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Major Events International to take the stage at EPS
Major Events International ( MEI ) has joined forces with Event Production Show ( EPS ) to deliver a day of content dedicated to large format sporting events and how they are working with suppliers to deliver efficient , safer and more profitable events .
MEI is the only sport consultancy business operating exclusively in major events planning , delivery and legacy . It has experience of working with the vast majority of major international sporting events , including every summer Olympic Games since Athens 2004 through to Rio 2016 , and relationships with future Games in Tokyo 2020 , Paris 2024 and the FIFA World Cup in Qatar 2022 .
The organisation ’ s one-day conference at EPS will cover important themes including managing safety and security in large format events , how to deliver efficient events , how sporting events are building revenues , and cost saving exercises post pandemic .
to learn from our sessions , which offer practical advice from the world of major sporting events .”
MEI will deliver a series of fireside chat style briefings , led by their members alongside their clients , providing key case study insights . Speakers include Rob Walley , Controlled Events ; Eamon Kerrigan , Iventis ; Mike Baker 2cl ; Ed Kelley , Chronosoft ; Brandon Weston , Cube Modular and Caroline McGuckian , Meshh alongside their clients .
Rice adds , “ There is so much practical advice to learn from the world of large format sporting events and EPS provides the perfect platform to deliver this . Visitors to the show can rest assured they will leave with multiple ideas they can transfer to their own events and new ones they have planned .”
Andy Rice , COO of MEI , says he is looking forward to being back at a live event : “ EPS is a must attend for the events industry , which is one of the reasons we have partnered with them for so many years . This year ’ s event will be fantastic – the industry can get back together and share their experiences of the last 12 months and how they are planning for the future . There will be plenty
Andy Rice Chief Operating Officer Major Events International
Rob Walley Founder Controlled Events
Eamon Kerrigan Business Development & Partnerships Iventis
Deborah Ainscough Operations Director Crowd Guard
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