Business management training for conferences and events

"Useful opportunity to have time to consider things 'outside the box'." Senior Conference Producer, Lexis Nexis

Our business management training courses

All of our courses can be run in-house or online, contact us to find out more.

Advanced Conference Management

For conference directors and managers and senior product managers

‘Must-Attend’ Events

Build compelling events that engage delegates and build long-term profitability

Growing Events

Applying the latest business analysis tools to your events business

Community Based
Events Business

A community-based approach to your customers can drive a more resilient and successful business model

Senior Sales Managers

Managing event sales in tough markets

Public Speaking

Public speaking is a skill which every event professional should have to advance and develop their career

Team Building

Improve team communication and event profitability

Topic Generation

A practical guide to identifying and evaluating new conference and training topics to expand your calendar and generate new business

Women in Business

Developing executive presence and leadership confidence

Project Management

Essential skills, tools and practical techniques for project managers

Time Management

Practical tools to take more control of the way you spend and manage your time

Managing and developing an events business requires specific skills such as topic generation, team management, coaching and developing skills and strategies for growing events. All of these skills can be taught and every single one of them improves with expert training, coaching and feedback.

We have a comprehensive list of training courses that cover the full range of skills event senior management need. From our very popular Topic generation course to our Growing a portfolio of events course, we have programmes to support your development.

We can combine all of these programmes with one-to-one sessions and mentoring, special project work and bespoke masterclasses to ensure you remain on a constant trajectory of engagement and development, culminating in unrivalled professional competence. Contact us if you would like more information on a tailored package for your teams.

Our trainers

All of our trainers have a background in events so not only are they proven, top quality trainers, but they bring with them their own case studies and insights and really understand the challenges and issues faced by event sales teams.

In-house business management training

All of our courses can be tailored to meet you specific needs and skill sets after full consultation with you and your team. In-company training can be more cost-effective and deliver better outcomes as bespoke material and teaching methods are used to achieve optimum results. Read more…


Discounts for group bookings and associations

We offer discounts for group bookings and to associations and NFP organisations. Please contact us to find out more.

Coaching and mentoring for sales managers and team leaders

We provide one to one coaching and mentoring to help your managers get the highest possible performance from their teams.

Special sales projects

Our experts are on hand to undertake special projects. This might be to develop reward schemes, undertake research or set up new teams.

When done well, offering continued training and professional development has three major benefits:

  1. Employees are more invested in business goals and more loyal to the company’s values.
  2. Employees can perform their duties better, allowing them to increase performance and feel more confident in their positions.
  3. More top talent is attracted to your company, which helps you make better hiring decisions in the long run.


Your hard work, endeavour, commercial prowess and leadership will forever serve as an inspiration to all of us.

Divisional Manager, ICBI


Good course, covered all aspects of business development. Very good trainer – he understands the event business well.

Head of Tax Conferences, Lexis Nexis


Thought the course was very good — opened up peoples thoughts and good scene setter.

Head of Conferences, Lexis Nexis

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