Hosted Buyer Programme Welcomed by Lime Venue PortfolioLime Venue Portfolio put on a fitting welcome to The Meetings Show’s hosted buyers at KidZania, London last night. Reception guests included over 300 visitors from across the UK and Europe, who gathered at the charismatic education and entertainment venue in Westfield, West London.
The event planners enjoyed fun and interactive food stations courtesy of BRIT Awards caterers, Payne & Gunter who showed their well respected skills in working across venues. There was also dynamic entertainment from Sternberg Clark, Wandering Hands, and the Acro-Chaps. Some lucky guests also won prizes from a night for two at Leeds Castle, to Tiffany jewellery, through Wild Goose’s interactive competition app.
Lime Venue Portfolio will also provide the very best creative and delicious food and beverage in the hosted buyer lounges at Olympia, London throughout the rest of the week. The brand will also be using the show as a platform to launch its new identity and shine a light on the growing value of the unusual venue market. The event at KidZania, London represented a perfect opportunity to show not only the diversity of venues in the UK, but also the quality of food, service and delivery that comes from the UK’s unique venue sector.
“We’re delighted to welcome our hosted buyers to London for this years’ show and we wanted to give them a memorable welcome; KidZania, London gave us the perfect place to do this,” commented Steve Knight, Event Director, The Meeting Show. “The next few days give our buyers the chance to meet more than 700 exhibitors, more than 70 of which are new for this year’s show, as well as attending a variety of additional networking events and more than 80 education sessions.”
Gaia Saccomanno, Managing Director of GS Live, part of the Hosted Buyer Programme at The Meeting Show called it a “We had so much fun, it’s a great place for events, I wish I was a kid again! Thank you to The Meetings Show, Lime Venue Portfolio and KidZania!”
“We wanted to create a fitting welcome to the hosted buyers that was unique and showed the very best of the UK’s venue scene,” commented Tracey Astles, Head of Sales, Lime Venue Portfolio. “KidZania, London is a brilliant venue and we were able to show we can mix personality, creativity and uniqueness with restaurant quality food and world class service.”
Organised by Centaur Exhibitions, The Meetings Show is the premier event for the UK inbound and outbound meetings industry, taking place 14 – 16 June 2016 at Olympia, London. Organised by meeting professionals for meeting professionals it is focused around a large exhibition, networking opportunities and professional education.