As part of its ongoing desire to develop association business and strengthen its foothold in the market, the Barbican has contracted Jamie Ades as Head of Associations.

Jamie brings a wealth of association knowledge to the team with past experience in association focused roles at Park Plaza Hotel Group and ExCel London.  He will be working alongside Head of Sales, Oliver Hargreaves to deliver on the Barbican’s long term strategic goals, which include a focus on association events aligned to the venue’s ethos and principals, including the arts and culture.

The Barbican’s Head of Business Events, Jackie Boughton comments: “We are excited to welcome Jamie to the team and look forward to the impact he will have. His association knowledge and contacts will add significant value as we continue to develop and grow that market.  With a range of substantial spaces and a plethora of breakouts as well as fantastic transport links, the Barbican is a perfect venue for all types of association clients and we look forward to welcoming many more in the future.”

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