Spice Knowledge Sessions

The Spice Knowledge Sessions will give you the opportunity to learn about new concepts, and gain first-hand knowledge and experience in a friendly environment.

Note, planning for the 2021 Spice Knowledge Sessions is in full force. If you are interested in being considered for one of the panels, Q&A sessions or presentations, please get in touch now with Brittney Levinson at [email protected].

The 2021 program will offer a great mix of panel discussions, presentations and Q&As in which leading industry experts will share an update on where the event industry is at and where it’s going.

10:45 – 10:50 Opening Welcome Welcome 
By Editor Brittney Levinson & SMC General Manager Paul Davison
10:50 – 11:20 Keynote Creativity, thinking
outside the box,
rethinking events
11:20 – 11:50 Panel 1 Industry Update Industry update
Business events leaders share insight into the state of the industry and the path forward
12:00 – 12:20 Presentation Legal Protecting yourself and your events
It’s more important than ever to understand the ins and outs of event legalities. Delegates will leave this session with a legal checklist for future-proofing business events
1:20 – 1:40 Q&A Indigenous Culture Celebrating and embracing Indigenous Australia
How to incorporate Indigenous Australian culture into your events in a meaningful, sensitive way
12:20 – 1:20      EXPO – LUNCH BREAK
1:50 – 2:20 Panel 2 Sustainability, Social Responsibility Events with a conscience
Learn from the experts on how to create events that embrace sustainability and social responsibility, while providing strong ROI
2:30 – 2:50 Presentation Technology The future of event tech
The last 12 months has forced the event industry to innovate, and fast. As in-person events resume, our technology expert will share the latest advancements in event tech and the top trends to watch
2:50 – 3:20      EXPO BREAK
3:20 – 3:50 Panel 3 Females of the future Inspiring the next gen of industry leaders
While the event industry has a strong representation of women, high-level positions and boards still often lack gender balance. Our female panellists share tips and advice for those looking to advance their career
4:00 – 4:20 Q&A / Presentation Mental Health & Wellbeing Finding balance in work and life
Hear first-hand experiences and take away practical tools to help maintain mental health and wellbeing in today’s everchanging, fast-paced world
4:30 – 5:00 Panel 4 Events Marketing The power of event marketing
A solid marketing strategy is crucial to driving interest and
attendance to your event. Our final panellists of the day
will share real-life examples of creative marketing campaigns that pack a punch
5:00     FINISH

Note: This program is subject to change