C&IT Agency Forum kicks off today

Event professionals from around the UK will travel to Manchester today for the C&IT Agency Forum (2-4 August), our flagship event, for three days of content sessions, 1-2-1 meetings and networking.

C&IT Agency Forum kicks off today
C&IT Agency Forum kicks off today
C&IT's 2017 show marks the first time the event has taken place outside London, with Manchester Central set to host a jam-packed two days of content and pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings. Later today (2 August), delegates will join together at home of Manchester United Old Trafford for the opening drinks reception where a few surprises will be revealed along the way.                                                                  
Other highlights on the agenda include B&Q events business expert Sarah Lawrence sharing the do's and don'ts of pitching to clients; a session titled: ‘Living up to the Expectations of Millennials’, which will be hosted by drp and Realise; and  a talk on ‘The Future of Social Media and Event Technology’ from the head of agency partnerships EMEA at Cvent.                                                                                          
A series of 1-2-1 meetings with suppliers, intimate camp-fire huddles and networking opportunities make up a thrilling three-day event, which will culminate on Thursday night with a gala dinner at The Monastery.                                                                                                                                                  
Last year's Agency Forum, held at ExCeL London, brought together more than 200 event professionals who discussed issues regarding Brexit, the security threat and event technology - get up to speed below.

C&IT Agency Forum 2016 recap:

C&IT TV: Agency Forum highlights                                                                                                        
C&IT TV: Pitching new destinations                                                                                                             

C&IT Agency Forum: Data security next top challenge for agencies                                                                  
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