PwC, ArrangeMY and Bentley Motors are among 15 companies helping
to inspire the future of C&E, as QHotels announces the rising
stars of the industry on its new Event Profs Panel.
Members of the Event Profs Panel - each with less than five years'
experience in the industry - will come together to explore what is
important to the new generation of bookers and organisers, inspired
by recent research showing a shift towards younger C&E bookers
Following an online application process, QHotels has selected two
panels - one for events agencies and one for corporate bookers -
each taking part in a programme of activity starting this summer to
discover what bookers want and need in 2016 and their vision for
The agency professionals Event Profs Panel line-up:
Members of the corporate bookers Event Profs Panel:
Event Profs Panel round table events will be held at QHotels
venues from July, followed by a number of online discussions to
gain new insights and explore different perspectives on the
industry's big topics, from the Brexit debate and the skills gap to
emerging technologies and personalisation.
Lizzie Thomas, Senior Venue Finder at Brief2Event, said: "I
believe that events bring people together which is why delivering
them is such a great passion of mine. Joining the panel I want to
see how I can improve and make a difference within our
Claire Rowland, Director of Marketing at QHotels, commented on the
launch saying: "In-line with industry research, we've noticed a
significant number of new people entering the events industry and
this is the first step in going beyond looking at feedback and
actually bringing this new audience into our planning
"There's a huge appetite amongst the new generation to have
their voices heard and contribute to the future of the C&E
industry. Bringing this impressive panel line-up together for the
first time will help them to share valuable industry insights from
both agency and corporate perspectives with a wider audience, but
also help them to build new networks for the future."
Gabbie Vallance, Event Co-ordinator at BCMS Corporate Limited,
said: "The QHotels Event Profs Panel is a fantastic opportunity for
my generation of event organisers to meet people within the
industry. I'm really looking forward to gaining knowledge as
well as putting forward my own ideas for the future of conferencing
For more information on the panel members visit QHotels.co.uk/EventProfsPanel.
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