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.

 

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Register now
Already registered?
Sign in
How events can save the world

Crisis planning, sustainability, wellbeing and inclusion can cause difficulties for event organisers. So is it possible to host a truly ethical event?

Wellbeing makes 'good business sense'

Wellbeing makes 'good business sense'

Annie Metcalfe from Clear Partners says planners must adapt to the changing demands of incentive travel programmes.

Amex GBT appoints new general manager for meetings and events

Amex GBT appoints new general manager for meetings and events

Gerardo Tejado has held a number of commercial and client management roles at American Express GBT over the past 17 years.

Incentives are coming: 7 Game of Thrones-inspired destinations

Incentives are coming: 7 Game of Thrones-inspired destinations

From Croatia to Northern Ireland, the fictional land of Westeros has filming locations around the world ideal for meetings and events.

What does an HR expert look for in Best Places to Work accreditation?

What does an HR expert look for in Best Places to Work accreditation?

An independent HR consultant explains what judges are looking for in accreditation like C&IT's Best Places to Work.

Events budgets return to steady growth, Bellwether Report finds

Events budgets return to steady growth, Bellwether Report finds

UK companies increased their marketing spend in Q1 2019, in contrast to flatlining budgets at the end of last year.

'Unlocking the best parts of destinations' is key for event planners

'Unlocking the best parts of destinations' is key for event planners

Venues should use their expertise to help familiarise planners with a new destination, says panel at the C&IT Association Forum.

Case study: CoinGeekWeek conference

Case study: CoinGeekWeek conference

CoinGeek transformed The Mermaid London for its three-day conference on cryptocurrency and blockchain.

New senior account manager for Top Banana

New senior account manager for Top Banana

Natalie Benson joins from ACA Live and will work on finance, automotive and retail accounts.

Facial recognition will change the way we measure audience engagement

Facial recognition will change the way we measure audience engagement

This kind of technology could scientifically prove the value and impact of events, says Dan Broadberry from Brands at Work.

LATEST JOBS