10:50 Flight from London City airport to Belfast
14:15 Chairs opening remarks
14:25 Sponsorship strategies to finance your events
With budget constraints and the continuous expectation to meet ROI, getting sponsors on board is a way to cut down costs on the budget. This session will highlight the critical elements brands consider when activating sponsorship opportunities, how brands decide sponsorship offering and how to design a sponsorship proposal that will attract new sponsors.
14:55 The future of event feedback
Advancements in technology are changing the strategy, impact and level of engagement. We will give a case study showcasing new technologies that are changing the event feedback landscape. From the best ways of gathering real-time feedback to its potential interpretation by Artificial Intelligence to create better agendas.
15:25 Networking break
15:40 Pre-arranged meetings
17:00 Wellness and events.
With an increased focus on mental and physical health event planners are looking for innovative ways to incorporate wellbeing activities into their events. Learn wellbeing elements; indoor and outdoor activities that will give your event a competitive edge while striking the balance between delegate satisfaction and these wellbeing activities.
17:30 Closing remarks
17:35 Close of event/ hotel check-in
19:00 Coach to HMS Caroline
19:15 Drinks reception
20:15 Evening meal
09:30 Chairs welcome back
09:40 Preventing food waste during your next event
Over-supply and under-eating are the major food waste contributing factors. Decomposed food ultimately produces greenhouse gases which impact negatively on our environment. This session will highlight the policies/processes that can be put in place to minimise wastage.
10:15 Travel security from pre-boarding to landing
It is essential for event planners to understand the environment in which attendees will be travelling and be aware of potential risks in order to implement a mitigation strategy. From Geographical overview, risk and hazard ratio, travel advice and emergency contacts to immigration.
10:35 Pre-arranged meetings
11:40 Networking Break
11:45 Pre-arranged meetings
12:40 Emerging destinations- The best destinations for your events revealed
This session will highlight perfect destinations for brand engagement events, conferences and meetings based on research findings.
13:00 Closing remarks
13:50 Transfer to airport
15.50 Flight from Belfast City Airport to London