Event Wales International Conference to showcase destination's highlights

The second Event Wales International Conference, organised by the Welsh Government, will take place on 5 December at Cardiff City Football Club in Cardiff.

The one-day event will open with a keynote address by the First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones and will include a full speaker programme that examines the challenges and opportunities for Wales, the UK and the international events industries. The conference closing address will be provided by Edwina Hart, Minister for Economy, Science & Transport.

Delegates attending include representatives from relevant central government departments, local government authorities, event owners and organisers, sports governing bodies and national and international federations, tourism and creative industry organisations, brands and sponsors and members of the media.

Topics that will be under discussion include Wales' credentials as a world-class event destination and the event will conclude with a networking reception and a performance by Cerys Matthews, former singer in rock band Catatonia. 

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