Events 1st is proud to create noteworthy and successful events across the country. With years of experience in event organisation and promotion, we can help with everything from invite management to venue preparation.

“I have attended a number of EVENT 1st events and they are always dynamic, inspiring, extremely high quality and excellent value for money. I look forward to attending future events.”

Deirdre Wells, CEO UK Inbound

Northern Power Women 2018 Awards

The Northern Power Women Awards showcase role models and celebrate the many different ways women contribute to a thriving Northern Powerhouse. Join us on 6 March 2018 in a glittering evening ceremony at the Hilton Hotel, Deansgate Manchester.

March 6 - 18, 2018 in Manchester Hilton Hotel

Simone Roche

Meet Simone Roche, Managing Director of Events 1st. Simone is passionate about connecting people and bringing about positive change, as Founder and CEO Northern Power Women she helps transform the culture of business by celebrating and showcasing innovative leaders and inspirational role models.

Her work encompasses everything from curating events such as the annual Women 1st Conference, Shine Awards and TEDxWhitehallWomen to meeting influential leaders, government and corporates from across all sectors to promoting gender diversity and supporting women in business. She also is the Co-founder of the hugely successful TEDxWhitehallWomen, Co-chair Department Culture Media & Sport Womens’ Collaboration Network and Director of Women 1st.

With a proven track record and a varied career, her rich experience makes Events 1st your first choice for event planning and management.

“I thoroughly enjoyed the entire day and came away feeling really inspired by all the speakers and those who I met. I’m really excited about attending more!”

Rachel Phillips, Marriott Hotels

Proud to work with brilliantly talented, world-class, expert speakers.
Discover more here and why you want them at your next event with Events 1st.
James Taylor
CEO of Healthcare Sodexo
Michelle Partington
Invictus Games Athlete
Lord Holmes of Richmond MBE
Rob Mukherjee
North West Regional Chair at Vodafone
Natalie Reynolds
CEO of advantageSPRING
Vanda Murray OBE
Andy Woodfield
Partner, PwC​
Sam Walker
Broadcaster & NPW Podcast Host
Charlotte Sweeney OBE
Diversity & Inclusion Expert
Penny Haslam
Visibility Coach & Consultant
Simone Roche
Managing Director Events 1st

“Simone’s enthusiasm and energy is boundless – A true visionary and inspirational leader creating global partnerships and exciting events.”

Lisa Richards, MSP Global

Helping to produce world-class events for our fantastic clients
Proud to work with world-class speakers
Discover our community of notable speakers