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Scottish events management firm grows by 20% and plans new hires

Integrity International, the Edinburgh-based conference and events business, has reported 20% year-on-year revenue growth as Scotland’s reputation for delivering world class events continues to grow.

The firm has made two new hires to respond to rising demand and plans a further two strategic appointments by the end of the year, growing its team by 25%.

Samantha Donaghy’s appointment enhances the depth of the firm’s finance sector expertise as she previously worked for global investment firm Martin Currie. Jill Davidson joins after three years with Edinburgh Rugby, where she managed its commercial partnerships.

Integrity provides event management services to clients across the UK, Europe and the United States, specialising in event and conference management for the technology, finance, biotech/pharma, and associations sectors. It manages small and exclusive events as well as large international conferences.

Lindsey Whitehouse, Managing Director of Integrity said: “The events industry is an important industry for Scotland as it helps both to create jobs and to build on the nation’s growing international reputation.

“In recent years Integrity has proven itself as an international operator, which has resulted in sustained growth. We are bolstering our events management team to manage new clients and prepare ourselves for future expansion. Scotland’s national events strategy has helped us to grow by encouraging investment here and ensuring our industry has a reputation for excellence.”

Integrity is celebrating its 20th year of business this year and employs a team of 15 in Edinburgh. Its diverse and prestigious private client portfolio encompasses Scottish investment, international Pharma and global leading technology companies.

Samantha Donaghy said: “Integrity is heading in the right direction in what is a fast-paced and growing industry. Working culture was an important factor for me and Integrity’s culture of support and teamwork aligns perfectly with my own values.”

Jill Davidson said: “I was impressed by Integrity’s vision for the future. It is a company ‘one on the up’ with lots of opportunity to grow. I am looking forward to using my commercial partnerships experience to help the business develop and move forward.”