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International Confex: face-to-face in the digital age

In-person events return to UK shores with International Confex, 22-23 June, ExCeL London. The show serves as the meeting point for the events industry and looks to set the bar for the return of live events in 2021.

To find out what the key topics on-site will be, come 22 June, we spoke to two members of the International Confex advisory board: Mike Seaman, ceo, Raccoon Events; and Jasmin Myton, event and marketing manager, Wowcher.

Back to reality

Liverpool leading the way

Liverpool was the city of choice for the Government's early pilot events, and it has no shortage of options for conference organisers

International Confex: building back better

As the events industry returns to a live in-person format, the sector looks to International Confex, which is bringing events professionals together on 22-23 June at ExCeL London.

In the lead up to the show I spoke to Jessica Ansell, marketing director, Informa; and Heather Lishman, association director, ABPCO. The pair discussed the move back to an in-person event and what the key themes would be at this year’s show.

A live event in a virtual world

Newly Refurbished Devonshire Quarter, Eastbourne Offers Over 2,000sqm of Exhibition Space

Conference Eastbourne is delighted to introduce the Devonshire Quarter, an award winning multi-functional business venue featuring over 2000sq metres of exhibition space.

The perfect solution for exhibitions of all sizes, the Devonshire Quarter boasts 3 exhibition spaces, the Shackleton and Mallory Halls and the Winter Garden; linked by spacious internal walkways to allow ease of access for delegates moving around a large-scale exhibition. 

Driving forwards with data

Jane Longhurst, chief executive of the Meetings Industry Association (mia), looks ahead to the next phase of reopening, and elaborates on the new miaTouchstone data tool

What eventprofs want

Independent research conducted by corporate event manager Juliet Tripp reveals what eventprofs expect from industry events

The Great Outdoors

Lizzy Eaton, founder of Oddity Events, shares her top tips on creating a memorable outdoor summer event