AGENDA

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Sunday, January 20

6.00 pm Opening Reception (pending)


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Day 1 - Monday, January 21

8.00 am Registration & Info desk opens (Hall D foyer)

9.00 am - 11.30 am Education Workshops (additional registration required. Info coming soon)

12.00 pm - 1.15 pm EDMONTON ALL IN PLANNERS KICKOFF (by invitation only)

 

Sponsored by:

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1.30 pm - 5.00 pm THE MAIN STAGE | Industry relevant topics presented by event industry speakers in a fast paced back-to-back format sessions without breaks. 

2019 Event Trends - Opening Keynote (to be announced)

Stop Risking Everything: How to Avoid Costly Contract Mistakes - Heather Reid, Planner Protect

Tech Showcase moderated by Will Curran - fast introduction into trending technologies you need to know about!

Food Connections: Using Current Trends to Engage Guests at Your Event - Shannon Boudreau, The Lazy Gourmet

Event Industry Panel

5.00 pm - 8.00 pm THE SOCIAL EVENT | The networking event of the year you don't want to miss! Connect with over 500 events profs over drinks and hand crafted food created by award winning chefs at Shaw Conference Centre. 


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Day 2 - Tuesday, January 22

9.00 am - 12.30 pm EXPERIENTIAL HALL | This is not your regular trade show! Instagram-able elements, experiential booths, workshops and meet ups connecting event planners with vendors in a room full of action stations, games, tech showcases, workshops, and innovative food & drinks. Lunch will be served at 11:30 am in the EXPERIENTIAL HALL. 

1.00 pm - 4.30 pm THE MAIN STAGE | Industry relevant topics presented by event industry speakers in a fast paced back-to-back format sessions without breaks. 

Day 2 Opening Keynote David Adler, BizBash

AV Smack Down - Will Curran, Endless Events

Beyond Hashtags: Social Media Trends You Can't Afford to Ignore - Alex Plaxen, Little Birds Told Media

It’s All About Branding - Dustin Westling, One West Events

Closing Session (to be announced)

4.30 pm - 5.30 pm CLOSING RITUAL