EventLAB 2019: The Countdown Begins

With just days left until the big event, our incredible team at Hire Space have been working day and night to produce the greatest EventLAB yet. In its third year of existence, EventLAB 2019 is pushing the boundaries of years past, providing even more exciting opportunities for delegates to take advantage of.

Have you got your ticket yet? Register here.

This two-day multi-channel event is designed to help events professionals learn, develop, get connected, and discover what’s new in the world of events.

On October 14th & 15th, The Business Design Centre will open it’s doors to some of the UK’s top industry leaders, speakers, venues, and suppliers. Design your perfect schedule from the wide array of talks, interviews, discussions, CPD-certified workshops and masterclasses, and more.

The Agenda

From Professional Development to Social Media + Branding, our diverse selection of educational topics offer tips and tricks for both inside and outside the workplace. Our speakers come from a multitude of industries and backgrounds from all corners of the events world, ready to share their knowledge on the industry as well as their experiences that have led them to where they are today.


“Practical Ways To Develop Emotional Intelligence At Work And Tackle Stress”

Sam North, founder of Inflection Point Coaching & Consulting, teaches the actionable techniques you can implement at work and share with your coworkers, that will encourage responsive rather than reactive behaviours, and develop a more resilient, stress-reduced and happy workplace culture in . (Workshop, 1:30pm, 15th Oct).

“Spearhead Your Event Sustainability Initiatives With Tried & Tested Ideas From Industry Pioneers”

Join Abena Poku-Awuah, Managing Director at LEGACY, to discuss simple ways your event can adapt sustainability techniques to benefit your company in more ways than one. (Talk, 1:30pm, 15th Oct).

“How To Attract Bigger Sponsorships By Understanding The Needs Of The Sponsor”

Kieran Morris, Director of Slingshot Sponsorship, explores how to determine what is attractive to the organisations you’re pitching to become your event partners, how to better understand their objectives and personalise your proposal for their unique needs. (Masterclass, 10am, 14th Oct).

By Anna Pumer Photography

By Anna Pumer Photography

What’s NEW?

This year we are introducing two new beneficial networking tools: The Brella Networking Hub and The Buyer Intent Programme. With 50 exhibitors and over 1,000 delegates attending EventLAB 2019, the possibilities are endless. Here’s how you can connect:


Make new connections and catch up with your contacts, through pre-booked meetings at the Brella Networking Hub. Register to attend EventLAB 2019 and you’ll receive details for enrolling in the meetings platform by email. Follow the simple steps we provide and detail your interests, and Brella’s sophisticated technology platform will suggest connection matches and allow you to book meetings ahead of time, to make the most of your visit.

Buyer Intent Programme

If you’re planning an upcoming event and have yet to source your ideal venue and event suppliers, enrol in the Buyer Intent Programme and bring your event brief to the on-site Hire Space team at EventLAB. A member of the team will coordinate a meeting with you to take place at the show, and will help connect you with the best venues and suppliers for your unique requirements. Delegates attending as part of the EventLAB Buyer Intent Programme enjoy special perks! Find out more and enrol here.

The Exhibitors

Make your way around the exhibition to discover the broad range of exciting event venues and suppliers, showcasing their offering to event professionals.

From The National Gallery, to luxury hotels like Nobu Shoreditch and Edwardian Hotels, to tech experts such as DBpixelhouse and Hawthorn, and even sweet treats from Candy Mechanics, there’s something for everyone.

See the full exhibitor list here.


DO I NEED A TICKET? Registered attendees can just arrive on the day and provide the name/email address that you registered with and we will print your badge. If you haven’t registered, sign up here or you can still register when you arrive on the day and if payment is required you can do so by Debit/Credit Card.

IS THERE AN EVENT APP? We will have an event app which will be available through the Eventsforce App on the App Store and Google Play from the Friday 11th October.

WILL THERE BE FOOD AVAILABLE ONSITE? There will be a number of food outlets on site to keep you fueled for the day.

WHAT DO I BRING? As part of our sustainability initiatives we are encouraging our delegates to bring a water bottle to be refilled at stations around the venue. There will be no disposable cups available on site.

We will print your badge on arrival and will provide note-taking materials for any workshops you may be attending.

CAN I STILL REGISTER MYSELF OR A COLLEAGUE? You can register here to attend EventLAB 2019. Please note spaces are limited in some of the workshops so there may be some sessions sold out.

A Big Thank You

We want to take a moment to thank our sponsors from helping us to bring this event to life this year. With special shout outs to Yahire, Eventsforce, Vinyl Impression, London Filmed and panda, for providing everything from badging, the event app, audience engagement tech, graphic design assets, videography, photography and staffing.

We couldn’t do it without you.