ISES to host UK conference on C&I opportunities in sport

The UK chapter of the International Special Events Society (ISES) is to hold a conference looking at the C&I business opportunities emerging from sport over the coming decade.

David Hornby is to speak at ISES UK's A Decade of Sport conference
David Hornby is to speak at ISES UK's A Decade of Sport conference

ISES UK will host 'A Decade of Sport' at The Embankment Galleries, Somerset House, London, on 27 January.

Speakers will include Visit London director of business tourism Tracy Halliwell, 2012 director Mark Howell and two senior project managers from the Events For London team, Heidi Truman and Iain Edmondson.

England 2018's leading hospitality, events and accommodation consultant David Hornby is also lined up to speak at the conference.

ISES UK president Zanine Adams said: "This will be the first of many planned events targeting member business development. We have a fantastic line-up of speaker knowledge who will discuss tender opportunities, city-wide operations and the potential of hosting satellite events."

ISES UK members are also being invited to book space-only stands and network with hosted buyers during its Meet The Market event on 23 February.

Meet The Market, in partnership with Visit London and International Confex 2010, will take place on the opening evening of the Earls Court exhibition, at The Wyndham Grand, Chelsea Harbour Hotel.

International Confex group marketing manager Kate Disley said: "We are delighted to support this initiative and help buyers meet ISES members face-to-face. The association's membership contains a huge level of creative offerings and technical expertise. This is therefore the perfect opportunity to give our show attendees an added-value opportunity to discuss business and make new contacts."

Further information and booking details are available at the ISES UK website.

 

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