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Whatever your objectives, there is something for every eventprof at Confex! With so much to see we have divided the show into easy to navigate zones and pavilions. Find out about the different initiatives we have taking place at the show and plan your day.

What's on?

Association Village Green

In partnership with ABPCO and ICCA, situated next to the Association Events Forum, the association village green is a networking hub for association event planners.

International Hub

International venues and destinations are showcased on this dedicated pavilion with live networking opportunities as well as the opportunity to connect with destination representatives via livestream during pre -booked meetings. Discover the latest in world event offerings in just an afternoon!

Let's do London

In partnership with EventLAB by Hirespace, the Exclusively London pavilion will feature a selection of handpicked venues offering a range of event solutions. We will also be hosting discussions with our venue partners and corporate organisers with helpful insights for fellow industry planners. We’ll be covering topics such as venue technology and virtual solutions as well as Sustainability and CSR, and venue booking tips.

Event Tech Zone

Set to be booming with innovation and opportunities to demo exciting solutions for online and hybrid extensions to live events. The Event Tech Zone is a showcase of the latest technology to service the events industry, discover technology providers ranging from AR & VR, event management software, registration providers, apps, audience engagement and more!

Mash Hub

At the heart of the show is the Mash Hub. Meet the editors from our leading publications, Exhibition News, Conference News, Access All Areas, Exhibition World and Conference & Meetings World. The Mash Hub will also be hosting a number of networking events across the two-days including Women in Exhibitions Network and Diversity Alley.

Delegate Wranglers Pavilion

Back for the 3rd year, The Delegate Wranglers is always a hive of activity and buzz on the show floor. The DW pavilion hosts a selection of their supplier and venue partners, giving visitors the opportunity to discover how DW can make their life as an event professional easier, while becoming part of a fantastic networking community.

Diversity Trail

In partnership with Diversity Ally, the diversity trail at international Confex 2021 is an easy way to find great companies that are making real strides when it comes to diversity and inclusion. At the show attendees can filter the exhibitor list by those that appear on the diversity trail, connecting suppliers, businesses and individuals with similar brand values and purpose as well as participate in diversity and inclusion workshops during the event. For more information please email: gabby@diversityally.co.uk

Leaders breakfasts

This is an exclusive face to face forum hosted prior to the doors opening at International Confex.  Delegates can share their experience and discuss concepts to push our industry forward. Our hosts include Mike Seaman (Racoon Events), Ruth Carter (Red Fox Consultancy), Lori Hoinkes (Montgomery Group), Greg Sewell (Clarion), Julian Agostini (Mash Media), Ed Tranter (73 Media).

To request to join the guestlist for a hosted table please apply here

Exhibition Zone

The exhibition zone features suppliers and venues specifically for exhibition organisers, from stand builders, to tech and temporary structures.

UK Venue Pavilion

A selection of the best venues the UK has to offer and insight into their accessibility and vast range of event potential.

Hotel Pavilion

Featuring a showcase of independent and boutique hotels.

Sporting Venue Pavilion

Sporting venues are increasingly popular as MICE spaces and have a surprisingly diverse offering. This cluster of sporting venues will offer a new dimension to your events.

Sales Excellence Theatre

The Sales Excellence Theatre will host a series of seminars and panel discussions during which event sales professionals can access the latest insights and best practice. The Theatre is hosted by Flume Founder Raoul Monks, and will also have a ‘Meet the Expert' pod where visitors can have their sales-related questions answered by the Flume team.

Women in Exhibitions

Women in Exhibitions is an international network of event profs, launched with the aim of supporting the continued professional development of women working in exhibitions and providing opportunities for them to meet and network, whilst helping to nurture the next generation of female leaders.

The Women in Exhibitions UK Chapter will be running a networking session at International Confex, taking place 12.30pm- 2pm on Day 2. The event offers the opportunity for #eventprofs to have one-to-one mentoring sessions with leading figures in the exhibition industry and connect with other industry professionals. 

Places are limited, so to reserve a slot please email nicola.macdonald@montgomerygroup.com

Speed Networking

Our speed networking sessions last just an hour and offer a fantastic opportunity to meet a variety of luxurious and inspirational venues as well as innovative suppliers to supercharge your events over 2021 and beyond. This will undoubtedly be the most rewarding and efficient hour you’ve spent in a long time and added to this, all attendees will receive a luxury gift box worth £125 from corporate gifting specialists Khyva with all manner of treats to help you relax and recharge when you get home. Sessions are taking place at 11am and 3pm each day 

Spaces are limited so if you have a colleague you know would also like to take part, make sure you pass on these details.

Register Here

VIP Networking Cruise

Travel in style to International Confex; Thames Clippers are hosting breakfast on a leisurely cruise along the River Thames, with tea, coffee, and pastries.


  • 9:00       London Eye Pier (south)
  • 9:30       London Bridge City Pier (south)
  • 10:00     North Greenwich Pier

Apply for a place 

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