The best events industry Twitter accounts to follow
Twitter is a brilliant source of all the latest #eventprofs news, trends and tools – especially if you’re short on time.
But who should you be following? If you’re looking for some recommendations on which Twitter accounts to follow, keep reading!
We’ve compiled our top 12 list of influential Twitter accounts that provide high-quality thought leadership in the events industry.
Although USA-focused, the Skift Meetings’ Twitter account is a must for anyone in the events world to follow. You’ll get the latest tech news, info about the latest trends, and the know-how to make your events successful.
“Seventy-three percent of attendees said they wanted content on demand, but their behavior was that less than ten percent of them returned, and they only did within the first seven days,” said @kenholsinger, senior VP of strategy for @Freemanco. https://t.co/CWpAo2AVwP
— Skift Meetings (@SkiftMeetings) October 6, 2022
The Meetings & Incentive Travel magazine’s Twitter account – which is one of the most read events magazines, focusing on meetings and events destinations, case studies, strategies and news.
Recent tweets include thoughts on early career eventprofs thinking they’re ‘godlike’ and the UK government’s plan to ditch GDPR.
Do swathes of early career eventprofs think they're 'godlike'? And if so, so what? Read our latest editor's blog… https://t.co/35P0PqRiF6
— m&it magazine (@meetpie) October 7, 2022
Events professionals all over the world read Event Industry News’ official account and use it as their main source of industry news.
Topics include environmentally sustainable suppliers, circular conference content and the UK’s best Christmas party bands.
Sustainability is now top of the agenda when planning events and experiences – In this feature we showcase suppliers who are environmentally responsible and leading the way: https://t.co/E1BNL7WAz0#eventprofs #sustainableevents #greenerevents #sustainability pic.twitter.com/0L4fUSMqCm
— Event Industry News (@EventNewsBlog) October 11, 2022
The Meetings Industry Association (mia) is the leading association for business meetings and events.
They tweet about the support they provide for members and promote conferences and speakers, focusing on the latest trends and developments in the events industry.
Global futurist Rohit Talwar concentrates on the future of conferences and events.
Don’t miss out on this session and more at this year’s REIGNITE conference!@FastFuture
BOOK TICKETS HERE⤵️:#eventprofs #meetingprofs #eventprofsuk pic.twitter.com/LvCbwhnjei
— The Meetings Industry Association (@MIAuk) October 6, 2022
Adam Parry is the co-founder of Event Industry News, as well as several other outlets such as Event Tech Live.
Along with articles on event management, Parry also shares links to his podcasts, including the Event Tech Talk Show and the Event Industry News Podcast.
Latest Europe Cvent Planner Sourcing Report reveals 83% of planners across the UK and Europe expect to host more in-person events in 2023 compared to 2019 https://t.co/8CFpBqdiK5 #eventtech pic.twitter.com/z3eIh25Xa6
— Adam Parry (@punchtownparry) October 10, 2022
David Adler is the chairman and founder of @BizBash Media and is based in Washington, DC.
He tweets the latest news and trends in the events world.
Recent tips include how to spend your event budget, an exclusive look at pre- and after-parties at the Emmys and insights about changes to the industry since the pandemic.
Spend It or Skip It? Here’s What’s <i>Really</i> Worth Spending Your Event Budget On https://t.co/wWtud1gsDX
— David Adler (@davidadler) September 30, 2022
The Power of Events is a not-for-profit with four main objectives around showcasing the UK’s events industry.
It was born from the One Industry One Voice coalition and the #wecreateexperiences campaign, which aimed to remind all stakeholders of the positive impact of events.
Absolute privilege to witness ultimate Power of Events in action today @LondonMarathon – thank you @HughBrasher and congrats to all the events team #eventprofs in a delivering such a stunning experience and the runners who took on this immense challenge #inspired pic.twitter.com/hG9I57ZJCw
— The Power of Events (@power_of_events) October 2, 2022
Conference and Incentive Travel magazine’s Twitter account is an excellent source of in-depth industry knowledge.
Recent tweets offer insights on holding onto valued staff members, state of the industry surveys, and persuading stakeholders to hold events in times of soaring inflation.
With competition for talent possibly the hottest it’s ever been, what are the main challenges for holding on to valued staff members? Find out here: https://t.co/T7QerVUWj9
— C&IT (@CITmagazine) October 4, 2022
Isla works with the events industry to accelerate its transition to a sustainable future, providing practical guidance and support on environmental issues.
Follow them on Twitter for ideas and support – and find out what your competitors are doing on this important issue.
TRACE is here! Help reduce #environmental impact at live, hybrid and digital events with this clever platform purpose-built for the industry. Measure, manage and minimise your event #carbonemissions and report in real-time.
Join one of our weekly demos – https://t.co/NeRnm7l5ZR pic.twitter.com/wzCsPIaEDE
— isla (@weareisla_uk) April 20, 2022
Mike is a writer, digital content provider and professional events photographer.
An events industry thought leader, recent tweets cover his thoughts on the cultural impact of events and progress on hosting events in new digital worlds.
The cultural impact of events is often determined by what legacy strategies are in place. I look at legacy planning for @IBTMevents following the launch of an @EventsAreGREAT ( @VisitBritainBiz) toolkit, in partnership with #MEET4IMPACT.https://t.co/WdwWceyrgS #eventprofsUK pic.twitter.com/8DYPMqxrlY
— Mike Fletcher (@MikeyFletch) October 6, 2022
Gabby Austen Browne is the award-winning founder of Diversity Alliance, which works with the events, MICE and hospitality communities to be more diverse and create a culture of inclusivity, equality and accessibility.
I’m not sure if I mentioned it (😂) but I won an award you know 🏆
Grateful to @mice_book for posting my Change Maker #VAward to MCR.
It’s humbling, but such a great motivator to be recognised and win an award like this.
Thank You ✨#DEI #EventProfs pic.twitter.com/9MLEB0aRCr
— Gabby Austen Browne (she/her) (@Gabby_AustenB) July 15, 2022
Of course, we had to give ourselves a mention!
Follow Kina Events on Twitter for all the latest events industry news, insights and views.
Recent tweets include tips on how to look after your mental health when your events calendar gets busy and ideas on how to make your next event more sustainable.
It’s important to think sustainably when planning your events menu and consider offering more than one vegetarian and plant-based option. Read our blog: https://t.co/gtOq3EyQQW #EventProfsUK#Sustainability#sustainableevents
— Kina Events (@KinaEvents) October 1, 2022
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