In-Person Events versus the Reality of Events Today.
With the pandemic bringing the global events industry to a halt, event organisers had to pivot and think outside the box to deliver successful events for their clients. Digital events became the perfect solution for bringing delegates and allowing for people to connect across the world whilst following their relative restrictions in place to ensure the safety and prevent further spread of the virus. The benefits of digital quickly became clear, eliminating unnecessary travel and bringing together speakers, delegates and business from all corners of the world instantly, allowing audiences to grow and engage like never before. Now, with the world starting to emerge from the pandemic, how will digital events shape the future event landscape? Our panellist will explore the true benefits of digital events and their role in events in the future.
UK webinar: 30th June, 10:00 BST.
BlueJeans Panellist: Paul Scholey, SVP International, BlueJeans by Verizon.
Paul Scholey, SVP International is responsible for growing the BlueJeans by Verizon business in EMEA and APAC. He brings over 25 years of experience in the software industry, having previously worked in and led teams in consulting, pre-sales, and sales. Paul has a track record of growing early stage and midsize software companies, with specialization in building sales teams focused on accountability and value-based selling. Most recently, he was SVP of International at Pentaho. Prior to that, Paul held a variety of leadership positions at Oracle, Teradata, and Business Objects.
Hosting This Webinar: Martin Fullard, Editorial Director, Conference News
Martin Fullard is the editor of Conference News and editorial director at Mash Media. Martin is a leading figure in advocating for the UK’ events industry, having appeared on the BBC, LBC, CNN and in other national titles. He believes that the business events industry is more than just a series of individual events and experiences, but that they a vital market component and a prime asset in levelling up the UK regions’ economies. As a journalist, Martin has previously covered breaking news, sport, automotive, and travel
Jenny Crewe, Senior Director, Meetings & Events American Express Global Business Travel
Jenny is a respected travel and meetings industry professional with an extensive background in strategic meetings management, business travel and travel for meetings She has in depth experience of the unique challenges in the Healthcare industry relating to reporting and compliance restrictions and has supported numerous customers in this sector over many years.
Jenny has had a variety of client management roles in her career working closely with customers to deliver value to their travel and meeting programmes. She has led teams globally and regionally in a number of the industry’s most respected suppliers.
Jenny works at American Express Global Business Travel as a Senior Director in the Meetings & Events division. She heads up the Global Client Group (GCG) in EMEA leading a team of Directors who oversee the global clients in this region.