12 Apr 2021
How to find hedonism in the post-COVID world

With countries laying out plans to gradually end pandemic restrictions, party-goers around the world are eagerly anticipating a return to the club and festival scene. But what are event organisers doing to ensure that attendees remain safe? And could virtual events remain a long-term fixture?

Nick Morgan is the CEO of We Are The Fair and We Are Placemaking. He has over 23 years of experience across large-scale event production, licensing, and health and safety within the public realm, large-scale events, and festivals. He sits on the NOEA Council, is a vice chair of AIF, a vice chair of BVEP, a member of the NTIA, and has recently joined the Festival DCMS/Public Health England Workforce.​​

Kate Nightingale, also known as the Style Psychologist, is founder and CEO of consultancy Style Psychology and a consumer insights expert.

Freya van Lessen is the founder and director of boutique communications agency Love Is The Message, specialising in events, venues, and music. Over the past 12 years, she has worked with some of the industry’s leading event brands, including Fabric London, Printworks London, Elrow, Sonar, and The Roundhouse.

Lara Piras is a copywriter, researcher, and brand strategist. Considered a youth culture expert, her vast industry knowledge comes from working with some of the industry’s best, including MTV, WGSN, Vogue UK, and Vogue US.