Join the heart of the industrY'S conversation
Education and learning sits at the heart of International Confex and that’s why we have crafted a free to attend program with over 70 sessions to help event, meeting and exhibition organisers develop their knowledge and stay ahead of the trends that are evolving and disrupting the industry. Choose from 7 carefully crafted streams and hear top industry figures share their insights, putting you in an even better position to achieve your objectives in 2019.
The main stage at Confex will play host to a series of live debates, educating and inspiring visitors on what the future of the events industry holds and how to successfully tackle key challenges. A key theme for 2019 will be People, Planet, Profit, key industry figures will be discussing the corporate events landscape of tomorrow, covering topics such as CSR, sustainability, diversity, and inclusion.
The hugely popular technology stream offers two full days discussing latest trends, emerging technologies as well as the practical application of technologies for events of all types. Augmented reality, virtual reality, blockchain, facial recognition, AI and IoT are just some of the topics that will be explored in the eventTech theatre.
Association Events Forum
Supported by ABPCO and The Association of Association Executives this one day programme offers compelling content specifically designed for Association Event Professionals – Event Planners, Managers, Executives and PCOs. With limited space on this one day programme, we request that you register your interest to avoid disappointment.
In association with the AEO, the sales academy returns with a plethora of takeaways to improve your sales performance, whatever your level and experience, with new and innovative tools to build powerful networks and generate sales leads. With limited space on this one day programme, we request that you register your interest to avoid disappointment.
This one-day programme will capture imaginations with the knowledge needed to maximise event awareness across all types of events. The Marcomms Theatre will cover the full spectrum of event marketing, including the future of event registration, brand experience, PPC, SEO and social media.
In partnership with Conference & Meeting World and Exhibition World, Paul Colston, Editor will be hosting discussions around planning and deploying overseas events covering topics such as incentive travel and expanding into International markets.
Situated in the heart of the exhibition zone, Nicola Macdonald, Editor of EN will host discussions around the issues that are impacting the exhibition industry as well as presenting the latest research and insights.
Conference News Pavilion
Martin Fullard, Editor of Conference News will be hosting discussions with leading figures in the Conference and Meetings Industry, delivering the latest insights and discoveries.