Founded in 2003, Merlin’s Star provides comprehensive, creative and multi-stranded solutions to the charitable, corporate and statutory sectors, as well as event solutions for private clients, (including weddings and celebratory events).
Liz Gregg-Smith, Founder and Managing Director, is an experienced consultant and strategist who can offer a wide range of bespoke, value for money solutions across a range of disciplines. See more under What We Do.
Liz has honed her expertise over the last 17 years organising and delivering many high profile client projects, events and briefs for organisations including The British Red Cross , Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, The Big Issue Foundation, Kith and Kids Charity and UCL Bloomsbury Theatre. She has also organised a myriad of civic and charitable events in her home county of Hertfordshire including The High Sheriff’s Awards, Herts Youth Awards, the YOPEYS (Young People’s Awards) Police Authority Awards, Herts Constabulary Long Service Awards as well Mayoral events. Liz also has a wealth of experience organising and overseeing corporate and private client events, including weddings, conferences and occasions for 20 to 1000 guests.
High Profile events include The Red Cross Annual Balls, Red Cross Fashion Shows in Association with designers such as Christian Dior and Ralph Lauren, Reach4Fashion (for Great Ormond Street’s Reach Leukaemia Appeal, in association with designers Alice Temperley and Hardy Aimes), Art 4 All (in aid of Kith and Kids), InspiRED (for the British Red Cross) and The Big Fashion Show (for the Big Issue Foundation).
Liz and the team has delivered a wide range of high profile events from conception to delivery across a diverse client base. Many events have been regularly covered by local, national and international media.
“Often, former employers have become clients.... my philosophy is all about a hands on approach with an eye to detail in order to provide bespoke, cost-effective and value for money solutions for clients.” (Liz Gregg-Smith, Director of Merlin’s Star).