CEO of the Special Event Company
“The Research Triangle region is home to some of the most brilliant women in their respective fields, so I’m extremely honored to be in the company of this year’s Women in Business award recipients,” said Webb. “I dedicate this to my incredible event planning team, who have provided our clients with a high level of creativity, commitment and focus as we navigated through the pandemic.”
Special Contributor to the Special Event Industry
Webb is nationally recognized as a pioneering entrepreneur and business operator. She is a past winner of Special Events magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award and Top 25 Greatest Industry Influencer, as well as International Event Producer of the Year (Event Solutions), Enterprising Woman of the Year (Enterprising Woman), Top 50 Women Extraordinaire (Business Leader), and the Steve Kemble Leadership Award for outstanding contributions to the special event industry.
Webb earned similar accolades in her native United Kingdom, where she is a founding member and former president of the U.K. Chapter of the International Live Events Association (ILEA).
About The Special Event Company
Since founding the Special Event Company 35 years ago, Webb guided the company’s growth as it became one of the most successful and creative event management firms in the U.S., working with world-class clients including Duke University, Lenovo, the NHL, YouTube, Google, Boy Scouts of America, First Citizens Bank, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, Amgen, and many others.
Launching the Virtual Event Production Studio
In 2020 and 2021, as the event industry faced potentially devastating challenges due to COVID shutdowns, Webb directed the development of a virtual event production facility featuring a state-of-the-art studio for live video and content production. The offering has further solidified The Special Event Company as a multi-faceted, full-service provider of live, in-person and virtual event services and customized communications solutions for a wide range of clients.
The Special Event Company Relocates to Apex
The Studio by The Special Event Company will fulfill your filming and broadcast needs. Our versatile and customizable studio space is located just outside Raleigh, minutes from the Research Triangle Park (RTP) and available to clients throughout the country.