May Event Industry Events

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Spring is in the air and everyone’s out having fun. Apart from #EventProfs, who are busy planning the events for everyone else.

Why not find find something for your self?

Here are some fun events that are created just for you. Be the guest for once. Did we miss something? If you see a great event let us know @NoodleLive.

Roundtable Events for Event Professionals

LHR, LGW, STN on the Thames Estuary? Where do we Support Expansion? (May 18)
1 Wimpole Street
Are airport expansions good for #EventProfs? Business events account for 30% of the UK visitor economy with 8.61 million business travelers coming to the UK in 2015. The debate will be chaired by Kevin Jackson, Director of Ideas and Innovation at Athena Events Group.


Event Industry Events: Skills Building

7 Steps to Selling Without Being Salesy (May 12)
Campus London
If selling your business and services to new clients makes you feel a bit dirty and fake then this event is perfect for you. Learn some basic sales techniques that will help you identify new customers and talk to them on a person to person basis.

Advanced Digital Strategies for Events (May 24)
Central Hall Westminster
An intensive half day course facilitated by three marketing professionals with years of experience of using digital strategies to take events to the next level. Alternatively, ask Team Noodle to give you a free event tech workshop in the comfort of your own office.

WHAT IF Business Idea Competition (May 31)
Campus London
If you have a business or startup idea this is a great place to practice pitching it for a chance to win funding and mentoring from the Google startup community.


International Events for EventProfs

Event Marketing Summit (May 4-6)
Colorado Convention Centre, Denver
More than 1,500 marketers from around the world come together to share knowledge and skills on using events and experiential marketing for brands. There will be talks from the heads of experiential marketing at Pepsi, American Express, Cisco and Bacardi.

Internet of Things World (May 10-12)
Silicon Valley
An event for tech heads and professionals, bringing together world industry leaders who are creating a growing internet of things. The event will be well attended by industry leaders including Firefox, Nissan, Sony and Xerox.

Networking and Meetups for Event Professionals

Nerd Nite and Science Showoff do Speed Dating (May 4)
Hackney Attic
Fancy meeting a fellow nerd? May the 4th holds special significance in the nerd’s calendar so this is a great night to get out there and attempt to meet the Mr or Mrs geek of your dreams.

#EventPlanners Talk Live: Supplier and Buyer Relationships (May 17)
Bedford Street
Bringing together buyers and suppliers to create lasting relationships and to answer some of the most pressing questions and problems. It’s a great place to make new contacts and to get some insight into ways to make the supplier/ buyer relationship a little smoother.

EWL May Lunch: How Engaging Communications Can Benefit Your Event Business (May 20)
Gallery Mess, Chelsea
Creative Director of Robot Mascot, Nick Ruston discusses using engaging communication to help gain new clients and to keep selling to existing clients. Tickets include drinks on arrival and a two-course lunch.

ISES Accelerate Opening Party (May 12)
Ministry of Sound
#EventProfs from around the world will be gathering to celebrate the start of the Accelerate conference. It’s a party and a networking opportunity all rolled in to one. Expect plenty of food and drinks as well as live entertainment and the inaugural Creative Disruptors Awards.

EWL May Coffee Morning: Balancing Commercial & Education (May 5)
The Royal Exchange
How do you balance commercial and education at your events? Claire Derrick, Director of Ashdown Academy joins EWL to discuss the issues at this industry coffee morning.

Conferences and Trade Show Events for EventProfs

Accelerate 2016 (May 13)
Emirates Stadium
This one day conference from ISES is back for its second year. Aimed at creative #EventProfs the theme for this year is ‘Disruption Fuels Creativity’ and will bring together marketers, technologists, #EventProfs and academics to explore ways to push the industry forward in unexpected directions.

Accelerate 2016 (May 25)
Building Six, The 02
A day of inspiration and discussion to drive the event industry forward. You’ll find showcases of the latest tech products, destination showcases and even a campfire session on emerging trends in the industry.