C&IT TV: Corporate planners reveal best and worst pitches

Watch event planners from brands including Citroën and AXA Insurance discuss the best and worst pitches they've seen.

C&IT TV: Corporate planners reveal best and worst pitches
C&IT TV: Corporate planners reveal best and worst pitches

At C&IT's Corporate Forum at The Grand, Brighton last week (25-26 February), event planners from brands including Citroën and AXA Insurance and AIMA were asked to share the best and worst things they’d seen during pitches.

Georgia Blood, event manager at AIMA; Neville Staines, national events manager at Citroën and DS; and Dawn Severn, event manager at AXA Insurance, discuss wacky ideas, wrong spellings and suggestions for success.

This year's Corporate Forum also saw L'Oréal's head of events Alison Williams share her top five pitching pitfalls with C&IT.

More:

Corporates debate value of event apps: are they worth it?

Restrictions no barrier to creativity, says Google head of events

Be mindful of diversity and individual needs, say corporate planners

• For more breaking news and in-depth features, sign up to C&IT Magazine's daily Newstracker here 

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Register now
Already registered?
Sign in
Inspirational Venues & Events hires operational director

Inspirational Venues & Events hires operational director

Inspirational Venues & Events has appointed Amina Bentamoune as operations director.

How to exceed expectations rather than budgets

How to exceed expectations rather than budgets

'The element of surprise costs no more than the predictable,' says Steve Pinnock of Performance and Event Management.

Hotels of Abu Dhabi

Hotels of Abu Dhabi

The Middle Eastern destination offers the ultimate in luxury, with sandy resorts by the sea, spacious meeting rooms and sumptuous dining.

Sleek Events hires new commercial director

Sleek Events hires new commercial director

Boutique events agency adds a new top-level member of staff following 'exponential growth' since 2015.

World's most 'in-demand' event destinations for 2019 revealed

World's most 'in-demand' event destinations for 2019 revealed

Spain, Thailand and China top the list for event planners, with growing interest in Peru and European destinations, according to Pacific World.

Why are there 'more women' in the events industry?

Why are there 'more women' in the events industry?

Heléna Vella, head of incentive travel at SevenEvents, discusses why diversity in the events industry remains a challenge.

Why 'edutainment' means more engaged delegates

Why 'edutainment' means more engaged delegates

Personal development expert Ross McWilliam examines ways of helping delegates get more from conferences.

In pictures: Great Agency Bake Off 2019

In pictures: Great Agency Bake Off 2019

Excel London hosted the annual GABO event, putting agencies baking skills to the test.

World's largest rooftop urban farm opening in Paris in 2020

World's largest rooftop urban farm opening in Paris in 2020

Farm on roof of Paris Expo Porte de Versailles exhibition complex will offer event space and team-building activities.

What now for visas, biometrics and the future of travel?

What now for visas, biometrics and the future of travel?

Applying for visas can be slow, painful and confusing - but is it about to get worse or can tech help make it easier?

LATEST JOBS