Monday 2nd March
James Dowson, Managing Partner of The DMC Advantage announced today that Simon Burleigh has joined the business in the position of Sales Director. Simon joins from AlliedPRA International Limited where his role was Director of Global Sales responsible for the UK and EMEA markets for the global DMC company. Following AlliedPRA’s recent restructure resulting in the winding down of its European operations, Simon has taken the exciting opportunity to join the fast growing DMC representation company, where he and James offer an unsurpassed personal and consultative service for both their esteemed DMC clients and event agency and corporate clientele.

James and Simon previously worked together at MM and Company and have been industry friends for many years. Simon brings with him over 15 years industry experience and will be instrumental driving strategic sales efforts and client development for the company.

Simon Burleigh’s industry experience includes seven years working for leading event agencies including McGarvey Russell, Universal CIT and Grass Roots in event planning departments before a subsequent role with Avenue Sales & Marketing, managing the Corinthia Hotels International account for four years. Simon worked for three years as Sales Manager at MM and Company before joining AlliedPRA in July 2013.

“It is a great opportunity for me to be joining The DMC Advantage as the company enters an exciting new phase of growth. I am looking forward to playing my part in helping to grow sales opportunities for our exciting collection of well-regarded, professional, service-focused DMCs” says Simon.