Laurent NOEL

Managing Director of the Agriculture equipment, Food & Construction Division

Laurent Noel has a 20 years’ experience of the tradeshows and publishing industry. He has extensive know-how of general management and development of multicultural teams and brands. 

He was general manager and partner in the 90’s of one of the most successful Czech B2B publishing group in Prague, followed by Reed Exhibitions in France and Reed Exhibitions Americas in Norwalk, CT USA with successful positions of Group Exhibitions Director – International Business Development Director and Vice President of Transportation and Logistics Portfolio for the Americas. Lastly, he held the position of Deputy Head of Verticals and Industry Director at ITE Group plc. in London.
Laurent successfully managed and grew strong portfolio of events across 3 continents (Europe – Americas – Asia) through organic growth, launches and acquisitions. 

Laurent joined Comexposium in October 2017 as Director of Strategy and Integration. 
In November 2018, he became managing director of the Agriculture & Food division. The division has many strong brands serving the sector, Salon de l'Agriculture, SIAL, SIMA, and SITEVI, to name just a few, from seed to finished product and livestock.

The agriculture and food division is particularly present internationally through its global network of events taking place on five continents.