Engage!21 The Lake Como Experience will take place 4-7 October 2021 in partnership with renowned designer Vincenzo Dascanio. The experience will have attendees immersed in all that this spectacular destination has to offer – from 5-star hotels to iconic private villas. Host hotels are Villa d’Este, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, and Il Sereno. Engage!21 The Lake Como Experience will continue the mission of Engage! Summits: to connect, educate, and inspire the world’s top wedding industry and event professionals. Our array of diverse speakers will share innovative business strategies, and plenty of time will be built into the program for meaningful networking, as well as time to experience the magic of Lago di Como.
This will be the sixth Engage! event in Europe since 2016. Engage!21 The Lake Como Experience is aimed towards those in the global luxury event industry, with speakers and attendees joining us from around the world and is limited to no more than 250 attendees. During this once in a lifetime opportunity, attendees will have the rare chance to experience this spectacular destination and world-class providers with events taking place around the lake in exclusive villas and enchanting gardens.
World Renowned Speaker Lineup
Engage!21 The Lake Como Experience speaker lineup will feature leaders and innovators in the global luxury wedding and event industry. Every speaker is carefully chosen for the high quality of insights and practical knowledge they provide to our attendees. Speakers will be announced by summer.
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Located in Italy’s Lombardy region, Lake Como is 40km north of Milan. A mix of Renaissance architecture and lush gardens sitting amongst the foothills of the Alps, Lake Como is a picturesque destination of the discerning traveler’s dream. Shaped like an inverted Y, Lake Como is famous for its rolling hills, quaint villages, glorious olive trees, and delicious wines.
Engage! brings together leaders in the global wedding and event industry, from celebrity planners to luxury lifestyle experts to creative entrepreneurs offering unique insights on business strategies and life balance. International media is in regular attendance, offering opportunities for print and digital. Return engagees take special care to welcome first time attendees and friendships are created and strengthened as busy pros take a break from serving others to share their own successes and struggles with like-minded, high-caliber peers from the wedding and events community.
Carefully Curated Program
Intimate by design, Engage! blends a tailored schedule of curated activities along with creative extras and downtime, offering myriad opportunities for natural networking. From formal sessions to creatively themed breaks and explorations across London, the mood is collaborative, not competitive. Drawing a diverse, well-vetted audience, Engage! has brought together global luxury wedding professionals from 46 states and over 45 countries including Australia, Canada, Singapore, Great Britain, Russia, Italy, Ireland, Kuwait, Portugal, Mexico, South Africa, Turkey, Dubai and the many countries of the Caribbean. Visit the investment page to learn what is included in the event.