Who Pays? Generating Revenue Through Events
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DATE: August 14
TIME: 09:45 - 16:30
COST: £120 PPA members / £180 non-members + booking fee (includes lunch and refreshments throughout the day)
Maybe you’re asking yourself how to create a new revenue stream through events. Perhaps you’re concerned about whether you’re getting the right results from your headcount and event base. Or it could be that the growth of existing events has stalled and you’re not sure why.
Whether you have an existing portfolio of events or are considering launching to support your title(s), attend this workshop to gain clarity on the range of commercial event models and how you can develop a high performing, lucrative portfolio.
Your audience, your team structure, your budget – these factors directly influence your ability to deliver commercial events. We’ll look at how revenue from sponsorship, exhibitions, delegates and more can be successfully delivered. We’ll also explore the engines of growth in different live event models.
You’ll leave the workshop armed with:
- information on the team structures that different revenue models demand
- management focus points and KPIs to keep different event models on track
- clarity on which revenue streams are the right ones for your business to focus on
- specific actions and ideal to fuel the short to medium-term growth of your events portfolio
The workshop combines direct info sharing, group discussions and case studies of industry-leading events to reveal how high performing events launch and grow.
Workshop Leader: Alex Cameron, Founder & CEO, VIA Consulting Ltd
Alex brings 20 years of commercial events leadership, including the oversight of groups around the globe and portfolios covering a range of sectors. She has worked in B2B media for her entire career, delivering events ranging from £50k-£2m – always with an emphasis on great client and customer outcomes. In addition to launch and growth expertise, Alex has experience of acquiring and integrating SME event businesses and was part of the leadership team that took Argus Media through its sale to General Atlantic in 2016.
In 2017 she founded VIA Consulting to support commercial event and content owners during periods of change, turnaround and high velocity growth. Her particular passion is in supporting scale-ups and SME owners, helping them to define and articulate their personal ambitions and turning them into plans that inspire high performance from their teams.