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Gjonnes launches new venue management agency

Tarek Gjonnes, former MD of the Boiler House events at Battersea Power Station has launched new venue management agency, Blank Canvas.
 
The combined venue, promotions and event management firm will also be run by new business partners, commercial director Courtney Tuck and operations director Jason Nelhams.
 
The firm launches with a portfolio of venues including Purple Door at Piccadilly. The most recent venue added is the 940-seat auditorium Gracepoint in Islington.
 
“Our service is unrivalled, when it comes to providing the creative industries with fresh backdrops and settings within buildings tha twould normally not host these activities,” said Gjonnes, who was also previously MD and co-founder of Industri Management.
 
“Some members of the previous team are working at Blank Canvas and bring a wealth of experience over. We also have the in-house expertise and network, within the property sector, to be able to scout, source and activate properties into operational venues…for the right brief.”
 
Blank Canvas said the firm will also be retaining some of its suppliers and carrying over professional relationships Gjonnes had built while at Industri Management.
 
“Over the past five months we have been mobilising the company, pitching to established property owners and developers and generating some very positive leads for new venues…watch this space,” added Tuck.
 
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Gjonnes launches new venue management agency

Tarek Gjonnes, former MD of the Boiler House events at Battersea Power Station has launched new venue management agency, Blank Canvas.
 
The combined venue, promotions and event management firm will also be run by new business partners, commercial director Courtney Tuck and operations director Jason Nelhams.
 
The firm launches with a portfolio of venues including Purple Door at Piccadilly. The most recent venue added is the 940-seat auditorium Gracepoint in Islington.
 
“Our service is unrivalled, when it comes to providing the creative industries with fresh backdrops and settings within buildings tha twould normally not host these activities,” said Gjonnes, who was also previously MD and co-founder of Industri Management.
 
“Some members of the previous team are working at Blank Canvas and bring a wealth of experience over. We also have the in-house expertise and network, within the property sector, to be able to scout, source and activate properties into operational venues…for the right brief.”
 
Blank Canvas said the firm will also be retaining some of its suppliers and carrying over professional relationships Gjonnes had built while at Industri Management.
 
“Over the past five months we have been mobilising the company, pitching to established property owners and developers and generating some very positive leads for new venues…watch this space,” added Tuck.
 
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