Online Tutor, Creative Events Management MA (Online)

Samantha Salisbury has more than 25 years’ experience managing events all over the world. Sector experience includes sport, academia, pharmaceuticals, banking, public sector, and weddings.

Samantha’s career started at the old Wembley stadium organising events for clients including BMW and F1 Williams. From there, she organised incentives, conferences and masterclasses for Johnson & Johnson, commercial conferences in the Far East for a major bank and government events for the NSW Cabinet office in Australia.

In 2006 Samantha returned to the UK from Australia and set up a wedding planning business, based in Cambridge, specialising in large multicultural weddings. This business developed into Jonsam Events Ltd which specialises in academic conferences and corporate event management for a portfolio of high-profile clients in the UK and Europe.

Samantha holds a PGCert qualification, is on the Executive Board for ABPCO and is also a member of AIEA.

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Year Qualification Awarding body
2000 BA Spanish & Latin American Studies: 2:1 University of Southampton
2003 Cheltenham Tutorial College Chartered Institute of Marketing Advanced Certificate
2019 Anglia Ruskin University PGCert

Professional Engagement

Engagement with professional associations and societies

  • Member of the Executive Board for ABPCO (Association of British Professional Conference Organisers)
  • Member of AIEA (Association of Independent Event Agencies)
  • Ambassador for REACH Events Scholarship