Wendy Smithy

Having had a change of career from retail just 3 years ago, Wendy has worked relentlessly to forge a role for herself and now works within the music industry. Primarily known as the director of ‘The Manchester Creative Collective’- a not for profit industry networking community – she also works freelance within gigs and festivals as an artist liaison and event manager. In addition to this Wendy is also studying music and art event management at the prestigious Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts.


A mum of five juggling all the demands of home, career and study she believes that with hard work and belief most goals can be achieved. A regular face on the music gig scene she is passionate about finding new ways in which to bridge the ever-growing gap in economy between emerging music and established artists.