About The Global Conference Network
The Network for the Conference Industry
The Global Conference Network (GCN) has been established to provide quality information and events for the global conference industry. We aim to facilitate dialogue and strategic thinking amongst the world’s conference companies through a variety of different forums and channels. Through events, education and industry wide projects we are looking to facilitate best practice within the conference industry and provide an industry wide voice to external organisations including educational institutions, suppliers and government bodies.
What the Global Conference Network does
The Global Conference Network runs events, including awards, summits, roundtables and training, throughout the year bringing together professionals from a range of industries. These include:
- UK Association Excellence Awards
These awards have been developed to celebrate best practice and excellence in all aspects of trade and professional Associations in the UK.
- Conference Awards
Our flagship event, now in its 6th year and attracting over 600 conference professionals. The awards recognise and reward excellence for events and teams from across the globe.
- London Venue Awards
These awards have been developed to celebrate the best of all venues in London. With a judging panel comprising movers and shakers from venues and corporate users, this launch event is taking place in London on October 16th, 2015.
- Conference Summit
The content led event which addresses the challenges and opportunities facing the conference industry. Attended by senior decision makers from across conferences.
- Event Marketing Summit
The event for marketing leaders, strategists and practitioners who want to discover the latest strategies and digital innovations to build event brands and communities.
- Association and Conference Training
Training courses for sales, marketing, and events professionals led by industry experts run both as public course and in-house programmes.
- Graduate Development
Promoting the event industry to top universities and graduates, proving a carefully selected group of graduates with free, intensive training then placing them in event companies.
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Who do we represent
The Global Conference Network is for everyone who is involved in organising commercial conferences and events which generate revenue either through delegate fees or sponsorship including;- conference companies – publishing houses – training companies – associations – charities. We have events and information for everyone involved in conferences whether as producers, marketers, operations, sales, event managers or senior management.