The prize draw, which includes 2 tickets to see Taylor Swift at her sold-out performance taking place on Saturday 16th of June at Croke Park in Dublin, will be exclusively for VIP attendees to the show. Along with the concert, 2 return flights and 2 nights’ accommodation at the iconic 4* Croke Park Hotel in Dublin are included.
Returning to Leeds on Tuesday 24 April to Leeds first direct arena, CHS18 is set for its biggest year yet, with 35 per cent of the exhibitors being brand new additions for 2018. New exhibitors include Lime Venues Portfolio, The Grand Brighton, Visit Bristol and Venues of Excellence.
2018 will also see the shows first industry ‘meet ups’ held throughout the day at the VIP Rockstar Bar, offering visitors an opportunity to speak to industry professionals one-on-one in a relaxed environment. The ‘meet ups’ are designed to host a range of industry groups, including the Association of Independent Event Agents (AIEA), Delegate Wranglers, EventProfs who Learn (EWL) and a meet up specifically for PAs from across the UK.
Emma Cartmell, Chief Executive Officer at CHS Group commented: “We always try to spoil our guests at CHS and this year is no exception – in fact, we may have topped it for CHS18 with our prize giveaway, generously sponsored by Meet in Ireland! Working in partnership with the official MICE brand of Ireland is a real honour, the team are totally dedicated to promoting Ireland as a destination of choice for the industry.
This passion is something that we see reflected in Leeds and is why we’ve made it our show’s host city since its inception nine years ago. Partnering with like-minded organisations is key to our ethos and Meet in Ireland is a fantastic example of collaboration in the MICE industry.”
Lorna Toher, Meet in Ireland, commented: “Meet in Ireland is delighted to partner with the CHS Group at this year’s show and offer the chance for an attendee to experience the trip of a lifetime to Ireland. Meet in Ireland is the official business tourism events bureau for the island of Ireland and the CHS Show offers the perfect platform for our team to connect with the right audience and communicate our message”
Complimentary VIP tickets are available for event planners, venue finders, PA/EAs and offer a whole host of benefits and extras on the day, including access to the VIP Rockstar Bar, complimentary food and beverages, a VIP goody bag and other treats. A VIP Pack will also be sent prior to the show with special prize draws only available to VIPs. Complimentary accommodation is available for VIPs who need to travel for over an hour to Leeds.