Julius Solaris

Julius Solaris


I am an open networker, I write on a popular blog, I manage a community, I plan and execute events and I am a social media and network fanatic. I am Italian, I live in London. I like to make things happen, I am a doer, objective oriented and success driven individual. I love to create and innovate as well as listening to all the opinions around.

Work History

Work History
Apr 2007 - Present


Event Manager Blog

The www.eventmanagerblog.com site is the first and most popular blog for event planners which features event management articles and featured interviews. The blog includes compelling content that appeals to thousands of readers by researching event and project management subjects, interviewing industry authorities.

Jan 2008 - Mar 2008



A user-generated conference covering ecology, the environment, sustainability, and green consumption (http://barcamp.org/ecoCamp). Reporting to the Community, responsibilities included designing the event and its associated social media strategy, explaining the format to participants and sponsors, and creating innovative forms of sponsorship participation.

Jul 2007 - Sep 2007

Worldwide Retail Advertising Supervisor


The world's leading producer of leather sofas and Italy's largest furniture manufacturer. Reporting to the Communications Director, responsibilities included designing, evaluating and adapting advertising to suit the local needs of more than 700 stores in 70 countries. Supervised two direct reports and liaised with advertising agencies and graphic designers.

Jun 2006 - Sep 2006

Event Coordinator

University of Queensland

The Middleware Forum and Action Camp is a joint venture between two of Australia's most reputable universities. Reporting to the Middleware Forum and Action Camp Project Manager, responsibilities included designing, budgeting, producing, coordinating and evaluating the 200-delegate, three-day IT conference.

Oct 2003 - Dec 2003

Marketing Manager


An event management company for scientific and medical congresses. Reporting to the Project Manager, responsibilities included designing effective marketing strategies, advertising materials and web interfaces for international medical congresses. Supervised as many as 10 persons. Also liaised regularly with advertising agencies to implement effective web strategies.


Sep 1999 - Jul 2003


Nottingham Trent University/European School of Economics



Chartered Marketer

Chartered Institute of Marketing