Head of Marketing
Scottish Event Campus

Sean Murray is Head of Marketing at the newly rebranded Scottish Event Campus, SEC which includes the SSE Hydro.  A native of Glasgow, Sean has managed the branding and marketing for major festivals, events and bids, destination and venue marketing for various high profile projects.

In the position for over 8 years, Sean looks after B2C ticketing and B2B marketing across the business for Live Entertainment, Conferences and Exhibitions in addition to delivering the new brand for SEC and SSE Hydro, since opening in 2013.  Prior to this, Sean delivered the Back the Bid campaign for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Bid. 

His history across festivals and events started with his marketing of Glasgow 1999: UK City of Architecture and Design, a position which then led to his role in delivery of festival program development; marketing; communication; branding and evaluation for major event and festival program which was designed to generate positive economic impact for the city.  The festivals involved in the project include the Glasgow Film Festival, Glasgow Comedy Festival and Merchant City Festival.  Sean is a regular contributor across various universities across branding, marketing, destination marketing and event management.

Sean lives in Glasgow’s west end with his wife and daughter, and enjoys travelling, eating out and loves a live event.  

Judging panel

Andrew German

Partner, Director of Practice
Sheppard Robson

Chris Jeffreys

Senior Creative
LOVE.

Clayton Gray

Head of Design
OgilvyOne

Danny Bickerton

Head of Design
TBWA\Manchester

Eric Parry

Founder
Eric Parry Architects

Franki Goodwin

Creative Director
Saatchi & Saatchi

John Pelan

Director
Scottish Civic Trust

Matt Michaluk

Design Director
FITCH

Lou Hunter

Creative Director
Brand Union

Neil Cooper

Creative Director, Visual Design
SapientRazorfish

Penny Lewis

Lecturer, Architecture and Urban Planning
University of Dundee

Rob Wade

Group Creative Director
Smith & Milton

Sean Murray

Head of Marketing
Scottish Event Campus