Digital directory of events sector professionals launched

Finding professionals in the events industry has been made easier than ever thanks to the creation of a digital directory of Twitter handles.

Those looking for advice on promoting, organising or booking event spaces can now visit eventsprofsindex.com for a full list of industry professionals using Twitter.

Networking is a key part of an events industry professional’s job, with many now using social networking websites such as Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn to do so.

Mike Fletcher, a journalist who helped to set up the website, was confident that the website will end up becoming a commonly-used tool within the industry.

Speaking to Event Magazine, he said: “Ensuring you’re listed on eventprofsindex.com is a great way to find an follow fellow professionals in the events sector. It is a comprehensive directory of relevant Twitter accounts and an important business aid.”

He was also keen to explain that he hoped the tool would help turn online conversation into business opportunities for those in events sector.

According to citmagazine.com, those who want to consider being listed in the directory needs to send a tweet using the hashtag #eventprofs.  

It is hoped that the directory will continue to expand even after its official launch, which took place today.