI UK and Ireland (Chapter President 2009/10) and ABPCO (treasurer 2012-present).