Samme Allen - Conference and Hospitality Show, Leeds, 30th April 2019

Samme Allen

In Conversation with Simon Rimmer

  • 3:15pm - 4:00pm
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Simon will be ‘in conversation’, with Samme Allen, chair of the CHS Awards, who will lead a Q & A session taking questions from the floor, where delegates will get the chance to meet him and ask about his career as a talented chef and owner of fourteen restaurants in the Northwest and Dubai.  Simon admits his passion for food began as a restaurateur and continues to cook in the restaurants every week, which he enjoys immensely as it also keeps him in touch with changing culinary trends.

Samme will be asking Simon to provide an insight into his experiences on and off screen and share with the audience how he keeps up to date with emerging trends whilst juggling several busy roles.


Samme Allen is a multi-award winning in-demand professional MC, facilitator, and moderator working with a range of audiences and sectors internationally.

With vast experience within the meetings and events sector, she works with corporate clients such as pharmaceutical companies, to medical associations, societies, and trade shows, Samme works on a diverse range of events around the world supporting her clients with audience engagement and event ROI.

Proud to be head judge for a second year, Samme champions best practice and customer service across the industry and has supported CHS with the development of the 2019 awards process.