Insight Events launches VIP industry event for organisers – Event Buyers Live

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EventBuyersLiveEvent management company, Insight Events has revealed details of a brand new event that will provide a platform for event organisers who are looking to meet straight talking events professionals.

Event Buyers Live, in association with Stand Out magazine, will take place at the Crowne Plaza Marlow on January 30 and 31, 2014, and will see event organisers meet with innovative suppliers and network with fellow organisers over the course of two days.

Insight Events and Stand Out are feeling extremely positive about the event and have already had many encouraging conversations with the outdoor and live events industry.

Commented David Wilson, director of Insight Events: “The events industry is extremely creative, but – unfortunately – we have all visited exhibitions and conferences that have left us a little uninspired. Event Buyers Live will change all that, providing a platform for face-to-face meetings, and it’s free for organisers to attend.

“Event buyers looking to meet potential suppliers and who want to network with other event organisers will welcome the opportunity to meet reputable event businesses. Likewise, if you are a supplier to industry and wish to meet organisers with budget to spend then Event Buyers Live is the only event for you also.”

A series of case studies, round table discussions, problem-solving workshops and seminars comprise Event Buyers Live. Topics exploring event technology, procurement, event cancellation and sponsorship will be covered alongside problem-solving workshops whereby organisers are encouraged to bring along an issue and brainstorm to find a solution.

Wilson is organising Event Buyers Live with fellow director Lee D’Arcy, who explained how the event works: “All attendees are given a personal agenda, which tells them where to go and when to be there. During the day, attendees will have scheduled face-to-face meetings, a personal programme of 25-minute appointments that allow buyers and suppliers to begin open discussions, and these are supported by networking opportunities and a gala dinner.

“Think of Event Buyers Live as a kind of dating service for the events industry. You tell us who you would like to meet and what you’d like to learn and we arrange a ‘date’ for you.”

Added Neil Fagg, publisher of Stand Out magazine: “Event Buyers Live is an exciting addition to the industry’s event calendar and we are proud to be lending our support to what we believe will be a valued resource.

“We know that the best events are created on strong partnerships – seamless partnerships between organiser and supplier – Event Buyers Live will facilitate that initial introduction, whereby likeminded individuals with a ‘let’s get the job done’ attitude to events can meet in a relaxed environment.

“The education programme is also refreshing, as the sessions are designed to arm attendees with practical advice that can be implemented and acted upon when people get back to their office. And in today’s time-pressured business climate that in itself is of massive benefit to this industry.”

Would like to attend Event Buyers Live as an organiser or as a supplier? Visit www.eventbuyerslive.com, email info@eventbuyerslive.com or call 01707 853355.