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Which Events are EventProfs most excited for in 2018?

2018 is jam-packed with exciting industry events. We asked eventprofs which events they're most looking forward to this year so you can prioritise your busy calendar and perhaps discover something new.

Looking forward to speaking at @IntlConfex and can't wait for @EventLAB_HQ - four new events and lots of great discussion coming up!

— Edward Poland (@edpoland) January 4, 2018

EventLAB 2018

Our pride and joy at Hire Space. EventLAB 2017 brought together events industry thought leaders for two days of discussions, talks and networking. EventLAB showcases the most exciting venues and offers the opportunity to enhance skills in our master classes and fresh inspiration from the latest events innovations.

Where do I start! @IntlConfex, @EventLAB_HQ 2018 (of course), @eventwell18, and not forgetting @ewlclubuk and https://t.co/5T6MuNg6Yf, as well as various #ewlpopup events we’ll be holding throughout the year... lots going on #eventprofs

— Helen Moon (@helenmoonemc) January 2, 2018


In the UK stress accounts for 45% of lost work days, and over 1.3 million people have suffered from workplace stress. As a result, it’s more important than ever that event professionals take active steps towards their wellbeing. Eventwell this September aims to educate and advocate for the well-being of event professionals.

Feel like it’s only right that I mention @CITmagazine’s Corporate Forum, Agency Forum and Association Forum... plus the brand new C&IT360 in Portugal!

— Calum Di Lieto (@CalumDiLieto) January 3, 2018

C&IT Forums

The C&IT Agency, Corporate and Association forums bring together senior event profs for 3 days of discussion and networking.

Definitely looking forward to @squaremealvande - always a favourite of ours @BoulevardEvents.

I also can’t wait to see the final edit of our wellbeing discussion back at the beginning of December @HireSpace HQ 🙌🏻

— Mark Maher (@Maher_MS10) January 3, 2018

Citizen Event

This networking club for events professionals hosts events at the end of every month. There are not speakers, panels or presentations, just coffee, tea and event professionals who want to share ideas.

So many! @BNCEventShow has to be one of our favourite industry events. We also love @CitizenEvent, @eventtechlive and @ewlclublondon.

— Clemi Hardie (@clemihardie) January 2, 2018


Bi-annual networking exhibitions for top event planners to meet UK and international event suppliers in the heart of the City of London. Taking place in February and July.

Event Tech Live

Taking place in November this is the only events show dedicated entirely to event technology. This is a great place to discover new innovations in the industry.

I’m looking forward to @The_HBAA Annual Dinner on 12 Jan, @IntlConfex in March, @themiceblog’s live events and of course @FutureIn15 Show events

— Caleb Parker👊🏻 (@Caleb_Parker) January 2, 2018

International Confex

Confex brings together MICE industry professionals from across the UK. Providing two days of face to face business and networking opportunities, the show also features suppliers, venues and destinations to enhance your events.

@IMEX_Group @boemesse @ITB_Berlin @cebit and our own @themiceblogHQ events of course

— Irina Graf (@themiceblog) January 2, 2018


Host internatonal events shows, providing a worldwide exhbition for travel, meetings and events.

We're actually looking forward to our house redevelopment over the coming months, and the re-launch party in September!

— RSA Venue Hire (@rsahouse) January 3, 2018

RSA House Redevelopment

Winners of the Hire Space Award for Best Wedding Venue, RSA house is home to some of our favourite spaces. Look out for their relaunch party this September.


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