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More Exciting Speakers Added to Event Buyers Live’s Content Programme

More exciting speakers added to Event Buyers Live’s content programme

In less than two months’ time, Stand Out Multimedia, the organiser of Event Buyers Live, will welcome live event organisers and suppliers to EMCC and Orchard Hotel for intense meetings, networking, and education.

Building on the success of the 2019 event, which facilitated pre-arranged meetings between organisers and suppliers, Event Buyers Live 2021 will continue to deliver for live events professionals that are looking to procure event services for future projects and participate in structured networking and insightful roundtable discussions.

Last month, the organising team revealed the first tranche of speakers set to inspire even the most experienced events professionals and now Stand Out can exclusively unveil even more topics that will excite attendees.

Creating immersive experiences, wellbeing, event/festival production values and event safety are just a handful of the new topics that will be up for discussion.

John Wassell (pictured left), co-founder and executive creative producer at Walk the Plank, Lucy Eden (pictured below), founder of Be in Your Element, Jon Drape, director of Engine No.4, and Helen McCabe, acting managing director of Harrier UK, will facilitate respective roundtable sessions on Creating Immersive Experiences, Mental Health and Employee Wellbeing, Event/Festival Production Values, and Health and Safety.

They join Jennifer Mackley, licensing manager at Glastonbury Festivals and director of Mackley Projects and Events, Ben Whur, director of Proud Events, and Chris Johnson, operations director and sustainability lead at Shambala, who will lead dedicated roundtables on Licensing, Event Management Planning and Stakeholder Engagement, Scenario Planning for Events and Festivals and Sustainability.

Neil Fagg, event director of Event Buyers Live, said: “The last 18 months have been challenging and have tested even the most experienced events professionals. That is why it was absolutely imperative that we have gathered the best industry minds to facilitate our education programme and take part in a series of special panel sessions that give our valued audience the opportunity to ask any question they like.”

He continued: “I am delighted that John, Lucy, Jon and Helen are joining Jennifer, Ben and Chris to share their expertise. After the crazy summer that we have all experienced, I am positive that these sessions will provide interesting insight that can be drawn upon as the industry moves forward. What’s more, we have even more speakers to announce so watch this space for more announcements.”

Secure your place

Event Buyers Live has built a strong reputation for solid business networking, an insightful education programme and the sharing of industry knowledge.

Attendees already confirmed for Event Buyers Live 2021 include Lawn Tennis Association, The Game Fair, Goose Live, WOMAD, SC Productions, Event and Show Services, Loud Sound, Green Man Festival, Wasserman, Formula E, City of Lincoln Council, Culture Liverpool and 20-20 Events Management.

Organisers wishing to attend Event Buyers should act fast if they wish to secure a place.  Only 100 organisers will be granted a position at the exclusive event, which is free for organisers to attend.

Visit or call the team on 01795 509113.

Association of Festival Organisers (AFO): 1st Oct 2021 10:51:00

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