Being an event professional comes with great perks – including loads of great chances to get out and about and network with other people in the industry. As summer warms up, so does the calendar of great events for #EventProfs. Here are some of the best.
Event Industry Events: Roundtables
EU, in or out? (June14)
EventHuddle organise monthly debates around important topics affecting the event industry. This month’s talk will be held at The Meetings Show in London’s Olympia and will explore the impact a Brexit could have on the events industry.
Networking and Meetups for Event Professionals
EWL June Coffee Morning (June 2)
Sam Wilson from EvoEvents will be joining the coffee morning this month to discuss event sustainability and chat about the role of #EventProfs in ensuring that their events are sustainable.
EWL June Lunch (June 17)
The House of Ho
Explore the art of story-telling and event curation in 20 objects with creative genius Robert Dunsmore. Tickets include a welcome drink and 2-course lunch.
York Festival of Ideas (7-19 June)
University of York
Hosted by the University, this event includes over 100 free events that will inspire, educate and entertain you. This year’s theme is tick tock, so expect plenty of investigations into the idea of time and transition. There will plenty of exploration of technology and the digital world.
Conferences and Trade Show Events for EventProfs
The Meetings Show (June 14-16)
The yearly expo event for #MeetingProfs. This is a great place to network, learn more about innovations in the industry and hear from leading figureheads. There will be more than 80 free-to-attend education sessions from some of the most creative thinkers in the industry and connect with a range of buyers and sellers from across the UK.
Taste of London (June 15-19)
Taste dishes from some of the UK’s best restaurants as Regent’s Park is transformed into a culinary wonderland. Find new chefs and artisan producers and be inspired by the city’s finest restaurants.
Global Event Tech (June 27-28)
Exhibition Centre Liverpool
Watch live tech demonstrations and attend Q&A sessions with industry leaders at this international free to attend event. There are two live theatres showcasing all of the latest technology solutions and innovative technology to help you take your event to the next level.
Skills Building Events For Event Professionals
Are You a Generous Brand? (June 9)
With social media and increased access to information, more and more people are expecting to ‘like’ the brands they interact with. Are you a generous brand? Do you know how to get people to like you? Find out more at this workshop run by Google’s Campus community.
Theory of Fun – Applied Gaming (June 21)
Understand gamification and the ways you could use it to make your event more engaging? Learn more about the theory of fun from the makers of invstr, the gaming app for the financial markets.
International Events for EventProfs
Internet of Things Expo Central Europe (June 13-14)
Europe’s largest Internet of Things conference with more than 4,000 attendees from across the industry showcasing the latest innovations in energy, education and transportation.
Apple WWDC Conference (June 13-17)
This is quite possible the biggest event in the event tech calendar this month. Thousands of developers from around the world will be heading to Silicone Valley to find out about all of the latest software platforms from the tech giants. Expect big announcements, major updates and plenty of partying too. There are live streams of most events for those who can’t be there in person.
Online Events for EventProfs
Event Planners Talk (June 6, 13, 20, 27)
A weekly Twitter hangout for #EventProfs from around the world. Join the conversation by using and following the tag #EventPlannersTalk from 9-10pm GMT every Monday evening.
Tech Events for #EventProfs
London Technology Week (June 20-26)
A festival of events and talks taking place across the city to represent the best of London’s tech scene and inspire new innovation. This is the 3rd edition of the event and it promises to be bigger and better than ever with attendees from more than 80 countries discussing the business of tech, the latest innovations and the growth of the sector. Expect live demos, special offers and plenty of after hours networking.
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