My name is Daria and I am BA (Hons) Media and Communications student, specialising in Events and Exhibitions Industries. I am due to graduate in July 2020 and at the moment I am actively seeking for an internship at the events company. Throughout the years of university, I had a great chance to try something different from events and gain some skills and experience in various media sectors. I tried myself in graphic design, PR, television and journalism, however, my passion for events is very strong so I decided to stick to my initial career plan and focus on events industry.
My time at university has allowed me to develop a lot of new media skills and gain some work experience. Even though I had more experience in graphic design, I managed to gain some events experience too. During my second placement with Latvian television company ‘Zinas TV’, I had a chance to take part in events project and gain some work experience as event manager. Together with event professionals we produced a press conference / fan meeting for Latvian ice-hockey team Dinamo Riga. It was my first time working alongside experienced event managers, and I had a great chance to put my theoretical knowledge into practice and get a feedback from professionals.
During my studies, I also have produced two live events as part of my university projects:
- Santa4Homeless Charity event: fundraising event for the homeless people in Birmingham (Group work)
- A PR Exhibition for a start-up business, the Window Artists (Group work)
Alongside my studies, I worked at the trade show ‘The Vapers Expo’ at the NEC. I learned a lot about the production stage and about the trade shows and exhibitions in general. I enjoy marketing as well, so I have a lot of interest in this kind of events. At the moment, I am working on a dissertation about the experiential marketing events as a part of my final project.
At the moment, my main focus is to gain more experience within the events industry, so I am actively seeking for internship at the event agency.
Please get in touch with me if you have any questions or queries!