11:05 Flight from London City Airport
12:25 Arrive at Belfast City Airport
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.
14:45 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.
15:05 Networking break
15:40 Pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings
17:00 Panel discussion: Doing wellness well
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 Panel discussion: Pros and cons of working with event agencies
A look at the good, the bad and the ugly of working with third-party event planners and how to foster the perfect relationship to achieve the best results.
10:10 Travel security: the big picture
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.
10:30 Pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings
11:40 Networking break
11:45 Pre-arranged meetings
12:40 The best emerging destinations for your events
This session will highlight perfect destinations for brand engagement events, conferences and meetings based on research findings.
13:15 Closing remarks
13:50 Transfer to airport
15.50 Flight from Belfast City Airport to London