Marketing & Business Strategist

About my private client work

With an Masters in Business Administration (MSc), International Hospitality Management degree (BBa) and over a decade of experience as a marketing consultant, customer experience professional and business strategist I am the go to person for all  your marketing and business strategy related projects. 

Each year I help a select group of private clients in the hospitality, retail and social work industry.  

Read the testimonials below or get in touch with me to talk about your next project. 


Why others work with me

Ilona’s unique view on organizing companies and her creativity make her a great business coach.

She helped us increase our visibility and brand awareness by formulating our marketing strategy, creating content and she helped us win the award for “Best Craft Beer Bar of the Year 2017 and 2019” in the That’s Shanghai Food & Drink Awards.

She’s our go-to person for our strategic marketing projects like improving our website and creating investors pitches.

Dirk Frauenheim



Check out my
private client work

Brand Awareness Campaign

Zapfler Craft Brewery, China

Improving the brand awareness and customer experience resulting in winning the award of

“Craft Beer Bar of the Year” in 2017 and 2019 of the That’s Shanghai Food & Drink Awards.

MarCom Action Plan

Hildi Furniture, Australia

Developing action plans to implement the Marketing & Communication plan for the launch of the brand. 

Launch Wellness Brand

Envive Wellness, United States

Developed and launched a wellness brand for the US market. The marketing strategy included a website, e-book, social media campaign and an ad campaign on the Amazon platform. 

LinkedIn Growth Strategy

YMCA The Netherlands

Developed the LinkedIn strategy and created content resulting in 2500% growth in views and an average CTR of 3,3%. 

Let's talk about your business growth plans!

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