30 Experts Predict The Event Trends That Will Shape Your 2015 – Eventbrite Blog

To help you out, and paint a picture of what’s in store for you and your events in 2015, we canvassed some of the most influential, well-connected and innovative people we could find across the industry.

We asked everyone the same question:
What one trend, challenge or opportunity are you predicting will impact the events industry most in 2015?

Read the story: blog.eventbrite.co.uk

Another from the UK. The more the merrier it seems though 30 is a lot! Still a lot of familiar themes here:

  • Embracing social
  • Enabling networking
  • Data in various forms for different uses (incl. CRM)
  • Issues around the business of events and venues
  • Mobile

I found this one to be new and intriguing:

The increasing availability of pop-up space is a fantastic opportunity for start-ups in 2015 to get high-street presence to showcase their brands, run engaging events, get immediate customer feedback, and sell their products or services.

– Lorna Bladen, Head of Events, Enterprise Nation (@lornabladen)