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New Horizons

2016 ConferenceThis year’s conference content builds on the success of our past agendas, featuring a range of highly relevant presentations and discussions, all designed to equip you with the information to face the opportunities and challenges the future brings.

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Leading speakers ... cutting edge content ...

  1. Registration & Refreshments
    Register then come and grab yourself a tea or coffee and pastry before the day begins.
  2. Welcome
    Welcome from Shaun Hinds, Chief Executive, Manchester Central
  3. Session 1: Big Picture View of the World
  4. Session 2: People - attraction, retention & well-being
  5. Lunch & Networking
    Time to  enjoy delicious food and network with your fellow delegates.
  6. Optional Session: Security
    Case Study: Security, Landsec
  7. Session 3: 15 Years
    Looking back over the 15 years since AEV was founded, reviewing the changes the event industry has experienced and looking forward to the next 15 years and beyond.
  8. Session 4: Building a state of the art event complex
  9. Session 5: The customer's perspective
    David will chair a session with leading agencies from around the world looking at how they create experiential moments.  What do they look for in a venue and supporting partners to ensure they deliver ...
  10. Tea & Coffee break
    Time to grab a quick cuppa and start networking.
  11. Session 6: A taste of "Customer at the Heart"
    Kate Hardcastle MBE, has been helping global organisations to put their customer at the heart of business for over two decades. She has worked across many sectors & scale of business, transforming hou ...
  12. Session 7: Brother UK Ltd
  13. Wrap up
    Shaun will give an overview of the day’s learnings and key conclusions on our New Horizons. We look forward to celebrating our 15th Birthday with you at Dirty Martini.    
  14. 15th Birthday Party
    Come and celebrate our 15th Birthday with us at Dirty Martini.      


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