Nicole is an Account Director at Ashfield Meetings & Events and has worked under various roles within the organisation for the past 12 years. This time within the events world has only bolstered Nicole's love and dedication to the industry, and she is delighted to be able to put that passion to use as a judge for the 2020 C&IT Awards. As one of 2018's Conference & Incentive Travel's A-Listers, Nicole is recognised as an exemplary young talent within the industry ‚Äì she hopes to instil the same desire and drive in others, leading by example and offering advice and support to those looking to excel in this field. In her day-to-day role, Nicole oversees a large team of event planners at various levels, whilst helping to develop existing client accounts and cultivating new relationships across the sector. Her love for people and creating lasting connections is truly what motivates her to stay ahead of the curve.