Sabia worked for more than 15 years in film and TV production before moving across to the world of event management in 2007.  Since that time, she has worked across a huge range of events for a variety of organisations, including an events agency, a prestigious 4* spa venue and, most recently, for The Association of Learned and Professional Society of Publishers (ALPSP) where she organised and ran seminars, webinars and their flagship annual conference, as well as the biennial University Press Redux Conference.