Alistair Turner is Managing Director of EIGHT PR & Marketing, a specialist research, marketing and creative agency servicing the events industry. Alistair has over 20 years’ experience in the PR and events industries, working closely with the key trade associations as well as the international government.
He has been the secretariat for the All Party Parliamentary Group for Events, a government advisor on the 2012 London Olympics and the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games, 2017 Rugby World Cup and 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, and past-President of the International Live Event Society (ILEA UK Chapter). He also sits on the Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP), the umbrella body for the UK events industry.
He is a regular speaker on events at a number of universities and is also a regular contributor to The Events Academy educational programmes.