The team brings together combined experience of over 50 years in the International exhibition, conference & publishing industry having worked in the UK, the Middle East and Asia. The team have worked for the likes of Aviation Industry Group (now part of UBM Aviation), UKIP Media & Events, ITE Group Plc, Turret Middle East & Informa.

We have played leading roles in launching and managing international events and publications ranging from industry sectors such as renewable energy, aviation, defence, and logistics.  Events have included the Airline Purchasing Expo, InterModal, GasTech and the award winning World Future Energy Summit, the world’s premier renewable energy event.

The Industry 4.0 Summit management team are:

Emma Hilditch, Conference Director

Brings a wealth of conference management experience and contacts, having managed and worked with numerous companies ranging from Accenture, AMR, Cranfield University, Gartner, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers as well senior users from Barclays Bank, BBC, BT, BUPA, Cabinet Office, GlaxoSmithkline, Prudential, Royal Bank of Scotland, Standard Life, Scottish Power, Texaco, Yorkshire Water and many others including Princess Anne.

Emma is responsible for developing the conference content and speaker liasion for the Industry 4.0 Summit.

Gary Gilmour, Event Director

Gary has worked in media & exhibitions for the last 18 years in the UK & UAE. After University he worked in London in a variety of sales roles from internet start-ups to conference & publishing. He was previously Sales Director of Aviation Industry Group (now part of UBM) and launched their exhibition business, and an Event Manager at UKIP Media & Events (not the political party), before moving to Abu Dhabi to become Sales Director of event start-up Turret Middle East in 2006. Whilst there he was part of the launch & development of the World Future Energy Summit, the world’s largest renewable energy event, before it’s subsequent sale to Reed Exhibitions. He also oversaw the development of the outdoor media business of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.

Gary is responsible for the overall development & delivery of the Industry 4.0 Summit event.

Pav Singh, Sales Director

With a (MSc) International Marketing, Leeds University, Pav was educated in India at the prestigious Scindia School. Pav worked at Aviation Industry Group as a Sales Manager on a number of aerospace titles from 2000 to 2007, before relocating to Turret Middle East in Abu Dhabi, where he was Sales Manager on the World Future Energy Summit, as well as responsible for outdoor media sales at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition. In 2010, he moved onto Mumbai, India where he worked as an Event Director for Informa PLC. He then relocated back to the UK to work for the ITE Group PLC developing their Asian exhibitions, before joining the Industry 4.0 Summit.