Industry Type : Events
From: 21-11-18 at 05:00 PM
To: 24-11-18 at 01:00 PM
Organizer : Brenda Debiasio
No of Attendees : 500 to 1000

We want your expertise! Please suggest topics and speakers for the next Bea World Festival.

The theme „Creative Thinking – The Art of Breaking Routines“ will determine the content of the educational programme on the 23rd of November.

The primary target audience:
- event and communication agencies and corporate event planners
- media and event agency associations
- targeting 600 participants
- mainly senior level managers, business owners and senior project managers of small-scale to world´s largest international organisations
- with long-time experience in events.

Topics should share ideas for innovations e.g. in multi-channel communication & social media strategies, influencer marketing, storytelling, digitalization and intelligent event technology (AI, AR), leadership, new learning/event formats, event sustainability, risk management and more.

We are seeking inspiring and knowledgeable speakers/innovators and topics for very interactive session formats:
- Innovation Meetup: 10 min presentation plus 20 min. campfire sessions
- Fireside Chat: Interview, 20 min presentation, audience Q+A
- Workshop: 2 hours to learn a new skill / technique solving job challenges

The deadline for your ideas is July 20th. The Bea World team will select up to 5 topics by most likes - so don´t forget to like the topic/speaker you think is of most interest.


Coimbra, Portogallo
Convento São Francisco, Avenida da Guarda Inglesa, 1, 3040-193 Santa Clara, Coimbra

Fireside Chat - Here we need speakers sharing best practices how to successfully apply innovation to events (20 min + Q+A). Please click "contribute" and describe the speaker and best practice and why this is a relevant topic for senior event professionals.

Technology to engage and educate attendees. In this session James Morgan from Event Tech Lab would look at the creative uses of technology to engage attendees to enhance their experiences.

Innovation Meet-up: Here we need speakers who share disruptive innovation ideas to solve given challenges in the industry. Please suggest a speaker/innovator, a description of the innovation and why it is a relevant topic. 10 min presentation followed by 20 min campfire session with participants.

Educating event participants to attend efficiently. In this session Victoria Matey, Matey Events (Top100 Smart Women in Meetings; 2018 Changemaker) would share the idea of sharing responsibility for event experience and outcomes with event participants by educating them on meaningful attendance.

Virtual events that earn revenue. Sharing the success of a 500 PAID participant online summit . William Thomson, Gallus Events

Yemi AD. He is not only an international artist, event professional with a number of awards from euBea but also a Tedx speaker. He is also considered to be a millenial expert and influencer.

Hands-on lab - please suggest speaker and topic: This workshop needs a "teacher" and topic where participants learn a new skill in a 2 hour session in order to apply new techniques or tools to their events. Click "contribute" and describe a workshop that matches a topic as described in the intro.

Its great to ask for creativity in events, but how does an evenrs company/orgamnsiation cretae the right environment for creativity? A workshop on how to facilitate a creative working environment would be good to attend.

Conference Creativity - How To Make Conferences Less Boring. Session looks at meeting design by also coves tech and environment. William Thomson Gallus Events.

The art and value of \'interaction design\', by international top-moderator Jan-Jaap In der Maur. Partcipants will learn how design and implement engaging workformats, that are highly effective.