It’s the time of year for gathering in the garden, celebrating the spring and worrying about how white your legs are the first time you wear a dress without tights. Ah – the Great British spring. But why should #EventProfs miss out on all the fun just because they’re the ones organising all those great shindigs? Why not put the to-do list aside, liberate your social side and get down to some of these awesome event industry events this May:
#EventPlannersTalk (May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29)
The easiest commute in the events industry! Simply get comfortable, grab a cup of tea and log in to Twitter every Monday evening. Follow the tag #EventPlannersTalk for all the latest updates and information.
Building a High Performing Team (May 3)
Campus London, Old Street
Ginni Lisk, Head of People Operations at Forward Partners, gives some great insight into the ways that she works with her team to ensure maximum productivity and effectiveness. This is a free event for the entrepreneur community and is also a great chance to meet some business owners and creators.
Star Wars Day (May 4)
Across the Universe
May the 4th be with you. Nothing to do with event industry events, but one of Team Noodle’s favourite holidays of all time.
Experiential Marketing Summit (May 14-16)
Marriott Marquis, San Francisco
Billed as “the ultimate conference on experiential marketing”, this US event offers some amazing insights into event tech trends, experiential innovations and the latest campaigns that are shaping the industry.
BizBash Live Florida (May 16)
Fort Lauderdale Convention Centre
Head to sunny Florida for BizBash Live, one of several networking and exhibitions events for event professionals held across the US every year. At this ediiton thousands of industry leaders will browse exhibitors and head to expert seminars and sessions.
London Christmas Party Show (May 15-16)
5-9pm on May 15, 8.30am-5.30pm May 16
Plaisterers Hall, London
Now in it’s 5th year, the London Christmas Party Show brings a touch of winter wonder to the summer months. Get an early insight into the trends and event tech that will be shaping the December events rush in 2018. Enjoy complimentary food and drinks, loads of awesome venues and specialist suppliers and caterers.
IMEX Frankfurt (May 15-17)
More than 5,000 industry insiders head to Frankfurt for this annual event. Expect 3,500 exhibitors, great networking and literally hundreds of educational seminars, packed into 4 busy days.
EWL April Exchange: Westmidlands Chapter (May 17)
EWL host monthly events around the country. Their meet-ups are cosy, informative and topical, so you can bring your questions, make some new contacts and gain some really valuable insight into the trends and decisions shaping the events industry.
Citizen Event (May 25)
The Long Acre, West End, London
Citizen Event takes place on the last Friday of every month and is one of the most relaxed and informal events on the industry calendar. You don’t have to listen to any presentations or set any agendas. Just grab a coffee, have a chat and ease into the weekend.
Event360 (May 31)
ETC. Venues County Hall
Interested in learning more about creating brand experiences? Event360 is an annual gathering for event professionals and brand experience experts. There will be inspirational speakers, networking opportunities and hundreds of suppliers to scout out too.
Been to a great event industry event that we haven’t listed here? Let us know! We’re always on the lookout for great networking events for #EventProfs so we can keep our social-selves busy!