30 days has September, April, June and all that stuff – but February, all alone with its 28 days, is the place to be in 2018! Let me hear you say ‘networking time’ #EventProfs, because this month you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to event industry events. Enjoy fantastic seminars, great event tech and delicious food at BNC Event Show, get the lowdown on the latest international events at Confex or head for a sleepover at Event Buyers Live! It’s a busy month in the land of networking events for #EventProfs.
CONFEC Red (February 1-4)
Looking for a new venue? Want to connect with more international hotels? CONFEC Red offer the change to set up a series of one to one meetings with industry leaders in venues, hotels and tourist desintations from around the world.
#EventPlannersTalk (February 5, 12, 19, 26)
January cold making you addicted to your sofa? Yep – we know the feeling! We have the perfect solution. Spend Monday evenings networking with other #EventProfs without ever leaving your living room thanks to #EventPlannersTalk. Simply head over to Twitter at 9pm and follow the #EventPlannersTalk hashtag to follow the conversation.
BNC Event Show (February 14)
The Brewery, Chiswell Street
Our favourite event industry exhibition. BNC only takes place twice a year, so make sure you get down there and make the most of the networking and educational seminar schedule. Best of all? Team Noodle will be and exhibitors will be using our event tech products so you’ll get to see our RFID name badges and NFC event apps first hand.
EWL February Exchange West Midlands (February 15)
Venue Coming Soon
EWL’s monthly exchange evenings are open to members and non-members alike and are a great chance to network and get insights into the rapidly changing world of the event industry. This month’s event is taking place in the West Midlands.
Event Buyers Live (February 21-22)
The Belfry Hotel & Resort, West Midlands
Business and exhibition during the day, networking during the evening. Event Buyers Live invites you to stay overnight, meet other industry professionals and connect with buyers and suppliers. This year’s line-up includes a keynote from Simon Weston, CBE, a crash course on social media and digital marketing from Sarah Rainford and a roundtable on stress and welfare.
The Meeting Space (February 22-24)
Looking to expand your networks in Europe? The Meeting Space is one the biggest events in the MICE calendar, with top industry suppliers and buyers coming out to swap contact details and secure new partnerships. Buyers have to fulfil certain criteria to demonstrate that they have purchasing power, making the event highly competitive and a great place to win new business and meet high-ranking professionals.
Citizen Event (February 23)
The Long Acre, West End
Have breakfast in style with this relaxed and friendly networking event at the brilliant Long Acre in London’s West End. There’s no need to dress formally or prepare any presentations, just get ready to mix and mingle in style.
FRESH Conference (February 27-28)
The focus here is on meeting design. The FRESH conference offers hubs in Basel, Copenhagen, Johannesburg, London and Philadelphia – so you can choose exactly where you go to join the action. Learn to make your meetings more fun and productive with experiential sessions in which you will get to experience the techniques first hand.
International Confex (February 28- March 1)
Meet venues, destinations and suppliers at the UK’s leading MICE event. More than 8,000 people pass through the doors every year, so you’re bound to find plenty of opportunities to network and get some inspiration. There are also five theatres, each packed with talks from expert speakers and industry insiders.
Event Production Show (February 28- March 1)
Running alongside International Confex at London Olympia, the Event Production Show is a showcase for 100+ industry suppliers along with a great seminar schedule including keynotes, panel discussions and hands-on workshops.
Love these networking events for #EventProfs? Why not download our 2018 wall calendar so you can stay up to date on the best event industry events all year-round.
Know about a great event industry event that we should include in our listings #EventProfs? Give us a shout @NoodleLive. We’re always happy to add great events.