12 - 13 July 2022, Haberdashers’ Hall, EC1A

This year we have a fantastic seminar line-up that is set to inspire, educate and engage our audience in 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.

Already registered? If you are already registered, you can sign-up to our seminar sessions by editing your visitor profile.

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. 

Wednesday 13th July

9AM: Venue Search London’s hottest new venue openings and festive favourites 

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, as well as their festive favourites for the Christmas season.

Speakers: Clare Phillips, Sophie Cann, Gemma Quintrell, Chloe Elphick – Venue Search London

Wednesday 13th July

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, Too Good To Go

Wednesday 13th July

11AM: Measuring and delivering Sustainability at live events

As the industry returns quickly to fully live events, the impact of our activities on our planet returns. The industry’s leading sustainability body, isla will present some simple tips to reduce the environmental impact on live events and how to measure this impact through their new TRACE software system. It is only through this measurement that real change can be delivered.

With a background in marketing and events, Ellie has delivered event programmes for global brands and devised communication and sustainability strategies for fast-growth start-ups. Her passion for climate activism led her to isla, where she now communicates the action organisations ambition to create a more sustainable, resilient events industry and supports the fast-growing network in becoming the driving force of that change.

Speakers: Ellie Ashton-Melia, isla.

Wednesday 13th July

12PM: Top Tips for Successful Christmas Party Planning

Hosted by our Media Partners, Miss Jones Group, this panel will discuss some of the best ideas and practices to improve what can be a stressful process of planning and delivering a memorable Christmas celebration. Topics will include venue selection, guest communication, event catering, theming and entertainment and budget management. These tips will help you plan and deliver (and enjoy!) a successful year-end celebration.

Speakers: To be confirmed…

1:30PM: Venue Search London’s hottest new venue openings and festive favourites 

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, as well as their festive favourites for the Christmas season.

Speakers: Clare Phillips, Sophie Cann, Gemma Quintrell, Chloe Elphick – Venue Search London

Wednesday 13th July

3PM: 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.

Speakers: Rich Bentley, Postcard Productions

Wednesday 13th July

4PM: Venue Search London’s hottest new venue openings and festive favourites 

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, as well as their festive favourites for the Christmas season.

Speakers: Clare Phillips, Sophie Cann, Gemma Quintrell, Chloe Elphick – Venue Search London

Tuesday 12th July

5PM: Venue Search London’s hottest new venue openings and festive favourites 

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, as well as their festive favourites for the Christmas season.

Speakers: Clare Phillips, Sophie Cann, Gemma Quintrell, Chloe Elphick – Venue Search London

Tuesday 12th July

6PM: How to Manage and Reduce Event Stress

Working in the live events industry can have moments of extreme stress and pressure, impacting on your mental wellbeing. Moderated by Story CEO, Sam Gill, the panel will present some key tips and practices to better manage the natural stresses of event preparation and delivery to make your events career more enjoyable, manageable and successful. Sam will be joined by Helen Moon from Eventwell, Narmeen Kamran, from Desert Island Events and Paul Hackett from The WellBeings.London to present and discuss this important topic.

Tuesday 12th July

7PM: Using Creativity to Deliver Stand-Out Events

We know that the UK events industry is packed with creativity and innovative event suppliers, but choosing the right theme, event design and partners to deliver successful and memorable experiences remains one of the toughest elements of the event planning process. Adam Parry, Editor of Event Industry News, will explore the latest ideas, trends and new suppliers to help you choose the best creative ideas and options for your live audiences.

Speakers: Adam Parry, Event Industry News