Learning Zone 2019

Event professionals are hungry for knowledge, the chance to discuss current topics with their peers and to gain inspiration from leading global industry gurus. Building on from the success of 2018, EventIt 2019 will feature four key areas, offering practical advice, inspiration and debate on the most relevant topics and issues in the events sector.

Please see below our full schedule.

Technology

09.30 – 10.15
Registration Systems – How do I choose?
Daniel Slavin, Senior Business Development Manager, Eventsforce
Paul Schnell, CTO, Evessio
Joan Lind, Managing Director, trybooking.com

MORNING BREAK

10.45 – 11.30
Event Tech Trends
Katie Crocombe, Director, 52eight3 Ltd

11.45 – 12.30
The 10 things we hear about going cashless…and why none of them
are true
Jenni Young, Chief Marketing Officer, tappit

LUNCH

14.00 – 14.45
Social media – make the most of your social media activity
Ali McHugh, Director, Adlantic

15.00 – 15.45
Integrating Event Tech Systems
Graham Stewart, Head of digital and emerging technologies, Delegate Manager
Joe Atkinson, Co-founder,
LineUp Ninja,
Paul Bullivant, Co-founder, Firebird

Connectivity

MORNING BREAK

10.45 – 11.30
The power of teambuilding
Nicki McCue, Sales and Marketing Manager, Nae Limits

11.45 – 12.30
Scotland – Where ideas become legends
Rory G. Archibald, Associations & Sectors, VisitScotland

LUNCH

14.00 – 14.45
Collaborative working
Aileen Crawford, Head of Conventions, Glasgow Convention Bureau
Dawn Lauder, Head of International Conferences, SEC
Heather Lishman, Associations Director, ABPCO

15.00 – 15.45
Venue WiFi – The state of the nation
Gary Exall, Director, Simpli-FI
Robert Bell, Director, PCHire.com

Festivals

MORNING BREAK

10.45 – 11.30
The future of ticketing
Steve Riley, Director, Red Box Tickets & Events

11.45 – 12.30
Festivalisation
Martin Dare, Managing Director, Rural Projects
Brian Corcoran, Turing Fest

LUNCH

14.00 – 14.45
The state of the Scottish events and festivals industry
Geoff Ellis, Chief Executive, DF Concerts and and Brigadier David Allfrey MBE, Edinburgh Military Tattoo

15.00 – 15.45
A level and fair playing field for the national supply chain
Tom Clements, Chair NOEA Scotland, Derry Morrice, Health & Safety Manager, SRU and Martin Dare, Rural Projects

Event Trends

09.30 – 10.15
Be quirky. Be brave. You can do this
Pierre Kruff, Managing Director, Rock Ya Events Group

MORNING BREAK

10.45 – 11.30
There is no Planet B – Lessons for the Events Industry from children around the globe
Amanda Wrathall, Sales & Marketing Director, EICC
Esme Pringle, Sales & Marketing Co-ordinator, EICC

11.45 – 12.30
Why WOW?
Alastair Scott, Managing Director, 20/20 Productions Europe Ltd

LUNCH

14.00 – 14.45
Customer buying trends
Kate Nicholl, Head of Sales for Stadia
Chris Wickham, Head of Sales for Major Events, Sodexo Sport & Leisure

15.00 – 15.45
Finding the balance – Practical ideas to improve your well being at work, rest and play
James Hitchin, General Manger, Event Marketing Association (EMA)

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