Just starting out in the event industry? Been in the industry for ages and need to widen your social sphere? Trying to find your squad and gather some contacts? We get you.
Luckily, if there’s one thing the event industry is good at, it’s putting on great events. Funny that. Here are the best events for #EventProfs coming up in July.
#EventProfsTalk (July 1, 8, 15, 22)
Every Monday evening at 10pm GMT
Want to get social but don’t want to leave the comfort of your sofa? #EventProfsTalk takes place on Twitter so you can get cosy, log in and do some digital schmoozing. It’s also a great place to hear some top insights into what’s going on within the industry and to ask some questions of your own.
The Wedding Industry Supplier Networking (July 3)
11am – 1pm
Eastwell Manor, Champneys, Ashford
Supplier for weddings? This growing network of professionals holds regular meetups around the country in a relaxed environment with specialised talks and training opportunities thrown in. This particular event is held at Champneys, so there’s room for a little pampering moment too.
RISE Conference (July 8-11)
Hong Kong Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
Want to stay ahead of the latest tech news? RISE is Asia’s biggest tech conference and a showcase for the tech that could become the next big disruptor. There’s a real sense of excitement around this event as creative inventors showcase their works and discuss major tech trends.
Tech Talent (July 9)
London, Venue TBA
Interested in working in tech or in hiring in some tech know-how? This event connects talented tech workers with companies who are looking for fresh talent. Participants prepare a 3-minute self-promo pitch and their CV to show off their unique skillset.
BNC Event Show (July 10)
Central Hall Westminster
Time for the summer instalment of one of our all-time faves. BNC event show brings together venues and suppliers from across the country in one energetic, fun and informative event. It’s a really great day for networking and plugging in to the latest industry trends and announcements. Best of all, Noodle Live will be providing name badges and also the first ever BNC event app! Come and say hi.
Is Social Media Killing the Music Industry? (July 10)
Facebook London, 1 Rathbone Square
Good, bad or just different? What is the truth about social media and the music industry? Is it helping artists breakthrough or is it prohibiting real talent from being noticed? Facebook experts and record industry insiders discuss the topic in a panel discussion.
Routes to Event Management (July 11)
Bury Park Community Resource Centre, Luton
Not started out yet? This great networking event will provide you with some basic knowledge, some tips on how to get started and an opportunity to ask your questions to industry-insiders.
ICEAwards & ICEDAY (July 11)
London Design Museum
Aimed at MICE professionals ICEDAY and the accompanying awards ceremony has been set up to recognise talent within the industry and to bring some fun and inspiration to event planners. It’s a really fun day filled with honest and interesting talks from people who’ve been working with events of all shapes and sizes. Hear from the events team behind the ITV Studios Global Entertainment Drama Festival, learn from the Army Youth Outreach Team about how you too can attract and mentor young talent and hear stories about sticky situations event planners have got themselves into, and out of.
IAVM VenueConnect (July 21-24)
A conference and trade show for more than 2,000 #EventProfs, this US event provides all of the usual networking, talks and inspiration, along with the opportunity to tour venues and find our more about the city itself.
BizBash Live (July 24)
California Market Centre, Los Angeles
BizBash is a leading name in the US event industry, with great online content, social meetups and regular awards and conferences. There will be a large exhibition floor, loads of great workshops, top speakers and a TED-style inspiration room where experts from all areas of the industry will give 15-minute presentations on what they’re up to.
EWL Agency Round Table (July 25)
EWL is dedicated to the art of unNetworking and getting behind the business cards to create real connections and enjoyable experiences. At their latest roundtable event they will be discussing ‘learning styles’ and the ways this can be applied to meetings and events design. It’s an informal knowledge share so there will be plenty of time to open the floor for comments and ideas, allowing everyone to connect and work together.
Citizen Event (July 26)
On the last Friday of every month, #EventProfs gather together to enjoy a coffee. Strictly no presentations or pitches allowed, just some good, easy-going networking over a light breakfast. Details of location are announced on their Twitter feed in the days before the event.
Know about a great event for #EventProfs that isn’t on our radar? Let us know @NoodleLive and we’ll add it onto our calendar.