Networking Events for #EventProfs, March 2018

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Well hello March! Call us mad March hatters, but we’ve always had a bit of a thing for the third month of the year. Not only do the clocks change, giving us an entire extra hour of light in the evenings, but there are also some fantastic networking events for #EventProfs too. From Marketing Week Live where you can learn loads of really useful tips for promoting your next event, to the British Travel and Tourism Show, where some of the UK’s best venues and locations show off their newest features. Yep, March is a great month to be an #EventProf! Diaries out everyone – here’s where you need to be out and about in the coming weeks…

M&IT Awards (March 2)
Battersea Evolution
One of the most glam nights on the #EventProfs calendar! Get ready to honour some of the best innovations across the industry with this independently audited awards evening. More than 1200 #EventProfs will attend so there are also great opportunities for networking.

Marketing Week Live (March 7-8)
Olympia West
Need to brush up your marketing skills? Head over to Marketing Week Live for some industry-leading speakers, workshops and skill-building sessions. There’s also a bustling exhibition floor, so you can hear from marketing agencies and learn more about the industry and the latest marketing trends.

#EventPlannersTalk (March 5, 12, 19, 26)
Monday evenings mean #EventPlannersTalk. Grab your laptop and head online to chat with other event professionals about the hottest topics in the industry. Simply follow the hashtag to keep up with the latest comments.

The Wearable Technology Show (March 13-14)
ExCel London
Interested in the future of wearable technology? This show features cutting edge examples of AR, VR, AI and other connected technologies. It’s a great place to get a head start on the tech products that could be shaping the event industry in the near future.

EWL March Exchange North Chapter (March 15)
Manchester Venue Coming Soon
EWL are one of the best known names in the event industry networking world. Their monthly exchange evenings offer an opportunity to gather new knowlege, workshop ideas and meet other #EventProfs in a relaxed and welcoming environment. In 2018, EWL members are invited to choose the topic for the discussion when they purchase their ticket. Potential topics include marketing, diversity, operations and technology.

British Travel and Tourism Show (March 21-22)
NEC Birmingham
Looking for some inspiration for UK venues? The Travel and Tourism Show is full of inspirational ideas, unusual destinations, great venues and top tips for working with British supplies. Expect more than 250 exhibitors and loads of great seminars and talks at this free exhibition.

Event IT (March 22)
SEC, Glasgow
The Scottish event show is back with a bank this spring. The one day conference is full to the brim with great seminars, networking opportunities and bustling exhibition spaces where suppliers and businesses demonstrate their products.

Citizen Event (March 23)
The Long Acre, West End
On the last Friday morning of every month, #EventProfs have an opportunity to head to London’s West End for a relaxed start to the week. This event is open to anyone who works in the event industry, no matter what their job title or status. There are no speakers or presentations, just time to relax and network.

Heard about a great networking event for #EventProfs that we haven’t included here? Tell us about it @NoodleLive. We’re always on the lookout for great new additions to our calendar. Or, if you like to plan ahead, why not download our 2018 wall calendar so you can get social all-year long!