21st June 2019, The Congress Centre, London

C&IT Summit

All good things must come to an end... and be replaced with something way better!  Formerly known as Event360, C&IT Summit will take place on the 21st June in London. 

C&IT Summit is the perfect forum for the event industry. Many of you face the hard challenge of how to keep on evolving and improving your event experience ensuring your audience are constantly happy. 

By joining us at C&IT you will leave with a toolkit that will give your events a new lease of life. We have entered a brave new world where event experience is crucial. To ensure your event experiences are better than competitors, your decisions need to be good ones.
That’s where we come in!
C&IT Summit is the leading annual creative forum for event professionals. Fuelled by the collective experience of C&IT's agency, corporate and international forum, this thought-provoking day fuses inspirational speaker sessions with tailored supplier meetings and multiple networking opportunities to help you maximise your budget and take your events to the next level.

Is C&IT Summit for you?


C&IT Summit gives event professionals the opportunity to meet with new suppliers and be inspired by leading industry speakers. Suppliers include venues, destinations, production & entertainment companies - all facets of event organisation can be sourced under one roof. In between networking, we will showcase ‘best in breed’ brand experiences on the main stage giving you the insight and inspiration to take back to your organisation. The day also includes our bespoke 'huddle' sessions - boutique roundtables featuring a variety of engaging content - from leading case studies to technology suppliers.


If you're an event professional then you can apply for your complimentary place. Applying is FREE, only takes a few minutes and this forum brings big rewards which could make all the difference to you and your organisation this year.

Event 360 highlight video

Although the name has changed here is what you can expect from this year's C&IT Summit

Agenda for 2019

This agenda subject to change
  • 21 June

    • 08:30 - Registration
    • 09:00 - Welcome remarks
    • 09:05 - Case study: The external optimist
      Sony playstation will discuss how to bring the fun into every event and highlight some bits life values of optimism; being the most infectious feeling.
    • 09:25 - The future of the events industry
      From marketing changes to social media evolution and innovation in the events industry, which trends will have the biggest impact on how events are planned and executed over the coming years?
    • 09:55 - C&IT Talk
      We look at the latest and most popular trends and topics impacting the industry.
    • 10:15 - Refreshment break
    • 10:40 - Pre-arranged meetings
    • 12:40 - Networking and lunch
    • 13:40 - How agencies and corporates can work better together
      The interdependence between agency and corporate planners may be one of the key drivers of continuous growth, innovation and creating new opportunities. How can both planners work together to achieve a common goal.
    • 14:10 - Drawing inspiration from the retail industry
      The retail landscape is leaning towards experiential marketing, allowing brands to be more human, showing a personal side, which cannot be conveyed digitally. Learn how retailers are creatively achieving this.
    • 14:30 - Pre-arranged meetings
    • 15:50 - Refreshment break
    • 16:05 - Overcoming the biggest hurdles in events
      This session will highlight the key challenges faced by event planners, how they have overcome some of them and if they can be translated into opportunities for growth.
    • 16:35 - Microgaming case study Raising the Bar: the Increasing Importance of Corporate Hospitality in the Online Gambling Sector
    • 16:55 - Closing remarks
    • 17:00 - Drinks reception and best places to work awards
      Join us for drinks after the event and network with like-minded people. Also see who one the first best places to work awards.

What others have said


"This is an inspiring forum, bringing together like-minded people with an enormous breadth of experience. A great networking opportunity with genuinely engaging agenda and fun approach. Thanks!"


"It's an innovative, engaging and relaxed way to meet, learn, and listen to the best of the industry. We will be attending again next year!"


Great speakers, good selection of suppliers, energetic atmosphere, all in an excellent venue and packed into 1 day, perfect!



Jack Morton Worldwide
Creative Strategy Director
Customer Experience Manager
Brand and Influencer Events Manager
Custard Communications
Brand Manager
Smith & Sinclair
Head of Events & Brand Partnerships
Event Marketing Association
General Manager
Managing Director
The Flash Pack
CEO & Co-Founder
WRG Live
Senior Producer
Director of Business Development EMEA
World Association of Girls Guides and Scouts
Head of Events
Hearst UK
Head of Events and Client Service
Manager, Global Accounts
BE Vivid
Chief Client Officer
Right Angle Corporate

2019 Suppliers

2019 Activations

Past event photos

Last year was a huge success and this year is shaping up even better....

Interested in speaking

If you're interested in speaking at C&IT Summit then please get in touch


Congress Centre
28 Great Russell Street
London WC1B 3LS

Phone: 020 7467 1318
Fax: 020 7467 1313

The Congress Conference Centre is in a fantastic location in the heart of London’s West End, just three minutes’ walk from Tottenham Court Road Underground Station and a short walk from Oxford Street, Covent Garden and theatre land.

The conference venue benefits from excellent transport links by tube (direct to Euston, Charing Cross, Waterloo and Liverpool Street mainline stations), and has two public car parks in the immediate vicinity located in Great Russell Street and Museum Street, as well as metered on-street parking. Cycle racks are available for those preferring to arrive on two wheels, and a ‘Boris Bikes’ Docking Station is conveniently located in Great Russell Street.

Congress Centre is a non-residential conference venue, but if accommodation is required there is an excellent range of hotels in the immediate vicinity.

Approximate journey times from Tottenham Court Road Station*

Charing Cross Station - 2 minutes

Euston Station- 4 minutes

King’s Cross/St Pancras Station - 11 minutes

Heathrow Airport - 38 minutes

Liverpool Street Station - 9 minutes

London Bridge Station - 14 minutes

Paddington Station- 13 minutes

Waterloo Station - 5 minutes

Download location map & directions (PDF)

*Transport for London Journey Planner