All Party Parliamentary Group for Events Evidence Session


All Party Parliamentary Group for Events Evidence Session

Monday 18th January 2021

11.30am – 12.30pm



11.30     Welcome/Purpose of session                                   

Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP Chair APPG Events


11.40     Role of the APPG                                                     

Robert Wright davies tanner/APPG Secretariat


11.45     Overview of UK Events Industry

Simon Hughes, Chair – Business Visits & Events Partnership


11.55     The Conference & Meetings Sector

Jane Longhurst, CEO – Meetings Industry Association


12.00     The Exhibition & Trade Show Sector

Chris Skeith, CEO – Association of Event Organisers


12.05     The Outdoor Events Sector

Susan Tanner, CEO – National Outdoor Events Association

Steve Heap, Chair – Events Industry Forum


12.10     The Experiential & Brand Events Sector

Rick Stainton, Founder - One Industry One Voice


12.15     Questions/Open Discussion


12.30     CLOSE                                                                                                  


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