Alistair Turner

Managing Director , EI8HT PR & Marketing

Al Turner Biog Alistair Turner is Managing Director of EI8HT PR & Marketing, a specialist research, marketing and creative agency servicing the events industry. Alistair has over 20 years' experience in the PR and events industries, working closely with the key trade associations as well as the international government. Alistair is also the author and presenter of the ibtm World Trends Report, the most comprehensive trends report in the global meeting and events industry, and has presented its findings and predictions in three continents. His insight into the Virtual Experience Economy, has changed the way the industry is looking at the next decade, and its understanding of technology, ethics, security and sustainability trends. He is a regular speaker on events at a number of universities including The University of Hertfordshire, MMU (Manchester), Westminster, Greenwich, Sheffield, Birmingham University College, Coventry, and St Margrets (Edinburgh). He is also a regular contributor to The Events Academy educational programmes.