Buyers who join the hosted buyer programme are given the opportunity to apply for one of our popular post-event tours during their application, leaving from the show on the afternoon of Thursday 27 June 2019.
Itineraries are planned by the destination, in collaboration with their hotel, restaurant and venue partners, and they independently approve applications to join.
In 2018 buyers went on tours of Belfast, Bristol and Newcastle - watch this space to discover our 2019 destinations!
Jump on the Eurostar to be wined and dined after the show on Thursday and head to Paris for 24 hours. Once in Paris there'll be a drink waiting for you in a secret location before you stay at the Hôtel Trianon Rive Gauche. On day two get ready for a truffle tasting experience, one of France's many delicacies, followed by lunch on a boat with an enviable view of the Eiffel Tower. Before you head back to London, there'll be the chance to discover the Châteauform venue and enjoy a drink at the new 25 Hours Hotel. Apply for the post-event tour in the hosted buyer application form.
Depart straight after the show on Thursday 27 June and head to the West Midlands to see all it has to offer. You will return on Sunday 30 June having stayed at Billesley Manor, a stunning 16th century Elizabethan manor house, partaken in a driving experience at NAEC Stoneleigh Park and visited Aston Villa Football Club. On your final night you’ll visit the Ricoh Arena and Casino and stay at the Double Tree Hilton Ricoh. Apply for this action-packed post event tour in the hosted buyer application form.
Discover what Aberdeen has to offer with their post-event tour. Taking place straight after The Meetings Show on Thursday and returning on Saturday morning, it will be a jam-packed Friday exploring the city and the new £333m TECA venue boasting premier conference and exhibition facilities for up to 5,000 delegates and is the most sustainable venue in the UK powered by local, renewable energy sources. Apply for your place in the hosted buyer application form. NB This post-event tour is now fully booked.
VisitBrighton are hosting a post-event tour for 2019, taking place from Thursday 27 June (departing from The Meetings Show) - Sunday 30 June. The amazing itinerary offers the chance for buyers to experience the best the city has to offer including seafront fish and chips, a walking tour of the city, a trip to The Royal Pavilion, a VIP barbeque dinner and more. The option to apply for the tour will be available during the hosted buyer application process. NB this post-event tour is now fully booked.
We're thrilled to offer a post-event tour to Bristol for 2019, taking place from Thursday 27 June (departing from The Meetings Show) - Saturday 29 June. The amazing itinerary offers the chance for buyers to head to the West Country after the show and see everything from the SS Great Britain, the Clifton Observatory, Bristol Zoo, a street art tour and so much more. The option to apply for the tour will be available during the hosted buyer application process. NB this post-event tour is now fully booked.