Natasha Richards

Senior Advocacy & Industry Relations Manager, IMEX Group

As Senior Advocacy & Industry Relations Manager, Natasha oversees all industry partnerships and association education at both IMEX shows.

In 2016, in addition to her existing responsibilities she took the helm of the IMEX Policy Forum and assumed her current advocacy role. In this role she works closely with the UNWTO (the United Nations World Tourism Organization), JMIC (the Joint Meetings Industry Council), ICCA (the International Congress and Convention Association), ECM (European Cities Marketing) and a number of other key industry organisations.

Natasha is an engaged member of the meetings industry community and a passionate advocate of the value of meetings and business events as an economic driver and agent of innovation and change.