InGo Hires Event Industry Veteran Simon Burton To Lead EMEA as Managing Director

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Simon Burton, well known speaker, industry executive, innovator and entrepreneur, brings with him a wealth of knowledge, expertise and event-savvy to word-of-mouth-marketing software InGo


Simon Burton , EMEA Managing Director, InGo

Simon Burton, EMEA Managing Director, InGo

LONDON, UK/MANASSAS, VA (November 9, 2016) – InGo is pleased to announce the Simon Burton, event-industry entrepreneur of Exposure Communications Agency will be joining the company as Managing Director for the UK and European markets.

“We are very excited to have Simon join our team. He is a great fit for the UK and European word-of-mouth markets” said Michael Barnett, InGo’s CEO.  “We look forward to continue to expanding our footprint in the market with Simon’s expertise and reach, growing audiences and influence for all of our European friends, colleagues and clients.”

Stephen O’Keefe, InGo’s President/COO, added “Simon comes to InGo at an ideal point of our development.  As known and trusted executive in the industry, our customers can be confident that the “word of mouth” revolution in the UK and Europe is in capable hands.”

Simon Burton Bio, Managing Director, EMEA

Simon is a serial entrepreneur and networker in the world of events. He is a passionate speaker, writer and consultant on effective event marketing, networking, content and social media. His ideas on how to get the best from digital media and live events are regularly described as “inspirational” and “energising”. Simon’s drive and energy is renowned and he has launched and sold several trade shows, has established numerous social networks, created award ceremonies and runs a thriving PR, event management and consultancy business.

Simon places new media and event marketing into a real business context. Grounded in commercial reality, he recognises the power of new media and is an expert in using social tools to deliver creative and engaging content. He has an extensive network of contacts from around the world, meaning his black book reads like an international who’s who in the events industry.

In his leisure time he can be found watching Arsenal (sometimes yelling at Arsenal), walking in the English Countryside, fine dining (and some rubbish dining too), reading books, watching films and playing on his PS4.

About InGo
InGo is a social event marketing company that empowers event organizers and attendees with digital word-of-mouth-marketing software. InGo serves the largest event companies in the world such as Reed Exhibitions, Emerald Expositions, Hanley Wood and UBM. InGo provides event marketing solutions for varied industries such as tech, fashion, construction, media, film and more across the globe. It has been in business since 2013 and has served over 180 events in the U.S., Germany, Columbia, Nigeria, the UK, Turkey, Japan and Russia. Discover how InGo can power your event at

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