The Meetings Show
Emirates Old Trafford
Smart Group - Electric Xmas

Organising, Planning and Running Events Popup

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The course will provide attendees with an insight into the mechanisms behind managing a successful event. From planning to implementation we will understand how to professionally channel the motivation and objectives behind an event into effective results

Strategy and pre-event planning:

  • Meetings strategy
  • Return on investment
  • Budgeting and financial planning
  • Meeting architecture
  • Hybrid v. Virtual events – complementary or a potential alternative?
  • Programme design

Event management:

  • Procurement, understanding the supply chain, negotiating with venues and suppliers
  • Venue and accommodation search and selection
  • Tools and resources
  • Event technology, web and applications
  • Project management, creating schedules and project implementation
  • The role of social media
  • Speaker recruitment and management
  • Registration processes and procedures
  • Support staff selection and training
  • On site supplier and venue management
  • Delegate/attendee service

Staying organised and focused is of the utmost importance, and Cory will show you how.

Presented by:

Michael Foreman, Head of External Relations –
The Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO)

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