C&IT's Corporate Forum is the annual gathering of the most influential buyers from the corporate MICE market.

Taking place on 25-26th February 2016 at The Grand Brighton, an iconic and luxury boutique hotel standing centre stage on Brighton's famous seafront, this unique and intimate forum fuses inspiring content and meticulously planned 1-2-1 meetings with that elusive ‘wow’ factor.

Here is just a taste of what’s in store:

  • Enjoy informal networking with your peers and suppliers during activities designed to get your creative juices flowing, from interactive activties to our famous drinks reception and dinner 
  • Meet a range of unique suppliers and industry innovators during pre-qualified 1-2-1 meetings as well as tech hub, and take your events to new heights
  • Gain answers on your key challenges from leading corporate event organisers through inspiring and mind-stretching content, brought to you in a dynamic format   

> Panel discussions: Learn how you can reinvent your annual conferences and harness the power of event technology beyond apps.

> Case study: A loog into a big winner for the C&IT Awards 2015. Learn how Google has created, planned and managed brand-building strategies and creativity in its events.

> Panel debate:  The future of event tech - it's more than just an app

> 2 exclusive inspiring women sessions

To view the full agenda, click here.

Your complimentary pass includes:

  • A complimentary stay at The Grand Brighton hotel
  • Meals and refreshments throughout the event
  • A place at the gala dinner and drinks reception
  • Full access to all of the content sessions 
  • A selection of pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings with leading suppliers
  • Endless opportunities to network with fellow delegates, cutting-edge suppliers and  speakers

Who qualifies for a complimentary place?

This is a hosted buyer event. There are a limited number of complimentary places available for senior corporate buyers with significant purchasing responsibility, and an annual spend in excess of £250,000. 

To apply for your complimentary place, please click here.

If you are a supplier and would like to get involved, please contact Alex Margo at alex.margo@haymarket.com or +44 (0) 208 267 4359.

Moments from the C&IT Corporate Forum in January 2015

C&IT Corporate Forum 2015

More pictures can be found here:

In Pictures: C&IT Corporate Forum - part one

In Pictures: C&IT Corporate Forum - part two


"Great event, well organised and excellent topics.Thank you!" || Event Marketing & Sponsorship Manager,Tata Consultancy Services


"Fantastic event that is definitely worth taking two days of out the office for." || Events Manager, AXA Commercial Linesand Personal Intermediary


"The C&IT forum at Chewton Glen was fantastic. A really valuable 2 days with fantastic new connections made, some of whom I definitely intend to do future business with." || Head of Events, AOP


"An excellent set of supplier meetings and great networking - all in Chewton Glen’s great venue!" || Director, Quaynote Communications

Who will you meet?

Throughout the forum you'll have the opportunity to meet with key suppliers of your choice during meticulously planned 1-2-1 business meetings. The meetings are designed to help you make new contacts and form lucrative relationships to help drive your events forward. You'll have the chance to meet with:

  • DMCs
  • Hotel groups
  • Individual luxury hotels
  • Conference centres
  • Tourist boards
  • Caterers
  • Interactive event solution providers
  • AV, lighting, staging, interiors, furniture and signage suppliers 

The forum is also a perfect opportunity to meet and network with other senior buyers from the very best UK companies and global corporate giants. In January 2015, the forum was attended by 50 delegates including the following: 

Travel and MICE Category Manager at Xchanging || Events Manager at Colgate Palmolive || Event Manager at Danone Nutricia || Head of Events & Engagement at Roche Products || Office & Events Manager at Innocent Drinks || Events Manager at Which? || Senior European Events and Hospitality Professional at Canon Europe || Events Manager, EMEA at Cushman & Wakefield LLP || Head of Events at Emerald Publishing || Europe BIS Communications Manager at PepsiCo International || Events Manager at Centrica Energy and many more!

Apply for a Complimentary Place

Limited number of places available!

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