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EIBTM Education Week Launching Today

EIBTM will launch EIBTM Education Week today, along with a live Twitter chat on April 19th from 14:00 – 15:00 (GMT)

The EIBTM team has selected some of the best-attended sessions from the show for further broadcast via webinars for this year’s EIBTM Education Week.

Followers of EIBTM and the international meetings industry will be able to benefit from thought provoking discussions, blogs, webinars and presentations based around key themes of industry trends and research, technology, sustainability and professional development, which can be accessed at any time via www.eibtm.com/educationweek

Webinars for broadcast include:

  • Advanced networking session – Improve your return on investment - with Jordi Robert-Ribes PHD
  • The China Meetings Summit panel discussion
  • Discovering the pleasure and pain of Hybrid Events - with Paul Cook, CMP, MD, Planet Planit Ltd.
  • EIBTM Annual Technology Debate - Are event professionals using Social Media tools effectively? - with Corbin Ball and Samuel Smith moderated by Martin Sirk, CEO, ICCA

As part of EIBTM Education week, all participants can hear commentary from Rob Davidson on his Annual EIBTM Industry Trends and Market Share Report, as well as downloading the report itself. The report contains a comprehensive overview of the industry, identifying emerging economies, key market segments, economy and technology related trends and the outlook for the year ahead.

Participants of EIBTM Education Week can also access a range of educational presentations at www.eibtm.com/educationweek. Key presentations from the education programme which can be accessed include:

  • How to run amazing events to generate more oncome and renew your member base by Gianfranco Chicco, Owner, Conference Basics (The Netherlands)
  • Making a sustainable impact: Case studies from socially responsible (and effective) events by Luke Flett, Sales and Marketing Manager, Universal WorldEvents
  • Meetings and events for Generation Y: How will we have to change to survive by Rob Davidson, Senior Lecturer - Events Management, University of Greenwich Business School and EIBTM Industry Analyst.

EIBTM 2011, a Reed Travel Exhibitions, event was also the launch platform for the highly anticipated Future Events Experience. The unique space on the show-floor showcased the use of innovative technologies and services. The Future Events Experience also featured Technology Education Theatre, which delivered a number of cutting edge seminars to technology enthusiasts.

All participants are encouraged to comment and share their views on Twitter using #EIBTM. EIBTM will be hosting a live Twitter chat on April 19th from 14:00 – 15:00 (GMT). Experts attending the live forum will include: Jordi John-Ribes, Sally Greenhill (The Rights Solution), Paul Cook (Planet Planit), Charlie Banks (Positive Impact), Adi Ben-Nesher (Syncpartners) and Shuli Golovinski (Newtonstrand). To take part in the live chat use ‘#EIBTM’ followed by your question – the experts will then discuss their topics and answer questions posted by the EIBTM Twitter community.