Greater London Enterprise Awards 2023

Having graduated from the Bournemouth and Poole College of Art and Design in Audio Visual Production, Elissa has a long-standing passion for immersive storytelling and performance. She has worked in the events industry for more than 20 years, building a wealth of knowledge and expertise in all aspects of event curation and production. Today, through her company, she orchestrates extraordinary, show-stopping experiences. Elissa specialises in outdoor, mass participation events, including music festivals. She is well connected to elite entertainers, performers, musicians, DJ’s and facilitators and more. She prides herself on her expertise when it comes to all elements of this industry and producing areas and content at award winning festivals and a variety of high end events. To this end, Elissa Gold Events offers bespoke event curation and full project management as well as services that include cultural programming, styling, creative production, scheduling, stage management and artist booking. In addition, as part of its creative event production services, Elissa covers licensing, logistics, health and safety guidance, technical design, lighting, AV and sound, full project management, staffing, and third-party supplier management. Elissa works closely with other reputable industry experts, utilising her extensive event production experience and knowledge to deliver the best standard of service. Furthermore, Elissa Gold Events delivers excellent event styling services. Working closely with a network of designers and stylists, Elissa can transform even the most basic initial concepts into jawdropping event spaces. The company is equipped with a catalogue of ideas as well as a meticulous eye for detail, enabling it to elevate clients’ events with art installations, ambient lighting, scenic backdrops, themed props, lavish drapery, and floral displays. Moreover, Elissa Gold Events arranges outstanding hospitality and banqueting for events, ranging from private and corporate dining to street food pop-ups to wedding breakfasts to woodland foraged feasts to cocktail parties. Elissa works with her network of highprofile caterers and venues to provide clients with bespoke, unique experiences. Clients can trust that the end result will stand out from the rest, with custom menus, locally sourced produce, table displays, styling, waiting staff, and celebrity chefs. Lastly, Elissa Gold Events plans and produces private parties. With years of experience working on prestigious live events and festivals, Elissa knows how to throw the ultimate party. She has a seasoned knowledge of what it takes to create an unforgettable experience, enabling her to produce parties that the client and their guests will thoroughly enjoy. To understand the extent of the excellence Elissa Gold Events consistently delivers, one must simply take a look at the company’s impressive portfolio. Since 2011, it Elissa has worked with Wilderness Festival, a four-day boutique festival that focuses on music, art, food, and wellbeing. Having consistently demonstrated her expertise and skill every year, she became one of the event’s Creative Producers and Senior Programmers in 2021, organising the events family content and offering in the family field. In 2018, Elissa Gold Events was involved in a very different type of project. The company worked on the Production Team for AMV Live, producing a spectacular multi-coloured light show titled “The Night Reimagined”, which was projected from Potters Fields Park onto London’s iconic Leadenhall Building. This event was held to mark the launch of the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ with an amazing visual spectacle, featuring state-of-the-art reflectors and newly developed dynamic soft laser lighting. Elissa co-ran a gorgeous family festival in Cambridgeshire, The Wild Wood Rumpus. She is also the Event Director for At Home Farm, a season of intimate events and residencies set within an ethereal woodland with events including live music, wild dining, woodland theatre, comedy, family entertainment, wellbeing, circus and more. Elissa is keen to connect with fellow creatives and sink her teeth into new, immersive projects. As a result of the memorable events it creates, Elissa Gold Events has been named Best Event Curation & Production Company in the Greater London Awards 2023. We are delighted to congratulate Elissa and her team on this impressive success and wish them the best of luck in their future endeavours. Contact: Elissa Gold Company: Elissa Gold Events Web Address: Elissa Gold Events is a creative event production and management company owned and operated by freelance event specialist Elissa Gold. The company takes on projects in the worlds of hospitality, corporate entertainment, conferences, exhibitions, music festivals, expeditions, retreats, brand activations, product launches, high-end private events, and fashion. Best Event Curation & Production Company 2023