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EventLAB podcast: events and engagement

News Digest

The News Digest is a roundup of the latest talking points in the events industry designed to keep you up to date and get you involved in the discussion. Leading the debate this episode, we have: 

Edward Poland, Co-Founder of Hire Space

Charlotte Gentry formerly Wilson, Founder and CEO of Pure Events

Martin Fullard, Editor of Conference News

and Special Guest

Natalie Davies, Event Project Manager at ITV Experiences


Out of the frying pan into the fyre fest 

JA Rule Considers Fyre Fest 2.0 


Love and conferences

1 in 7 people have found love at a B2B event


Questions from the audience

What is the biggest change you've seen in the events world?

What practical steps can London and the UK take to make sure it remains a global events

destination whatever happens in the next year and beyond?

Want to ask the podcast a question? Look out for our post asking for questions on the Hire Space LinkedIn or tweet us at @EventLAB_Online and use the #AskAnEventProf.  


The internet of things and smart devices: a fireside chat

At EventLAB 2018, Kevin Jackson sat down with Lauren Perkins, founder of Perks Consulting, to chat about just what the Internet of things is and what it means for anyone planning to implement them in their events.


Cost-effective ways to personalise the live event and surprise your audience: highlights from the eventlab series panel discussion.

Hosted at LABS Camden House, our first EventLAB Series of the year brought together events professionals for a panel discussion followed by an evening of entertainment.  


Meet The Panel

Moderator: Tom Hall, Editor, Access All Areas

Charlotte Gentry, Founder & CEO, Pure Events

Sarah Shilling, CMO, Unlimited Group

Celine Khor, Head of Brand Experience, John Doe Communications

Mark Forrest, Art Director, The Department