Why the events industry desperately needs mentoring

Charlotte Flach Charlotte Flach Editor, C&IT
Why the events industry desperately needs mentoring

Mentoring is the lifeblood of the events industry, from passing on vital skills to encouraging diversity, says Elevate.

Although the events sector is in a constant state of flux, organisations that can provide the necessary support and training are in short supply.

Elevate, a mentoring programme created to fill a huge gap in the events industry for training and personal development, enters its eighth year in 2024. Describing itself as the biggest community of its kind in the world, it boasts an alumni of over 1,500 from across every sector within the events industry. 

As an advocate for the necessity of mentoring to help the industry grow and survive, here are Elevate's top 6 reasons why businesses and individuals should champion mentoring: