Event Huddle has been an industry leader in free networking events for the past four years. In October 2019, Ministry Venues purchased Event Huddle from Athena Events to continue the debate. 
The event industry’s leading monthly gathering, showcasing speakers and panels exploring the latest issues and innovations.
Join this peer to peer group for sharing best practice and learning from industry leaders covering topics from social media excellence to wellbeing, the events economy and international trends.

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Coronavirus and the Events Industry – Crisis Management Webinar

31 March 2020 , 08: 00

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Simon Hughes

Vice Chair of the BVEP

Jeremy Summers

Partner at Lewis Silkin

Kellie Hasbury

Director of Plaster

Richard Clifford

Public Affairs and Policy Manager at UK Hospitality

As the global effects of the Coronavirus increase each day, what can the events industry do to protect itself? Some of the key dates in the industry calendar have already been cancelled and many venues have already seen a decrease in attendees and event bookings. As we look forward to the rest of 2020, our panel explores how significant the impact on the industry will be and what steps can be taken to protect our businesses and staff. Join an esteemed panel of industry experts hosted by Kevin Jackson

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Event Huddle Archive

Are we keeping up with our guest's rapidly changing requirements?

Hosted at the Confex International Trade Show at Excel London. With a move towards more dry events and entirely vegan menus, event requirements are changing rapidly. From translation services or personalised tech experiences alongside the live environment, our attendees expect the same level of personalisation at events as on the high street. Meanwhile awards teams are still sending out forms to ask about dietary requirements in advance. Is our industry in need of a major overhaul in our approach to delivery or are we ahead of the game when it comes to driving innovation?

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Is it time for industry standardisation?

Hosted at the Confex International Trade Show at Excel London. With no official trade body the events industry has no set of standards for organisers to be able to compare and assess best practice. In an increasingly global market and an exploding expansion of our industry, is it time to get together and create some standards to enable easier comparison between venues, suppliers and events and guidelines for delivery to reduce admin and wastage across the board?

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Mental Health and The Events Industry: Are we doing enough to support our staff?

With long hours, deadlines for days, late night networking and dealing with customers, working in the events industry can be an exhilarating but stressful experience. Are we doing enough to support our staff or are we falling behind the times when it comes to prioritising mental wellbeing? Join Event Huddle to explore this important issue with some key industry experts and guests. Event Huddle panel chair Kevin Jackson is joined by thought leaders to discuss ways in which we can help tackle the problems and create much needed radical change within the industry. Panel talk was hosted on the 28/01/2020

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