TOMORROW'S TALENT

Shining a spotlight on the meetings and event industry's brightest emerging talent

Tomorrow's Talent, run in partnership with M&IT and sponsored by Visit Belfast, is back for the 4th year running and once again, we're on the hunt for 10 up-and-coming event professionals. 

All entrants will be assessed by our esteemed panel of judges for their achievements to date, ability to face challenges, drive, ambition and engagement with the wider industry. The 10 most promising entrants will receive a host of benefits, including:

  • Celebratory lunch and fam trip to Belfast
  • Personal profiling opportunities through M&IT and The Meetings Show
  • VIP attendance at The Meetings Show
  • The opportunity to participate in an education session at The Meetings Show
  • Optional complimentary enrolment on to The Complete Sustainable Events Course

Thank you to everyone that submitted a nomination this year - we'll be announcing the winners in May. Good luck!

THE NOMINATION PROCESS

Planners can either nominate themselves OR be nominated by an industry friend or colleague.

Nominations can be made in writing OR via video submission.

To qualify, the nominee must:

  • Be based in the UK

  • Hold a full-time position as a meeting or events planner/buyer

  • Be aged 30 or under OR have only worked for up to three years in the industry

MEET THE JUDGES

It’s not us you need to impress with your application, it’s this talented bunch:

YOU’VE GOT TO BE IN IT TO WIN IT

Now, we could keep telling you more about all the perks on offer to 10 lucky event planners, but let's leave that to our past winners instead…

"I remember sitting over my application and being nervous to click that big submit button. I had no expectations of ever being considered as a winner, but it has absolutely changed my professional life! I’ve also met some amazing people and made some wonderful friends."
Ash Rowe, 2019 winner
“Being part of Tomorrow’s Talent helped keep me visible in the industry whilst I was job hunting. The job market has been incredibly competitive, so making sure my name was out there in industry press was so helpful.” 
Rachael Kenny, 2020 winner
“To be listed as 1 of 10 of the UK’s rising stars in the events industry is pretty mind-blowing! Being a Tomorrow’s Talent winner is more than just your name on a list, you become part of a like-minded community of ambitious event professionals and it encourages you to step beyond your comfort zone and continue reaching for the stars!” 
Charli Briggs, 2021 winner

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