One of the many things ITB offers to clients is decades of experience – and not just in booking shows. We also offer the service of promoting shows. And when it comes to producing and promoting major live events, Annette Robinson has seen it all. Although to be honest, few of the thousands of great artists she’s worked with carry more prestige than her very first. “My first job as a teenager was a secretary to the chairman at the Beatles management company NEMS, in 1968,” she says. “On my first ever day I walked home with a promo copy of Abbey Road, which I’ve still got.”

She moved on from there to the production company that later became Showsec, before Barry Dickins, an old friend she knew from her native Essex, offered her the role of his assistant at MAM.

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