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Our Agency Forum is back in London this year and will be bigger than ever!
C&IT's flagship event, Agency Forum is the annual gathering for senior event professionals from the agency world. By attending, you will get the latest trends, hear interesting, unique and above all useful content, which you can take away and apply to your own events. You will hear from some of the most senior event figures from both agencies and brands who will be discussing the key challenges and issues facing the events industry through a series of huddles and panel discussions. 

We'll bring together the most useful connections between senior event organisers and industry-leading suppliers just for you. We'll connect you with those who can help through 1-2-1 meetings with experts specialising in the areas you want to know about. 

Agency Forum comprises of off-site networking activities, content and educational sessions, pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings, huddle debates and a fabulous Gala Dinner 

There isn't a better forum to attend this year! 

IS AGENCY FORUM FOR YOU?


WHAT CAN I EXPECT?

  • Complimentary accommodation
  • Full access to all of the content sessions 
  • A selection of pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings with leading suppliers 
  • Multiple opportunities to network with fellow delegates, cutting-edge suppliers and speakers
  • Meals and refreshments throughout the event
  • A place at the gala dinner and drinks reception

DO I QUALIFY?

If you're an event or brand experience professional with purchasing power of at least £500,000, then you can apply for your complimentary place. 

Applying is FREE, only takes a few minutes and this Forum brings big rewards which could make all the difference to you and your organisation this year.

VENUE


This year's Forum will be hosted at The Barbican

Barbican is Europe’s largest purpose built not-for-profit arts and events venue. Situated in the heart of the City of London amongst famous historical landmarks such as St Paul’s Cathedral, the centre offers a wealth of space for conferences, exhibitions, banquets and corporate entertainment for 10-2,000 people. 

With two world class concert halls, a theatre, two galleries and three cinemas, multiple unique and inspiring banqueting and reception spaces and a variety of flexible conference rooms theBarbican has a program of unrivalled variety with 2,500 events per year.

Created to support and contribute to the Barbican’s future success the Business Events team offer the complete event solution. Combining the ability to draw upon the wealth of resources available to a world class arts centre to create unique offerings such as corporate training and teambuilding programmes along with state of the art technical facilities, renowned catering and a wealth of event support available to bring together the Barbican’s expertise in three very different areas – the arts, creative learning and corporate business – to create a unique, all inclusive business events offering and an environment where people really do perform at their best!

"Having solid agency relationships in place are absolutely vital to the success of our business. We work closely with our agency colleagues to ensure their clients needs are met and exceed and we take pride in the great working relationship we have with them. Hosting the C&IT Agency Forum will enable us to further develop and cement those relationships whilst looking forward to continued successful business relationships." - Barbican

TESTIMONIALS


“C&IT seemed to really hit the mark with this forum, they seem to effortlessly blend location, content, network and suppliers into a friendly, inspiring and dynamic event. If there is only one industry event I ring fence in the diary, it’s this one! I look forward to next year!” - Director, Crescendo
“A fabulous opportunity to network, learn and do business – a must within the event industry for agency professionals” Event Manager, The Pull Agency – Pull Events
“Great opportunity to see excellent venue options. In particular, the Wembley tour and evening was a treat. Good networking” Creative Producer/Communication Manager, Juice Live Communications
“It just works, it’s a great event and worth attending! Lot’s of time & effort behind the scenes makes the event run like clockwork – I will definitely be coming back next year” Business Development Manager, Wildgoose
“Fantastic opportunity to share best practice and experiences with industry colleagues” Head of healthcare account management, Zibrant

AGENDA


Day 1

15:00 Arrival and Registration

17:00 Evening Activity

Day 2

08:00 Registration Opens

09:00 Chair's Opening Remarks

09:15 C&IT Case Study

09:40 Panel Discussion

10:10 Networking Break

10:30 1-2-1 Meetings/Huddles

12:10 C&IT Case Study

12:40 C&IT Case Study

13:00 Lunch

13:50 1-2-1 Meetings/Huddles

15:30 Networking Break

15:50 1-2-1 Meetings/Huddles

17:05 C&IT Case Study

17:25 Day Two Closing Remarks

17:30 Network Time

19:00 Gala Dinner

Day 3

09:45 Welcome to Agency Forum Day Three

10:00 C&IT Case Study

10:20 Networking Break

10:40 1-2-1 Meetings/Huddles

12:20 C&IT Case Study

13:00 Closing Remarks

13:05 Lunch and Event Close

APPLY NOW


IF YOU ARE AN EVENT PROFESSIONAL WITH PURCHASING POWER OF AT LEAST £500,000, WE INVITE YOU TO APPLY FOR A PLACE AT THIS YEAR'S EVENT.

SPEAKERS


If you're a senior event organiser or brand manager who has recently delivered an experiential/brand activation that has created a memorable customer experience and are interested in speaking at Event360, we'd love to hear from you. Email jennifer.pham@haymarket.com for speaker opportunities.

SUPPLIERS


Returning in 2018, C&IT Agency Forum connects agencies and suppliers who are driving the industry forward.

To get involved and help shape content sessions or get the most of a 1-2-1 meetings package, contact Katurah Horton at katurah.horton@haymarket.com

AGENCY FORUM 2017


LAST YEAR WAS A HUGE SUCCESS AND THIS YEAR IS SHAPING UP TO BE EVEN BETTER. HERE ARE SOME PICTURES FROM 2017

CONTACT US


IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, CONTACT OUR TEAM AND THEY WILL BE ABLE TO HELP
General Enquiries
Melanie Sawbridge-Tookey
0208 267 4161 
For speaker enquiries: 
Jennifer Pham
Sponsorship Opportunities:
Robert Aldhouse 
0208 267 4755