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Jon Noonan

Jon Noonan

Group Sales Director, Thorns Group

Jon joined Thorns Group in 2018 as Group Sales Director and plays an instrumental role in ensuring the company’s growth objectives are achieved and also strengthening the team’s award-winning customer service across the Group’s five locations. With over 18 years of experience in the live events industry, previous roles include Group Sales Director at The Eventist Group and Head of Sales at Novus Leisure.

Jon started out in the world of events whilst at university in Leeds promoting nights at nightclubs. From there he went onto promoting festivals and live music events and then started to work for large leisure chains building sales and marketing structures across the country. His latest role was working with some of the UK's leading events such as Glastonbury, Henley Regatta and Wimbledon.

2019 Award Winners

Testimonials

  • THIS IS OUR TIME TO STAND OUT AND CHEER ON OUR COMPANIES.
    ALICE FULTON
    SENIOR SALES, DIVERSIFIED COMMUNICATIONS
  • THE AWARDS ARE IMPORTANT BECAUSE THE GOOD AND THE GREAT OF THE INDUSTRY ARE HERE. YOU GET TO MEET ALL YOUR PEERS AND IT’S A FABULOUS WAY OF REWARDING THE BEST OF THE BEST.
    AUSTEN HAWKINS
    CEO, F2F EVENTS LTD

  • Circdata
  • Freeman
  • NEC

HEADLINE SPONSORS

  • aztec
  • Adnec
  • ASP
  • Circdata
  • DB Schenker
  • dmg
  • experience staff
  • feathr
  • Freeman
  • Messe Frankfurt
  • NEC
  • rai amsterdam
  • Reed
  • Zing

Event Sponsors

  • Aztec
  • circdata
  • EFX
  • EN
  • Hiscox
  • Perton Signs

Event Partners