Event schedule
30th March 2021
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Online

Chair’s opening remarks and an overview of the results from the Industry survey

Calum Di Lieto
Editor, C&IT Magazine
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Online

The Business Outlook for in-house events in 2021

Juliet Tripp
Deputy Head of Global Events, Chemical Watch
Anna Fox
Senior Manager, Head of Events, Liberty Global

- How has the industry changed since Covid? The corporate journey to virtual events
- Can there be an advantage to working in smaller, more agile teams?
- In a world where managing the mental health of your teams is key, can in-house events play a vital role in communicating leadership policy?

3:45 pm - 4:05 pm
Online

Industry case study: How XYZ created an innovative event first for Levi’s unique brand needs

Paul Stanway
Creative Director, XYZ

- Using technology to enhance your attendee experience
- Why it is key to understand your delegate journey from pre to post event?
- How to ensure delegate engagement and interaction

4:05 pm - 4:30 pm
Online

AR/VR and plain old in-person: What will win as the format of the future?

James Hayes-Jones
Founder, Launch Interactions
Henry Hall
Managing Director, Launch Interactions

- Do in-house teams feel that they have the skills to take on a new virtual reality world in their events?
- How much scope is there for agencies to step in and fill this skill gap?
- How will the role of agencies evolve as corporate event teams require a more tech-first approach to event design?

Beyond lockdown: What has 2020 taught us about why the MICE industry has to evolve?

Graham Alderman
Founder, Ulterior Events
Juliet Tripp
Deputy Head of Global Events, Chemical Watch
Paul Stanway
Creative Director, XYZ
Carrie Kwik
Executive Director, Singapore Tourism Board

- How can businesses continue to offer incentive travel programmes during such unprecedented uncertainty?
- Where will event planners be coming from - can we have some event planners from long haul destinations?

4:50 pm - 5:00 pm
Online

Chair’s closing remarks

Calum Di Lieto
Editor, C&IT Magazine