“This fast growing exhibitor list means there are significantly more reasons for hosted buyers and visitors to attend the show than ever before. With so many new organisations to see, learn from and engage with, The Meetings Show is clearly the UK’s leading market place for meetings industry professionals,” comments Steve Knight, The Meetings Show’s event director.
• New international exhibitors include: Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, Convention Bureau Italia, St Petersburg Clearwater, Moroccan National Tourist Office, Krakow Convention Bureau, Atout France, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, MM and Company, Into Japan Specialist Tours, Exclusive South America, ICE Krakow Congress Centre, Abercrombie & Kent, MD Events, GL Events, Rome Marriot Park Hotel and Xtra Mile Events.
• New domestic exhibitors include: IET Venues, Coventry City Council, Visit Blackpool Conference & Meetings, Marketing Cheshire, Lancaster Conferences, Wolverhampton City Council, Henley Conferences, Tourism South East, Corus Hotels, Elite Hotels, Macdonald Hotels & Resorts, Shire Hotels, Q Hotels, Leeds Castle, The University of Manchester, Eventcity, CCT Venues, Bournemouth International Centre, Harrogate International Centre, Magency Digital and Showcase Cinemas.
• Also increasing their presence at the show are: Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau, Korea Tourism Organisation, Israel Government Tourist Office, Spain Convention Bureau, Gibraltar Tourist Board, Visit Scotland, London & Partners, VisitBrighton, Marketing Manchester, Barbican Business Events, Saville Audio, Aviator - a hotel by TAG, Sandals & Beaches Resorts and Moulden Marketing.
Knight continues: “It is fantastic that so many new destinations, venues and meetings industry suppliers, many of which you cannot find exhibiting elsewhere in the UK, are joining us for the show this year. In particular they are recognising the value of our hosted buyer programme and the benefit of face to face meetings with pre-qualified buyers from across the UK.”
Application for hosted buyer status or registration as a visitor at The Meetings Show is open via www.themeetingsshow.com/open
Organised by Centaur Live, The Meetings Show is the premier event for the UK inbound and outbound meetings industry, taking place 7-9 July 2015 at Olympia, London. Organised by meeting professionals for meeting professionals it is focused around a large exhibition, networking opportunities and professional education.