Seminars

Amongst the inspiring exhibitors and tantalising tasting sessions, Square Meal’s Venues & Events Live 2014 is set to deliver more expert seminars than ever before, with an exclusive line-up of some of the industry's top names, giving bitesize talks on crucial event industry topics.

There is no need to pre-book any of the sessions below, but make sure you are registered for your entry badge.

 

Day 1 - Wednesday

Room One

10:30am

Best new restaurants 2014

2014's hottest openings, presented by Ben McCormack, Editor of Square Meal Restaurants & Bars and Camilla Warr, Restaurant Relations Manager

11:30am

Best new venues 2014

All the latest event spaces, presented by the Venues & Events editorial team

12:30pm

Social media: Top 10 tips & trends

Our expert speaker guides you through what's hot in the world of social media and how to use if effectively for your events.

1:30pm

Guest Speaker: Dan Germain, Innocent Drinks

The voice behind the UK's most popular brand of smoothies and juices, talks.

2:30pm

Street food: Give your event some flavour

Why street food is here to stay and how it can spice up your event.

3:30pm

Christmas parties 2014: An organiser's guide

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

4:30pm

Going green: Making sustainability work at your events

15 Hatfields, Eden Catering and Positive Impact Events on being eco-conscious and the benefits

5:30pm

Social media at events: A beginner's guide

So, you want to promote your event? Our social media gurus talk you through the basics

Room Two

3:30pm

Tried & tested

V&E's pick of the best group activities for your team

4:30pm

Tomorrow's World: the future of technology for events

How will technological advances affect our industry in the future? Our experts discuss.

5:30pm

Wedding trends for the year ahead

Panel Q&A led by Annica Wainwright, Editor of Square Meal Weddings magazine

Day 2 - Thursday

Room One

10:30am

Social media: Top 10 tips & trends

Our expert speaker guides you through what's hot in the world of social media and how to use if effectively for your events

11:30am

Best new restaurants 2014

2014's hottest openings, presented by Ben McCormack, Editor of Square Meal Restaurants & Bars and Camilla Warr, Restaurant Relations Manager

12:30pm

Best new venues 2014

All the latest event spaces, presented by the Venues & Events editorial team.

1:30pm

Guest speaker: Linda Moir, Putneyred

The former director of Virgin Atlantic's In Flight team and former head of event services (staffing) for the London 2012 Olympics discusses how to make a success of an event.

2:30pm

Christmas parties 2014: An organiser's guide

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

How to make an impact with your event: The panel discuss

Expert event organisers from across the industry talk about how to make your event leave a lasting memory

Room Two

1:30pm

Tried & tested

V&E's pick of the best group activities for your team

2:30pm

ROI: measure the success of your event

Peter Haigh of Hamilton Associates talks about making your event more valuable

3:30pm

Walk the talk: accreditation

What key accreditation bodies stand for and why corporate event planners should take note

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