Future of meetings

NEVER-ENDING NETWORKING

DISCOVER THE EVENTS HAPPENING DURING THE SHOW

Networking is at the heart of The Meetings Show and goes on all-day every-day.

Outside our official networking events which include the Hosted Buyer Welcome Reception, there are countless other events happening on stands and out-and-about in London. 

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COCKTAILS FOR CHARITY WITH MPI

The annual MPI post-show party is back for 2018! This year's party, Cocktails for Charity, will take place on the show floor for the first time, allowing ticket holders to complete their final meetings and head straight to the party for a few hours of networking drinks to wind down after a busy day. 

Date/time: Wednesday 27 June, 17:30 - 19:30
Venue: Pillar Hall, Olympia London

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CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION ON STAND F503

CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION ON STAND F503

Join the Frankfurt and Hamburg Convention Bureaus on stand F503 to celebrate the first day of the show. 

Starting at 4pm on Wednesday 27 June, the drinks are the perfect opportunity to discover the many different and diverse venues available in Germany. 

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SHANGRI-LA HOTEL AT THE SHARD, INVITE YOU TO INFINITY & BEYOND 

SHANGRI-LA HOTEL AT THE SHARD, INVITE YOU TO INFINITY & BEYOND 

We cordially invite you to our Champagne Sky Pool event.
Join us for an evening of Champagne, light refreshments, breath taking views across London and a pool party to remember. Plus, enjoy a tour of our amazing event spaces. 

R.S.V.P. to jezza.loyola@shangri-la.com

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DRINKS RECEPTION WITH ICC WALES & VISIT WALES

ICC Wales and Visit Wales are hosting a drinks reception on Wednesday 27 June at 4.00pm. Come along to stand H300 to hear all about the exciting plans for the upcoming state-of-the-art ICC Wales (International Convention Centre Wales). Sample some Welsh gin, cheese and wine, and experience a very warm Welsh welcome.

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BUENOS AIRES BREAKFAST

BUENOS AIRES BREAKFAST

Kick-start your second day by joining Buenos Aires for a relaxed breakfast presentation at the Dorsett Hotel in Shepherds Bush on Thursday 28 June from 07:45 - 09:00. After breakfast simply jump on the transfer to the show and start your meetings. 

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SCIENCE MUSEUM SCRATCH CARDS

SCIENCE MUSEUM SCRATCH CARDS

Head over and see the Science Museum on stand I503 where you can grab a scratch card and be in with a chance of winning an Amazon Echo Dot. 

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MEET THE JAMIE CAST

MEET THE JAMIE CAST

Join the Everybody Loves Jamie cast on Sheffield stand I602 and help celebrate the best Sheffield exports! Everybody Loves Jamie is THE musical of the moment, originated in Sheffield and is now a best seller on London's West End. 

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PORT & PASTEL DE NATA WITH PORTUGAL

PORT & PASTEL DE NATA WITH PORTUGAL

Visitportugal and its partners Hotel Cascais Miragem; MTS Globe Portugal; NAU Hotels & Resorts; Real Hotels Group and TAP Portugal, have the pleasure to invite you for a special desert at our stand, a delicious pastel de nata and a glass of Port. Daily from 2pm at stand E50

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SOJU SAMPLING AND KOREAN CALLIGRAPHY

SOJU SAMPLING AND KOREAN CALLIGRAPHY

Join Korea MICE Bureau and the Korea Tourism Organisation to sample Soju and Makgeoli on stand B300 each day from 16:00-17:00.  Korean artist Mr. Gilchan Lee will also be around to show how to write your name in Korean calligraphy.

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INDULGE IN HIGH-TEA OR ELEVENSES

INDULGE IN HIGH-TEA OR ELEVENSES

Join ConferenceLeeds and VisitYork4meetings at their Yorkshire Estate on stand G600 for high tea between 4pm – 5.30pm on Wednesday 27 June.

Alternatively, drop by on Thursday 28 June between 11-12:30 for 'elevenses'.  Use the hashtag #cheers2Leeds&York to get involved! 

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'WING IT TO WIN IT' 

'WING IT TO WIN IT' 

Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre will be exhibiting with The Aviator.

Visit stand H601 to try your luck at their 'wing it to win it' scratch card competition and be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets to the Farnborough International Airshow and a stay at the luxurious Aviator Hotel.

