The Meetings Show is a major event for the UK inbound and outbound meetings industry taking place 8-10 July 2014 at Olympia, London. Organised by meeting professionals for meeting professionals, the show features a large exhibition, networking opportunities and professional education, and provides a new home for the meetings industry in the UK.
The buzzing trade show floor will feature more than 400 exhibitors from over 50 countries, including UK and international destinations, hotel chains, historic, academic and sporting venues, DMCs and technology providers, all of which will be waiting to see how they can meet your business needs, save you money and deliver a fantastic level of service.
Build new and strengthen relationships with suppliers and fellow professionals at on-stand events and in opportune meetings in the cafes, lounges and on the show floor. During the evenings network with peers in some of the latest and most exciting venues across London.
The three day education programme designed and delivered by industry experts will focus on key trends and pivotal issues facing agencies, associations, corporates and public sector planners. Topics will include ROI of meetings, strategic meetings management, economic impact, meetings architecture, hybrid meetings, association management and many other topics to refresh and reinforce your knowledge.
The hosted buyer programme has been specifically designed to answer the business needs and busy schedules of buyers and planners*. The bespoke programme provides you with exclusive benefits to make the most out of your trip to The Meetings Show, including:
- A simple-to-use online diary tool to pre-arrange appointments with your choice of the 400+ exhibitors
- Complimentary travel and up to three nights’ accommodation in a 4 or 5 star hotel with transfers to and from the show
- Access to the hosted buyer lounges with complimentary lunch, refreshments and Wi-Fi
- Invitations to networking events, including a hosted buyer only welcome reception.
- Exclusive opportunities to tour the UK and mainland Europe on one of the post event tours
On Monday 7 July, The Association Meetings Conference, taking place at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, is designed to focus 100% on the needs of association event planners, PCOs and AMCs. With a specific education programme, inspiring international speakers and through-provoking topics, the one day conference will bring together association professionals to exchange knowledge and share best practice. Find out more here.
Register online today and join the industry at The Meetings Show 2014.