Transforming The Industry with EVCOM’s Shadow Board

Where: House of St Barnabas, Soho

When: Wednesday 4th May, 5:30pm – 6:30pm

EVCOM’s Shadow Board come together to discuss how thinking has transformed on issues such as diversity, sustainability and mental health over the last two years, and how they’d like to see it transform further. We will ask them how they think the younger generation can transform the industry from within, and how young people can reach and impact those in business leadership roles.

The group is interviewed by senior leaders from the corporate film and events sectors.

Interviewers: Priya Narain (Co-Founder, Event First Steps) and Julie Sander (Head of Production, Verity London)

Book your tickets here: https://www.cvent.com/d/mkq7vj

Part of EVCOMference Deconstructed

Virtual Presenting Skills

Where: Online

When: The session is split into two parts. On the afternoon of the 26th May, you will take part in a two hour online workshop with a small group. The following day, you will get a 45 minute one-to-one online coaching workshop. 

What: Build your camera confidence, presentation skills and online conferencing techniques, and develop your personal communication style with Sonia Beldom and EVCOM at ‘Virtual Presenting Skills’. Book your place here. Please note, this is a member only offering.

Planning Ahead: Mergers and Acquisitions 101

When: 8th June

Where: London 

Join EVCOM for an informal, high-level, listen-and-learn session covering the following topics, featuring experts from corporate finance advisor BCMS:

  • How business sale transactions work – a no-nonsense beginner’s guide
  • What to look for if you’re thinking of buying (or selling) a business
  • What to do if you’ve been approached by a potential buyer
  • Tips and advice on what you can do today to plan ahead
  • Succession planning; key milestones for short and long-term planning
  • First-hand insights from a business owner who has built and sold to a major event-tech acquirer. We will be hearing from Phil O’Brien, CEO for Concise

About BCMS:
BCMS is a specialist M&A advisor, working exclusively with the shareholders of privately owned companies seeking growth capital or a business sale. Based in Newbury, Berkshire, and first established in 1989, BCMS has completed hundreds of transactions in its trading history. BCMS’ track record of deals covers a wide range of sectors and deal structures, from full company sales to strategic trade acquirers in the UK and overseas, to growth capital transactions with Private Equity investors. For further information visit www.bcms.com.

Book your tickets here: https://www.cvent.com/d/h8qy5g

Talking Pictures - The COI: Films for the Public Good

When: Postponed, date TBC

Talking Pictures will bring together guests from across the corporate film industry, to discuss the impact of the COI on the corporate film sector as the BFI marks its 75th anniversary. The event will begin with a screening of some fantastic work created as part of the COI thanks to the BFI archive, demonstrating the huge range of films produced. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with speakers who have worked on various different sides of the COI, as commissions, inhouse filmmakers and agencies. Following this, we will convene in a nearby pub for drinks! Tickets will be available soon.

 

Notice: Covid-19

Please note, if the Covid-19 situation changes we will need to make amends to this calendar. We will only run events at which we are certain our delegates can have a safe experience. We will do our best to ensure that any live events that have to be cancelled are either transferred online or postponed until this is possible. Thank you for your understanding.

The FOCUS Award

When: Open from 1st April – 22nd May 2022

What: The FOCUS Award offers mentorship and work experience with top corporate film companies to 15-25 year old Black filmmakers and filmmakers of Colour. Find out more here.

 

EVCOM Clarion Awards

When: 1st Feb – 21st March 2022 

What: The EVCOM Clarion Awards celebrate true excellence across cause-driven corporate film, live events and experiences. Find out about the EVCOM Clarion Awards here.​

 

EVCOM London Live and Film Awards Open for Entry

When: 24th May

What: The EVCOM London Live and Film Awards celebrate the best of the best in live events, experiences and corporate film. Find out about the EVCOM Industry Awards here.

 

EVCOM Clarion Awards Ceremony

When: 23rd June, 3:00pm – 5:30pm

The EVCOM Clarion Awards celebrate excellence and creativity in the corporate film and events sectors, rewarding work that is cause-driven and purpose-oriented. This year we will be announcing our winners and discussing purpose and sustainability at our annual awards ceremony on the 23rd June. The beautiful Mary Ward House will be hosting us, chosen for their commitment to sustainability and social causes.

Tickets are available here. Find out about the EVCOM Clarion Awards here.

 

EVCOM Summer Party!

When: 23rd June, 5:30pm – 9:00pm

We’d like to cordially invite you to the EVCOM Summer Party which is taking place on the 23rd June. This is a chance for members to get together with colleagues, catch up with old friends and make new ones! Join us at the beautiful Mary Ward House where we will be taking over one of their lovely rooms and their garden. There will be canapes and drinks flowing, and a live band to accompany your evening. At a time when so many people continue to work from home, this is the perfect opportunity to get your team together and enjoy a well-deserved party with your fellow members, colleagues and peers.

Tickets are available here.

 

EVCOM London Live and Film Awards Close for Entry

When: 28th June

What: The EVCOM London Live and Film Awards celebrate the best of the best in live events, experiences and corporate film. Find out about the EVCOM Industry Awards here.

 

Realise Award: Open for Entry

When: 30th July 2022

What: The Realise Award offers mentorship with top event agencies to 18-25 year olds working in, or aspiring to work in, the events industry. Find out more here

Realise Award: Close for Entry

When: 10th September 2022

What: The Realise Award offers mentorship with top event agencies to 18-25 year olds working in, or aspiring to work in, the events industry. Find out more here.

EVCOM AGM

When: Thursday 21st October, 9:30am – 11:00am

EVCOM’s Annual General Meeting is a chance for incoming and outgoing Board Members to come together, along with EVCOM Members, to discuss how EVCOM can best work for the community that it serves. This is a wonderful chance to have your views heard. All EVCOM members are welcome. Please note, this is an EVCOM Members only event.

EVCOM London Live and Film Awards Ceremony

When: 3rd November

What: A celebration of our winners as they are announced! Find out about the EVCOM London Live and Film Awards here.

EVCOM Fellowship Awards Lunch

When: Friday 10th December 

The EVCOM Fellowship Awards in association with GROSVENORFILM recognise and reward outstanding contributions to the communication industry.

This annual event which takes place at the House of Lords brings together leading professionals from across the industry to celebrate the outstanding work and contributions by Fellows who are chosen as exemplars of the power of communication. The EVCOM Fellowship Awards continue the tradition of our industry to celebrate innovative, visionary and outstanding achievement in communication. EVCOM Fellows include Naga Munchetty, Philip Mould OBE, John Simpson CBE, Baroness Martha Lane Fox, Lord Attenborough CBE, Bob Geldof KBE, Sir Trevor MacDonald, Dame Anita Roddick, Lord Michael Grade and Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson. Tickets will be available closer to the time.

You can access resources from our past events and virtual sessions here.

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