C&IT Corporate Forum 2023 - 16 January

Full Agenda Announced Soon

Registration

Arrive at the world famous BAFTA for the C&IT Corporate Forum 

BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, St. James's, London W1J 9LN

Chair's welcome remarks

Keep your eye out for those famous seats!

Princess Anne Theatre, BAFTA

Keynote: Tips from Dragon's Den to get the boardroom to listen

Want to learn how to negotiate like a pro? Hear from Natalie...

Want to learn how to negotiate like a pro? Hear from Natalie Duvall, entrepreneur extraordinaire, who managed to secure funding for her start up on Dragon's Den. Also the Culture Marketing Manager at Red Bull, Natalie will show you how to leverage powerful tactics to get funding for your events. As budgets are squeezed by the recession, and purse strings tighten, you'll learn how to prove the value of events, get stakeholders onboard, and recession proof your events strategy.

Princess Anne Theatre, BAFTA

Pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings

Described as the beating heart of BAFTA. Spacious but good for small...

Described as the beating heart of BAFTA. Spacious but good for small catch ups. These galleries are the perfect space for the 1-2-1 meetings at the C&IT Corporate Forum. 

Creative and Future Galleries, BAFTA

Networking break

Panel: The frustrations of working with suppliers and how to remedy them

With disrupted supply chains and shorter lead times, both clients are suppliers...

With disrupted supply chains and shorter lead times, both clients are suppliers are feeling the burn. But this relationship is essential to create top tier events and lead to powerful marketing and messaging for your brand. Our expert panel, made up of corporates and suppliers, will dissect the challenges, highlight the many positives, and discuss how to get the maximum ROI when working together. You'll come away with a better understanding of the pain points on both sides, how to communicate effectively, and the magic that happens when healthy partnerships are formed.

Princess Anne Theatre, BAFTA

Lunch and networking break

Pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings

Creative and Future Galleries, BAFTA

Workshop roundtables: 1) Why you're not doing enough about DEI 2) 10 sustainability action points for 2023

Why you're not doing enough about DEI - Gabrielle Austen-BrowneCompany DEI policies can...

Why you're not doing enough about DEI Gabrielle Austen-Browne

Company DEI policies can be all talk and no action. So what can we actually do to approach it meaningfully? This hackathon session, led by Gabby Austen-Browne the industry's definitive voice on DEI, will brainstorm powerful ways to embed DEI throughout your company and events, to champion genuine and impactful inclusivity.


10 sustainability action points for 2023 - Anita Howard, Charlotte Bygraves, Clare Melton

With corporate organisations investing more and more into carbon accounting, we as event organisers, need to show that we are ahead of the curve and taking action to ensure events are sustainable. During this workshop you will have your say on what will go into the ICE's Action 10 Plan which will be launched in February 2023, and be a meaningful part of shaping a more sustainable future for the events industry.

Networking break

Pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings

Described as the beating heart of BAFTA. Spacious but good for small...

Described as the beating heart of BAFTA. Spacious but good for small catch ups. These galleries are the perfect space for the 1-2-1 meetings at the C&IT Corporate Forum. 

Creative and Future Galleries, BAFTA

Closing Remarks

Princess Anne Theatre, BAFTA

Check in and relaxation time

At the end of day one, you'll be able to check in...

At the end of day one, you'll be able to check in for your overnight stay at The Mayfair Townhouse. The hotel situated in a stunning Georgian Townhouse has a touch of country-house atmosphere which is perfect after a long day in the city. Take the time to relax in your private room or enjoy the hotel's amenities including the Dandy Bar (where the drinks reception will be held later in the evening). 

The Mayfair Townhouse, 27-41 Half Moon St, London W1J 7BG

Dandy Drinks reception

After a long day of learning, enjoy time networking with your peers...

After a long day of learning, enjoy time networking with your peers during the drinks reception, the Dandy Bar will play host to this section of the evening. The bar is situated in The Mayfair Townhouse and is a club-style bar with an impressive soft drink, wine and cocktail menu. 

The Dandy Bar, 27-41 Half Moon St, London W1J 7BG

Evening GALA dinner

Once the drinks reception has finished, you'll head back over to BAFTA...

Once the drinks reception has finished, you'll head back over to BAFTA for a gorgeous 3-course dinner paired with wine (or soft drinks of your choice). Dinner will be held in the Ray Dolby Room, an elegant and spacious dining area where you'll be able to enjoy delicious food and drink while soaking up the atmosphere for this iconic venue. 

BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, St. James's, London W1J 9LN

C&IT Corporate Forum 2023 - 17 January


Welcome back

Arrive at the world famous BAFTA for day two of the C&IT...

Arrive at the world famous BAFTA for day two of the C&IT Corporate Forum 

BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, St. James's, London W1J 9LN

Panel: The biggest secrets to recruiting and retaining in-house talent

In a highly competitive job market, the question on every employer's lips-...

In a highly competitive job market, the question on every employer's lips- how can I attract the best talent and how can I hold on to it? Our expert panel will examine what employees are really looking for, creating a company culture worth sticking around for, and how to harness your own events as a recruitment and retention tool.

Princess Anne Theatre, BAFTA

Networking break

Pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings

Described as the beating heart of BAFTA. Spacious but good for small...

Described as the beating heart of BAFTA. Spacious but good for small catch ups. These galleries are the perfect space for the 1-2-1 meetings at the C&IT Corporate Forum. 

Creative and Future Galleries, BAFTA

Lunch

Sponsored roundtables

Networking break

Workshop: Maximise your professional confidence

Are you nervous about public speaking? Find it hard to sell yourself...

Are you nervous about public speaking? Find it hard to sell yourself or your ideas? This workshop hosted by Kate Munday, Creative Business Partner at Google and Founder of Out the Box Speakers, will help you boost your confidence and uncover your best self. Kate will take you through her own journey as an introverted extrovert, explaining how she took control of her shyness by thinking outside the box and founding her speaker agency. You will learn what it takes to become more vocal and confident, taking away invaluable tools to share with your business and colleagues.

Closing remarks and departure

Princess Anne Theatre, BAFTA