Round Tables (all summits)

12:15 – 13:00

  1. Sponsorship sales – Mike Gwynn, Founder, PM Development & Training Consultant, The Media House
  2. Career Development / Employee Development – The employee / employer pact – Luke Gibson, former Divisional Director & Executive Committee, Euromoney & currently founding director start-up
  3. Distributing and sharing event content using your conference advocates and influencers – Kate Roberts, B2B event strategy consultant
  4. Engaging your members and delegates throughout the year – Claire Poole, Founder, ClearBright Consulting
  5. Building a portfolio of awards – Fergus Gregory, Group Commercial Director, The Drum
  6. Maximising sponsorship revenue for awards – Sarah Austin, Awards Director, UBM
  7. Collaboration for mutual benefit – Louise Goalen, Director of Venues, Top Banana
  8. Marketing association events by focusing on your USP – Jennie Castro, Head of Marketing, International Bar Association
  9. Working effectively with committees – Graham Blair​, Associate Director of Education and Events, Royal College of Anaesthetists
  10. Making Analytics Work for Events Organisers – Laura Davidson, Director, Tag Digital
  11. What does a paid speaker or moderator bring to an event? – JJ Jackson, Director, Performing Artistes
  12. Sharing ideas on delegate engagement – Jose Bort, CEO & Co-Founder, EventsCase
  13. How to create a data strategy for your event – Clemi Hardie, Head Of Pencils, Noodle Live
  14. Personalising campaigns with limited resources – Ian Rutherford, Managing Director, Wyvern DM
  15. Leadership and team development – Emma Hatt, Event Director, Capita Travel and Events
  16. Succession planning for your next generation of delegates (content streams, leadership sessions and pricing structures) to ensure your conference stays relevant in the future – Sarah Payling, Portfolio Director, Ocean Media Group Ltd
  17. Community engagement – Ashley Friedein, CEO, Guild


16:25 – 17:10

  1. Women in Events: Developing your Career– Claire Wormsley, Director, Global Conference Network and Ros Oxley, Director, BlenheimCEC
  2. Which venue listing site and why? Sharing experiences and insight – Andrew White, Founder, Triggerfish
  3. Running successful awards in unusual markets – Brian Jenner, Good Funeral Awards
  4. Running an association awards programme – Lynne Rocks, Events Team Leader, Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
  5. Q&A: how to sell your event – Paul Slight, Director, Fusion Corporate Partners (UK)
  6. Selling to Millennials: understanding the buying process – Mo Issa, Commercial Manager, The Mermaid
  7. Getting value for money from AV: a discussion around the best way to spend your AV budget – Jonjo Glynn, Venues Director, White Light Ltd
  8. 1-2-1 meetings: pros, cons and the best ways to manage pre-event and on the day – Mina Booth, Marketing Director, CWIEME – ITE
  9. How to create a killer video campaign – Torsten de Riese, Chief Content Scientist, Google Mentor
  10. Creative thinking on making events appealing to younger people (25-30 yrs) – Anna Golden, Commercial Director, Olympia London
  11. An insider’s tips for how to get really top quality PR and press coverage of your event – Joanna Burton, Director, Crescent Communications
  12. Audience Engagement: where to start and why is it important? – Zofia Prokopova, Head of Key Event Operations, Slido
  13. Driving effective telesales results: the importance of good data – Tracey McInnes, CEO, ProCom Connections
  14. Are marketing automation platforms worth the investment for events’ organisers?
    For marketers that are considering or have recently implemented a marketing automation platform (MAP) and can contribute to a discussion on the key considerations and learnings of investing
    Alexandra Beveridge, Marketing Director, Smarter Shows