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Dont Panic
60 Square Street
Ramsbottom
Greater Manchester
United Kingdom
BL0 9AZ

T: 01706 828855
E: info@dontpanicprojects.com
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Nicky Wake
Nicky Wake

Managing Director & Owner

With over fifteen years in the events industry including time as Events Manager at The Trafford Centre, Nicky has worked with numerous high profile clients and delivered a wide range of events including national product launches, award ceremonies and cutting edge communications conferences. As MD of her own company she continues to offer the experience, imagination and flair on which her reputation has been built.

nicky@dontpanicprojects.com

Andrew Wake
Andrew Wake

Director

Andrew's background is in comms including a misspent Eighties working for record companies as well as a ten-year stretch in police media relations. He oversees our own branded events and our design and social media team and once met Danielle Dax.

andrew@dontpanicprojects.com

Michelle Graham
Michelle Graham

Finance Manager

Michelle joined Don’t Panic in January 2016 as Finance Manager. She is a CIMA qualified professional with considerable experience within the business services and leisure industries, her previous roles include Management Accountant at Xchanging and Financial Controller at the Macdonald Dunkenhalgh Hotel.  She possesses great organisation, communication, internal control and analysis skills. 

accounts@dontpanicprojects.com

Nancy Dykins
Nancy Dykins

Operations Director

Nancy joined the team in September 2016 with over 25 years of experience in digital and creative industries. From starting her own business at the age of 20, she brings a wealth of experience and operational knowledge to the Don’t Panic team.

nancy.dykins@dontpanicprojects.com

Joe Charlton
Joe Charlton

Head of Events

Joe Charlton, Head of Events oversee's the logistics for the Don’t Panic event portfolio of 60+ events both in the UK & Internationally, whilst managing a team of 6 event managers.

He successfully designs logistically complex and creative event solutions for clients. Joe’s experience ranges from large scale exhibitions to corporate awards across the digital, media & PR industries.

joe@dontpanicprojects.com 

Scot Furness
Scot Furness

Events Manager

Scot joined Don't Panic in January 2016 as a full time events manager.

scot.furness@dontpanicprojects.com

Becky Mellor
Becky Mellor

Events Manager

After graduating with a History degree in June 2015, Becky decided to pursue a career in events after getting a taste for it working part time at a local venue. She completed a 4 week work experience placement at Don’t Panic and was taken on full time as an Events Assistant in March 2016. In September 2016, Becky was promoted to full time Events Manager.

becky.mellor@dontpanicprojects.com

Alex Rimmer
Alex Rimmer

Events Manager

Alex graduated in 2015 with a degree in Events Management from Manchester Metropolitan University. Alongside her degree she interned with a wedding and event planner working on various projects including wedding exhibitions, private and corporate parties. Alex completed a 4 week work experience with Don’t Panic and joined the team in April 2016 as a full time events assistant, and has recently been promoted to Events Manager.

alex.rimmer@dontpanicprojects.com

Elle Kersh
Elle Kersh

Events Manager

Elle graduated in 2015 with a degree in Fine Art from Leeds College of Art. Alongside her degree she interned with a creative Events Management Agency and then moved into working within the Art Department on various sets and even a runner on the X Factor. After a year of experimentation she went back to her love of Events Management and joined the Don’t Panic Team in June 2016.

elle.kersh@dontpanicprojects.com

Sarah Belcher
Sarah Belcher

Events Manager

After completing college, Sarah went on to progress in social media and online sales. She was fortunate enough to gain exposure to all aspects of the business in this role, which gave her the insight to discover her true calling in the events industry. Sarah is also a qualified beautician, a big foodie and loves a cold beer (Peroni to be specific). Sarah completed a week of work experience with Don’t Panic and then joined the team in July 2016 as a full time Events Assistant, and has been recently promoted to event manager.

sarah.belcher@dontpanicprojects.com

Chloe Chadwick
Chloe Chadwick

Creative Director

Chloe graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University as BA (Hons) Graphic Design with first class honours. During her time at university and since after, she has been involved in several design events, exhibitions and fairs, including the Manchester Print Fair as part of Design MCR. Chloe joined us in January 2015 as an in-house Graphic Designer and was promoted to Creative Director where she is responsible for the look and feel of Don't Panic, as well as our client and own-branded events.

chloe.chadwick@dontpanicprojects.com

James Harding
James Harding

Graphic Designer

After seven years working in the charity sector, James decided he wanted to be a designer in 2014. He studied at Shillington College in Manchester and then spent a year working as a graphic designer for Leeds University Union. James joined the creative team at Don’t Panic in May 2016 and works on the branding of the events we run.

james.harding@dontpanicprojects.com

Addae Abeng
Addae Abeng

Web Developer

Addae joined Don't Panic in March 2016 as our in-house web developer.

addae.abeng@dontpanicprojects.com

Ciaran Grimshaw
Ciaran Grimshaw

Web Developer Assistant

Ciaran joined Don't Panic in July 2016 as a web developer apprentice.

ciaran.grimshaw@dontpanicprojects.com

Ashley Parkinson
Ashley Parkinson

Business Development & Sales Manager

Ashley joined Don't Panic as Business Development Manager in February 2015. He previously worked for First Choice Holidays as Team Manager and Yell selling advertising into the Yellow Pages and digital media. After a decade at Yell, he went to Michigan, USA to coach soccer for 6 months. He's also a keen cricketer and captain of Ramsbottom 2nds.

ashley.parkinson@dontpanicprojects.com

 

Amanda Nevitt
Amanda Nevitt

Sponsorship Sales Manager

Amanda joined Don't Panic in March 2017 as a full time sponsorship sales manager.

amanda.nevitt@dontpanicprojects.com

Sarah Power
Sarah Power

Speaker Bureau Assistant

Sarah joined Don't Panic in October 2016 as our dedicated speaker bureau advisor.

Take a look at our speaker bureau here.

sarah.power@dontpanicprojects.com

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