John Prescott to headline Confex 2013

Former deputy prime minister John Prescott will deliver a keynote address at International Confex on 19 March, as part of a move to showcase top speakers.

John Prescot will speak on the first day of the show
John Prescot will speak on the first day of the show

Prescott was Tony Blair’s right-hand man from 1997-2007 and now sits in the House of Lords. At Confex he will speak on ‘Behind the scenes in government’, drawing on his experience as Britain’s longest-serving deputy prime minister.

Confex organiser UBM is working with agency Performing Artistes to present influential speakers at the show, taking place at Excel London from 19-21 March.

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James Samuel, event director of Confex, said: "It’s important that International Confex showcases the very best speakers and presenters that are available to event organisers. We work closely with Performing Artistes to bring a diverse and exciting line-up to the show and I’m very much looking forward to hearing all three of them."

Will you be attending Confex? Visit Event’s stand at X741. Watch out for finalists of The Eventice 2013 taking part in challenges around the show and don’t miss the semi-final of The Next Big Thing competition.

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