Agenda

Please note that the agenda is subject to change. For any speaking opportunities, please contact Jennifer.pham@haymarket.com.


DAY ONE - THURSDAY 25TH JANUARY 

08:30 - 09:30 Arrival and Registration 

09:30 - 09:40 Chair's Welcome Remarks 

09:40 - 10:40 Icebreaker - Delegate Only 
Join other delegates in small groups to share current challenges or new innovative ideas to gain insights to similar experiences from like-minded peers via an interactive game to include trivia, role play and general FUN! 

10:40 - 11:00 Refreshment Break 

11:00 - 11:30 Five Innovative Ways To Add And Measure The Success Of Your Events 
As event managers, we host multiple events every year but what areas are we actually measuring to prove the success of our work? Find out how you can do things differently, or what factors you should be looking out for, to get better success scores. 

11:30 - 13:00 Pre Arranged 1-1 Meetings/Huddles 
Please refer to your personalised agendas for your meeting schedules and/or assigned huddles 

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break 

14:00 - 15:30 Pre Arranged 1-1 Meetings/Huddles 
Please refer to your personalised agendas for your meeting schedules and/or assigned huddles 

15:30 - 15:50 Refreshment Break 

15:50 - 16:20 Hyundai: Putting the Brand into Training
All too often departments within a business create their own events without any thought for the golden thread that should be running throughout all these activities – the brand. In this session we look at how Hyundai integrated branding for the new KONA into their dealer training sessions.
Kate Conway, Events Manager and Dealer Marketing Manager, Hyundai Motor UK Ltd 


16:20 - 16:50 C&IT Grand Prix Winner - Adobe: Delivering the biggest and the best digital marketing conference in Europe
Hear from all areas of the event spectrum on how the team raises the bar to execute a world-class event experience year on year. In this session, Helen, Jane and Christine talk about how they successfully demonstrated Adobe’s objectives to transform the business and deliver personal and engaging customer experiences.
Helen Yarrow, EMEA Marketing Manager, Adobe
Christine Bennett, Partner, Taylor Bennett Partners LLP
Jane Hague, Head of Business Development, ExCeL London

16:50 - 17:00 Closing Remarks 

17:00 - 19:00 Check In - Relax 

19:00 Drinks Reception

20:00 -  Until late - Dinner And Entertainment 


DAY TWO - FRIDAY 26TH JANUARY 

09:30 - 09:45 Welcome Back Introduction 

09:45 - 10:25 Event Managers: Defend The Spend
When working for a corporate, events can sometimes be perceived as a 'want' or 'nice to have', rather a 'need' or a real 'business strategy'. So how do we educate the critics on the value and importance of corporate events and why the budgets are the way they are? Hear from a panel of event managers who smash the business targets year on year to share their story on how they 'defend the spend'. 
Moderator: Calum Di Lieto, Editor, C&IT
Victoria Morrison, Head of Field Marketing and Events, Cision
Sola Williams, Head of Events & Sponsorships, Investment Services EMEA, BNY Mellon 
Kate O'Connell, Assistant Director, Global Strategic Events, Ernst & Young

10:25 - 11:10 Pre Arranged 1-1 Meetings
Please refer to your personalised agendas for your meeting schedules.

11:10 - 11:30 Refreshment Break 

11:30- 12:15 Pre Arranged 1-1 Meetings
Please refer to your personalised agendas for your meeting schedules.

12:15 - 12:45 Panel Discussion: The Future Of Conferences And Incentive Travel 
Are you up for polishing you speaking skills in our adhoc panel discussion to wrap up this years C&IT events? Join other panellists and delegates in an open conversation regarding topics and conversations made during the course of the event. Help us to help you leave the event ready and excited for your next challenge! 

12:45 Event close 

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