15 - 16 March 2022, Banking Hall, EC3

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Wednesday 16th March

9AM: London’s Top New Venue Openings for 2022

Venue Search London, the free venue finding experts return for their popular round up of the very best new and refurbished venues to arrive on the ever-changing London events scene for 2022

Speakers: Venue Search London

 

Wednesday 16th March

10AM: Food Waste is Feeding Climate Change: The Solution is Tech

In 2013 Jamie Crummie attended an event that was purely catered for with food which otherwise would have been thrown away and realised that there must be a simpler and more accessible way to fight food waste than dumpster diving, which led to the creation of ‘Too Good To Good’ (the food waste app). 

In this inspiring seminar Jamie will explore the impact that food waste has on our planet and the role that technology has to play in making not only us as individuals but also as event professionals reduce our food waste impact.

Speaker: Jamie Crummie, Founder, Too Good To Go

 

Wednesday 16th March

11AM: KEY NOTE SPEAKER – RICH BENTLEY

Visual Narratives: What’s your story

Rich is a multi award-winning content creator with over 20 years’ experience in film and television, having worked on the creation of some of the UK’s most popular programmes and produces content for all the major platforms. He will explore how to achieve your marketing and event objectives and raise your profile through storytelling on digital platforms. Exploring the current online landscape and the art of curating short-form narratives to harness audiences. He will present some top tips for creating content to stand out from the crowd and how to explore and engage with other platforms.

 

Wednesday 16th March

1pm: Latest Trends in Team Building

Martin Fullard, Editor of Conference News will be joined by Jonny Edser, founder of Wild Goose and other experts to discuss the latest trends in virtual and live team building and how these events can be used to enhance a summer social or conference.

 

Wednesday 16th March

2pm: It’s not just about party shoes, what’s the real footprint of a party?

Event planners are becoming increasingly aware of the impact of their events. International travel, for example, is under great scrutiny. But what of more local events, department & company celebrations? How is our industry measuring, re-using, recycling and reducing waste at these events? How do events away from the boardroom plan for environmental sustainability? Using real-life case studies, Matt, Carina and Martin show that you need to be giving celebrations as much love and attention from a sustainability perspective as any other event.

Speakers: Matthew Grey -Event Decision, Carina Jandt – EventCycle, Maryin Cottrell -A1, Milan Thakrar – SMART Group 

 

Wednesday 16th March

3PM: How to get the Most from Your Summer Event Budget

As we pivot from virtual to live events, buyers will need to be careful to maximise the returns on these larger budgets. This panel will present some top tips on how to focus your spend on the most important aspects of your summer event, before looking at those “nice to have” extras!

Moderator: Neil Thompson – The Delegate Wranglers

 

Wednesday 16th March

4PM: London’s Top New Venue Openings for 2022 

Venue Search London, the free venue finding experts return for their popular round up of the very best new and refurbished venues to arrive on the ever-changing London events scene for 2022

 

Speakers: Venue Search London

Client Retention

 

Tuesday 15th March

5PM: Love, Nurture and Grow your Clients

Sam Gill from Story Events will be joined by Mike Kershaw (Kershaw & Partners) and Emilie Thysse (Yellow Door Training) to discuss their thinking and top tips on how best to retain and develop clients in our fast-paced and competitive world of UK events.

Panel: Emilie Thysse – Yellow Door Training. Mike Kershaw – Kershaw & Partners, Sam Gill – Story Events

Tuesday 15th March

6PM: How we make our clients care about sustainability?

When brands make big, bold moves to fight climate change their in-person experiences should stack up against their message. Now sustainability is becoming intrinsic to our event delivers how as event professionals can we support our clients to achieve their climate positive ambitions in their events? 

Event sustainability body, isla explores how you can make stakeholders buy into your vision and invites Goose Live Events to share a real-life case study of how they achieved just that.

Speakers: Anna Abdelnoor – Isla. Becca Whittles – Goose Live Events

 

 

Tuesday 15th March

7PM: London’s Top New Venue Openings for 2022 

Venue Search London, the free venue finding experts return for their popular round up of the very best new and refurbished venues to arrive on the ever-changing London events scene for 2022

Speakers: Venue Search London