Blitz Connection 2019: Headliners Announced


April 16, 2019 – BBC broadcaster Helen Fospero and fashion industry icon Caryn Franklin headline at Blitz Connection, the annual showcase from leading AV and technical production company Blitz, a GES company.

Held at The Brewery, London, on 7th May, the showcase is designed exclusively for event organisers and producers who will learn how to make their events truly extraordinary.  

Moderating the day is presenter and journalist Helen Fospero, who is known for her work on the BBC’s The One Show and Watchdog.

She is joined by Caryn Franklin MBE as keynote speaker. Fashion industry journalist, broadcaster and activist, Caryn is also a veteran of the live events industry. She shares her experience of the theatre of fashion and how live events can help shape brands and promote emotional connections.

Also on the line-up is Will Glendinning, former creative lead at global brand event agency, Imagination, and author of two books ‘The Ultimate Guide to Event Management’ and ‘The Facts of Live’.

Blitz is currently celebrating its 30th year and is encouraging event organisers to come along to the showcase and be part of this very special edition of the Blitz Connection.

Mike Phillipson, Managing Director, Blitz said: “Blitz Connection has become a must-attend event in the calendar. We love to give our event partners fresh ideas and insight to help them create extraordinary experiences for attendees. With fantastic speakers such as Helen, Caryn and Will on the agenda we know that delegates will leave bursting with ideas and inspiration for their next event.”

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About Blitz, a GES company

Blitz, a GES company, is a full service technical production company providing creative excellence and technical expertise for some of the world’s greatest live events; from awards ceremonies, product launches and conferences, to immersive brand experiences, theatre productions and exhibitions.

Blitz is the sole onsite technical production partner in venues across the UK including ExCeL, The NEC, Olympia London, Manchester Central and The Brewery.  In addition, Blitz is the preferred supplier at a number of prestigious London venues such as, The Science Museum, The Saatchi Gallery and The Design Museum.

Blitz is part of GES, a leading global full-service event partner.

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