Conference News January 2018 - Page 6

6 Contributors Contributors Liz Agostini, event director, International Confex Richard John, presenter, author & industry trainer Des McLaughlin, agency expert, Mac-D Consulting Sorcha Rogers, artist & producer, Sorcha Productions This month’s Big Interview features International Confex event director Liz Agostini. She gives us a sneak preview of the 2018 show and talks about the power of live events and how there is no substitute for the relationships and experiences they offer. P36 Richard John goes for quite a Carry On as he dives into the prickly issue of Sexpo with no little relish. The controversial exhibition was recently turned away from ExCel London, and Richard has a few theories to share as to why. P40 This month, CN’s regular Ask the Expert agency guru Des McLaughlin, founder of Mac-D Consulting, goes full Terminator. How safe is your job and what can you do to safeguard yourself against a rise in robot technology? The answer is simple... P50 Sorcha Rogers is an event manager vFWRf"FRvrf7F"6R2B7G0VFW'FrBFP6FV֖2fVVRv&G0B6v66VBGvvƖ7&&G2FFf"6P7V7F7V"&WFW246&W2vFW"FFRƖfRcvrVFF#V67FFWWGVFF#'FgV&CvrF&V7F#VƖv7F擲V&Ɨ6rF&V7F#Ɨv7F擰'FfƖ6W&6F&V7F#ח&&6vӲ6V"FW6vW#76VFV&GV7F6G&W#VƗ&WF旆㰥fFV&GV7FWV7WFfS&F6&7VFvW#'&WBvVVW26F7BW37V'67&F3CB#C#VFF&âCB#CS"GfW'F6sCB#C#"&GV7F㢳CB#s3"6fW&V6RWw22V&Ɨ6VB'6VF6V6Bf"V&WBW6RrV7G&VWBw7FWFW2C%"TFVâCB#C#"fCB#CCBVâf6VFW@fWw2W&W76VB&RBV6W76&ǒF6RbFRV&Ɨ6W'2'BbF2V&Ɩ6F&R&W&GV6VBvFWBFPW&W72w&GFVW&֗76bFRV&Ɨ6W'2&FVB'V6&B&W72FBwwr6fW&V6RWw26V