Educational Programme

Education and knowledge sharing plays a pivotal role at International Confex with content spanning five theatres as well as across the show floor. Visitors will be able to choose from keynotes, panel discussions, workshops and seminar sessions covering every element of event planning and management. The full educational programme will feature:

Keynote Theatre: The main stage at Confex will play host to a series of live debates, keynotes and discussions educating and inspiring visitors on what the future of the events industry holds and how to successfully tackle key challenges.

EvenTech Live: The hugely popular technology stream offers two full days discussing latest trends, emerging technologies as well as the practical application of technologies for events of all types. Augmented reality, virtual reality, beacons, the integration of new technologies with traditional AV set ups and top tech trends are just some of the topics you can expect to see.

Association Events Forum: Supported by the Association of Association Executives this one day programme offers event planners, marketing managers, business development managers and all other association executives involved in congresses, conferences, delegations, awards programmes and other events expertise to improve partnerships, sponsorship, sales and the overall management of their events.

Sales Conference: In association with the AEO, the sales conference returns with new and innovative tools to build powerful networks, sell more through social media and digital marketing, successful cold calling techniques and more.

Marketing & Communications: This one day programme will capture imaginations and inspire participants to maximise participant engagement and involvement across all types of events through knowledge sharing, experiences and innovative meeting design.

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Call for Papers & Speaking Opportunities
If you would like to share your expertise, experience and ideas as a speaker please contact the education team providing your topic suggestion for consideration together with a brief description of the session (100-150 words), 4-5 key learning points and the proposed speaker/s.

The deadline for papers is Monday 31 October 2016.


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