2022 Conference Programme

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Main Stage
    • Supply Chain
    • Creativity
    • Major Events
    Main Stage
    The future is here and the world that we knew has changed. So, what does an immersive sporting event look like? This panel will discuss the role of fanzones, working with local authorities and crowd c ...
    • Supply Chain
    • Sustainability
    • Security
    • Major Events
    • Insurance
    Main Stage
    What was predicted to be the “roaring 20s”, due to the huge number of events scheduled, has been stifled by the pandemic. Organisers of some of the UK’s premier live events discuss how the sector can ...
    • Supply Chain
    • Sustainability
    • Major Events
    • Social Responsibility
    Main Stage
    • Supply Chain
    • Sustainability
    • Major Events
    • Social Responsibility
    Main Stage
    In September the sustainability arm of UK live events industry umbrella organisation LIVE launched the Beyond Zero Declaration. A voluntary declaration ratified by all of LIVE’s 13 association members ...
    • Supply Chain
    • Security
    • Social Responsibility
    Main Stage
    With the burden of responsibility placed on festival organisers where the root cause is actually a societal issue (drug use, illegal taxi ranks, touting, intoxication etc), how can event organisers wo ...
NOEA
  1. NOEA
    • Local Authorities
    NOEA
    A panel discussion looking at; why its important to have a relationship with government, what outcomes should we expect, and what the day to day discussions look like between our industry and our gove ...
    • Major Events
    NOEA
    How important are events to businesses and brands? Here we hear the voice of one of the leading global companies working with brands for thier events, as well as one of the brands they work with. We l ...
    • Local Authorities
    NOEA
    The role of public health is growing within the events industry. NOEA has been working with Matt Ashton, Director of Public Health Liverpool about how this is evolving and what these means for event o ...
    • Sustainability
    NOEA
    How has Formula E become one of the leading sustainability brands in sport? What can other events learn from their team's approach to outsourcing and procurment, execution on site, planning and the br ...
    • Supply Chain
    NOEA
    The industry is facing a glutt of both people and material resources crucial for the creation of events. In this session we look at the pressure on the supply chain, the incentives on businesses and i ...
The Event Foundry
    • Security
    The Event Foundry
    Who is the SIA? Established under the terms of the Private Security Industry Act 2001, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) are responsible for regulating certain activities within the private securi ...
    • Security
    The Event Foundry
    Join this conversation with event security expert Pete Dalton about how events of all sizes can improve safety and security - including seeing specific examples of event plans created within OnePlan.
    • Sustainability
    The Event Foundry
    Previously it was difficult to create outdoor displays and signage sustainably, as the water resistance for all weather use, strength and quality did not exist. The advent of newly developed materials ...
    • Supply Chain
    • Sustainability
    • Security
    • Creativity
    • Insurance
    The Event Foundry
    How Culture Liverpool are approaching 2022 with cautious optimism - but being realistic that the next variant might be around the corner. Followed by an open discussion about delivering events in 2022 ...
Main Stage
    • Supply Chain
    • Security
    Main Stage
    With the impact of the pandemic having led to an estimated 25% of live events industry workers leaving the sector, how will suppliers and event operators cope with a shortage of equipment and staff in ...
    • Creativity
    Main Stage
    THE FUTURE OF EVENTS – WHAT DO AUDIENCES WANT? • “The arts and music industries are a dousing rod for the public psyche – divining where the gaps are and where the water might run” – the last two year ...
    • Insurance
    Main Stage
    The Pandemic has generated some challenging precedents, one of which resonates around safeguarding your business for future crises. This highly experienced panel will focus on the challenges around Bu ...
    • Security
    Main Stage
    The Private Security sector has evolved over the last 10 years, with challenges around security resource being exacerbated by the pandemic and the introduction of Protect Duty by the Home Office in th ...
    • Supply Chain
    • Security
    Main Stage
    As the industry fights to bounce back strongly this year, how can event organisers and suppliers cope with rising cost of fuel, supplies and materials? Will that be passed on to ticket buyers, are eve ...
MEI
    • Local Authorities
    • Supply Chain
    • Sustainability
    • Major Events
    MEI
    • Supply Chain
    • Creativity
    MEI
    • Sustainability
    MEI
    Over 75% of an average major events’ carbon footprint comes from audience travel, which also often causes excessive crowding and delays on local transport. Chris Thompson of online travel assistant pl ...
    • Supply Chain
    • Security
    MEI
    A great event requires seamless delivery and central to this is the control-room. In this fire-side chat, LS Events' Laura Armstrong will be chatting with Chrissie Gilbert on the critical role that te ...
    • Security
    MEI
    Events in 2022 face supply chain challenges, cost increases, existing and emerging risks and threats. Those events will be run by in some cases, rusty organisers and suppliers and a new landscape wher ...
    • Security
    MEI
    • Supply Chain
    • Security
    • Major Events
    • Social Responsibility
    MEI
    Creating accessible and inclusive events that everyone can enjoy is not just about the physical access to a site. This session will explore some of the things to consider in creating an accessible exp ...
  1. MEI
    We will be looking to discuss new 4G technology, the advantages and disadvantages over traditional radio communications.
The Event Foundry
    • Supply Chain
    The Event Foundry
    We bring together some of the best-known names in event and festival catering to explore the highs and lows and the dos & don’ts - sharing invaluable experience and advice. This session will be key to ...
    • Supply Chain
    The Event Foundry
    How do event & festival food businesses stay compliant with legislation, and where can you go for honest, helpful answers? How do you ensure that you are maintaining safe & legal practices? This sessi ...
    • Social Responsibility
    The Event Foundry
    Join Norman Beecher and Hannah Brinley, Music Support’s Mental Health First Aid England instructors, who will provide an overview of the MHFA course and facilitate a live discussion with two peers who ...