Future of meetings

THE PRE-SHOW CONFERENCE

Date: Tuesday 26th June 2018Fully booked
Times: 12:00 - 17:00
Venue: Millennium Gloucester Hotel

Newly introduced for the 2018 show, the Pre-Show Conference is exclusively for Hosted Buyers and will take place on Tuesday 26th June at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in West London. The conference has been created in partnership with London Convention Bureau.

With a networking lunch and an opening keynote followed by three targeted content streams for association, agency and corporate buyers, it's the perfect way for our hosted buyers to kick-off their time at The Meetings Show.

Please note: the conference is now at capacity and applications have been closed. 

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

We're thrilled to be partnering with London Convention Bureau for our very first Pre-Show Conference. Representatives from London will be attending the conference but you can also find them located on the London Village Stand at the show, number H500. 

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12:00
  1. Millennium Gloucester Hotel
    60 mins
    The Pre-Show Conference will kick-start with a champagne reception and networking lunch in partnership with Atout France for all delegates, taking place from 12:00 - 13:30.
13:30
  1. Millennium Gloucester Hotel
    55 mins
    • Opening Keynote
    John is a senior advisor to Mckinsey and Co, IBM Watson IoT and his own portfolio of investments. In 2017, he became a NED for FTSE100, Provident Financial plc. He is a blogger on disruptive technolog ...
14:30
  1. Millennium Gloucester Hotel
    60 mins
    • Corporate
    Our session will look at how lessons from the performing arts can make your events more engaging. We’d like to feature three key areas (tbc) which would be acting, music and technical production. The ...
  2. Millennium Gloucester Hotel
    60 mins
    • Association
    What does the future look like? From innovation in events, using new technology solutions and how we are changing the way we learn will define our association strategies in the future
  3. Millennium Gloucester Hotel
    60 mins
    • Agency
    What are the key challenges you face? This lively, interactive session will provide you with the opportunity to share issues and problems and help find solutions
15:30
  1. Millennium Gloucester Hotel
    30 mins
    Coffee and networking break taking place between 15:30 - 16:00
16:00
  1. Millennium Gloucester Hotel
    60 mins
    • Agency
    85 percent of event attendees see networking as one of the most important element of a meeting or event. Relationships are the foundation of future collaborations and they are created where people mee ...
  2. Millennium Gloucester Hotel
    60 mins
    • Association
    If you keep creating events for the same audience, your attendance and membership will shrink over time. Break outside traditional targets by leveraging data to pinpoint your audience’s content needs; ...
  3. Millennium Gloucester Hotel
    60 mins
    • Corporate
    Showing a huge impact and Return on Investment, Meetovation Meeting Design is now spread throughout the world for it's great results and amazing participant engaging tools. This session will show and ...

WITH THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS

HEADLINE PARTNER

London Convention Bureau

VENUE PARTNER

Millennium Gloucester Hotel

LUNCH PARTNER

Atout France