|LAST DAY TO BOOK !
Wednesday 14th November is the last day to book tickets for Convention Day and the Awards dinner.
We have many event organisers and suppliers booked so join them for an informative and challenging day.
The NOEA Convention and AGM 2018
‘It Could Never Happen to Me’
Wednesday 21st November 2018: Day Programme
||Wednesday 21st November
||AGM Registration and refreshments
Andy Grove - President of NOEA
||Convention Registration and refreshments
||Welcome from NOEA
Andy Grove - President of NOEA
||Official Welcome and Opening Address
Master of Ceremonies, Peter Jack
||The NOEA Keynote: If it Can Happen to Me …
Dick Tee, EnterTainment
Dick Tee, one of the industry’s most long serving, and most respected, event producers will kick off the day by sharing some of his best, worst and most unlikely experiences in organising major events. If it can happen to Dick, it can happen to anyone, so he’ll be the first to share his horror stories with the delegation.
||NEIU (National Events Intelligence Unit)
CC BJ Harrington / DS Louise Wilson / PC Kevin Walker / Helen Dawson (Analyst for NEIU)
In this session, some of the most senior professionals from the Police’s event division will give an update on both Operation Gothic and general counter terrorist operations within major events. Including statistical analysis, major risk insights, as well as commentary on how best to work with police before, during and after an event, this is an important session for event professionals looking at the safety of their audiences.
||Break: Tea, Coffee Followed by Networking
||It Happened to Me
Becky Stevens, Hybred Events
In the first of the day’s ‘It Happened to Me’ sessions, Becky Stevens will bring her years of experience to the delegation by telling one of her own stories of issues and crisis management; what she learned, and continues to learn as an event professional working in health and safety coordination. Becky will be the second senior executive to prove that if it can happen to her, it can happen to anyone.
It Wouldn’t Happen to Me – Roundtable Workshop
The key set piece of the day. The ‘It Wouldn’t Happen to Me’ roundtable workshop will be facilitated by Bev Osborne from Training 4 Resilience, and feature a live crisis management scenario, presented to the delegation, that continues to evolve as the workshop takes each decision. Featuring live news coverage to add to the realism of the scenario, delegates will be thrown into the unenviable role of event director, with the workshop testing attendee’s ability to think under pressure, aid decision making and understand how to handle major issues should they encounter a real-life situation.
||Lunch & Networking
||Case Study: Welfare at Events
Linda Krawecke, Tiger Tea
Last year Linda Krawecke from Tiger Tea, won the Judges Award at the Annual NOEA Awards, for the work the business had been doing on introducing welfare stations at major events. These stations have provided sympathetic aid for spectators suffering from drink, drug or even sexual abuse, and created a safe haven for victims. In this session, Linda will share her experience running these centres.
||It Happened to Me
The second, ‘It Happened to Me’ session will be presented by Simon Hughes, an event professional who has worked on some of the highest profile political events over the last 20 years, including the G20. Simon has seen often funny, often tragic, situations involving some of the most important global leaders on the planet. Here, he will share how we got through them.
||A Suppliers Perspective: It wouldn’t Happen to Me?
- Arnold Clark, Robyn Clements
- Eventbrite, Sally Pigott
- Andrew McQuillan, Flight Safe Drones
- Philip Day, Laceys Solicitors
- Kevin Wade - Wrightsure
‘It doesn’t just happen …’ to event directors and producers; often it is event production support and suppliers that are heavily involved in, and have much to lose from, major issues and crisis situations. This panel discussion will offer the ‘suppliers’ view on the day’s learnings, and how event organisers can utilise the experience and knowledge of the support services to manage on-site issues.
||Ask the Expert: Wrap-up Q&A and Panel Discussion
- Phil Day, Laceys Solicitors
- Nick Morgan, We Are the Fair
- Tom Clements, Vice President, NOEA
- CC BJ Harrington
- Chris Hall, ACT / Phil Atkinson, ACT
- Kevin Wade , Wrightsure
The final session of the day will be a wrap up of some of the key learnings gleaned from the sessions, speeches and workshops that have taken place throughout the event. As well as offering a chance for delegates to contribute thoughts and questions, this session will feature some of the most experienced minds in the events industry, and how they would asses and understand the issues that we continue to tackle, and look at how we can address them better.
||Close: Tea Coffee & Networking
NOEA Convention video 2017 https://noea.org.uk/annual-convention/
The NOEA Convention & Awards will take place in Bath, 21st November, with the day convention taking place at The Guildhall, and the evening Awards in the Pump Rooms. Tickets to the event are still available from www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/noea-annual-convention-and-awards-dinner-2018-tickets-40791348020 .
Further information [email protected]
Best Practice Award
Revival Productions Ltd (Classic Ibiza Concerts), eat:Festivals
Caterer of the Year Award
Wilde Kitchen, Tuk Tuk Café,belistore
Event Innovation of the Year Award
Event Genius Ltd, SimpliWiFi, Stadium TM
Event of the Year Award
Vicar’s Picnic, The Leeds Castle 40th Anniversary Classical Concert, Party at The Palace, Tom Kerridge’s Pub in the Park
Event Organiser of the Year Award
Gill Tee and Deb Shilling – Black Deer Festival, Wild Rumpus, The Parks Trust, Bev and Sarah Milner Simmonds
Event Supplier of the Year - Infrastructure
2CL Group, SimpliWiFi, Portakabin, Fineline Lighting
Event Supplier of the Year - Services
Catered by Justin, Coop, LiveStyled, Green Goblet
Event Team of the Year Award
We Are The Fair, Black Deer Festival, People’s Postcode Lottery, Revival Productions ltd (Classic Ibiza Concerts)
Large Festival of the Year Award
The Leeds Castle 40th Anniversary Classical Concert, eat:Festivals, Bournemouth 7s Festival, Cowal Highland Gathering
Medical Provider of the Year Award
SE Medical, Festimed
PR Campaign of the Year
Timber Festival, Glastonbury Abbey, Aberdeen City Council City Events
Production Partnership Year Award
We are Placemaking with Grosvenor Estates
LiveStyled with AEG Presents, and their two London Festivals 'All Points East' & 'Barclaycard presents British Summer Time
Redwood Event Solutions with Tom Kerridge’s Pub in the Park
Small Event of the Year
Dunstable Town Council, Smoked and Uncut, Dangerous Dad’s Network
Small Festival of the Year
EDF Festival, Just So Festival, World Yoga Festival
Sporting Event of the Year Award
Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental/ RICOH Women's British Open, Bournemouth 7s Festivals
Student Event of the Year
Bournemouth University: Fusion Festival: Abracadabra - Benefitting CoppaFeel! UK
University of Gloucestershire Final Year Event Management Students with Clair Greenaway & John Lannon
Haven Events - Victoria Greenhall (project manager) Derby University
Best New Event Award
Black Deer Festival (Gill Tee & Deb Shilling)
Timber Festival, Slam Dunk Festival
Glastonbury Abbey, Liverpool Bordeaux Wine Festival
The NOEA Scotland Tribute Award
Aberdeen City Council City Events
Party at The Palace, EDF Festival
Annual Membership Fees
Invoices for annual membership renewal for the National Outdoor Association went out by email in August. Fees are due on 1st September for the year 1st September 2018 to 31st August 2019. If you have not received your invoice or would like a copy, please let me know and if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.
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