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'Un-conference' Annual Exchange 18 to launch in July

The new ‘un-conference’ for event professionals will see attendees choose the entire content of the event

Pictured: the Vox Conference Centre at Resorts World Birmingham

Annual Exchange 18, a new ‘un-conference’ for event professionals where attendees choose the entire content of the event, is set to take place in Birmingham in July.

Event organisers and networks EWL Club, EventHuddle, Event Planners Talk, The Future in 15 Show and the Elevate Programme are collaborating on the launch and delivery of the inaugural Annual Exchange, set to take place on Thursday 19 July at the Vox Conference Centre at Resorts World Birmingham.

A spokesperson said: “The first un-conference of its kind for event professionals, topics put forward by attendees at registration for event will be pulled together and presented in the planned format of; an innovation suite featuring expert panels and thought-leaders, knowledge suites featuring educational and topical debates, discussion and workshops, a networking lounge featuring an event, venue, supplier, freelancer and influencer hour, and a mentoring louwhere attendees can sit down with event industry mentors and advisors to discuss specific business challenges and problems."

Attendees will all receive their own personalised agendas and will also be able to spend time relaxing in-between sessions in a wellbeing and chill out lounge managed by EventWell.

An evening social and awards party will follow the daytime event to celebrate three years of business for EWL Club and recognise the achievements of the industry over the past 12 months in regard to sustainability, wellbeing and talent development within events.

Early bird tickets are now available at and anyone with questions or looking for more information on attending or supporting this event can also email

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