The Venue Expo 2015 announces high profile, internationally renowned speaker schedule

Education is an important focus for The Venue Expo 2015 and this year’s event will have a vast array of professionals from different disciplines providing invaluable tailored education opportunities which are CPD accredited.

“This year we have put in significant effort to provide attendees with a good mix of talks which will provide valuable insights into the industry and skills they can take away and adopt in their own careers and businesses. A wealth of knowledge is available in our industry and at The Venue Expo 2015 we have various locations set up where this can be shared” – Costa Fillis, Marketing Executive UKFE

Seminars will take place in 4 purpose built theatres on the show floor, grouped by area of expertise – these include Event Technology, PA Hub, Live Production and Leadership. The Event Technology Stage will allow visitors the opportunity to listen to important future developments in the Event Technology world and how to adjust and move with them.

The Live Production Stage will provide top industry names to give you advice and guidance on everything from the latest AV equipment, efficiency and sustainability and implementation. The Leadership Stage will consist of seminars provided by leading professionals in their field. They will provide inspirational, motivational and key advice about succeeding in the industry and how to boost your career within the professional world.

The PA Hub stage is a brand new stage which is sponsored by The PA Hub who help PAs develop their skills, gain access to inspirational speakers, collaborate and network with like-minded professionals

Some of the confirmed speakers who will be at The Venue Expo include:

“Twitter – Tweeting to a connected world” by Susan Dolan. Susan is a Google Consultant who had the privilege of living and working in Seattle in 1999 where she witnessed the explosion of the World Wide Web and the birth of Google literally from the start. Fortunate to have benefited from the initial seminars and lectures given by Sergey Brin, Larry Page, Eric Schmidt of Google and Marissa Mayer at Stanford University, Susan became passionate about the internet, search engine optimisation and social media. Susan and her team have advised many clients including Russell Grant, the Astrologer, Greater Manchester Police, Macmillan Cancer, CAFOD and Probability TV on both social media and securing permanent Page 1 SERPs on Google, Bing and Yahoo!

“Leading from the Inside Out - Embrace your Restlessness” by Jo Simpson. Jo is an Executive Leadership Coach and Author and has a unique talent for transforming ‘Restless Executives’ into courageous modern leaders. Her career of over 25 years holds an impressive track record, much of it spent leading training teams and delivering education programmes in the banking sector across Europe, the USA and Asia Pacific. Jo is an engaging keynote speaker and executive leadership coach and since returning to the UK in 2010, she continues to pioneer her methodologies for values-based leadership and innovative team development.

“You Want To Be Successful? Here are the 20 things you need to know”” by Kevin Jackson. Kevin was voted the most influential person in the UK event industry over the last 3 years, an industry worth £39 billion to the UK economy. Kevin Jackson has been making his influence felt for over twenty years. He’s been a significant player with some of the world’s most respected marketing services groups, including Interpublic, Grey and Saatchi. He’s also worked closely with a vast range of brands, from Adidas to Zumba.

Currently Vice President of George P Johnson, the number 1 experience marketing company in the world, and President of ISES UK. Registration to attend The Venue Expo is FREE, go to to register now

The Venue Expo

8th-9th September 2015

Exhibition Centre Liverpool

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