The Key Event for Career Development in the Meetings and Events Industry

The Future Leaders Forum has been developed to encourage YOU to start a successful career in the meetings and events industry. The joint initiative by IMEX, MPI and MCI has taken place globally since 2003.

Gain a deeper understanding of the meetings industry and take the next step in your career: Connect and network – Be Inspired – Get Industry Insights – Showcase your creativity

7 MARCH 2017 :: 09:00 – 17:30


**Knowledge and Inspiration Section**

The Future Leaders’ Guide to Career Development in the Meetings and Events Industry
MICE? Meetings? Events? “The Industry?” – There are many names for this very vibrant and exciting work place. Be inspired by the many different career paths in the meetings and events industry and hear career stories of both young professionals and experienced industry veterans. Learn how they started in the industry and what it takes to build a successful career.

Guest speaker: What will be important in the future?
A knowledgeable guest speaker will address a key topic that impacts the future of the meetings industry.

**Networking Section**

Roundtable session – Meet the Experts
Get first-hand industry insights, hear personal stories and ask all your burning questions to a group of selected industry experts. During 4 discussion rounds of 20 minutes each, you will get to meet, connect and chat with these industry experts in smaller groups in an informal and relaxed atmosphere.

**Creative Section**

Creative Challenge: Work on a Real-Life Case and Pitch your Ideas
You will work in teams to sell a destination to a specific client with specific needs (details will be revealed). This is a great opportunity to both show your leadership skills of managing a group and showcase your creativity.