Why the events world struggles with talent

Event360 recap: Challenges in attracting and retaining talent in the industry.

From left: Nigel Gaunt, Sam Baxendale, Dawn Dennis, Olivia Parker

The events industry, like many others, faces challenges in attracting and retaining talent. Many have argued that this is due to the perennial overwork issue with the industry’s notorious long hours.

During a panel on retaining talent moderated by Campaign Asia-Pacific's Oliva Parker at CEI’s Event360 in Hong Kong, the speakers agreed that there needs to be mindset shift from employers to address these challenges, while the industry needs to undergo a rebranding in...

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