Venue Announced: Major Events Summit 2017 at Plexal


London, 17th January 2017


New-Here-East-Location-Picture v2 Medium size smallMajor Events International are delighted to announce that the Major Events Summit for 2017 will return to the iconic Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in Europe’s largest innovation ecosystem, Plexal, (former Olympic Press & Broadcast Centre for the London 2012 Olympics) on the 12th & 13th July 2017.


Commenting on the choice of venue, Dennis Mills CEO of Major Events International said “We are delighted to be using Plexal to host our next MEI Summit. Based on the edge of the Olympic Park it is a fitting backdrop to share experience, market insights, industry trends and to identify supply chain collaboration and innovative market solutions.”


HEIC Grimshaw Press Release Image 080816 smallThe Summit will uniquely bring together industry-leading Major Events Suppliers and Members, as well as Organising Committees, Governing bodies and venue operators and will feature two days of workshops and panels, plus for the first time, a Fan Zone/Stadium Networking Arena enabling companies to demonstrate their products and company capabilities.


To retain our high quality of networking and relationship building approach, attendance is limited to 160 places for MEI Members, clients and VIP invitees. Non-members of the MEI Network may request an invitation of attendance and will be granted attendance where space is available.


vb589862 15997 HEREEAST AMENDS  V05  01 MR smallPlexal is Europe’s largest innovation ecosystem based at Here East on Queen Elizabeth Olympic park. A state-of-the art environment designed as a mini-city for companies both big and small to accelerate innovation, complete with a town-hall, cafes, makers lab, events stage, high street, central park and library. Plexal provide a holistic suite of business services: accelerator programmes, in-house professional services, rapid prototyping equipment, intra and entrepreneurship training, mentorship and industry-leading events.  Within 68,000 square feet, over 800 members converge at Plexal to imagine, design and create connected products that improve our lives. The centre is designed by ENTIQ, best known for Level39, Innovate Finance and Cognicity, and led by Claire Cockerton, CEO.




For more information or to request your invitation to the Major Events Summit please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call +44 (0)207 709 2350 or visit


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