Reed Travel Exhibitions and Lithium Logistics Group announce launch of the Global Emerging Leaders Community
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- Created on Thursday, 21 June 2012 13:36
Reed Travel Exhibitions and Lithium Logistics Group announce launch of the Global Emerging Leaders CommunityReed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) IBTM global event portfolio announced today, during AIBTM 2012, a joint partnership with Lithium Logistics Group to launch the Global Emerging Leaders Community.
Through this partnership, the Global Emerging Leaders Community will provide leadership development and education opportunities for up-and-coming professionals in the meetings, incentives, conference and exhibitions industry. The programme will match the younger generation (those with seven years or less of professional experience in the field), with industry veterans through events, webinars and other premium business and networking opportunities.
In the role of key partner and champion of the Global Emerging Leaders Community, RTE will create and provide education content specific to the next generation of industry leaders at all its events on 5 continents including EIBTM (Barcelona), AIME (Melbourne), GIBTM (Abu Dhabi), CIBTM (Beijing) and of course AIBTM (US).
“The Global Emerging Leaders Community will be a centre of excellence, information and recommendations for new professionals entering the industry,” said Graeme Barnett, Reed Travel Exhibitions, Event Director AIBTM. “As the industry standard for networking, and education in the US, AIBTM is pleased to partner with Lithium Logistics Group to make this initiative a reality, both regionally and internationally and are delighted that it is being launched during the show this week. We believe that mentoring the future generation of meetings professionals will serve to strengthen and grow business opportunities in our industry.”
“We have the ideal key partner to drive the success of this Programme,” said Julie Ann Schmidt, CMP, CMM Managing Partner of the event company Lithium Logistics Group. “Working with The IBTM Event Portfolio at Reed Travel Exhibitions, and specifically with AIBTM in the US, gives the Emerging Leaders Programme a solid foundation and launch pad from which to flourish. There is no limit on the possibilities this alliance holds for the MICE industry.”
In its role as key partner and champion of the Global Emerging Leaders Community, AIBTM will create and provide education content specific to the next generation of industry leaders at its events in the U.S. and throughout the world.
AIBTM 2012 will be the organisation’s premiere opportunity to educate industry novices and experts on the opportunities that exist for the two groups to work together. In the coming months, the IBTM Event Portfolio will announce a series of new premium, exclusive events tailored specifically to creating business opportunities though the Global Emerging Leaders Community.
AIBTM takes place from 19th June – 21st June, 2012.