 

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LIVE ARTWORK WITH ABU DHABI

LIVE ARTWORK WITH ABU DHABI

Drop by the Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau stand B400  to try your hand at Arabic calligraphy. Be sure to pop by the stand to view the constantly evolving piece of art, the final result of which will become clear towards the end of the show. 

In addition an on stand competition will be available, offering the chance to win a holiday to Abu Dhabi!

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ENJOY DRINKS WITH DEUTSCHE HOSPITALITY

ENJOY DRINKS WITH DEUTSCHE HOSPITALITY

Deutsche Hospitality are back at The Meetings Show for another year on stand F304 and to celebrate, they will be hosting a drinks reception on their stand.

Join them from 4pm on Wednesday 27 June to discover more about what Frankfurt has to offer and you could even be in with a chance of winning their prize draw!

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PARTY IN THE 90S WITH MILLENNIUM

PARTY IN THE 90S WITH MILLENNIUM

Network with industry friends whilst revelling in the colour and flare of the 90s. Featuring a live band, iconic costumes, themed buffet and a prize draw – fancy dress optional! Head to stand F350 to find out more.

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FOOTBALL WITH BERLIN  - GET INTO THE WORLD CUP SPIRIT

FOOTBALL WITH BERLIN

 - GET INTO THE WORLD CUP SPIRIT

Head to stand F500 to celebrate the football World Cup in Russia. All stand partners will be dressed in football shirts with a football table in the middle of the stand for you to let off some steam and get your football fix!

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JOIN THE GIN LOVERS AFTERNOON TEA

JOIN THE GIN LOVERS AFTERNOON TEA

Venues of Excellence are delighted to welcome you on board with Imago Venues and Warwick Conferences for their 2nd year anniversary celebrations.

The tour will depart from the show on Wednesday 27 June at 17:45 and interested buyers should meet at stand G601 to take part. 

To RSVP and confirm your place, simply email Nicola Jenkinson from Venues of Excellence.

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DISCOVER THE MEETING SHOW'S FAVOURITE GIN

DISCOVER THE MEETING SHOW'S FAVOURITE GIN

Head to stand I602 to join Sheffield as they attempt to discover The Meeting Show's favourite gin.  Sheffield’s location on the edge of the Peak District means their small batch gins benefit from water from the Peaks and you'll be able to sample some limited edition flavours and vote for your favourite. 

With a gin expert on hand to offer advice and background, make sure you drop by their stand and take part. 

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DRINKS RECEPTION WITH CHS GROUP

DRINKS RECEPTION WITH CHS GROUP

Join the CHS Group on their stand G700  and The Delegate Wranglers for a drinks reception at 4pm on Wednesday 27 June and get to know their team. 

With over 18 amazing venues being showcased on the stand, it's the perfect opportunity to connect and network with a drink in hand! 

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DECORATE YOUR OWN DANISH OPEN SANDWICH

DECORATE YOUR OWN DANISH OPEN SANDWICH

Join the Danish Networking Event at the modern Danish restaurant Snaps & Rye and get the chance to decorate your very own Danish open sandwich.

Head to the Danish stand B500 on Wednesday June 27 at 17.15 to head to Snaps & Rye.

RSVP to businessevents@visitdenmark.com

 

BOTANICALS BRINGING LIVE TO LIFE

BOTANICALS BRINGING LIVE TO LIFE

This year, the NEC Group venues are bringing live to life. But they don’t just bring events to life, they bring drinks to life too!

Join the teams from the ICC, Vox and NEC on stand H202, each day at 3pm for a botanical-themed drinks reception.

 

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GO GREEN WITH MOULDEN MARKETING

GO GREEN WITH MOULDEN MARKETING

Visit the Moulden Marketing stand E210 to meet and mingle with over 18 of their partners and 'go green' by taking home your very own mini herb garden for your desk! 

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WESTCOUNTRY WINE WELCOME

WESTCOUNTRY WINE WELCOME

Head to Meet Bristol stand J301 to network with the likes of SS Great Britain and Ashton Gate Stadium. Enjoy a Westcountry tipple with locally-produced wine from Aldwick Court Farm & Vineyard and pose for prizes with Meet Bristol’s social media competition.

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