Melissa Neisler Dickinsons career started in retail management, spending 19 years working for the Arcadia Group. In 2006 Melissa founded The Suffolk Wedding Show trading as Suffolk Events, a business that is still going strong today. In 2007 she was appointed as the Conference and Events Manager at Ufford ParkHotel, Golf and Spa. In 2009 Melissa moved into a more proactive sales and business development role at Ramada Encore Hotel in Ipswich, where she developed the business over 4 years. In 2014 Melissa moved to Wivenhoe House House Hotel in Colchester, again in a sales/business/development Manager role.