Global exhibitions & events specialists in food & drink

Creating Export Success for Food and Drink Companies

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The Team

We make things happen. We are an experienced team driven by providing a high quality service. We work closely together and aim to provide the best service in the business with a personal touch.

Karen Beston - Head of Exhibitions & Events

Karen heads up the team that manages the customer journey, ensuring a first class level of service at all times.  Karen has a great working relationship with show organisers and our wider stakeholders including Government and National trade bodies.  Karen's huge international experience means you can rely on her to deliver and go the extra mile to add real value.

Sarah Briones - Operations Manager

Sarah’s the one that keeps everything in order, appointed to work with you throughout your exhibition or event, knowing attention to detail is key.  Sarah won’t let you down!

Sarah is a proud mum of a toddler and currently works part time, Monday to Thursday.

 Russell Dunn - Exhibitions Project Manager

Russ is a key member of the Operations team delivering bespoke stands for our independent and pavilion clients.   With over 15 year's experience in the sector Russ provides clients with a smooth, stress- free experience from initial brief through to stand hand over onsite both in the UK and abroad.  Connect with him for your next project!

Paddy Edwards – Director

Paddy's has the skills to design, build and create anything from brochures and graphics, displays right through to large scale exhibition stands. Having created 100s of stands both large and small, Paddy's experience is key to the success of our team.  Connect with Paddy for your next project.

Mel Harcourt - Business Development Manager 

Mel's background in both tourism and food and drink adds real value to the experience of the team.  Mel leads the implementation of all the Food & Drink Exporters Association (FDEA) events including trade visits to markets, in person events and network sessions.  Connect with Mel to see where PS8 and FDEA work together to support your export activities.

Rachel Jones - Sales and Marketing Executive

Rachel leads on the sales and marketing of our services to keep you informed about exciting international trade show opportunities and how PS8's stand build services can elevate your trade show presence.  Let Rachel know if you are looking to exhibit at trade shows across the UK or overseas. With our global reach and outstanding service, we can always help.  Connect with Rachel and be on the lookout for mailings and Linked In posts!

Kevin O'Shea - Exhibitions Project Manager

Kevin has a long career in exhibition stand build and is your first point of contact when looking for a solution to your stand design and build.  Delivering a large portfolio of custom stands for clients and creative enhancements to  pavilion stands through graphics and furniture, Kevin will make sure we find a solution that is on budget and creates real impact at your next show.

Sandra Sullivan MBE – Director

Sandra is our food and drink expert awarded an MBE for services to the food industry in 2016. Well known in the industry after clocking up many years running trade shows,  award ceremonies, meet the buyer events, In-market development programmes and food festivals. Sandra is also a director of the Food & Drink Exporters Association. and is a member of the Food & Drink Export Council.