Networking at The Meetings Show

Networking is at the heart of The Meetings Show and takes place all day, every day.  There are countless events taking place on stands and out-and-about in London.

Take a look below at some of the networking opportunities taking place this year:

 

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MPI COCKTAILS FOR CHARITY

When: Wednesday 26 June in the Pillar Hall, 17:30 - 19:30

The annual MPI post-show party is back for 2019. It will be a great time to network with colleagues and peers, enjoy cocktails, nibbles and raise money for charity. 

Grab your tickets here.

PARTY AT THE MILLENNIUM GLOUCESTER HOTEL

When: Wednesday 26 June, 18:30 - late!

Network with industry friends whilst rocking your best noughties outfit. Featuring a live band, iconic costumes, themed buffet and a prize draw - fancy dress is optional. RSVP here

Stand number F306.

JOIN SOUTH AFRICA NATIONAL CONVENTION BUREAU AND RWANDA CONVENTION BUREAU

When: Wednesday 26 June, 18:00

Find out what makes South Africa          (A602) and Rwanda (B201)  the top two destinations for Business Events in Africa over dinner where you'll experience fine South African wine and the warmth of African hospitality at Bumpkin. RSVP here.

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Yorkshire hospitality with @Slingsbysocial gin and harrogate convention centre

When: Thursday 27 June, 14:00

Yorkshire's finest gin producer has teamed up with Yorkshire's finest convention centre to bring the spirit of Harrogate to The Meetings Show. Head to the CHS stand and enjoy a tipple or two of Slingsbys Gin. 

Stand number G700.

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When: Wednesday 26 June, 15:00 - 16:00 and Thursday 27 June, 12:00 - 13:00

Join Conference Leeds and Visit York for Meetings and take part in traditional games on their stand. Enter their tombola to be in with a chance of winning some great prizes from afternoon tea and a cooking experience to gift hampers and hotel stays (and plenty more!).

Stand number G600.

VISIT NORWAY HAPPY HOUR

When: Wednesday 26 June, 17:30 - 18:30 

Join Visit Norway for their Happy Hour at the Lounge Bar. Beer, wine and soft drinks will be served and DJ 'Foxy Arve' will get the party going. Don't forget your business card for the chance to win a trip to the Northern Lights. 

Stand number C502.

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Why simply talk about Hamburg when you can smell and taste it too!? 

When: Both days of the show

Visit the Hamburg Convention Bureau and explore the city with a multi-sensory experience; smell fresh coffee, taste chocolate from the Speicherstadt and feel sand beneath your seat (also win 2 nights at the deluxe Westin or the Grand Elysee Hotel).

Stand number F503.

TEH TARIK PERFORMANCE AT THE PENANG PAVILION

When: Both days of the show

Be entranced with the sights and taste of Penang, both through a spectacular 'Teh Tarik' Performance at the Penang Pavilion! Grab a refreshing cup of 'pulled tea' for your day.

Stand number D402.

JOIN VENUES OF EXCELLENCE AT SKYLOFT, ALTITUDE LONDON

When: Wednesday 26 June, 17:00 - 20:30

Take part in an exclusive invite only 'British Theme' networking event at Altitude with drinks and refreshments. Enjoy unrivaled views of London's skyline. RSVP here.

Stand number G601.

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Meet Liverpool in London - A Destination Showcase (sponsored by ACC Liverpool)

When: Wednesday 26 June, 18:00 - 22:00

Join Liverpool Convention Bureau at The Royal College of Physicians for a relaxed evening in the garden with a BBQ, drinks and music. Network with hotels and venues from Liverpool. RSVP here

Stand number H600.

ESPENSEN SPIRIT DRINKS TASTING WITH MEET BRISTOL

When: Wednesday 26 June, 15:30 - 16:45

Espensen Spirit is a delicious range of naturally infused vodkas, gins and whiskies made by Sam Espensen and her 'Team Spirit' in Bristol. Join Meet Bristol for the opportunity to meet Sam and taste a selection of her creative and beautifully branded drinks.

Stand number J301.

NETWORK WITH CZECH TOURISM AT THE EMBASSY OF CZECH REPUBLIC

When: 27 June, 18:00

Czech Tourism in London and their partners invite you to a Czech MICE networking evening at the Embassy (28-30 Kensington Palace Gardens). Seize the opportunity to meet the top Czech companies in the industry and enjoy traditional food and drinks. RSVP here.

Stand number D502.

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The MICE Mix Presents
Hotel Republic, SANA Hotels, Mags Worldwide, Etihad Airways & Abu Dhabi

When: Wednesday 26 June, 17:00 - 20:00

Join The MICE Mix at Pizza Express, Olympia for a stylish summer networking event presenting a MIX of great MICE industry hotels including cocktails, prizes and fab hosts. RSVP here.

AbleMaxx and Global DMC Partners' drinks reception with SongDivision

When: Wednesday 26 June, 15:00 - 17:00

Join AbleMaxx and Global DMC Partners for their drinks reception along with SongDisvision who will be offering expert songwriters to engage and entertain guests with their instahits! 

Stand number G300.

Pimms with Global Hospitality Limited (GHS) - Worldwide Events

When: Wednesday 26 June, 13:00 onwards

Join GHS on their stand for a Pimms Reception on the first day of the show.

