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Embassy Event Expo

Date:
Friday 27 Mar 2020
Time:
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Venue

Royal Lancaster London
Bayswater London, W2 2TY
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Where Embassies and the Event Industry Meet.

Embassy Events presents a FREE seminar and exhibition for Event Planners at diplomatic missions.

What’s it all about?

This is the must-attend expo for all embassy event organisers to help plan their programme, whether it’s a VIP visit, a trade or defence delegation, cultural exhibition or gala diplomatic reception.

On top of that are major meetings hosted by the UK government, such as the global COP26 Climate Change summit in Glasgow, which will have a number of cultural and economic events coinciding with this all-important summit.

For defence attachés there are the events surrounding the 75th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

For cultural attachés the Euro 2020 comes to London in June and the London Design Biennale in September.

There will be political traffic due to the elections in 2019 and a surge of activity generated by Brexit as Britain begins to engage on new trade negotiations.

That means a busy year for protocol officers seeking out trusted diplomatic suppliers to provide them with the services they need to stage a successful events programmes in 2020.

The Embassy Event Expo is a FREE one-stop-shop to introduce you to an array of service providers whose generous diplomatic discounts will help you stage great events that don’t bust the budget. 

You cannot afford to miss it!

Who Should Attend:

  • Social Secretaries
  • Protocol officers
  • Trade attachés
  • Cultural attachés
  • Private Secretaries
  • Defence attachés
  • Admin officers

Diplomatic discounts available only to those who attend on the day so don’t miss out!

Reasons to attend:

  • Meet a range of service providers under one roof
  • Get generous diplomatic discounts for your next event
  • Obtain advice from experts at targeted workshops in your field
  • Receive a comprehensive directory of event services
  • Network with colleagues over a wine reception
  • Win amazing prizes

Who you will meet:

  • Hotels
  • Venues
  • Caterers
  • Event organisers
  • Event services – (florists, audio visual, entertainment, serving staff, marquee, furniture, cutlery and glass hire, toastmasters, photographers, stationers and printers, communications experts)
  • Event security

Programme

13:30 – 14:30 Registration
14.30 – 14.35 Welcome
14.35 – 15.35 VIP Visits and Summits – FOCUS: Sustainable Visits and Meetings
15.35 – 16.15 Coffee Break
16.15 – 17.00 Trade, Defence and Cultural delegations
17.00 – 18.00 Networking reception and prize draw

Diplomatic Registrations

To reserve your place please email Sheila at: sheila@embassymagazine.com

Supplier Registrations

If you would like further information on sponsoring, exhibiting or attending the event as a delegate please contact Kerry at: kerry@embassymagazine.com


Testimonials

It was my first time attending and I thought it was very informative. I found the wide variety of stakeholders who had displays very helpful for my role and I was also able to collect brochures for my other colleague who did not attend to assist with their area of work. The seminar on Protocol and VIP visits was on point and provided a step by step guide on the process involved
Jamaican High Commission

A must for anyone at embassies looking after VIP visits and organising cultural events. A one stop shop for organising your national day – how to organise your national day in one afternoon!
Malta High Commission

The idea of bringing together Diplomats, event and venue experts, chauffeur companies, and import/export advisers is a superb one: this provides each stakeholder with market opportunities in the palm of their hand
High Commission for Grenada

Very useful for networking with colleagues, venues and event organisers
Belgian embassy

I appreciated the Embassy Event Expo very much and found it very useful to have the opportunity to meet not only colleagues from other Embassies but the representatives of hotels etc. as well
Embassy of the Czech Republic

The event was an excellent opportunity to get information and make contacts. It was great!
Embassy of Mexico

Excellent networking opportunity
Canadian High Commission

Very good, well organised with large quantity of different organisations presented at the event
Ukraine Embassy

Very warm welcome. Very positive and helpful people. Well structured and well thought-out event
Quebec Government Office

Was an excellent opportunity to meet people and to be informed about important issues
Mozambique High Commission