The winners of the Access All Areas 30under30 Class of 2023 has been announced, with 30 young live event professionals set to benefit from the scheme.

The initiative is designed to recognise and reward excellence among the younger generation in the live event industry’s workforce.

The winners will be recognised at an awards ceremony at ExCeL London, during day two of the Event Production Show on 2 March.

Access will then work with the winners for 12 months as part of a programme designed to provide advice, support and networking opportunities.

The winners are:

Alexandra Ampofo Live Music Promoter / Founder Metropolis Music / Women Connect
Caitlin Ford Freelance Event Manager Caitlin Ford Events
Olivia-Georgia Bartlett Sales and Events Manager BrewDog Retail Ltd
Xanthe Mitten Business Development Manager Firefly Audio Visual Solutions Ltd
Samie Boyd Event Assistant Cuffe and Taylor
Lana Elworthy Head of Production Boomtown Fair
Beth Symons Music Promoter Middle Dune Muisc
Kate Goodrum Account Coordinator & Event Freelancer DICE & Freelance
Rae Black Project Manager XSEM
Matthew Downes Senior Technical Project Manager Stagestruck Ltd
Kitty Bartlett Senior Booker & Event Manager Percolate
Naomi Hollas Festival Coordinator Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival
Ash Evans Technology Project Manager Ashfield Event Experiences
Callum Amos Tour Manager TourMgmt
Chris Loomes Promoter DF Concerts & Events
Joey Yeoh Events Freelancer Freelance/Self-employed
Emily Bush Fundraising Manager Roundabout Ltd
Eimantas Budrys Head Organiser TEDxSurreyUniversity
Sam Joss Festivals Director FLY Festivals & Events, Otherlands Festival
Holly Saul Project Manager TAIT
Danny Scoffin Head of Marketing Sarah Belcher Events
Megan Monaghan Programs & Operations Manager Brainrider (Embedded at Meta)
Pippa Larkin Operations Manager New Dawn Security and Training
Josh Heyburn Managing Director Festivall Services
Hanna Bukowicki Event Manager SEC
Cornelia Hammarlund Production Manager We Are The Fair
Holly Hutchings Event Manager The Intrepid Collective
Sean Rotherham Founder/ Director Columbia Events
Emma Freestone Project Manager Chameleon
Maisie Luff Project Manager Ashfield Event Experiences

Further details of the awards ceremony and development programme will be announced soon.