Join our VIP audience to hear ground-breaking news about venues and technology
Guests at a prestigious breakfast briefing will be among the first to hear the latest research on the digital transformation of UK venues – and find out how it can boost their business.
Venue managers and owners will join expert speakers to discuss the results of an important new survey at the briefing:
Curzon Cinema, Aldgate, on 31 October, 8.30-10.30am
Hosted by Londonlaunch, who carried out the research, and sponsors NFS Technology Group, the VIP briefing will explore:
- How digital technology is changing the market
- New strategies for improving space utilisation and maximising revenue
- What venues told the researchers about the technology they need
Luis De Souza, CEO of NFS Technology Group, said: “We know UK meeting venues are embracing digital transformation – but what results are they hoping to achieve, and are they actually getting them?
“This is your chance to discover the facts. Join our prestigious breakfast briefing and be among the first to learn what this new industry research tells us.”
Expert speakers – who will also take part in a panel discussion – include:
Luis De Souza – NFS Technology Group
In the last 20 years, Luis De Souza has seen the company he founded – NFS Technology Group – rise to become a leading international software and services business with offices in the UK, USA, South Africa, Australia and Ireland.
NFS specialise in providing innovative, easy-to-use software solutions for the venues, facilities, hospitality and leisure markets, supported by award-winning 24/7 customer service.
Luis will discuss insight gained from the research from a software supplier perspective, looking at how venues’ needs can be better satisfied, and discussing how the latest technology can boost their business.
Marie Hickey – Savills
Marie heads up the Savills Hospitality and Retail research team in the UK and has over 10 years of experience. Her focus is understanding wider global drivers and consumer trends in order to assess what this means for occupational and investment markets across Europe and other key destination markets globally.
Maria’s approach is always forward-looking in terms of the opportunities and potential challenges shaping the evolving hospitality and retail landscape.
Marie will discuss how Savills is helping landlords to identify ways they can derive additional revenues from their assets by tapping into consumer and occupational trends, and the role data can play in supporting these decisions.
Peter Heath – Londonlaunch and Venue Performance Report
Peter has been working in the events industry for 26 years and has spent the last nine running Londonlaunch, which is driven by data and by helping clients use this data to improve their sales performances.
Most recently, Peter launched the Venue Performance Report, a unique and ground-breaking industry benchmarking report focusing on the B2B events industry in London.
Peter will take attendees through some key findings of the Venue Performance Report and use the data to explore and extract ways venues can use this data to report on and improve the performance of their venues.