INTELLIGENT PLACES TO MEET Don't miss this opportunity to meet with event experts from a range of venues, all in one place

INTELLIGENT PLACES TO MEET Don't miss this opportunity to meet with event experts from a range of venues, all in one place

BE INSPIRED WITH NEW IDEAS Discover superb new event spaces and gain fresh ideas from our speakers

BE INSPIRED WITH NEW IDEAS Discover superb new event spaces and gain fresh ideas from our speakers

Make the most of your visit

The Academic Venue Show begins at 10am on Wednesday 20 May 2015 and promises an action packed day; with exciting exhibits, stimulating presentations and an abundance of networking opportunities.

How you plan to spend your time at the Show is up to you. Check our list of exhibitors and target the venues that most interest you, or investigate the stands that catch your eye on the day - the choice is yours. Either way, you’ll be impressed by the range of superb event spaces and fresh ideas.

Details of the presentations taking place at this year’s show are shown below. If you would like to attend one or both of these, simply tick the appropriate boxes when you register for your place.

Show programme

1000 - 1000

Show opens: The official opening of the exhibition

 
1100 - 1145

Staying Ahead of the Game: Renowned industry expert and VP for Innovation on the MPI Board of Directors for MPI UK and Ireland, Jackie Mulligan, will be providing an exciting and engaging look in to the future trends within the meetings and events market.

 
1530 - 1730

My Dining Hell: Join us and Jay Rayner, the Observer restaurant critic and chair of BBC Radio 4’s Kitchen Cabinet, for drinks and canapes  before Jay examines our fascination with lousy reviews, recalls some of his worst nights out and shares the most damning reviews his own work has received.

 
1600 - 1600

Exhibition closes: The stands close but Jay's presentation continues to 1730

 

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