Royal Highland Centre appoints new show manager of Royal Highland Show

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RoyalHighlandCentreThe Royal Highland Centre (RHC) has appointed Rebecca Elvin as show manager for its flagship event, The Royal Highland Show.

Elvin, a graduate from Leeds University, joins from The Royal County of Berkshire Show and brings with her a wealth of experience in event management, financial and IT competence as well as stakeholder engagement.

Joining on February 25, Elvin will have responsibility for planning and managing Scotland’s largest outdoor event, which attracts in excess of 160,000 showgoers each year.  She replaces David Dunsmuir who retires in March following 15 years at the  Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland, which operates the Royal Highland Centre.

Elvin commented on her appointment: “I am very excited to be given the opportunity to spearhead what is already a hugely successful event. There are clearly opportunities to develop the show further and I look forward to working with the experienced show team to deliver an amazing event.”