C&IT Agency Forum is live, and we are going digital!
For those who have registered to attend the event, please click on the "Login Link" in your welcome emails to access the digital platform.
If you have any issues please contact the following people:

Delegate enquiries

Olivia Petty, Events Manager, C&IT
[email protected]
07798 607803

Supplier enquiries

Sarah Fournier, Senior Events Manager, C&IT
[email protected]
07810 180972

Speaker enquiries

Erica Oghoghorie, Content Producer, C&IT
[email protected]


Tuesday 4 August

09:25 Registration

09:30 Chair's Opening Remarks
Calum Di Lieto

09:45 Pre-Arranged Meetings

10:45 Knowledge Exchange- How to tackle racial inequality
This open discussion will allow delegates to gain wisdom from others as we will brainstorm, circle questions and debate on practical approaches to create inclusive experiences and ensure equality.
Elena Clowes, Creative Producer, Cheerful Twenty First
Kate Scully, Global Travel Manager, G4S
Gabby Austen Browne, Co-founder, Diversity Ally

11:15 Pre-Arranged Meetings

11:55 Panel Discussion - Creativity on a Reduced Budget
The demand for creativity is in continuous demand. But, flatlining budgets due to the economic downturn have shrunk resources. Hear event planners discuss creativity in constraint and how they innovate
Graham Smith, Creative Technologist, Shelton Fleming 
Matt Culverhouse, CEO, Ten6 Creative
Kate Conway, Event Manager, Hydunai Motors UK 

12:25 Networking Break

12:35 Presentation - Dos and Don'ts of Digital Events
This session will highlight the practical elements of digital events, including overall event design, engagement and analytics. A digital expert will share best practices to ensure a seamless digital transition
Rebecca Brennan-Brown, Managing Director, The New Black Studio 

13:05 Chair's Closing Remarks

Wednesday 5 August

09:25 Registration

09:30 Chair's Opening Remarks
Calum Di Lieto

09:40 C&IT Podcast - RSVP

10:20 Networking Break

11:30 Pre-Arranged Meetings

12:10 Keynote- Future of Work
Christine Armstrong, Author & Founder, Armstrong & Partners

12:40 Coffee Break hosted by SongDivision

12:45 Panel - Has the Future of Events Changed Direction?
The coronavirus pandemic has taught us the meaning of global disruption, from business closures and national lockdowns to accelerated technology trends. What does this mean for the events industry? During this session, we’ll explore the scale of the pandemic's impact, what we've learned and predict how event professionals can adapt and adjust
Nathan Angus, Managing Director, Wildfire
Dan Walker, Head of live events, Ashfield Meetings & Events
James Hayes-Jones, Managing Director, Launch Interactions

13:15 Chair's Closing Remarks

Thursday 6 August

12:55 Registration

13:00 Chair's Opening Remarks
Calum Di Lieto

13:05 Pre-Arranged Meetings

14:05 C&IT Best Places to Work
Join us for the reveal of C&IT's Best Places to Work Awards results

14:35 Pre-Arranged Meetings

15:15 Case Study: How to Pivot to Virtual Events
Due to the unprecedented situation with COVID-19, Orangedoor pivoted their scheduled live events into fully virtual ones. Elizabeth Heron, the company's managing director will discuss what was learned, along with tips for how you can do the same for your company.
Elizabeth Heron, CEO & Founder, OrangeDoor

15:45 Coffee Break

15:50 Panel Discussion: The Post-pandemic Talent Pool
How to engage your current staff and recruit new employees in the aftermath of COVID-19
Kevin Hosier, Co-director, GCN Talent  
Priya Narain, Co-founder, Event First Steps 
Michael Gietzen Managing Director, Identity Group

16:20 Chair's Closing Remarks

16:30 Virtual Drinks Reception hosted by SongDivision


Armstrong & Partners
Working & Parenting
Ashfield Meetings & Events
Head of Live Events
Cheerful Twenty First
Creative Producer
CEO & Founder
Shelton Flemming
Creative Technologist
Launch Interactions
Managing Director
Brands at Work
Managing Director
Hyundai Motors UK
Event and Dealer Marketing Manager
Global Travel Manager
GCN Talent
Co- founder
Ten6 Creative
Managing Director
Identity Group
Managing Director
Wildfire Agency
Managing Director
Event First Steps
The New Black Studio
Managing Director

We hope you enjoy the event


Why should you attend?

What's included?

  • Insightful content sessions on industry trends and we'll review how the industry will look post-pandemic
  • Meet with industry suppliers in pre-arranged online 1-2-1 meetings. These suppliers are ready to work with you as soon as your events take place again. 
  • Meet and build connections with like-minded professionals through online networking breaks. 

Do you qualify?

If you are a senior event or brand experience professional with the purchasing power then you could apply for your complimentary place. 

Applying is FREE, only takes a few minutes and previous delegates have said this forum brought big rewards to themselves and the organisation they worked for. 

“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
The event in photos
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General Enquiries
Olivia Petty
+44 (0) 20 8267 4125
Speaker Enquiries
Erica Oghoghorie
+44 (0)20 8267 4393
Sponsorship Opportunities:
Robert Aldhouse 
+44 (0)208 267 4755