Daren Newton

Lee Newton, CEO

Lee Newton is the Founder and CEO of Media 10 Limited, the most decorated events and publishing company in the UK. Media 10 own some of the most iconic events in Britain, including the 109 year old Ideal Home Show and multi award winning Grand Designs Live; and were the only event organisers appointed by HRH Queen Elizabeth II to deliver the Coronation Festival in the Gardens of Buckingham Palace.

Lee has been at the forefront of securing collaborations with some of the biggest partners on the media stage, including ITV, CBS, Channel 4, BSkyB, BBC and Virgin Media. This has put Media 10 at the heart of the ever changing media landscape, with Lee’s instrumental role in turning some of the biggest brands on TV into live events and magazine formats.

His vision has driven Media 10 to new international heights reaching as far as South Africa and China. With a robust strategy in place to expand the business, Media 10 currently owns a portfolio of 30 trade and consumer events, 39 websites and 13 publications; welcoming over 1 million live visitors to its events and reaching more than 5 million readers each year.