About The GCN Events

The Network for the Conference Industry

Inform. Inspire. Improve.
GCN Events works to provide quality information and events for commercial conference and association professionals. We aim to facilitate dialogue and strategic insight via a variety of forums and channels including events, education and industry-wide projects.  We seek to engender best practice across all the sectors represented in our community of events companies, venues, associations, trade bodies, educational institutions, suppliers and governmental bodies.


What the GCN Events does

GCN Events runs awards events, 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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