C&IT's Association Forum kicks off

C&IT's 2015 Association Forum has kicked off today (9 March), the start of two days of education and networking at London's prestigious Hurlingham Club.

C&IT's Association Forum kicks off today at The Hurlingham Club, London
C&IT's Association Forum kicks off today at The Hurlingham Club, London

The event will begin with an ice-breaker, then feature several educational sessions, as well as networking opportunities and pre-arranged one-to-one business meetings with suppliers of venues and services.

This evening, delegates will enjoy dinner and entertainment at Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel and Spa.

Join the discussion by using #CITForum on Twitter.

The line-up of speakers includes:

  • John Chilton, executive manager at the International Association of Hydrogeologists, who joins the 'Going for Growth' panel.
  • Duncan MacOwan, head of events and new media at FESPA, who will discuss the latest technology to bring events to life and encourage interaction.

  • Dermot Ryan, congress and events manager at EAACI, and Chris Trimmer, executive director at World Obesity Federation will share their knowledge on trends they think will shape future events.

  • Amy Dudden, events and engagement manager at Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management, will join Laura Newbery, global meetings planner and marketing manager at IACCM, on a session titled 'Appealing to Generation X/Y/Z'.

  • Leah Carter, head of global events at the Association of MBAs, will lead a session about delegate acquisition strategies.

  • Karen Schlaegel, head of meetings and events at British Pharmacological Society, and Caroline MacKenzie, director of association services at Zibrant, will talk about extracting revenue from events.

The full Association Forum 2015 agenda can be found here.

The C&IT Forums are unmissable industry events where agencies/corporate planners/associations and suppliers join for networking, educational sessions and meetings.

Agencies interested in attending our annual agency forum – taking place in August – should email katy.wildman@haymarket.com

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