May 18, 2024

Black Box Partnerships expands team

Black Box Partnerships has appointed Alison Willis (Makosz) as Associate for Sales and Partnerships.

She was formerly Senior Client Programme Manager at Silverdoor and
previously Sales Director London for Conference Care, as part of the leadership teams.

At Black Box, she will accelerate growth within Black Box for sales and partnerships to support both the current team and a growing customer portfolio across Europe.

Willis said: “Having worked with in the industry for many years, I know that together with the rest of the team we will be able to deliver even greater outcomes for customers within meetings, events, travel and accommodation.”

Leigh Cowlishaw, Managing Partner, Black Box, added: “I have worked alongside Alison for many years within the industry both as a supplier partner and as venue vice chair and on the board of HBAA (now known as beam).

“Alison is well respected industry expert within the serviced apartment accommodation, meetings and events sector. Her resources, network and appreciation across the broad spectrum of business travel, meetings and
events will continue to support both Black Box and our customers, with business growth ambitions.

“Having Alison will further develop and strengthen our service appeal to multiple levels across the global travel meetings and event market.”

Aligned to Black Box core principles, Willis will become a Mental Health First Aider, as part of her onboarding.