What we do

New Sparta Events launched in 2015 and produces a variety of events including debates, roundtables and conferences with a key focus on investment opportunities in emerging markets. The events have regional, industry and political & economic trends as themes and enable attendees to obtain a thorough understanding of the opportunities and challenges in these markets and to network with their peers and the key players in the region.

Meet the team

Jane Rae

Managing Director

Jane has over 20 years’ experience in the events sector and has worked across a broad range of products with a strong focus on emerging markets. Prior to launching New Sparta Events, she was responsible for the strategic development and growth of the legal events and online development portfolio at Practical Law and subsequently, Thomson Reuters. She was also the co-founder of Adam Smith Conferences and joint MD from its launch through to sale and integration with IIR and then Informa.

Lauren Cross

Event Manager

Lauren is an experienced Events Manager with over 5 years of operational, marketing and logistics know-how. She has worked in varying environments producing world class events predominantly for C-Suite personnel. She has great experience within the B2B market having worked at the likes of Thomson Reuters and Practical Law Company working on events at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting, managing high-profile sponsorships, and delivering quality conferences within the legal sector. Lauren prides herself on providing exceptional client experience at all times, whilst maintaining and developing strong brand values.