Event legend Harvey Goldsmith (pictured) has joined the speaker line up for the Event Production Show’s (EPS) Access Sessions next week.
The EPS co-locates with International Confex at Olympia London, 18-19 February.
Goldsmith joins world-renowned designer Wayne Hemingway MBE at the Access Sessions on 19 February.
Also joining Goldsmith and Hemingway for the session entitled ‘The gentrification of festivals: good or bad for the industry?’ is Justin Clarke, CEO of Taste Festivals and Dan Walsh, managing director of Full Fat.
Harvey Goldsmith’s accomplishments include producing Live Aid in 1985 and producing shows with many of the world’s major artists, including The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, The Eagles, Sheryl Crow, Shania Twain, Bee Gees and Sting.
Last year, Goldsmith co-founded On Blackheath festival in partnership with John Lewis, which featured headliners including Massive Attack and Grace Jones.
Hemingway, who co-founded Hemingway Design in 1999, having sold fashion brand Red or Dead, helped stage a new cultural event in August 2010, called the Vintage Festival. In 2011, the festival took place London at Southbank Centre in London as part of the 60th Anniversary of the Festival of Britain (held originally in 1951), and again in 2012. In 2013, the Vintage Festival took place in Glasgow and Morecambe.
Over at International Confex, a collaboration in association with Headoo and #EventProfs Network by Pickevent, has launched an ’Office Selfie’ social media contest giving event professionals the chance to win an iPad Mini 2, among other prizes.
To participate, send your Office Selfie to email@example.com and get as many shares and likes as you can.
The prizes will be given out at 11.45am on Wednesday 18 February at the Speed Networking event at International Confex at Olympia, London. Get snapping, and register via: www.pickevent.com/e/ConfexNetworking
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