Stand number F401.

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DRINKS WITH PA LIFE

When: Wednesday 26 June, 15:00

Join PA Life on their stand for an hour to toast a successful first day of the show, share best practice and swap top-tips.

Stand number J700.

A 'WICKED' EVENING WITH ANTOR MEMBERS

When: Wednesday 26 June, 16:30

Experience the delights of prestigious Carlton House Terrace and Searcy's pre-theatre supper followed by the acclaimed musical 'Wicked' as ANTOR's guest. RSVP here (NB this is only open to hosted buyers).

DELEGATE WRANGLERS MEET UP

When: Both days of the show (Weds 11:00 - 13:00 and Thurs 10:00 - 12:00)

Catch up with the Delegate Wranglers on their stand for interviews, chat, cocktails, news and more!

Stand number I302.

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Enjoy a drinks reception in BMA HOUSE'S Botanical Garden or Courtyard

When: Both days of the show

Book a daytime event in 2019 and receive a 1 hour post-event drinks reception in our Botanical Garden or Courtyard, a peaceful haven which can be accessed all year round! T&Cs apply, visit stand for more info.

Stand number H500.

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JOIN CHS ON THEIR STAND FOR AN AFTERNOON OF DRINKS

When: Wednesday 26 June, 16:00

Back for 2019, swing by CHS on the afternoon of the first day for a drink and catch up with industry peers and colleagues.

Stand number G700.

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IMAGO VENUES: PERFORMANCE IN MEETINGS AND NETWORKING

When: Both days of the show

With the help of ‘Patch’, their Performance Bot and mascot, Imago Venues will be showing people how they can perform better in meetings and networking events.

Stand number H700.

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MEET IN NOTTINGHAM BRING YOU ROBIN HOOD

When: Both days of the show

Meet in Nottingham will be showcasing everything the city and county have to offer and will be accompanied by the city’s most famous figure, Robin Hood.

Stand number J501.

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NIBBLES & NETWORKING WITH A SELECTION OF MANCHESTER HOTELS

When: Wednesday 26 June, 18:00 - 20:00

Why not join a selection of Manchester Hotels at Mirabel for nibbles & networking. RSVP here.

Stand number H602.

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MEET THE WEST MIDLANDS FOR DRINKS AND LIGHT BITES

When: Wednesday 26 June, 17:30 - 20:00

Join The West Midlands for drinks and light bites to celebrate a successful first day of the show at the stunning Bluebird Cafe, only a 15 min walk away from the show or one stop on the tube. RSVP here.

Stand number I503.

 

Competitions

 

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EXPLORE ABU-DHABI'S BEST-LOVED ATTRACTIONS

When: Both days of the show

Head to the Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau stand to take part in their competition to win Yas Island experiences, cultural tours and favourite city tours, such as kayaking around Mangrove National Park.  All you need to do is answer three questions, with the winner being announced after the show.  

Stand number B400.

WIN AN OVERNIGHT STAY WITH IMAGO VENUES

When: A winner both days of the show

Make sure you stop by Imago Venues stand  where there will be a BATAK wall for visitors to #GoPerform. Two winners will receive an overnight stay, nutrition workshop and strength and conditioning session at the brand-new Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel.

Stand number J206

MEET BRISTOL PRIZES WITH THEIR INSTA FRAME

When: Both days of the show

Have a photo in their Insta frame then post it on Twitter or LinkedIn with #MeetBristol and the winner will be picked on Thursday afternoon. There's a chance to win an overnight stay for two, a spa treatment and afternoon tea to mention but a few!

Stand number J301.

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Win a pair of Sennheiser HD 4.40 Bluetooth Wireless Over-Ear Headphones with Moulden Marketing

When: A winner both days of the show

For a chance to travel home from the Show with a brand new pair of Sennheiser Bluetooth Headphones, meet with 2 or more of our partners covering The Americas and EMEA to be entered into the prize draw. 

Stand number G201.

WIN AN AFTERNOON TEA FOR TWO AT LORD'S CRICKET GROUND

When: During the show

Soak up views over the Lord’s outfield from the Long Room while enjoying a selection of hand crafted treats and a glass of champagne.  Guests enjoy access to the Long Room within the Pavilion, with commanding views over the Lord’s outfield and the architecturally significant and award winning J.P. Morgan Media Centre. A guided tour of the Pavilion rounds off a magical afternoon at the Home of Cricket.

Stand number I700.

YOUR VIEW COUNTS - VISIT RICHMOND HILL HOTEL & GRAND BRIGHTON

When: Both days of the show

Richmond Hill Hotel & Grand Brighton will offering a prize draw to win the Ultimate Stay in Brighton or Richmond.They will be canvassing the “views” of those attending the show to establish what is most important to them when sourcing / choosing a venue for events. Hence “Your View Counts” whilst promoting the scenic qualities and what can be achieved by groups in the stunning destinations of Brighton and Richmond-upon-Thames.

Stand number F700.

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WIN RETURN FLIGHTS TO MALTA WITH AIR MALTA

When: Both days of the show

On-stand prize draw for two return economy flights with AirMalta to Malta. Just pop your business card into the draw on the reception desk of the stand. 

Stand number F600.

Host City

 

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Official International Hosted Buyer Partner


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Venue Partner

 

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Association Partners

Media Partners

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