Fay Sharpe

Vice President EMEA Creative & Marketing


One of the founder shareholders of Zibrant (acquired by BCD M&E 2016) and now Vice President BCD M&E one of the largest Global MICE agencies, with over 30 years’ experience working in the hotels, hospitality, event management and venue sourcing arena. Fay works on a strategic level with marketing, internal communications, brand values, culture and engagement specialist, CSR champion and women’s advocate.
Fay has won numerous awards; M&IT Personality of the year 2018, Mentor of the Year- Shine Awards, Hot 50 awards event legend, UKCEM industry leader 2016, Executive PA award for boss of the year, Lloyds TSB CBI’s First Women of Tourism and Leisure award and achieved the number 2 position in the Event 100 list to name just a few.

In 2015 Fay launched the Fast Forward 15 Women’s mentoring initiative, recognised by industry associations and her piers Members of the programme include corporate, agency, government and regulatory bodies. In 2018, Fay was awarded the ‘Mentor of the year’ and an Honary Doctorate for her services to the sector.

Passionate to support charitable causes Fay has completed numerous charity challenges, has worked with many key universities in promoting women in events, and since 2013 has been Chair of trustees of the Muscle Help Foundation.

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