Representative Profile

Mark Herring

Co-Director

Talent Lab Ltd

Mark Herring

Events attended

  • Urbano Event - The City Of London as a force for good

    Thursday May 12th 2022

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  • Urbano Members Networking Round Table - May

    Tuesday May 10th 2022

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  • Networking breakfast at The Londoner Hotel

    Thursday May 5th 2022

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  • Urbano networking evening in Shoreditch

    Wednesday Apr 27th 2022

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  • Urbano Members Networking Round Table - March

    Friday Mar 25th 2022

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About Mark

For 20 years, I have been a co-director of an engagement agency called TalentLab Ltd, where I have worked on a range of client projects. 

I initially trained as a theatre director and use the disciplines of staging a performance in my work. I call this 'audience thinking'. I also make sure that every project Talent Lab works on follows five rules: ISEEC - Inspire. Surprise. Encourage. Excite. Challenge.

It is these rules that drive all my work including running Urbano Network.

As a consultant, I help clients in the professional and service sectors with all aspect of engagement, from strategy and branding, including networking strategies, especially where their people - and brand - meet prospects, such as exhibitions, conferences, 

Projects I have created, written and directed include £1M+ brand development programme, marketing/brand skills workshops, presentation training, script writing and directing of conferences and corporate videos, event hosting and even bad comedy.

I helped create Shoreditch Business Network in the early 2000's and from that developed and grew the Urbano Network community.

I now also specialise in helping companies and individuals develop an effective networking strategy for themselves or their staff. I offer training that helps approaches at events and making networking a seamless part of the marketing mix, having delivered 1,000 events and facilitated connections between thousands of people and companies.

Talent Lab's client list includes: LloydsTSB, Alcatel, Royal Mail, FirstGroup, Spectrecom, Fine Art Wealth Management, Redington, Blue2 Finance, Silverman Sherliker, Trafic and many smaller businesses across all sectors.

That you are reading this and typing your own profiles on this website is down to me :)

Personal Interests

Music
Leyton Orient FC
Worcestershire Cricket Club
Cooking, food and wine, not necessarily in that order
Films
Crosswords
I speak Spanish and understand Catalan
All things Spanish having lived in Barcelona for four years

I have been associated with Shoreditch since 2002 and before that Spitalfields since 1991, so new media, the internet and social/business media are in my DNA.

Mark is a representative of Talent Lab Ltd:

Talent Lab Ltd
Talent Lab Ltd

Talent Lab is an engagement agency, helping clients find ways to interact with their staff, clients and prospects using audience thinking.

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