16-17 July 2024, Freemasons' Hall

This year we have a fantastic seminar line-up that is set to inspire, educate and engage our audience on the hottest topics and trends in the industry.

HOW TO BOOK:

Unregistered? To book onto our free seminar sessions, register to attend the Show today and select the seminar(s) that you wish to attend.

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PLEASE NOTE: We consciously over-subscribe our seminars and seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis on the day. Registering your interest will give you priority but does not secure your seat. Please be sure to arrive 10 minutes early to ensure you get to experience the seminar/workshop you’d like to. 

Tuesday 16th July

5PM: Venue Search London’s Top New Venue Openings for 2024/25 

Unwrap London’s hottest event secrets and join Venue Search London, the UK’s leading, free venue finding experts, as they reveal the newest venues to arrive on London’s dynamic event scene and give you an insight into their new festive favourites for the 2024/25 season. Whether you’re planning a Christmas Party, a glamorous gala, a conference or a product launch, this seminar will give you the inside scoop on where you can find your dream venue.

Speakers: Venue Search London

Tuesday 16th July

6PM: Elevating your Christmas Party Add-Ons

As event planners, we get asked the same question time and time again; ‘What can I add to my event to make it sparkle?’. We understand that it can be difficult to break away from the norm and find those standout entertainment acts and event suppliers that truly elevate an event, that’s why we’ve called in the experts.

Join leading industry event suppliers, as we delve into the hottest and newest entertainment trends for 2024 and discover the secrets to creating unforgettable experiences that will leave your guests talking long after the lights go down.

Speakers: Coming soon!

Tuesday 16th July

7PM: Tis The Season: Christmas from a Venues Perspective

Christmas is quite possibly the busiest season for event venues and planners alike and we can all agree that, although stressful, it is such a magical and unforgettable time of year for the events industry.

With new trends, themes and ideas emerging every year, we can guarantee that not one festive event will remain the same. However, knowing where to start can sometimes feel a little daunting. Hear from some of London’s leading event venues and get the inside scoop on what’s hot this year and get some top tips and tricks on how effectively plan your 2024 Christmas Party!

Speakers: Coming soon!

Wednesday 17th July

9AM: Venue Search London’s Top New Venue Openings for 2024/25 

Unwrap London’s hottest event secrets and join Venue Search London, the UK’s leading, free venue finding experts, as they reveal the newest venues to arrive on London’s dynamic event scene and give you an insight into their new festive favourites for the 2024/25 season. Whether you’re planning a Christmas Party, a glamorous gala, a conference or a product launch, this seminar will give you the inside scoop on where you can find your dream venue.

Speakers: Venue Search London

Wednesday 17th July

10AM: The Art of Catering with Angela Hartnett

Angela Hartnett, MBE, is one of the UK’s most beloved Michelin-starred chefs and restauranteurs, renowned for her sophisticated yet simple Italian-inspired cooking. She has been celebrated for her exceptional culinary skills and contributions to the hospitality industry, and has been collaborating with London’s leading event caterer, Moving Venue since 2012. From the London Olympics, through to bespoke private parties, Royal Ascot and everything in between, Angela has played a pivotal role in inspiring their chef team and working collaboratively to bring her Michelin starred flair to the London events scene. 

Join Angela Hartnett and Chloe Jackson, Managing Director of Moving Venue, as they delve into the world of delivering high-end event cuisine, explore the latest culinary trends, and share insights into crafting unforgettable dining experiences for clients.

Speaker: Angela Hartnett & Chloe Jackson, Moving Venue.

Wednesday 17th July

11AM: The Spirit of Gifting!

The festive season is fast approaching, which means it’s time to show appreciation to those who make your business thrive. But how do you find a gift that not only says ‘thank you’ but also encourages continued collaboration and dedication?

Join us in this exclusive seminar as London’s top retailers delve into the world of corporate gifting, explore the hottest trends for 2024, uncover their top tips and tricks into thoughtful gifting and ensure your gifts leave a lasting impression. Whether you’re looking to reward your hardworking team or strengthen relationships with valued clients, this seminar will be your key to mastering the ‘Spirit of Gifting’.

Speakers: Coming soon!

Wednesday 17th July

1:30PM: Elevating your Christmas Party Add-Ons

As event planners, we get asked the same question time and time again; ‘What can I add to my event to make it sparkle?’. We understand that it can be difficult to break away from the norm and find those standout entertainment acts and event suppliers that truly elevate an event, that’s why we’ve called in the experts.

Join leading industry event suppliers, as we delve into the hottest and newest entertainment trends for 2024 and discover the secrets to creating unforgettable experiences that will leave your guests talking long after the lights go down.

Speakers: Moderated by PA Life

Wednesday 17th July

2:30PM:How Meditation can Elevate your Events with Maude Hirst 

In a world full of distractions and with our attention spans getting shorter, there has never been a more crucial time to incorporate wellbeing into events to create a more present and engaged environment. Whether you are creating, hosting or attending an event, setting the energy correctly is vital to its success.

In this talk, Meditation Coach, Maude Hirst will share simple but powerful meditation and breath practices that will help set the scene both before and during an event to create something really unique for both hosts and participants.

Speaker: Maude Hirst, Founder of Energy Rise & Home of Connection 

Wednesday 17th July

3:30PM: Tis The Season: Christmas from a Venues Perspective

Christmas is quite possibly the busiest season for event venues and planners alike and we can all agree that, although stressful, it is such a magical and unforgettable time of year for the events industry.

With new trends, themes and ideas emerging every year, we can guarantee that not one festive event will remain the same. However, knowing where to start can sometimes feel a little daunting. Hear from some of London’s leading event venues and get the inside scoop on what’s hot this year and get some top tips and tricks on how effectively plan your 2024 Christmas Party!

Host: Clare Phillips, Managing Director at Venue Search London

Panel: Craig Woodley, Nightcap | Becky Payne, Best Parties Ever | Glaziers Hall