Colette Newby joins the Eljays44 family as the event and publishing sales director, leading the portfolio of events, awards and magazines into 2023. Colette takes her new role on from 18 January 2023.
Colette will be responsible for Pro Landscaper amongst the other brands in the Eljays44 portfolio.
Colette joins Eljays44 in a newly created position, with the aim of driving revenue in 2023 and beyond, targeting new international markets as well as strengthening the connections that the business has already created.
Colette comes from a traditional business to business publishing and events background, with 18 years’ experience working in this sector.
Having started in the industry at the age of 18 in classified advertising, Colette worked her way up the ladder from a junior sales executive, through to end to end event management in trade conferences, exhibitions, and awards.
Commenting on the new appointment, Eljays44 managing director Jamie Wilkinson says: “It’s great to have Colette on board to drive our sales efforts across the Eljays44 portfolio.
“The experience Colette has gained whilst working with some of the UK’s biggest media businesses will be of great benefit to us and the industry.”
“I look forward to working with Colette, continuing to drive Eljays44, it’s magazines, events and awards, making sure that the brands continue to be of great benefit to the landscaping sector.”
With a heritage in Liverpool, Holland and Ireland, Colette speaks Dutch and German, and is a keen gardener, horse rider and clay pigeon shooter in her spare time.