Confex Future Focus set to transform Manchester's Victoria Warehouse


Confex Future Focus, the spin-off exhibition of International Confex, is set to take place at Victoria Warehouse, Manchester from 4-5 July.

International Confex has long been known as the event industries show, having been running for 35 years, it is the longest-standing event of its kind. Every year thousands of event professionals attend the exhibition, travelling both nationally and internationally, but nearly four decades later organisers have decided the north deserves a show of its own.

Introducing Confex Future Focus….

Confex Future Focus will offer attendees an exciting opportunity to experience for themselves what the future has in store for the event industry in a live, interactive environment. The two-day event will see Manchester's Victoria Warehouse transformed into treasure-trove of inspiration for event buyers looking to implement the latest creative ideas and technological innovations into their events.

Central to the show is its free-to-attend programme of educational seminars and debates. Visitors will have the choice of two theatres, each offering a packed schedule of thought-provoking and inspirational content delivered by highly-knowledgeable and experienced speakers working within the industry. Delegates will be able to dip in and out of either the Keynote Theatre of the Theatre of the Future.

Register here for Confex Future Focus


Some of the highlights to look forward to at CFF 2018...

Keynote Theatre
With an impressive line-up of speakers, the Keynote Theatre will be tackling key industry topics from safety & security to wellness at work. Some of the session highlights include a live case study of Swinton’s 60th anniversary celebrations, a panel of corporates discussing what brands really want, and a session on the value of live experience.

The Theatre of the Future
Focusing heavily on Event Tech, The Theatre of the Future will be uncovering the top tech trends and exploring which tech is really essential for event planners. We will also be exploring topics such as the future of food and the agency model of tomorrow.

Breakout area
The breakout area will allow visitors to have more in depth conversations with speakers after their sessions. Here we will be continuing the discussions tackled on stage in a more intimate environment

Drawing Booth
will be offering free digital portrait sketches you can use as your new social media headshot. Visit the Future Playroom for yours!

EyeCandy holograms
Nothing says ‘Future’ like holograms and Musion Events are experts in the field! International Confex saw a number of holographic sessions take place on the Keynote stage, but in case you couldn’t make it to the show, Musion will be showcasing their holographic EyeCandy device

Graphic recording wall
Fero Studios will be documenting the show by creating a giant brainstorm wall, visitors ideas will be brought to life!

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