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Diddy Durant

Diddy Durant

Director Global Business Development, RAI Amsterdam
International Business Development with an entrepreneurial mindset and a demonstrated history over 20 years of working in the events services industry.

To connect people, help them grow and get inspired through events is what makes my heart sing.

Strong result oriented commercial leader with over 20 years of experience in the event industry. As Director International Business Development, responsible for promoting Amsterdam and the RAI as the destination for all international events. Together with a great team, we make people and events blossom to their full potential.

With a strong network and excellent industry knowledge, and the power to use them to make your event thrive.

With an open and cooperative mindset, we will go the extra mile to make you feel at home in our house.


  • The AEO Awards is great at bringing the community and the industry all together
    Carolyn Mason
    Director, Experience Staff
  • It is so much fun to have a day out with the industry and to just talk to everyone that loves it and is so passionate about it
    Nico Stanford
    Senior Sales Manager, Olympia London
  • I wanted to congratulate you both, and the wider AEO team, on such a fantastic awards ceremony last week. I have not attended the AEO Awards for several years, and perhaps I forgot just how much of a special day it is… it was incredibly well organised, and it was such a wonderful occasion.
    Ashley Roberts
    Managing Director, CONNECT
  • What a fantastic AEO Awards last Friday; such a buzz and a brilliant afternoon all round. Thank you all for putting on such a fabulous event. What Else Events will be back next year with an even stronger case. For now, being a Finalist is a major achievement in such a competitive category.
    Tim Else
    Founder & Managing Director, What Else Events
  • It was lovely to see you and the team and we had a fantastic night thank you! Everything looked incredible and it was a great event to be part of. Thank you
    Becky Oldham
    Marketing Manager, NEC Group


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