Marc Grierson - Venue Manager
Since commencing his employment at the Corn Exchange in 2005, Marc has managed literally thousands of events for our clients. He specialises in transforming the venue from week long Conferences, Art Fairs, Awards Ceremonies, Black-Tie Dinners to Weddings. He has a degree in business management from Edinburgh's Heriot Watt University.
The Corn Exchange’s Big Big Christmas Parties are legendary and see over ten thousand party goers over the festive season, Marc commented “I absolutely love them, the venue looks amazing, the atmosphere is electric, the entertainment and food are first class, it just gets better and better each year”.
Marc’s first class customer care is acknowledged by our clients, many of whom return to have their event at the venue on a regular basis.
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Neil Rudram - Sales & Marketing Manager
Since opening its doors in 1999, Neil has been a key part of the Corn Exchange team. After more than a decade heading up both the events and operational teams, Neil took over the mantle as Sales & Marketing Manager in 2013.
He is now responsible for overseeing the extensive sales and marketing activities for the business as well as managing the respective teams. Currently he is working on increasing awareness of the venue’s profile locally, nationally and internationally, as well showcasing its versatility highlighting the fact that it is one of only two venues in the city that can host cabaret and dinner set ups for over 400 guests.
Asked what he enjoyed most about his role, he said “there are so many highlights but some that spring to mind include arranging a roadshow conference for Microsoft, having an incredibly busy 2016 summer season of black tie awards dinners, winning best large venue and meeting my boyhood hero 'Slash' are up there.”
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