Best Event Linked to a Publication

Accountancy Age – British Accountancy Awards

Run by Contentive Media, the British Accountancy Awards is the flagship event for Accountancy Age, which is home to largest and most established community of Accountants & Finance Professionals in the UK, reaching over 121,000 active users per month. The BAAs attracts 800+ senior level Accountants from both practice and industry, CFOs, FDs and those working within the accounting industry. This event is run for our Accountancy Age community and provides a key opportunity for this group to come together to celebrate excellence within their profession.


Elsevier – Cell Symposium: Translational Immunometabolism

Doubling the attendance at a prestigious conference while retaining the core elements is a difficult feat to achieve. Cell Symposium: Translational Immunometabolism managed just that, increasing delgates from 230 to 426, achieving gender parity and increasing the delegate feed back scores by careful focus on our value proposition, our choice of partners, and by introducing practical measures to enhance interaction and enable attendance from under-represented groups. The event, supported by 9 highly prestigious journals received extraordinary feedback from speakers, sponsors, and delegates alike, while beating all financial and engagement targets.


Wilmington Healthcare – HSJ Awards

Health Service Journal (HSJ) provides a deep understanding of the NHS through a wide range of services and solutions – news, analysis, insight, data, live networking events and unique best practice database – aimed at senior management, decision-makers and policy makers in the UK healthcare industry .

The standard for excellence in British healthcare and the highest accolade for healthcare professionals. HSJ Award winners deliver better outcomes and improved experiences.

The HSJ Awards are the most respected benchmark for healthcare in the UK through a rigorous process judged by qualified specialists and senior leadership.

HSJ Awards participants will make the connections they need to deliver better services. We will create value at every stage of their experience with us.


Incisive Media – Pensions and Benefits UK

This year Incisive Media are celebrating 20 years of Pensions and Benefits UK (PBUK), the flagship event for our publications Professional Pensions and Workplace Savings + Benefits. This event has changed massively over the years, from what started as merely a trade show now encompasses two full days of jam packed content over four streams plus a varied exhibition.

PBUK is a staple event for the who’s who of the UK institutional pensions industry and is the largest pensions and benefits conference and exhibition in London. What was once called “The Pensions Show” has developed over recent years and has sought to mirror the development of the industry by incorporating a greater component of benefits to the mix with dedicated streams of conference content for the UK benefits and compensation industry. Our aim, as always, is to help pensions and benefits professionals overcome their working challenges, tackle issues of the moment through discussion and meaningful networking, fulfilling our strap line: Connecting people, Enabling growth.


New Civil Engineer – TechFest

TechFest is the Festival of Innovation and Technology powered by New Civil Engineer, the official publication of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Designed to educate, share best practice and recognise and reward projects, teams and companies doing most to harness technologies that drive the construction industry forward, this one-day event is a thought provoking, immersive gathering designed to stimulate the brightest minds in civil engineering.


Risk.net – Risk USA

Risk USA 2018 – presented by the Risk.net publication – is the premier North American event for risk management and risk transfer professionals in the financial services sector.

Curated and developed with our objective market-experts in the editorial team, as well as research calls and meetings involving over 80 industry leading experts at the forefront of their fields, Risk USA 2018 offered unrivalled content for risk professionals during a period of uncertainty.

From thought leadership in market, credit, liquidity and investment risk management to portfolio management and quantitative finance, Risk USA 2018 unpicked the industry trends, identified the latest opportunities and threats presented by new technology and advances in data, and created a holistic picture of the emerging future for the professionals in risk management and risk transfer.

Risk USA has become the must-attend 2 day meeting for senior risk experts thanks to its status as an unbeatable learning platform. It is also a leading product in the Risk Events portfolio, achieving more than 42% growth in 2018 vs 2017.

This event is completely unique as a New York conference, both in terms of its audience and the content it serves – all overseen by our editorial team.


The Success Principles – Breakthrough to Success

‘Breakthrough to Success’, training conference was conducted at Grand Sapphire on 5-6-7 October 2018. The event was planned around the International bestseller Success Principles written by globally renowned author Jack Canfield. The event was organised in partnership with Grand Sapphire and Spice Village Events based on recommendations of a market research in January 2018 that included more than 500 responses. The training conference was planned to educate, to inspire and to transform the existing experience. Breakthrough to Success Conference was advertised through the social media and email list. 10 other speakers were also signed up from UK, Europe and the United States to share their experiences. Social media was vigorously used to market the event through innovative approaches. The training conference was designed in a manner to provide optimum advantage to the attendees. Workbooks were distributed among all of them. The three-day training conference turned out to be a huge success. The attendees grave raving reviews and testimonials. One of the biggest success of the conference was attracting diverse and highly specialised participants. The training conference was unique in many ways. It was built around a bestselling book that enthralled millions of readers worldwide and never stopped inspiring.


The Telegraph – Women Mean Business

Women Mean Business Live (WMBL) was more than a conference linked to a publication, it was the power of live journalism at its best. Bringing editorial vision of driving profound change through the collective voice of our nation’s most successful men and women across media, politics, fashion and business to life. It set the media agenda and forced the Government to take action.

Smashing every target it was set, delivering >500 delegates, exceeding both delegate and sponsorship revenue targets and creating a powerful platform to empower a hugely influential national movement, created and championed by The Telegraph’s leading journalists.

An unparalleled speaker programme, it drove action and change, amplifying critical policy-changing conversations on women’s equality and rights. With standing room only in many sessions, this event saw unprecedented demand by delegates and was rich in aligned and meaningful sponsorship partnerships. A powerful ecosystem confronting and driving change, powered by our Telegraph’s outstanding journalism and senior leadership including Nick Hugh CEO, Jo Morell (Managing Editor). Chris Evans (Editor) Victoria Harper (Features Director) and Claire Cohen (Women’s and Associate Features Editor)

WMBL aimed to, in the words of one Treasury Minister, unlock the “greatest economic opportunity of the 21st century”: Women-led enterprises


Training Industry – Conference & Expo

The 2018 Training Industry Conference & Expo (TICE) is an annual conference presented by Training Industry, Inc., the publisher of Training Industry Magazine and TrainingIndustry.com.

The Training Industry editorial perspective takes center stage and helps shape the culture and experience of the overall event. Content tracks were identified by evaluation of article readership data and an understanding of industry trends. Speakers for the conference were recruited based on the Training Industry subscriber audience and contributing authors. By understanding the readership, we were able to align content to what we know L&D professionals need, creating an attractive agenda for our target audience. TICE 2018 surpassed the objectives Training Industry had set for the event, with year-over-year attendance growth of 20 percent, an 80 percent increase in attendee registration revenue and 12 percent increase in sponsorship revenue.

TICE is not the only event serving corporate learning and development. However, the focus of TICE is specific for the needs of the training manager. Each year since its inception, TICE has grown into one of the top conferences in the United States for leaders of learning and development, achieving high satisfaction ratings from both subscriber attendees and advertisers.