Mike is the CEO and one of the founders of Raccoon Events. He's organised exhibitions for most of his working life and he's passionate about creating live event experiences that are community-led, cutting edge, and fun.
Mike's vision for Raccoon Events is to continue their rapid growth by attracting and retaining a diverse range of talent in order to build a trusted company that delivers on its promises, supports flexible working and minimises its environmental impact. In his spare time he's a keen runner and loves being outdoors at any opportunity.
Email Mike for general information, exhibition / sponsorship
MD, Active Division
Steve is MD – Active Division at Raccoon Events. His main focus at the moment is launching and delivering our awesome new event, The National Snow Show! He has over 10 years experience in the events industry mainly centred around the active lifestyle categories and is all about content driven passion led events that deliver.
Steve is a keen snowboarder, mountain biker, skateboarder, longboarder and axe thrower. Steve will always take the outdoor option, unless it is to go to an indoor climbing wall…
Addie is the Commercial Director at Raccoon Events. After spending 7 years working for The NEC she joined Raccoon Events to work as an organiser, launching a successful portfolio of consumer shows.
She loves being involved in shaping and building the foundations of successful community focussed exhibitions.
Email Addie for commercial or sales enquiries
Jo is the Chief Marketing Officer for Raccoon Events working across all of the event brands. With over 20-years’ experience in the events industry, her speciality is launching new products and enhancing user experience.
In her spare time she also runs to keep fit (with the occasional half marathon) and loves enjoying the great outdoors with her husband and two kids.
Email Jo for marketing enquiries
Senior Marketing Manager
Ashley is the Senior Marketing Manager at Raccoon Events. She has over 14 years’ experience in the world of marketing, PR and communications working across consumer and corporate sectors.
She is an avid runner (as long as it’s not raining!), loves strength training and loves the sun!
Email Ashley for marketing enquiries
Head of Content
Kate is the Head of Content for Raccoon Events. She has over 20 years’ experience in the world of Publishing, Marketing and Communications.
Passionate about sport and activity in all its forms, she loves to run (especially with her dog), cycle and is always up for a fun challenge.
Email Kate for speaking enquiries
Matthew has spent over 25 years in the exhibition industry, working across the ‘holy trinity’ of organiser, venue and contractor. His team currently manage a portfolio of over 50 events annually and have established themselves as one of the ‘go to’ company for organisers looking to outsource their operations.
Email for operations enquiries
Dominic is the Marketing Assistant at Raccoon Events working across all shows. He is a keen sportsman and gym-goer with a background in promoting the benfits of physcial activity to mental health and wellbeing. Dom is the go-to for anything social media!
Email Dominic for Social Media Enquiries
Alex is a Content Assistant at Raccoon Events. He graduated from university in summer 2021 and is looking to pursue a career in sports events. When he’s not at work he’s most likely doing something outdoors. He loves snowboarding, road cycling, rowing and, in the last couple of years, has taken up rock climbing.
Email Alex for speaking enquiries