On October 22nd the city of Ostend will host an inspirational day filled to the brim with, keynote speakers, networking with interesting people and inspiring ideas for your next meeting or event. So put on your goggles and prepare for a real deep dive at the Ostend Inspirational Congress, held at Kursaal Oostende.
What’s new and how should you prepare for it? To set sail, Tom Palmaerts starts off with insights into the trends of the meeting industry. Trendwolves is the main trend watching agency, dedicated to upcoming changes, demographics and dedicated marketing. During the dive our moderator Samme Allen will assist you in diving deeper, will challenge you to move forward. She has worked on a diverse range of events around the world with the ability to tackle sensitive topics, manage energetic debates and cross cultural issues all within pressurised and time sensitive environments.
The search for and preservation of heritage sites and their importance to the meeting industry will literally lead you into the water. Time to jump and start exploring! During your exploration in the afternoon it’s time to meet your diving buddies. Discovering blue energy and offshore wind for the MICE industry and Associations will be introduced by Pieter Jan Jordaens. Niel van Herck will discuss the do’s and don‘ts in social media for subcontractors. His references include NMBS and Toerisme Vlaanderen. Next, Peter Craeymeersch will inform you on upcoming projects in Ostend and on how the city prepares to be future proof.
Sounds like you shouldn’t miss out, right? Register for the Ostend Inspirational Congres at Kursaal Oostende on Tuesday 22 October 2019. The programme is free for meeting and event planners. Register now and we’ll have your diving gear ready for you on arrival. It’s first come, first served so don’t wait too long to jump on board.