Our Team

We are not just one person and we understand the team is what makes our events successful. From the Project Manger who specs and sells the event to the NOC (network operations centre) who setup and remotely support our onsite team our staff are our most important asset. They are what turn rental items in to a solution and we believe we have the best available!

attend2IT aims to provide a flawless and complete Event IT Service.  Its not just WiFi! We also offer a large range of services to support the Event industry, from silent auction texting to webstreaming attend2IT is a company you can trust to get the job done. First time – every time. attend2IT understands the unmovable deadlines of the Events industry, we are very much an event company first. 90% of our work is temporary installs and 99% is for the events industry.

Based in Hertfordshire we are ideally placed for events across the UK. We travel extensively across Europe and sometime the world to support our clients in their international events.

FREELANCERS
We are constantly on the lookout for good technically minded freelancers. Please e-mail jobs@attend2it.co.uk if you would like to be considered.

STAFF
We are expanding, get in touch if you are interested!

Junior Event IT Technician
Web Developer

Dominic

Dominic Hampton

Position: MANAGING DIRECTOR

Dominic attended Birmingham University, where he secured a solid grounding in the events industry before joining AVSC and worked his way up to Area Manager. He moved around the country from Manchester back to Birmingham, working on small and large events, before moving back to the South to start a family.

After a few years freelancing, and seeing the opportunity to meet the IT support needs of the events industry, he started attend2IT. As the company has grown he now supports the on-site teams from the NOC as well as on-site for more complex shows.

Dominic Hampton

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Dominic attended Birmingham University, where he secured a solid grounding...

Andy

Andrew Hanson

Position: TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Andy studied Chemistry at Birmingham University before moving to Cardiff to start his PhD. Deciding that Chemistry wasn’t for him, Andy went off to work in the events industry as a hotel AV manager before working for a number of AV companies and finally going freelance.

He helped start up attend2IT and as the company has grown he now supports the development team as well as writing software for some of our more complex projects. He can also be found on-site Project Managing during our busier periods.

Andrew Hanson

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Andy studied Chemistry at Birmingham University before moving to Cardiff...

Toby

Toby Hartley

Position: PROJECT MANAGER / WAREHOUSE COORDINATOR

Toby studied Audio Systems at University and began working at a leading events company, he migrated to attend2IT late 2015 to focus on specialising his career in IT.

He started as an event IT technician and quickly moved up in the company. Now with his own jobs and clients he is an excellent project manager and engineer, running multiple large-scale events each year. He also looks after the logistics of the warehouse, ensuring correct levels of kit are maintained.

Toby Hartley

PROJECT MANAGER / WAREHOUSE COORDINATOR

Toby studied Audio Systems at University and began working at...

Colin Allen

Position: PROJECT MANAGER / H&S COORDINATOR

Colin studied acting at college, but soon transferred to the dark side and started a career in technical theatre. Following more than 10 years working in the live events industry as a technician, manager and H&S supervisor on events from Fashion Week to Peppa Pig, he migrated to attend2IT 2019 to focus on specialising his career in IT and Health and Safety.

His background in live events and specialist understanding of health and safety ensure that our onsite and warehouse operations are always at the forefront of the industry in best practice.

Colin Allen

PROJECT MANAGER / H&S COORDINATOR

Colin studied acting at college, but soon transferred to the...

Ryan

Ryan Coppen

Position: PROJECT MANAGER

Ryan achieved a diploma in engineering from Meridian School and joined attend2IT as an event IT technician in 2014.

After quickly adapting to the fast paced environment of the events industry and running many of his own jobs, he was made a Project Manager in 2016 and continues to develop in the company.

Ryan Coppen

PROJECT MANAGER

Ryan achieved a diploma in engineering from Meridian School and...

Sam Scott-Hake

Position: SENIOR DEVELOPER

Sam graduated from the University of Lincoln with a degree in Games Computing in 2012, since then he has gathered a wealth of programming experience in a variety of languages as a freelance web developer.

Eager for a new challenge in a varied environment, he turned to the events industry and joined attend2IT in 2017. If he isn’t at his computer creating websites and computer games, he can be found hiking in a national park or jogging around Hertfordshire.

Sam Scott-Hake

SENIOR DEVELOPER

Sam graduated from the University of Lincoln with a degree...

Sophie

Sophie Parkins

Position: LOGISTICS AND NOC MANAGER

Sophie has an NVQ in Business and Administration (OCR Level 3) from Hertford Regional College. Since joining the team in 2016 Sophie has gained key technical skills and completed Ruckus training.

