This year, The Queen Elizabeth II Centre is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. To mark the occasion we are asking key industry spokespeople, event organisers and suppliers to tell us the innovation that they think has made the most impact on the events industry.
Follow us on twitter to join in – @TheQEIICC and follow our hashtag – #25QEIICC.
Then, let us know in 100 characters or less the innovation you think has made the most impact on the events industry in the last 25 years. The top 25 will be published and re-tweeted. Please use the hashtag #25QEIICC on your answer.
To start things off, we’ve asked some key industry figures to give us theirs:
‘Unlike 25 yrs ago, MICE now recognised as valuable sector by nations, regions & cities’ Sydney Paulden @ITCMmagazine
‘Mobile phones, whatever you need there’s an app for it, or there will be soon’ Michelle Chenery @ITCMmagazine
‘25 yrs ago we used glass slides – chaos. Then PowerPoint invented, most important change evr!’ Martin Lewis @meetpie
‘Internet changed events forever. All could access info, so organisers had 2 show add value’ Rochelle Long @meetpie
‘The realisation that association executives are real people too’ Rob Spalding AMI @meetpie
‘The intro of hosted buyer programmes took international meetings industry 2 new level’ Paul Colston @Conference_news
‘Innovative minds creating successful conferences- confirming events will prosper & survive’ Ernest Vincent CEO QEIICC
So tweet us with the innovation you think has had the most impact and see who agrees with you. www.twitter.com/TheQEIICC