Jo worked as Health & Safety Officer for the 2022 Brighton Festival Children’s Parade, organised by Same Sky. The event returned bigger than ever post Covid, with Jo now working with Same Sky on their annual Burning The Clocks Winter Solstice Parade in Brighton in December
Jo worked as Assistant Site Manager on the 2022 BHF London to Brighton Bike Ride, building and derigging the Event’s Beach Village at the Finish in Brighton.
Jo was asked by Croydon Borough Council to identify suitable outdoor event locations across the Borough, carrying out a feasibility study for each location and possible improvements. JOES then developed an Outdoor Events Policy for the Borough.
The first Reading Half Marathon was held in 1983, with Sweatshop Events taking over its organisation in 2003. In 2017 Jo Osborne was approached by the Race Director to assist with the Health & Safety Management of the event, and following this event was asked to become Production Manager for the Reading Half Marathon. Jo currently works as Production & Operations Manager on the event each year.
The Brighton Marathon Weekend is an exciting three-day event that takes place each April in buzzing Brighton. Events include the UK’s second largest marathon, Brighton Marathon, the BM10k race, and the youth event, The Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens Mini Mile Races.
Jo Event Solutions has worked with ‘RISE’, a local charity in Brighton that helps victims of domestic abuse. After taking a year out and changing charities, Jo Osborne worked with the charity to bring the event back to life in 2018, with it becoming bigger and better in 2019.
Award Winning Music Festival located at Brighton City Airport, 2015/2016 organised by SJM Concerts. Jo Osborne orginally worked on the event as Events & Tourism Manager for Adur Council, ensuring that the event had the necessary permissions in place to take place, with the inaugural event being a huge success and winning Best New Festival at the UK Festival Awards.
Jo Event Solutions was awarded the contract to event manage the UK’s largest seafront festival, that has taken place on Brighton seafront for 22 years. Jo Osborne worked with the Board of Trustees on the 2018/2019 Paddle Round The Pier Festivals, covering all aspects of Event Management.
Born in 2009 in Italy, developed by an artist named Sergio and a nutritionist named Sabrina, the Run 5.30 concept arrived! Thirteen years later, over 200,000 people have taken part in a 5.30 event across Italy, the UK and USA. Jo Event Solutions was approached in 2017 to assist in bringing the event idea to a new city in the UK.
K9 Challenge is an event concept that has been introduced and developed by Jo Event Solutions. K9 Challenge takes place in Brighton, with the intention to expand the brand into different cities across the UK. The event is a 5km walk/run for people with their dogs and has already attracted over 1000 participants.
Working with Goldline Events Ltd on another of their portfolio, Jo Osborne has been Production Manager since 2016, whilst currently working as Production and Operations Manager on the Nottingham Half Marathon/Mini Marathon Events.
The Bright 10 Mile Event was held in Brighton and was organised by Run Base Events. Jo was employed to look after the health and safety over the event weekend. The event is a 10 mile road race starting and finishing on Hove seafront.