The hybrid event technology conference, Cvent CONNECT® Europe, will take place at the InterContinental London – The O2 from 5-6 October. It will offer in-person and virtual attendees valuable networking opportunities and best practices on how to succeed in a new era of events.  

French maître d’hôtel Fred Sirieix, best known for hosting Channel 4’s First Dates and BBC Two’s Remarkable Places to Eat and Million Pound Menu, will take the main stage and participate in an interactive keynote session at this year’s conference.  

A highly respected figure in the hospitality industry with over 25 years in the business, Fred is an expert in understanding how service impacts a customer’s experience, a brand’s reputation, as well as its link to business survival and profitability. The live session will provide attendees with insights into how to provide a level of tailored service that helps facilitate more impactful networking between event delegates, maximise connections made both in-person and online, and enhance the overall event experience. 

Patrick Smith (Chief Marketing Officer, Cvent) comments: “Memorable experiences, compelling content, and dynamic networking opportunities are cornerstones of great events. With Fred’s extensive career in hospitality, serving some of the most discerning guests, he understands how to bring amazing experiences to life. We’re excited to feature Fred on the main stage at Cvent CONNECT Europe, and for him to share his unique insights with our virtual and in-person attendees.”