Event professionals unite – it’s time for you to start having some fun for once. Why shouldn’t there be such a thing as events for eventprofs? Well guess what, there is! Here’s our November guide to great social and networking events for event professionals. Did we miss something? If you see a great event let us know @NoodleLive.
Roundtable Events for Event Professionals
Year-round Community Strategies (10 November)
A coffee table discussion on how to engage your audience and make the most of community engagement between events and all year round.
Brand Book Live (23 November)
Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park
Organised by C&IT this event will explore the challenges that are facing B2B events and help to inspire innovation and high standards in the industry.
International Events for EventProfs
EuBea, Seville (5-7 November)
An International Festival of events and live communications in beautiful Seville. There is a focus on the festival side of the event with upbeat excursions, networking and opportunities to try delicious local food.
SPiNCon, Chicago (15-17 November)
Taking place at the Oakbrook Hills Resort & Conference Centre this event is specifically for conference planners who have at least 10 years of experience. Whoa. It’s described as being informal and casual, so we imagine it’s kind of like a big professional family gathering.
IBTM World, Barcelona (17 – 19 November)
More than fifteen thousand event profs head to Barcelona for this exhibition and education opportunity. It’s also great networking for event professionals. The program for 2015 is jam-packed and the ‘knowledge program’ includes speakers and thought-leaders from inside and outside the event industry.
MeetUps and Networking Events for Event Professionals
How to Start an Event Planning Business (2 November)
Balls Brothers, Minister Court Pavement
The MICE blog will be hosting this fun event for anyone who wants to branch out and go it alone by starting their own event planning business. Hail to the entrepreneurs!
Champagne and Ice (4 November)
The Bloomsbury Ballroom
RAM Organisation have created this new concept in events for eventprofs. Meet loads of potential suppliers, receive a great goody bag and hear from motivational speakers. The event runs all day but guests are encouraged to drop in and out.
Better Meetings and Events: A 2020 Vision (5 November)
The Studio at St James’ Theatre
An awesome seminar that is free to attend and will help you to really get to grips with maximizing the potential of your events. You’ll get inside tips from three leading events specialists as well as practical ideas that you can implement straight away.
Meetup at Event Tech Live (11 November)
Old Truman Brewery
Event Tech Labs will be hosting a meet-up at this huge event that allows you to explore all things EventTech. There will be more than 1,000 tech geeks and developers in attendance so it’s a great time to ask questions and get answers to all of your tech questions.
Speak Up! Presenting for Success (16 November)
Learn from the professionals how to speak and present confidently in any situation, from meetings to media interviews, plus get a chance to visit Google’s awesome London start-up incubator.
The Science of Experience (18 November)
This brilliant group are helping experiential event planners to take things to the next level. Their guest speakers are always top quality and you’ll meet loads of interesting people too.
Health and Wellbeing Events for EventProfs
I’m Beginning to See the Light (10 November)
Don’t be defeated by dark evenings. Learn strategies for staying positive and feeling well all winter long. This event is hosted at Google-run Campus which is a great place to network with other start-up owners and London’s biggest tech geeks.
Event Industry Events: Online
Event Planners Talk (9, 16, 23, 30 November)
From 9pm-10pm you can join other event planners on Twitter to discuss various topics in the world of event planning. Use the tag #EventPlannersTalk to see other people’s comments and to add your own.
NACE Webinar: How Generating Rave Reviews Drives More Business (18 November)
A great topic for event profs. Learn more about managing your online reputation and image and find out how to turn your fans into marketing gold with sparkling online reviews.
Conferences and Trade Show Events for EventProfs
Festival of Marketing (11-12 November)
Join industry-leading experts as they deliver talks and workshops on future marketing trends and getting your business into the limelight. Keep your eyes out for Noodle Live – we’ll be running the tech at the event.