The programme is split into two sections, ‘Personal’ and ‘Professional’ with Ken Kelling, A Sense of Purpose’ running a three-part workshop, throughout the day, entitled ‘Personal Growth: a continuous journey’. Ken is an Events and PR veteran who became an Executive Life Coach eight years ago. A regular motivational and insight led speaker, Ken has a special interest in positive psychology and works with many coaching clients from the events industry. The workshops are designed to be enjoyed as a three or on an individual basis, allowing visitors at least some time thinking about themselves during the event.

The programme will also include advice on managing your own personal brand with Max Fellows, from allpoints group, and a session discussing ‘Qualifications or Attitude’ when it comes to recruitment, led by Sian Sayward from Inntel and featuring Nicola Underhill, Hilton Birmingham Metropole, and Joanne Barrett, The Venues Collection. Finally, Nyomi Rose, event planner, influencer, blogger and social media specialist will be sharing her thoughts on how to build a modern-day career in 2023.

“We’re really proud of the educational programme we’ve put together for our visitors this year,”

Commented Lou Hindley, Commercial Director, CHS Birmingham.

“We asked them what they want from our show and there is an overwhelming desire for personal and professional development. This is a programme that delivers on this demand in spades.”

Donna Cunningham, Sales Director for Conventions, NEC Group, said:

“The educational programme for event professionals allows us to exchange ideas and insight, a vital element for the event sector in promoting personal growth. We need to bring more people into our industry and support them as they develop in their careers.”

CHS Birmingham will return to the ICC Birmingham, 1st November bringing together the best of Birmingham’s business events community. The show continues with its strategic partnership with The Birmingham and West Midlands Convention Bureau and Founding Partner, the ICC Birmingham.

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