31st March 2020, UK: the eastside rooms has continued the creation of its senior management team with the appointment of Ross Hogarth as the venue’s Revenue Manager. Ross joins the new meetings and events facility from the Radisson Hotel Group and will be our lead on all commercial aspects of the venue, from proactive sales to pricing and booking procedures.
Ross brings with him a wealth of knowledge in the hospitality industry, having previously worked for Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts and QMH, before spending the last seven years at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Birmingham. There, he held a variety of roles, most recently as Revenue Office Manager.
“the eastside rooms will be one of the most exciting event venues in the country, attracting new clients and events into Birmingham as the city continues its renaissance into one of Europe’s leading events destinations,” commented Ross. “How we work with the industry now, as we come out of a really turbulent period, will say a lot about our business, our support for our customers, and how we want to represent the city as a place that wants to host great meetings and events.”
“Ross is incredibly well known across the meetings and events industry but is also hugely experienced on a local level; he’s our Mr Birmingham,” commented Matt Huddart, Regional General Manager, the eastside rooms. “the eastside rooms has so much potentional in this market, and we wanted someone who completely gets the customer, and puts them at the centre of every commercial decision we make. Ross has proved himself over and over again in this respect.”
The eastside rooms will launch in the Autumn 2020 and will become one of the most connected new venues in the UK, just a few minutes’ walk from the new HS2 build and connected to three other rail links and four airports.