Laura Toogood

Senior Venue Consultant

I specialise in helping you choose the right venue for your conference or meeting. My operational background in events allows me to communicate what will work for you and how eve can help maximise your event experience.

What you do at eve?
I specialise in helping you choose the right venue for your conference or meeting. My operational background in events allows me to communicate what will work for you and how eve can help maximise your event experience.

What’s your favourite eve venue hidden gem?
The blissful modern fountain and courtyard at Haberdashers’ Hall.

 What’s your top venue finding tip?
Avoid the same old hotel meeting rooms. Here at eve we have a list of outstanding historical venues we absolutely have one that will be perfect for your next event.

What snack gets you through your working day?
Dried mango – it’s something sweet and healthy.

What song gets you going in the morning?
Cardi B, Money or Rhianna, Work.

What gadget can’t you leave home without?
My mobile – it has everything on it! I would be lost without it.

What’s your drink of choice?
Cadburys Hot Chocolate. I could drink it all day.

 What are you reading at the moment?
Becoming Michelle Obama by Michelle Obama. I think she’s incredibly inspiring.

 What’s your holiday must-have?
My Amazon Kindle. I need something to read while traveling.

What’s one thing couldn’t live without?
My hair products – something needs to keep these curls popping and my Grenada-Africa pendant which reminds me of my roots and where my family come from.

 What do you always have in your handbag?
Ted Baker Make up bag – You never know who you are going to bump into! Black Opium Eau de Parfum by Yves Saint Laurent  – I love to wear it when I am going somewhere special and my notebook – I love to organise events outside of work.

Do you have a favourite app?
Instagram.

What’s your favourite TV show:
Power with Curtis Jackson. I love American crime drama.

How do you unwind after work?
I go to the gym either boxing or lift a few weights.

What do you do in your spare time?
I love going out and exploring new bars and restaurants. My Coach clutch bag goes everywhere with me.