The events industry is a dynamic, powerful community of proactive people – with just the right kind of people in it to bring about big change. Our events influence what companies and customers do and that influence ripples out, reaching thousands, possibly millions. In honour all the amazing people within this wonderful sector we are featuring series of articles on eventprofs and their events - shining a light on their brilliance, their skill, their experience and their uniqueness. Be a part of it! Send your story to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Between now and 2022 event planners booking an event with ten or more delegates and for a two or more overnight stay will receive grants based on a per-delegate spend.
Mariam Abu at has been nominated by her manager, Mercedes Ernst. Mariam is IWA’s Global Events Officer and has been with the association for one and half years where the small team organise meetings, conferences, exhibitions and awards ceremonies globally.
Grace Jackson, Head of Operations at TXF and her Managing Director, Hesham Zakai, talk to Melissa Paulden about *Kujenga – a virtual event platform built by event managers for event managers.
Tina Compton, of agency Tx2events is making the most of virtual connections as an organiser AND as an invited attendee of virtual awards, parties and events – and she’s really quite enjoying it.
Caroline Scapin talks to Melissa Paulden about working with dmg events - where one event saw the opening ceremony done by the King of Spain - and about her volunteer work for FightPandemics
Sarah Johnson produces large events for a huge retail association. Tackling event tech is challenge that she faces head-on and welcomes. Here she talks about one of her favourite products: Network Tables
Lombard Odier’s Events Manger Sarah-Jane Ind enjoys networking at our BNC Shows as it also gives her the chance to introduce her mum’s business, Pimlico Flowers, to fellow eventprofs
Those of you who came to our February Show will have seen and possibly met Salone Events’ Director Bernadette Palombo, the creator of the Event Professionals Journal. If you didn’t get a chance to hear Bernadette speak or read about her discovery of the power of journaling in Showboat, our Show magazine, here’s another chance.
as featured in our magazine-style showguide, Showboat