Day 1 

09:00 - Arrival & Registration - You can leave your luggage with the hotel when you arrive.

10:00 - Chair's welcome from Clemency Burton-Hill

10:05 - Warm up icebreaker with Wild Goose Events

Wildgoose have taken a popular treasure hunt concept and by using the latest technology, have created quick fire tasks and creative challenges to improve teamwork and collaboration along with learning and development.

 Ryan Galloway, BDM, Wildgoose Events

10:50 - Refreshment Break

11:10 - Presentation- Going for growth: finding new audiences for your annual conference 

  • Understanding your audience and the environment they operate in
  • Interpreting data to find growth opportunities
  • Creating an attractive value proposition   
  • Utilising event technology to extend reach and increase engagement
  • The interplay between sponsors and new audiences
  • Other tips and tricks to help deliver a great customer experience

Alex Xavier - Assistant Director (Head of Events), Member Services, CISI 


11:45 - Pre qualified 1-2-1 meetings
12:45 - Lunch and refreshments
13:45 - Presentation- Developing winning sponsorship models 
  • How to develop winning sponsorship packages that keep your sponsors coming back for more
  • Putting together marketing led sponsorship campaigns to attract new sponsors
  • The importance of providing tangible benefits for sponsors
  • Tips for developing tailored packages that offer year round benefits
  • Taking existing sponsor partnerships to the next level

Theodore Spyrou, Associate Director, Ashridge Associates

14:15 - Pre qualified 1-2-1 meetings 
15:20 - Refreshment break
15:30 - Pre qualified 1-2-1 meetings 
16:40 - Presentation - The future of social media and event technology: a 2017 trend watch 
  •  How technology will change the way attendees consume content both in the short term and beyond   
  •  New ways to use Snapchat, augmented reality and video enabled beacons  
  •  How to create memorable moments for attendees

H Matthew Howarth, Senior Business Development – Event Management Software, CVENT


17:00- Chair's closing remarks and event close
17:10 - Attendees to collect keys from designated desk outside the main event rooms.
17:25 - Meeting in Hotel Foyer and walk to the i360
18:00 - Flight on the British Airways i360 
18:30 - Relaxation time
19:45 - Drinks reception
20:15 - Gala dinner


Day 2
09:00 - Panel Discussion:  How Leading Associations are using event technology to deliver real engagement

- Hear our panel go head to head on whether event technology could help or hindrance an event. 

Agnes Gomori - Head of Events, Urban Land Institue

Nicola Rossetti - VP European Markets, etouches

9:40 - Pre qualified 1-2-1 meetings

10:45 -Refreshment break

11:00 - Pre qualified 1-2-1 meetings

12:05 - Innovation Case Study -  ISM – Make Music Work 

Hear from award winning association, The Incorporated Society of Musicians’ (ISM) share key takeaways on hugely successful event, 'Make Music Work', which brought together an audience of about 300 performers and composers from different stages of their careers to take part in discussions on how to build successful and sustainable careers in today’s uncertain industry.

Rebecca Gleave, Marketing Manager, ISM

Francesca Treadaway, Communications Manager, ISM


12:30 - Chair's closing remarks 

12:35 - Lunch and event close

*Please note the Agenda may be subject to change
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