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CN events at International Confex

CN events at International Confex

International Confex is taking place at ExCeL London from 8-9 March and this year, Conference News will be hosting a range of sessions at its stand.

Day one

1. How to get your press releases published – 10am

Come along to this session for editorial insight. We explore what makes a good press release, what is likely to get picked up and how to work with the press. It’s also a great opportunity to meet the CN team.

Speakers: Martin Fullard, editorial director, Cameron Roberts, digital editor, and Louisa Daley, CN reporter.

Moderated by Jack Newey, portfolio director, Conference News.

2. Are you still watching? Lessons from Netflix on online – 12pm

In this session, the Realise team will reveal how to make your online/hybrid events more captivating and compelling.

Speakers: Richard John, COO of Realise

3. The Big Tech Review – 2pm

Returning for its second year, The CN Big Tech Review is a unique offering for event and technology providers, combining market research with creative promotion to help suppliers win new business based on honest consumer feedback.

The review will be published in our April edition of the magazine.

4. CN30 alumni drinks

We’re inviting the alumni of the CN30underThirty for a celebration of the Class of 2021, giving the community a chance to connect and share experiences with the CN team.

Day two

1. The big fat recruitment debate – 10am

Our four event recruitment experts will give you advice on how to tackle the industry's biggest pain point - recruitment and retention.

Speakers: Natasha Layal co-founder Expocast, Mike Frost co-founder Expocast, Lils Collingwood, director, Albany Appointments and Robert Kenward, Fitability® recruiter at YOU Search & Select and founder of TheHub.Jobs.

2. The power of awards – 12pm

This session will explore why industry awards are so important and what benefits can be gained from entering, along with providing valuable tips on what judges are looking for in order to secure a victory.

Speakers: Jill Hawkins, director Aniseed PR, Zac Goodman, PR executive, DRPG, Juliet Tripp, group strategy director, Make Events and Jenner Carter, head of marketing, Lime Venue Portfolio.

3. Desert Island Events podcast – 3.15pm

Desert Island Events is the industry's creative podcast. Each week Narmeen talk to industry guests on what would be their dream event, no holds barred. For the first time, the podcast will be hosted in front of a live audience at International Confex.

Speakers: Narmeen Kamran, events producer and director, Desert Island Events and Rachel Boraston, head of destination UK, London & Partners.

The whole CN team look forward to seeing you at International Confex.

Photography credit: Jonathan JT Taylor, AniseedPhoto.