Photos from the Data and Digital Strategy Events Symposium

On the 1 December 2016, AMR’s inaugural Data and Digital Strategy Events Symposium was held at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London.

Senior leaders from the events industry gathered to openly discuss the opportunities and challenges they face when trying to adopt new data and digital technologies.

The following photos highlight some of the keynote speakers, panellists and delegates who participated during the day.

Above: Denzil Rankine, Executive Chairman, AMR International officially 

opens the Data and Digital Strategy Events Symposium

Above: Exhibitors share insights on their needs and requirements for events in the digital era. 

(Left to right) Agnes Angrand, Deputy Director UK & Ireland, Atout France; Kieran MacCourt, Sales Director, A – Safe (UK); and Jeneve Lomax, Senior Exhibition Manager, WRG Live

Above: Willie Martin, Head of M&A and Business Development, Reed Exhibitions shares his views with delegates

Above: Martin Newman, CEO, Practicoloy, explains how the events industry can learn from the retail sector

Above: Among the delegates attending were Anthony Floreano, Managing Director, Freeman

Above: Chris O’Connor, Project Manager, AMR International hosted a panel discussion with industry leaders on the gap between supply and demand. (Panellists from left to right) Dave Cook, CTO, Clarion; Govind Sharma, Director of Event Technologies, UBM; David Pegler, CEO, ExCeL London; and Anthony Floreano, MD, Freeman

On the right – David Pegler, CEO, ExCeL London, explains the need for greater collaboration between organisers, venues and vendors

Above: Marco Giberti, Founder, Vesuvio Ventures, talks to delegates about the need to be innovative and to embrace new technologies

Above: Panel discussion on the future of event technology. 
(Left to right) Marco Giberti, Founder, Vesuvio Ventures; Aleksander Levental, Co-Founder and CEO, Feathr; and Tim Groot Co-Founder & CEO, Grip

Above: Jonathan Morley, Managing Director, DBC Pri-Med UK Ltd, presents his experiences of value creation through data analytics

Above: Delegates enjoyed a full day of networking at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London