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Industry Leading Speakers






Summit Tracks

The Events Summit 2023 is about connecting the events industry for a day of networking, insights, and innovations from around the UK and Europe. The event provides the perfect environment for buyers and suppliers to connect and exchange best practices on how to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing the industry today.

The conference will cover three tracks:


- Balancing Values with Profit,

- Event Planning and Delivery,

- Dedicated workshops on security and sustainability.

If you are a Rights Holder (sports, music or cultural event)

  • To learn best practices from your peers

  • To find collaboration partners

  • To help mitigate risk, minimise costs and maximise revenues/fan engagement.

If you are a Supplier

  • To understand where future opportunities are and how to exploit them

  • To meet current and future event clients

  • To promote your expertise and capabilities


What Happened in 2022

2023 Speakers and Panellists

MEI are bringing together thought leaders, expert speakers and panellists from the major events industry. They will be coming to share their insight and best practices with you.


Some speakers who have already been confirmed for 2023.

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Jon Dutton


British Cycling

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Rebecca James

Tournaments Director,


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Clare Briegal


World Netball

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Dale Vince


Forest Green Rovers FC

2023 Programme

MEI have curated a full programme that explores topics around sustainability, technology and fan engagement with a number of panels and workshops that tackle the issues and questions at the front of everyone's mind in the major events industry.

Gala Awards Dinner

The gala Awards Dinner is back at this year's Events Summit. We celebrate the best that the events industry offers by recognising expert suppliers who have gone above and beyond over the last year. Hit the button below to secure your seat and have your name associated with the awards.


2023 Delivery Partners

2023 Media Partners