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July
11
Tuesday
6:45pm
29041

Dine with co-founder of boutique hotel travel specialists Mr & Mrs Smith: digital strategy in travel

at The Modern Pantry, Clerkenwell (map)

Who's coming

  • Claire

    Co Founder, TableCrowd Talent

Venue

The Modern Pantry

International
47 - 48 St John's Square, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 4JJ
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Started by:
Table Crowd

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Tamara Heber-Percy MBE is co-founder of boutique hotel travel specialists, Mr & Mrs Smith, an award-winning hotel website and booking service specialising in finding the world's most inspiring boutique hotels. Today, Smith operates from offices in London, New York, LA and Singapore, and has more than 1.5m members worldwide. Both Tamara and her co-founding husband, were awarded MBEs for services to the British travel industry in 2014. As CTO, Tamara has spent the last 15 years continuously evolving the company’s digital infrastructure and will be speaking about creating an effective digital strategy for a travel related business.

This dinner is perfect for…
Founders, CEOs and management level in the travel and travel tech industries.
If you'd like to join but don't fall neatly within the above categories, please email us at hello@tablecrowd.com to discuss whether this is the right dinner for you. Also feel free to check out our other dinners as another might match you perfectly!

The dinner conversation will be…
Tamara frequently speaks on the subjects of digital innovation, leadership, women in technology and business and balancing parenting with career progression – and with 15+ years experience in a market leading travel brand, we can’t wait to hear her speak on:
✓ Creating an innovative digital strategy for a travel business.
✓ Key digital trends that are transforming the travel sector.
✓ The impact of user generated content - both good and bad.
✓ The story of Mr & Mrs Smith - key lessons learned along the way.
Expect to be inspired, to find out what’s cutting edge in the sector, to leave with ideas for your own business, as well as have a great opportunity to speak to Tamara and the other guests informally over dinner.

Who is Tamara Heber-Percy MBE?
Tamara Heber-Percy is an entrepreneur and technology strategist with a background in marketing. In 2002 she co-founded the boutique hotel travel specialists Mr & Mrs Smith with her husband James. Ever since she has been responsible for evolving the company’s digital infrastructure. As CTO, she oversees the development of their in-house booking engine and proprietary availability-management systems, alongside their iOS app and responsive global websites for Mr & Mrs Smith and its sister brand Smith & Family.

What’s included?
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine or 2 soft drinks plus highly curated and relevant crowd.

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P.S. TableCrowd are offering complimentary cab rides home (£15) thanks to their partner, Gett, on first download of the app. Download the app in advance.

Tamara Heber-Percy is an entrepreneur and technology strategist with a background in marketing. In 2002 she co-founded the boutique hotel travel specialists Mr & Mrs Smith with her husband James. Ever since she has been responsible for evolving the company’s digital infrastructure. As CTO, she oversees the development of Smiths in-house booking engine and proprietary availability-management systems, alongside their iOS app and responsive global websites for Mr & Mrs Smith and its sister brand Smith & Family.

Tamara frequently speaks on the subjects of digital innovation, leadership, women in technology and business, and balancing parenting with career progression, and has delivered keynotes at the ABTA Travel Conference and L’Oreal Professional Portfolio Congress, Sardinia. She has appeared at events such as HSBC’s Inspirational Women; Google Luxury – Personalisation at Scale; ‘Up Close With…’ at the Upper House, Hong Kong; and spoken on Women in Business for Baker & McKenzie and Entrepreneurial Leadership for the London Business School TELL Series.

She also acts as a mentor for a number of startup enterprises, including online fashion retailer Lux Fix and handwritten-marketing network Inkpact.

For any dietary requirements, worry not, we have it covered, as long as we know in advance. If you are vegetarian, vegan, dairy free or gluten intolerant let us know by filling out the dietary requirements section in the your preferences section of your profile on the TableCrowd website.

Claire. head of the TableCrowd hosting team will be on hand to make sure you are welcomed through the door and introduced to the most relevant people to you.

Claire is our COO and Chief Host. She is hugely passionate about entrepreneurship starting her career with global fresh produce entrepreneurs at Tesco and then micro entrepreneurs in East Africa as CEO of a charity. Having hosted over 100 dinners for TableCrowd and 100 volunteer events for Grow Movement Claire adds a natural sparkle to our events.

For any advance questions about this dinner, it is best to reach us at hello@tablecrowd.com.

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