Beijing, 11 April 2019
Faster, Stronger Growth Through Event Hosting
At Host City Asia, international event owners met Asian destinations and investors. Host City Asia highlights the issues and opportunities facing everyone in the major events business in the Asian region – fast emerging as the world’s largest event market.
With a mix of panel discussions, keynote addresses and case studies, Host City Asia provided insights from Olympic committees of Beijing and Tokyo; new event formats; smart cities and associated technology; event infrastructure; esports; broadcasting and digital media; and building and communicating a city brand.
AT A GLANCE
SESSIONS ON KEY TOPICS
HOST CITY ASIA SPEAKERS
Public Relations Secretary, The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
Senior Operations Advisor, Minsk 2019 European Games Senior Expert, Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
How can hosting the Games develop society and economy?
How rights holders and organisers can keep in step with urban culture and trends
The role of events in urbanisation and smart cities in Asia
Modular, multipurpose and peripatetic – which is best for your event and city?
Where next for the fastest growing events on Earth?
Broadcast reach and digital media. Success stories of using social media to build audiences
I really enjoyed the conference! I found the speakers and other attendees to be very accessible and keen to discuss the sports market and future opportunities
Regional Director, CSM Live
I thought the Host City event was excellent. It was well attended by a diverse range of people and organisations ensuring good networking opportunities. The content in the conference sessions was compelling and thought provoking with some really great speakers’
Chief Executive, Rugby League World Cup 2021
Host City provided a platform for discussion, a place to engage and a collaborative and purposeful forum to drive forward ideas and shared learning. It was amazing to hear from colleagues and thought leaders in the events industry.
Project Director, 2022 Commonwealth Games, Birmingham City Council
Host City attendees are a targeted and constructive group, guaranteeing a busy and productive couple of days
Manager, New Zealand Major Events
I was really impressed by the quality of the event – the speakers, the delegates, the topics and the venue
Managing Director, The Sports Consultancy
Host City was very good. We are very selective of what conferences we get involved in. Host City has given us the opportunity to be able to share our experiences
I had a great time at Host City and enjoyed the opportunity to participate with thought leaders from around the industry. My only regret was not being able to stay longer!
Olympic Programme Commission Manager, INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE
Host City 2018 was a perfect mix of meeting important new contacts, learning from peers and having fun!
Global Alliances, Cirque du Soleil