Manchester Central hosted a podcast to celebrate International Women's Day, which took place on 8 March.
The theme for the 2020 campaign was 'Each for Equal', which aimed to emphasise that equality is not exclusively a female issue, but a business issue – meaning both men and women must strive towards gender equality.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, Manchester Central gathered a group of female event professionals from across the industry to discuss what it is like to be a woman in the events industry and a woman in 2020.
Samantha Pike-Devlin, digital communications executive at Manchester Central hosted a ‘CentralChat’ podcast which was joined by Nicole Leida, head of conference and events at the National Cancer Research Institute, Caroline Mackenzie, director of Global Association Partners, Nicola White, senior project manager at Worldspan plc and Elizabeth Conboy, head of venue sales at Manchester Central.
The female event professionals examined the gender equality in the events industry and highlighted what changes could be made to move forward to increase the gender balance.