IABM, the international trade and business association for Broadcast and Media Technology, has appointed Simon Bull as Head of Sales and Membership Engagement.
Simon’s role includes overall responsibility for IABM’s membership engagement, retention and recruitment along with commercial revenues from business intelligence, events, sponsorship and training to support IABM’s diverse range of members around the world. Simon is also responsible for IABM’s international membership engagement executives.
Simon Bull brings a wealth of management experience in membership organizations and trade associations to his role in IABM. These include: the Institute of Directors; Institution of Mechanical Engineers; BusinessLDN; Institute of Hospitality; Musicians’ Union; Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; and the Institute of the Motor Industry, among others. Simon’s responsibilities at these organizations encompassed UK and international membership development and retention, marketing and communications, business development, sponsorship, professional development, regional networks and events.
“I’m so delighted to have joined the fantastic team at IABM as we continue to expand our reach and influence within the industry,” says Simon. “I look forward to working with our members and supporting new members with their profile, insight and business opportunities. I will be part of the IABM team at NAB Show 23 in April, so please do get in touch if you’d like to meet there or at another time.”
“Simon has a successful track record in helping a wide range of trade and business associations serve their members’ needs, as well as growing membership and value for members,” said Peter White, CEO at IABM. “This means that he can really hit the ground running and make an immediate impact in supporting our members and developing our membership proposition.”
IABM is the authoritative voice of the broadcast and media technology supply industry worldwide. Its wide range of services to members encompasses market research and intelligence, training, expert representation at standards bodies and broadcasting unions, executive networking opportunities, and preferential purchasing. A presence at every major broadcast tradeshow, IABM also provides a valuable channel for communication among broadcast manufacturers, government, and regulatory bodies. Additional IABM activities include awards programs for innovation and scholarships designed to stimulate the development of the broadcast and electronic media industries on an international basis. For more information, please visit www.theiabm.org.