About ESEM

ORIGINALLY FORMED IN 1996, ESEM HAS AN IMPRESSIVE TRACK RECORD OF WORKING WITH MANY LEADING EUROPEAN FOOTBALL CLUBS AND FEDERATIONS ACROSS THE GAME’S BIGGEST COMPETITIONS.

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WHO ARE ESEM?

ESEM is a specialised travel management company, EXCLUSIVELY working with European football teams and their travel partners for their Champions League, Europa League and International matches in the UK and across the continent.

We also organise winter and summer training camps, including the arrangement of friendly games for clubs and football federations across Europe.

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“ We are your ‘Fixer’, ensuring that every detail is taken care of and every eventuality is accounted for. ”

CHRISTIAN MACHOWSKI
ESEM, MANAGING DIRECTOR

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WE ARE EXPERTS.

ESEM’s success over the last 25 years has been earned through consistency and the constant drive to learn and develop. Professionalism, attention to detail, transparency and humility are our trademarks, the development of outstanding and trusting relationships with clients, hotels, transport providers, venues and our many other strategic travel partners are essential for us to deliver outstanding projects.

Our success is reflected in nearly 500 European match and training camp projects and with clients from 46 different nations, who have stayed loyal to us over many years.

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MEET YOUR TEAM MATES

From the enquiry stage to the conclusion of the project, we take care of all your requirements and will be with you all the way. Our team has a cumulative 50 years of travel management & events experience and it is our mission to make all aspects of your event run smoothly. Detailed planning, outstanding communication with our clients, a great network of hotels, venues and suppliers and a trained eye for every detail.
Meet your dedicated ESEM Team:

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CHRISTIAN MACHOWSKI
MANAGING DIRECTOR

German born Christian moved to the UK in 1992 to follow his first love – football. He has worked in the football event industry for almost 30 years. His commitment to offering a unique and personal customer service, combined with his interest in football, led him to set up his first business in 1996. His attention to detail and “can do” attitude is shared with his team and suppliers to ensure that the highest standards are delivered to ESEM’s clients.

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MELANIE EVANS
HEAD OF OPERATIONS

Having been brought up in her family’s pub, the importance of good customer service has been with Melanie from a very early age. After studying Hotel Management she pursued a successful career working in hotels and then transferred her skills to the agency side of events when she joined Christian’s team in 2001. Since then she has been involved in many high profile games and events using her organisational skills to ensure that every final detail is carried out to the highest standard.

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REBECCA BYROM-BENT
OPERATIONS MANAGER

Following 7 years working for a top Premier League Club, Manchester based Rebecca has an operational club travel and coordination background. Previously working in events management for a large tourist attraction, from small group activities to major sponsored events. Flexible and adaptable to any situation and fantastic at thinking on her feet to ensure smooth operational success to all events.

OUR EXTENDED TEAM OF SPECIALISTS

Crucial to ESEM is our extended team of specialists and experts on the ground. Over the years we have hand-picked only the very best to join our network. We work with experienced Project Managers, multi-lingual guides, coach & chauffeur companies along with their drivers. We have an established network of hotels to suit all budgets, venues and restaurants or special locations, to fit your requirements.