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HOSTED BUYER FAM TRIPS

ATTEND A PRE OR POST-SHOW FAM TRIP

Organised by our exhibiting destination partners, all post-show tours depart directly from ExCeL London on Thursday 20 June and one departs before the show, on Sunday 16 June - please ensure you are free on these days before applying. 

All hosted buyers can express interest in one of the tours as part of their registration form and must say why they are interested in that particular trip. It is important to note that all decisions are made by the hosts and if your application to attend your chosen fam trip is unsuccessful then you cannot apply for another trip.

Take a look at our confirmed fam trips so far with Spain, Q Hotels, Bristol & Bath and France - watch this space as more will be added soon!

Q HOTELS - post-show (FULLY BOOKED)

Thursday 20 June 

  • Leave The Meetings Show at approximately 3:30pm
  • Depart ExCeL London to travel to Ashford International Hotel & Spa (approximate arrival time of 5pm)
  • Dinner and drinks followed by an overnight stay

Friday 21 June

  • Tour of local vineyard followed by a light lunch
  • Return to hotel
  • Travel back to London

*proposed itineraries may be subject to changes or modifications

BRISTOL & BATH - pre-show, UK buyers only

Sunday 16 June 

  • Meet and enjoy lunch at Harbour Hotel Bristol
  • A boat tour of Bristol's picturesque harbourside
  • Site visit of We The Curious
  • Enjoy drinks on the terrace of Avon Gorge by Hotel du Vin
  • Dinner and overnight stay at De Vere Tortworth Court

Monday 17 June

  • Visit to Aerospace Bristol, housing the last Concorde to fly
  • Travel to Bath for lunch at The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa
  • Walking tour of Bath
  • Free time to enjoy Bath
  • Pre-dinner drinks and tour of the Roman Baths
  • Overnight stay in Bath

Tuesday 18 June

  • 9.43am - board GWR train to London Paddington

View full itinerary here - proposed itineraries may be subject to changes or modifications.

Spain - post-show, UK buyers only

Thursday 20 June

  • "Welcome to Costa del Sol-Malaga" dinner at hotel El Fuerte Marbella

Friday 21 June

  • Flamenco Percussion Experience
  • Olive oil tasting and outdoor picnic lunch
  • Dinner at La Milla Restaurant

Saturday 22 June

  • Walking tour and visit to the Picasso Museum
  • Wine tasting and lunch at Los Patios de Beatos 
  • Farewell dinner at Higueron Hotel

Sunday 23 June

  • Buffet breakfast, check out and departure transfers

View full itinerary here - proposed itineraries may be subject to changes or modifications.

France - post-show, UK buyers only

Thursday 20 June

  • 6.04pm to 8.26pm : Eurostar train from London St Pancras International to Lille Europe train station with dinner on board
  • 8.45pm to 9.00pm : Check in at Grand Hotel Bellevue
  • 9.00pm : Welcome drink on the newly opened roof terrace

Friday 21 June

  • Visit of Lille Grand Palais : major conference and exhibition venue in Lille city center
  • Visit of Le 1894 : recently opening venue in April Regional lunch at Aux Moules de Lille
  • City tour in open tour bus
  • Visit of Meert : to discover and enjoy the iconic local patisserie
  • From 5.00 pm : Check in at Resort Barrière Lille
  • Free time
  • Dinner at Mesa during "la fête de la musique"

Saturday 22 June

  • Team building with L'Echappèe Bière agency (brewery tourism experience)
  • Lunch at Terrasse du Parc - Resort Barrière Lille
  • Free time for shopping before departure
  • Traveling back to London on Eurostar with early dinner on board (arrival London at 6.57pm)

View full itinerary here - proposed itineraries may be subject to changes or modifications.

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FELICIA DRAKOS

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