Paul Thomas – Sales Manager

Paul oversees the sale of stands and show advertising at all of Hale’s trade shows.

He has worked for Hale Events since 1999 and brings a mix of honesty, tenacity and strong customer focus to his role.


James Curtis – Sales Executive

James joined Hale Events in 2007 and has had a diverse career including hot air balloon management and estate agency.

He sells stands at Hale’s shows, has an in-depth knowledge of food producers in the South West, and has great people and communication skills


Callum Mellis – Sales Executive

Callum joined Hale Events in 2012, and as well as his core role of selling stand space at Hale’s food and drink shows, he manages floorplans, has excellent IT and communication skills, and applies a high level of attention to detail to everything he does.


Jules Phythian – Sales Executive

Jules joined Hale Events in 2012 to sell our gift & home show. She brings a wealth of experience in sales and sales management and Hale is enriched by her natural positivity and boundless enthusiasm.


Lesley Meaker

Lesley Meaker – Sales Executive

Lesley joined the Hale Events Sales Team in 2016. She is working across all our food and hospitality shows but primarily the Hotel, Catering & Retail Show in Bournemouth.

Having worked in retail management with Clarkes, Lesley is relishing the challenge of working in a new industry, and getting her teeth into a whole new market. She is personable, and very experienced in dealing with customer needs.