page 1
page 2
page 3
page 4
page 5
page 6
page 7
page 8
page 9
page 10
page 11
page 12
page 13
page 14
page 15
page 16
page 17
page 18
page 19
page 20
page 21
page 22
page 23
page 24
page 25
page 26
page 27
page 28
page 29
page 30
page 31
page 32
page 33
page 34
page 35
page 36
page 37
page 38
page 39
page 40
page 41
page 42
page 43
page 44
page 45
page 46
page 47
page 48
page 49
page 50
page 51
page 52
page 53
page 54
page 55
page 56
page 57
page 58
page 59
page 60
page 61
page 62
page 63
page 64
page 65
page 66
page 67
page 68
page 69
page 70
page 71
page 72
page 73
page 74
page 75
page 76
page 77
page 78
page 79
page 80
page 81
page 82
page 83
page 84
page 85
page 86
page 87
page 88
page 89
page 90
page 91
page 92
page 93
page 94
page 95
page 96
page 97
page 98
page 99
page 100
page 101
page 102
page 103
page 104
page 105
page 106
page 107
page 108
page 109
page 110

+44 (0) 1235 777900 williamsf1conferences.comTHE COMPLETE EXPERIENCEWITH AWARD WINNING RESULTSConference News Half Page_114 x 188_3 mm Bleed.indd 106/01/2012 14:24:06Come and see us at International Confex, 06 - 08 March2012, ExCel, London for special offers and great giveaways. Free internet access. Free parking. Beautiful surroundings including a 16 acre botanic gardenLeicester Conferences is the dedicated award winning conference and events teamwithin the University of Leicester; one of Leicester and East Midlands' most versatileconference, meeting and accommodation venues.All inclusive delegate rates start from £23.00 (ex. VAT) so give us a call to check our availability now!. Excellent value for money. Quality in-house catering. Accessibility for wheelchair usersQuote our promotional code LC0212 to take advantage of our special offers and discountsFor all your conference, meeting and event needs -central to youT: 0116 271 9933E: US TO DISCUSS HOW WE CAN HELP MAKE YOUR NEXT EVENT A GREAT SUCCESSWinner'Best Valuefor MoneyConferenceVenue'in the UK*

28 . . February 2012INTERNATIONAL CONFEX Marking the cardCN marks the International Confex 2012 delegate card for show features, sessions and educationOlympic Programme - 7-8 March 2012There is a series of dedicated seminars to ensure event organisers make the most the London 2012 Games and what is on offer after the big event. IOEX - 6-8 March 2012Taking place alongside International Confex, International Outdoor Event Expo (IOEX) will offer an international showcase dedicated to the innovative live event production and technology industry. IOEX is supported by industry associations Eventia, PSA, NOEA and ESSA, Association DayAssociation Day provides a stream of high-level seminars and networking opportunities for both UK and international associations. The programme supported by ICCA, consists of two plenary sessions and a choice from 10 round table workshops. The Association Day programme aims to attract 80 associations who will also attend the show to meet with exhibitors. Local Authority Conference In recognition of the vast number of events local authorities are responsible for organising up and down the country, International Confex has this year developed a conference targeted at local authority personnel. Endorsed by the Local Authority Event Organisers Group (LOAG), the seminar programme will review the concerns behind public sector events including the scale, cost, environmental effects, as well as health and safety issues. The programme will include presentations, case study examples and panel discussions.PA DayBeauty entrepreneur Jo Malone will unveil a dedicated PA Day. Delivered in association with Castalia Coaching and Training, it will offer a tailored educational programme.Awards Programme Following on from a series of focus group sessions with awards organisers, the International Confex team said it became apparent that there was a real expressed need and desire to offer specific and relevant educational content for this niche sector within the meetings and events industry. It was also evident that there was a need to create a community and network where specialist awards organisers could connect with their peers to learn and share best practices. There will also be opportunities for organisers to meet with suppliers.Student Day: The Future is You Student Day returns to Confex for 2012. Dedicated to fi nal year event management students, The Future is You conference is aimed at students embarking on a career in the events industry. They will receive practical advice from industry experts on jobs and career development and gain insights from industry insiders. Exclusive to just 250 students, the Student Day content will take place off the show fl oor. Virtual and Hybrid Event Conference A conference for event managers, directors and marketing and conference professionals, 'Developing virtual and hybrid events for the events industry' will highlight opportunities to integrate virtual into your business and offer advice on up-to-date technical, marketing and engagement strategies. Speakers leading the way with digital events include Richard Davies, Employee Communications Europe, eBay; Fiona Miller, Head of Conferences and Training at LexisNexis, and Alex Whitson, Head of Online Events and Video at Haymarket. 6 March7 March8 MarchSeminar and other events