An event to bring together conference professionals from across the events industry to debate and discuss challenges in today’s market.
This year we are cutting straight to the core and addressing key strategic issues:
IS THE PAYING DELEGATE IN TERMINAL DECLINE? Free content versus paid for content: which adds better value? Hear how different companies are being affected and what measures are being take to adapt to changing market pressures
ARE WE SEEING A CONVERGENCE OF LARGE SCALE EVENTS AND EXHIBITIONS? Expos are adding content, conferences are adding scale – is it a collision? Where are we heading?
HOW TO BUILD COMMUNITIES THROUGH CONTENT DRIVEN MARKETING: Learn more about how you can position yourself as a key content provider by “owning” a community and how your event can be a 365 day project.
LAUNCHING AN EVENT OVERSEAS: HEAR OF FIRST HAND CHALLENGES: Most events companies run internationally and Capacity Media (who received a Mark of Excellence for Best Conference Series at the recent Conference Awards) will share some of their experiences when rolling out and launching events in new markets.
THE CHALLENGE OF FINDING AND RETAINING GOOD TALENT: We’ve invited an expert from outside the industry to talk about the fundamental steps you should follow to keep your best talent excited and proud to be working with you.
The Conference Summit, now in its third year, has become a “must attend” in the event industry. The companies who attend this Summit are commercial conference companies, exhibition companies who run conferences as part of their show , associations who run conferences and publishing companies… the conference industry now has many models. The event is a superb networking opportunity for peers in the events industry - reaffirming the value of the industry as vibrant, dynamic and open. This year we offer Roundtable Breakout Sessions and discuss the changing responsibilities of sales, marketing and content roles with the evolution of so many new conference models in the marketplace.