Seminars

Amongst the inspiring exhibitors and tantalising tasting sessions, Square Meal’s Venues & Events Live 2013 delivered a line-up of some of the industry's top names, who delivered 30 minute bitesize seminars on crucial event industry topics.

See below for the full timetable.

Wednesday 18th Sept                Thursday 19th Sept

Wednesday 18th

10:30AM TOP NEW RESTAURANTS 2013 Speaker: Ben McCormack

This year's hottest openings, presented by Ben McCormack, Editor of Square Meal Restaurants & Bars

11:30AM ADVENTURES IN CHOCOLATE Invited Speaker: Jo Fairley - Founder, Green & Blacks

Green & Blacks was recently named one of the coolest brands in the UK. Hear how Jo built the business and maintained strong CSR credentials

12:30PM SOCIAL MEDIA - BEST PRACTICE FOR EVENTS Speaker: Ed Butcher

Learn how to harness the power of social media for your events from Square Meal's Head of Online, Ed Butcher

1:30PM HOT NEW VENUES 2013 Speaker: Damien Gabet

All the latest event spaces, presented by Square Meal's Senior Venues & Events Reporter, Damien Gabet

2:30PM CHRISTMAS PARTIES - AN ORGANISER'S GUIDE - VIEW VIDEO Speaker: Graham Hill

Top tips on seasonal party planning and a roundup of this year's best Christmas packages, presented by Square Meal's Head of Venues & Events, Graham Hill

3:30PM NEW TEAMBUILDING & EVENT CONCEPTS Speaker:Square Meal's Venues & Events editorial team

The Venues & Events expert editorial team presents the most exciting new ideas for teambuilding and corporate events, many of which are tried and tested.

4:30PM CATERING TRENDS 2013 Speaker: An exclusively invited panel

From donuts and ‘dude food’ to entirely edible events, we take you through the food and drink trends that will keep your catering current well into next year

5:30PM THE LATEST IN WEDDINGS                            TRENDS & IDEAS FOR PLANNERS & BRIDES Invited Speaker: Sarah Haywood - Top Wedding Planner and bestselling author

Sarah Haywood is Britain's No1 luxury wedding planner, CNN's Royal Wedding Day bridal expert and a best-selling bridal author. Hear about the hottest wedding trends and how to make them work for you (or your client's) big day.

 

Thursday 19th

10:30AM TOP NEW RESTAURANTS 2013 Speaker: Ben McCormack

This year's hottest openings, presented by Ben McCormack, Editor of Square Meal Restaurants & Bars

11:30AM WOMEN IN BUSINESS Invited Speaker: Fay Sharpe - MD of Zibrant

Fay Sharpe, one of Zibrant's founders, and with over 20 years experience in event management, will present a must-see talk on women in business.

12:30PM SOCIAL MEDIA - BEST PRACTICE FOR EVENTS Speaker: Ed Butcher

Learn how to harness the power of social media for your events from Square Meal's Head of Online, Ed Butcher.

1:30PM HOT NEW VENUES 2013 Speaker: Damien Gabet

All the latest event spaces, presented by Square Meal's Senior Venues & Events Reporter, Damien Gabet

2:30PM CHRISTMAS PARTIES - AN ORGANISER'S GUIDE - VIEW VIDEO  Speaker: Graham Hill

Top tips on seasonal party planning and a roundup of this year's best Christmas packages, presented by Square Meal's Head of Venues & Events, Graham Hill

3:30PM NEW TEAMBUILDING & EVENT CONCEPTS Speaker: Square Meal's Venues & Events editorial team

The Venues & Events expert editorial team presents the most exciting new ideas for teambuilding and corporate events, many of which are tried and tested.


3.15PM AGENTS' NETWORKING SEMINAR                             SPONSORED BY MILLBROOK VENUES Speaker: Andrew McMillan

Join us at this special networking seminar for event agents. It will feature a talk by Andrew McMillan, who spent 28 years at John Lewis, where he was responsible for the company's award-winning customer services. This will be followed by a Q&A led by Chris Parnham of HBAA


* Seminars are subject to change

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