C&IT's Agency Forum kicks off at The O2 and ExCeL London

C&IT's Agency Forum kicks off at The O2 today (3 August) with more than 200 events professionals heading to east London for the three-day event.

London ExCeL will host Agency Forum 2016
London ExCeL will host Agency Forum 2016

The forum will take place from 3-5 August at The O2 and ExCeL London, providing senior event agency representatives with the opportunity to attend educational sessions, meet suppliers and network during a series of fun evening activities.


In Pictures: Agency Forum 2015 day one

In Pictures: Agency Forum 2016 day two


This afternoon, the group will take trip on the Emirates cable cars, before visiting the Muhammad Ali Exhibition at The O2 and showing off their bowling prowess at Brooklyn Bowl.

Tomorrow delegates will head to ExCeL London for two days of educational talks, workshops and one-to-one meetings with leading industry suppliers.

Sessions include: 'The Power of Brand You', on how to develop personal branding and 'The Pitch Factor: What Makes A Winner?', where representatives from L’Oréal, ITV and Roche will be sharing their views.

Meanwhile a series of workshops will cover key topics facing the industry, including Event Security and Crisis Management, Talent Management: Recruiting And Retaining The Best, and Protecting IP While Protecting Your Relationship.

A gala dinner will take place tomorrow night, at the Painted Hall, Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich.

Friday will include a further series of talks from leading event professionals, including a debate on agency size, with Ashfield Meetings & Events and Green and Pleasant Events. 

More from last year:

Agency Forum: 60 Seconds with... Jaguar Land Rover's Nathalie Maddocks

Agency Forum: Seven top tips for dealing with procurement

Agency Forum: 'Think big in the boring' says London 2012 brand director

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