ESSA announces the programme, speakers and opens booking for the 2009 G50 Summit.

16th September 2009

The ESSA G50 is a one day event specifically designed to focus on the issues most affecting UK exhibition contractors and suppliers. This year, the G50 will be held on the 30th October, between 10.00 to 18.30, at the IEC at Ricoh Arena, Coventry and will cover topics such as: Planning for the future; An organiser’s view of the future and the contracting market; Views from a virgin exhibitor; Social media and An insight into the venues’ world.

Now in its third year, and been described by previous attendees as informative, motivational, inspiring and unified. The programme has been developed by ESSA members for ESSA members, it is only open to a maximum of 50 ESSA members, so places are limited for the unique event. The G50 includes thought-provoking presentations from leading industry figures, challenging debate, powerful discussion about the future of the industry, the opportunities and the role of ESSA members in this future. It is an event that will shape the future of UK contracting & supplier industry. Places are £199 plus vat per attendee. For the full programme, review of last year’s event, and to book for G50 2009 click here

This year's speakers are;

-Andy Gibb, G50 Chair & Group Managing Director of Stanco Exhibitions (a member of the OPEX Group)
-Phil Soar, AEO Chair and Chairman of 5 Exhibition Companies
-Rashid Ghafoor, Managing Director Sintrexo
-Peder Berg from Event Advantage Solutions
-Kevin Murphy, CEO of ExCeL London
-John Sanders, Event Director of excite!
-Steve Barratt, Managing Director of Early Action Group
-Luke Facey, Managing Director of Alfa Display And Design Ltd

With 95% of delegates from G50 2008 saying they will come back in 2009 places are likely to be exhausted quickly, pre booking has already filled 25% of the delegate places.