Anouk Kreek joined HelmsBriscoe as Manager, Global Accounts in 2021. Based out of Gouda, the Netherlands, she supports clients with their venue and hotel searches around the world. With more than 20 years of experience in organizing mid-sized and large international events, conferences, incentives and tradeshows, she has extensive knowledge in event and project management, supplier negotiations, and working with various cultures in many countries. She is always keen to offer support, and will think beyond your requests. Her attention to detail and event experience will ensure she adds value to your event anywhere in the world.
Anouk obtained a Master's degree in International Marketing & Communication, and subsequently in International Business Management. She started her career in the UK with renowned event agency, BI Worldwide, where she learned the ropes of event and project management, first as Event Manager and later as Event Account Director. In 2008, she returned to the Netherlands for a role as Events Operations Manager for the Travel & Events Team at Nike's European headquarters in Hilversum, the Netherlands. She was responsible for launching a complete new Strategic Meetings Management Policy across EMEA, setting SLAs with suppliers, and driving cost savings for events throughout EMEA. While at Nike, she used HB's services, experiencing the benefit of time savings in venue researches and the pleasant cooperation first-hand.