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The Association Challenge 2022

Venue – TBC

What is the Association Challenge about?
The Association Challenge is part of the Northstar Meetings Group Challenge Event Series for agency, corporate and association event buyers. Running for 8 years the challenge event format is proven to create an environment where imagination inspires business and builds partnerships between buyers and event industry suppliers.

The Association Challenge is a modern business forum that brings together association management companies, PCOs and association meeting planners with venues, destinations and specialist suppliers.

It is a unique blend of creative team building and effective networking based on engagement through gamification. It is an opportunity for associations to be inspired by a tantalising array of presentations in an energetic, informative and memorable way. It is the not-to-be-missed association event of the year.

Who attends:
Association meeting planners, PCOs and association management companies who would like to meet venues, destinations and specialist suppliers who can inspire their future events. You can meet your peers and make life-long connections with this immersive , educational and amusing event which is carefully designed to help you inspire and grow your future events. You can extend your product knowledge with compelling education, discover inventive ideas to optimise your budget and experience engaging 1-to-1 appointments to target you individual event needs. A cost effective and time-efficient way to develop your skills, knowledge and relationships.

Hosted attendee:

Open to UK-based or international association meeting planners, PCOs and association management companies

Join us for networking lunches, plenary quiz sessions and a fantastic networking evening. Take part in a number of fun team-building activities as you compete for a cash prize.

Programme – example programme

(Timings are subject to change)

Day 1

  • 09:00 – Registration and welcome
  • 10:00 – Plenary quiz sessions & educational session
  • 11:45  – Activity
  • 12:45 – Lunch
  • 14:00 – Plenary quiz sessions
  • 15:20 – Activity
  • 16:30 – Plenary quiz sessions & educational session
  • 17:30 – Close

Day 2

  • 09:00 – Plenary quiz sessions
    10:20 – Activity
    11:30 – Plenary quiz sessions & educational session
    13:00 – Lunch
    14:30 – 17:45 1-2-1 appointments


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