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30 September - 1 October 2021
ExCeL London│Hybrid

IT'S BEEN A LONG TIME COMING.... 

It’s the sound of the tannoy, it’s the noise in the room, it’s the familiar faces, it’s the impromptu conversations and so much more. Join us for the return of in-person events as we bring the live and virtual experience together for the first time ever. We're ready to reunite the events, meetings and incentives community.  

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HAVE WE GOT A SHOW FOR YOU...

Can you believe it's been nearly 2 and a half years since The Meetings Show last took place as a live event?

We're more than ready to make up for lost time though, and with less than 2 weeks to go, it feels like the perfect time to tell you that our digital show preview is now ready!

It's packed full of show highlights, so why not see what all the fuss is about?

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WE'VE GOT A SPECIAL GUEST JOINING US...

We're thrilled to announce that Tourism Minister Nigel Huddleston MP will be joining us to show his support for the return of in-person events.

Nigel will officially open The Meetings Show on Thursday 30 September, 9:30am at ExCeL London - we hope you'll join us too!

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THE COMPLETE SUSTAINABLE EVENTS COURSE

It's easy to talk about sustainability but not so easy to know where to start and how to measure the environmental impact of your events and discover the opportunities for positive event legacy.

Our course will give you the skills, tools, and knowledge to be able to plan and report with confidence and become an event professional that is championing the power of change. 

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INTRODUCING OUR HEADLINE SPEAKER: RIC SALMON

We're thrilled to be welcoming Ric Salmon, CEO of Driift, to the main stage this year!

A music industry veteran of almost 25 years, Ric has seen and done it all:

  • Setting up an online ticketed events company in the midst of a pandemic? Check.

  • Working with the likes of Andrea Bocelli and Kylie Minogue? Check.

  • Producing the landmark Live At Worthy Farm livestream for Glastonbury Festival? Check.

Hear his story on October 1, live at ExCeL London...

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GET INSPIRED BY OUR EDUCATION PROGRAMME

What lessons have we learnt since the global pandemic began and how can we return profits to near pre-COVID levels?

From sustainability and virtual platforms to diversity, wellness and everything in between; our education programme has been designed to help you succeed in this fast-changing world. The full programme is now live and with 40 hours of free content and 60 sessions to enjoy, you'll be spoilt for choice!

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THE HOSTED BUYER PROGRAMME IS BACK

Time is precious when you work in the events industry, so we're thrilled to announce that applications for our exclusive hosted buyer programme are now open.

The programme puts the power back in your hands, allowing you fast-track access to the suppliers you want to meet with, the education sessions you need to go to and the networking opportunities you want to attend.

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SAY HELLO TO OUR EXHIBITORS

In anticipation of events returning, our exhibitors have been busy: from refurbishing and developing their MICE facilities, to enhancing their tech offerings and meetings packages.

So, isn't it about time you met them? Get ready to network and attend 1-2-1 meetings with hundreds of UK and international event suppliers including hotels, destinations, venues, technology suppliers and more.

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THE POWER OF EVENTS

A lot has changed, but our love for the industry and in-person events remains as strong as ever. So much so, that we've been feeling rather nostalgic recently.

What is it that makes live events so great? Allow us to remind you...

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IT'S TIME TO RECONNECT WITH UK AND INTERNATIONAL EVENT PLANNERS

The past 18 months have been incredibly challenging for the business meetings and events industry, so we intend to play a key role in its recovery. 

If you're interested in exhibiting, we've got a variety of flexible stand packages for you to choose from. So whether you exhibit live or virtually, you'll be able to connect with thousands of pre-qualified UK and international event buyers.

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