The National Outdoor Events Association (NOEA) is delighted to announce a series of online sessions dedicated to the future of the events industry. After the most challenging of years, NOEA is committed to building back better and these expert sessions will provide advice from a range of industry leaders on the future of our wonderful industry.

Putting People First

09:30 – 10:30

Delivered in conjunction with Stress Matters, this session will focus on improving the wellbeing of our #eventprofs. There will be a focus on tangible areas for improvement including 5 key takeaways for event organisers and 5 key areas of focus for your crew and events teams.


Laura Capell-Abra (Stress Matters)

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Diversity, Equality & Inclusion

11:00 – 12:00

This wonderful session will bring together a host of experts to discuss how we can collaboratively improve diversity, equality and inclusion in the events industry. It will focus specifically on improvements we can all make to improve our working practices and better represent the communities we work within.


David Akosim (NFL)

Cris Cicirello (Wasserman)

Stephanie Corker (Wasserman)

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Update on the Pilot Events

14:00 – 15:00

Over the past year, NOEA has had direct involvement in discussions with the UK Government on the value of the events industry and has been deeply involved in the work around the UK Pilot events in the Events Research Programme. This session will focus on the key learnings from the ERP and the ways in which event organisers can prepare for events as the industry starts to re-open.


Nick Morgan (We Are The Fair)

Andy McNicholl (Liverpool City Council)

Philip Day (Laceys)

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