The Meetings Show Uk
The Meetings Show UK is a major new event for the UK meeting industry offering an unrivalled platform of inbound and outbound business and bringing together the heart of the meetings community. The hosted buyer programme – the first in the UK – will identify influential buyers, the education programme will be devised by a panel of leading industry figures guaranteeing the very best content and the networking opportunities will provide even more chances to build those critical relationships.
The Meetings Show UK will be the first UK event to offer a fully hosted buyer programme which will accommodate 1,500 buyers, 750 of which will be from Europe and beyond. In addition to this, unprecedented industry support and a powerful marketing campaign will attract thousands of additional trade buyers from across the corporate, association, agency and public sectors.
The event will feature an exhibition showcasing UK and International destinations, venues and hotels along with key providers of meetings and technology services. A major professional education programme will also be offered and a series of high quality business networking events will round up the show. The Meetings Show signed a 3-year agreement to sponsor the prestigious ICCA Best Marketing Award starting from 2015 edition. ICCA CEO Martin Sirk: “The ICCA Best Marketing Award is sharing best practices in marketing your destination, venue, event, product or service to international association meeting planners to win business. We are very happpy to welcome The Meetings Show as a sponsor.” Steve Knight, Event Director of The Meetings Show comments: "Sponsorship of The Best Marketing Award is for us the perfect fit and we are delighted to be working with Icca.”