• Find out about the latest tech and how IBTM’s MICE influencers can help contribute to your business objectives. Throughout the event, dip into sessions on everything from digitally amplifying your event online to basics steps in implementing an effective hybrid strategy.

    Can’t make those dates? We’ve got you!

    Our Accelerate sessions are available on demand for 2 weeks after the event, so you’ve got plenty of time to catch up.

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    Hybrid 101: The basics that should not be missed

    As 2021 approaches, hybrid is at the forefront of every event planners mind. “We know what it is but how do we do it?” Join this session to understand how you can successfully implement a hybrid strategy and ensure your attendees, both live and virtual, have a great experience.

    During this session, you will learn:

    • How to budget and finance a hybrid event successfully
    • How to build engagement with your audience
    • How to connect your virtual and F2F audience and facilitate networking opportunities
    • The different revenue opportunities can an hybrid event offer


    Embrace, engage, evolve. The event attendee experience

    Whether you are planning a virtual, hybrid or in-person event, ensuring all attendees have a great experience is essential. During this session, hear from James Morgan, Founder, Event Tech Lab, who will discuss the key elements to a solid engagement strategy.

    James will also present a series of case studies that highlight the techniques and tactics that have worked (and those that haven’t).


    Technology that will change the future

    Join Dahlia El Gazzar and members of IBTM’s Technical Advisory Group to discover what technology will change the events industry in 2021 and beyond.


    The tech & digital skills of the modern event planner

    The role of the event planner is shifting. It’s vital they are re-evaluating and re-designing their talent DNA. This does not mean forgetting essential planning or logistical skills, but it does mean enhancing necessary technology and design skills to progress in this ‘new world’.

    During this session, Dahlia El Gazzar will interview Liz Caruso, CEO, Liz King Events, on how event planners can upskill in the current climate and the resources that are available to tap in to.


    Building your digital brand megaphone

    With the majority of people working from home, how can you enhance your online personal/company brand to stand out from the crowd?

    During this session, you will learn:

    • Top tips for building and developing your digital brand
    • How to use social media to build brand credibility
    • How personal branding will create future opportunities for you


    Redefining and refining the event technologist

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