Meena Chander is the proud founder of Events Together Limited. Through her love of bringing people together and it’s potential to inspire change, she has worked in corporate event management for nearly 25 years. Her background is organisation of large conferences, trade shows and managing international exhibition strategies for clients, including design, build and overall presence at these global shows. A natural organiser with a personable, honest and professional approach, Meena graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University, in MSc Event Management at a later stage in life.
Proactively promoting corporate cohesion and productivity in teams, her company regularly produces insightful events. This is Us, is an event about supporting and improving diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Now in its third year, This Is Us has expanded from the focus on LGBTQ+ in the first two years to discussing and exploring other important areas of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, including BAME and Women. Flexible and open-minded with a focus on development, she has the confidence to ask questions and share concerns.
More recently, she has set up a social enterprise called Diversity in Conferences and Events (DiCE) C.I.C which has 3 main aims:
- Raise awareness of D & I in the workplace through the platform of conferences and events;
- Create a mentoring programme for events professionals from underrepresented backgrounds;
- Establish a recognised DiCE accreditation