Monday 28th February

09:20 Registration

09:50 Welcome

Speaker: Calum Di Lieto, Editor, C&IT 10:00 Keynote - What we can learn from TV broadcasters?

10:00 Keynote - What we can learn from TV broadcasters?

Between on-demand and hybrid, events are becoming increasingly like content streaming providers. In the age of Netflix and Twitch, what lessons can we learn from TV broadcasters when it comes to providing the entertaining and immersive experience that discerning viewers expect?

Speaker: Cally Beaton, Media Executive, Entrepreneur and Performer

10:30 1-2-1 Meetings

11:30 Networking Break

11:45 Panel Discussion - How to engage both live and digital audiences

The holy grail of hybrid events is being able to engage both live and virtual audiences successfully. This panel asks the experts questions on how to use data effectively to optimise upcoming and future events, create content suitable for both audiences, multichannel engagement strategies, and offering the same great experience in person or digitally.


Laura BartonEvents Lead, Santen Pharmaceutical

Shirin Dhala, Director of Partner Communications and Events, Inmarsat

Venetia Campbell, Senior Event Manager, Young Living

Vanessa Lovatt, Chief Evangelist, Glisser

12:30 Lunch and Networking Break

13:30 1-2-1 Meetings

14:30 Panel Discussion - Managing internal stakeholders post-COVID-19

With many internal event teams stripped back or underfunded, internal stakeholders are taking a greater role in decisions about budgets and event support. How can event teams work better with them and demonstrate the value of creativity over cost?


Laura Lucas, Senior Events Manager, HS2

Julianne Johnson, Purchasing Specialist, Vertu Motors

Danielle RobertsMarketing and Events Manager, Transunion

Sarah Zarywacz, Event Executive, ECI

15:15 Networking Break

15:30 1-2-1 Meetings

16:30 Case Study - How to deliver tangible experiences in a hybrid world
Speaker: Nicole Unsworth, Event Producer
17:00 Closing Remarks 

17:10 Check in and Relaxation Time 

19:00 Drinks Reception

20:00 Dinner and Entertainment

Tuesday 1st March

09:55 Welcome Back

10:00 Breakout Roundtables - The event planner of the future

Many planners have left the industry, employees have different demands and priorities, and students are opting for courses which guarantee a job. Led by a recruitment expert, this discussion will ask, what might this new cohort of event planners look like and how can agencies attract and retain them? 

10:45 Networking Break

11:00 1-2-1 Meetings 

12:00 The C&IT Show Episode 6: What is the metaverse?

Every month we discuss hot topics, visit fantastic hotels, dive into research and share our experiences of events and trips around the world. All the while having fun and keeping it lighthearted in a true C&IT fashion!

12:45 Closing Remarks

13:00 Lunch and Departure