Speak at Confex

As the leading event for the events industry International Confex is renowned for delivering an inspirational, innovative and thought provoking educational programme for all visitors. With four main theatres and a number of seminar suites we are inviting submissions for the 2020 show that relate, but are not limited, to the following themes:


Sales, Marketing & Communications

  • Digital networks and innovation
  • Brand building
  • Audience acquisition strategies
  • Sponsorship sales
  • Content strategies
  • Data protection & GDPR
  • Longevity of technology, how to keep the conversation going after your event
  • Social media, what to do when it goes wrong
  • Psychology of fear
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Digital sales

Innovation in the Events Industry

  • New practices & procedures
  • Gamification in events
  • Writing and responding to an event brief
  • Procurement and RFPs
  • Applying behavioural research and design to change consumer behaviours and drive business
  • Future proofing
  • Team building
  • Insights and predictions for the future of the UK events industry
  • Sustainability


  • How to geo-clone events successfully
  • Emerging economies fuelling the events industry
  • Destinations organisers should be looking at
  • The value of international rankings for venues and destinations
  • How to win international bids
  • Creating successful global partnerships


  • Latest technologies to support the event industry
  • Bringing technology to life – live experiences
  • The future of smartphones and events
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • VR & AR
  • Technologies that change the face of events
  • Biometrics and the events industry