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Hello from Rome/Beijing and CIBTM

Hello from Rome’s Fiumicino Airport. I’m here waiting for my transfer to Beijing. I’m heading to China for the CIBTM show — that’s the Chinese Incentive and Business Travel show. It’s the region’s number one show for the meetings and conferences industry. I’ve been to quite a few “IBTMs” including their one in Barcelona, Abu […]

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I’m visiting Gdansk then Belgrade at the end of the month; any readers based there?

I’ve been doing a lot of work with the IBTM team at Reed Exhibitions. In total the team’s 6 annual events bring together 5,000 suppliers from 100 countries, 17,000 meeting planners who collectively organise 100,000+ pre-scheduled on-site appointments with each other.  My first direct involvement with the team was speaking at their EIBTM (“European Incentive and […]