She now looks after the NOC and logistics in order to support our on-site teams and long term hires. In her spare time Sophie enjoys country activities and is currently Chair of North Herts Young Farmers Club.

Sophie Parkins

LOGISTICS AND NOC MANAGER

Sophie has an NVQ in Business and Administration (OCR Level...

Kerry Barker

Position: COMPANY ADMINISTRATOR

Kerry studied Business Studies at Oaklands college, then went on to work as  PA / Events organiser for a speciality chemical company.

Joining attend2IT in 2018 to proceed in the events industry after relocating to Buntingford to bring up her family.

Kerry Barker

COMPANY ADMINISTRATOR

Kerry studied Business Studies at Oaklands college, then went on...

Ellis Carter

Position: Senior Event IT Technician

Ellis studied at Long Road Sixth Form and started out in Freelance Design and Photography before becoming a Music Producer and DJ.  After receiving the honor of being on BBC R1 “Record of the Week” and getting to #19 in the charts he decided to get a proper job!

Ellis Joined us in 2018 and continues to add to his knowledge of computing and networking.

Ellis Carter

Senior Event IT Technician

Ellis studied at Long Road Sixth Form and started out...

Rob Shelford

Position: EVENT IT TECHNICIAN

Rob joined us in March 2020 whilst working towards hiss Cisco CCNA.  Previously working as a Senior Chef in a 5 Star Hotel, Rob is good at feeding the crew when we are staying away! In his spare time Rob has a keen interest in Web Creation and likes to travel.

Rob Shelford

EVENT IT TECHNICIAN

Rob joined us in March 2020 whilst working towards hiss...

Kieran Watkins

Position: EVENT IT TECHNICIAN

Having taken an ICT level 2 at North Hertfordshire College, Kieran took an apprenticeship with a large car manufacturer.

Deciding to return to his passion for IT, he joined attend2IT in early 2018. When not travelling around Europe for the company he can be found swimming, playing badminton or playing computer games.

Kieran Watkins

EVENT IT TECHNICIAN

Having taken an ICT level 2 at North Hertfordshire College,...

Chris Peake

Position: TRAINEE EVENT IT TECHNICIAN

Chris joined the company in 2019 after studying vehicle technology at SSC, and work experience with BTCC race team BMR.

Keen to pursue a career in the events industry Chris joined as a Trainee Events Technician and has assisted on some of our biggest events. Outside of work you can find him working on his car, drawing and gaming.

Chris Peake

TRAINEE EVENT IT TECHNICIAN

Chris joined the company in 2019 after studying vehicle technology...

Ryan Long

Position: JUNIOR DEVELOPER

Ryan joined us in June 2020 to help with the new demand of virtual and hybrid events.

Ryan Long

JUNIOR DEVELOPER

Ryan joined us in June 2020 to help with the...

Bailey Elson

Position: JUNIOR FRONT-END DEVELOPER
Bailey attended Royal Holloway where he studied Computer Science and Mathematics. The newest addition to attend2IT, Bailey has dived in to developing our eventcaster virtual events platform and has already become an important part of the development team. Outside of work he has a keen interest in gaming and works as an archery instructor.

Bailey Elson

JUNIOR FRONT-END DEVELOPER

Bailey attended Royal Holloway where he studied Computer Science and...

TBC

Position: JUNIOR BACKEND-END DEVELOPER

We are looking for a new member of the team.  Check out our Jobs page and it could be you.

TBC

JUNIOR BACKEND-END DEVELOPER

We are looking for a new member of the team. ...

Lucy

Lucy

Position: MOTIVATIONAL MASCOT
Lucy specialises in providing love and mayhem in equal parts, ensuring that all members of staff spend an appropriate amount of time playing with her throughout the day.

Lucy

MOTIVATIONAL MASCOT

Lucy specialises in providing love and mayhem in equal parts,...

Ruby

Position: CHAOS MANAGER

Ruby spends the days she is allowed into the warehouse ensuring its secure. When not chasing Lucy she can be found ensuring delivery drivers are kept in order.

Ruby

CHAOS MANAGER

Ruby spends the days she is allowed into the warehouse...

Ted

Position: Chaos Trainee

Ted comes to visit on special occasions causing a stir in the warehouse. When he isn’t underneath Kerry’s desk he can be found stealing Lucy’s bone.

Ted

Chaos Trainee

Ted comes to visit on special occasions causing a stir...

Chico

Position: CHILL MANAGER

Chico can be found following Ellis round or sleeping in his warehouse bed. He likes to do the occasional rounds to make sure he hasn’t missed anybody.

Chico

CHILL MANAGER

Chico can be found following Ellis round or sleeping in...

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