28 - 29 July 2020, Haberdashers' Hall, EC1A
Seminar London Christmas Party Show

Our 2020 seminar programme is filled with new event concepts, creative thinking and inspiring event stories. Check out the full programme below…

 

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Ink and Flow Workshop

4.30PM (Tuesday 28th July)

Ink and Flow  – the combined power of yoga and calligraphy
Session Leader: Kirstie Bird
(60 minute session)
In this innovative session, yoga teacher and modern calligrapher Kirstie Bird will take you on a truly mindful workshop experience combining yoga and calligraphy.
The workshop will begin with a 30 min slow flow yoga session and then move straight to the tables for a 30 minute modern calligraphy workshop whereby Kirstie will teach you the basics tools and techniques of the artform.
PLEASE NOTE: No previous experience necessary. Find your flow with Ink and Flow!

5.45PM (Tuesday 28th July)

Slinkies, Circles & Winnie the Pooh: The Art of a Beautiful Pitch

Speaker: Richard Holman

(30-45 minute session)

Having a great idea can only take you so far. To see your idea realised you have to persuade others of its value. In this inspiring and entertaining session Richard Holman, expert in the creative process, shares hard won lessons from a lifetime of pitches. You’ll learn both how to structure a winning pitch and how to deliver it – along with a little inspiration from Barack Obama, Giotto and Winnie the Pooh.

Jimmy Garcia Catering

6.45PM (Tuesday 28th July)

The Power of Pop-ups; inspiration and insights on turning crazy event ideas into awesome realities 

Speaker: Jimmy Garcia

(30-45 minute session)

Since first ‘popping up’ in his front room in Balham in 2011 Jimmy Garcia and his team have come to be responsible for some of London’s most talked about pop up restaurants.

In this seminar Jimmy will take you on a journey from his humble beginnings to his rise to the top of the pop-up hospitality industry.

His inspirational story will take you through the highs, lows, and laughs from his journey and leave you with plenty of creative event inspiration to take away with you. It may even inspire you to be the next entrepreneur on the London events scene.

Ink and Flow Workshop

9AM (Wednesday 29th July)

Ink and Flow  – the combined power of yoga and calligraphy
Session Leader: Kirstie Bird
(60 minute session)
In this innovative session, yoga teacher and modern calligrapher Kirstie Bird will take you on a truly mindful workshop experience combining yoga and calligraphy.
The workshop will begin with a 30 min slow flow yoga session and then move straight to the tables for a 30 minute modern calligraphy workshop whereby Kirstie will teach you the basics tools and techniques of the artform.
PLEASE NOTE: No previous experience necessary. Find your flow with Ink and Flow!

10AM (Wednesday 29th July)

London’s Top New Venue Openings for 2020/21 

Speaker:  Venue Search London

Join Venue Search London as they give you an update on the newest event venues and the best planned 2020/21 venue openings on the London events scene.

They will also be presenting their findings from their 2019 Christmas Party Survey to update on any key industry trends over the next 12 months

Managing Stress

11AM (Wednesday 29th July)

Stress Management; turning your relationship with stress on its head 

Speaker: Howard Napper

(30-45 minute session)

In this seminar Howard will be looking at how stress – which exists in us all – can be a positive. Stress is a thought and perception rather than an event, so Howard will explain how we can change our relationship with stress and other negative thoughts, and will teach us techniques to manage that change. He will demonstrate very short meditations, take Q&As and will also share other helpful resources

1PM (Wednesday 29th July)

Make Your Event an Absolute Cracker – 2020’s most innovative event suppliers

Speaker: Story Events

(30 – 45 minute session)

 

This session led by Story Events will look as some of the most innovative event suppliers for 2020 and how they can be used to add that extra wow factor to your events.

2PM (Wednesday 29th July)

Slinkies, Circles & Winnie the Pooh: The Art of a Beautiful Pitch

Speaker: Richard Holman

(30-45 minute session)

Having a great idea can only take you so far. To see your idea realised you have to persuade others of its value. In this inspiring and entertaining session Richard Holman, expert in the creative process, shares hard won lessons from a lifetime of pitches. You’ll learn both how to structure a winning pitch and how to deliver it – along with a little inspiration from Barack Obama, Giotto and Winnie the Pooh.

Jimmy Garcia Catering

3PM (Wednesday 29th July)

The Power of Pop-ups; inspiration and insights on turning crazy event ideas into awesome realities 

Speaker: Jimmy Garcia

(30-45 minute session)

Since first ‘popping up’ in his front room in Balham in 2011 Jimmy Garcia and his team have come to be responsible for some of London’s most talked about pop up restaurants.

In this seminar Jimmy will take you on a journey from his humble beginnings to his rise to the top of the pop-up hospitality industry.

His inspirational story will take you through the highs, lows, and laughs from his journey and leave you with plenty of creative event inspiration to take away with you. It may even inspire you to be the next entrepreneur on the London events scene.

4PM (Wednesday 29th July)

London’s Top New Venue Openings for 2020/21 

Speaker:  Venue Search London

Join Venue Search London as they give you an update on the newest event venues and the best planned 2020/21 venue openings on the London events scene.

They will also be presenting their findings from their 2019 Christmas Party Survey to update on any key industry trends over the next 12 months.