WHY ATTEND?

So, you're thinking about joining us...

That's great news!

Why, you ask? Because The Meetings Show is designed for any professional working within the meetings, events and incentives industry. So if you're part of an agency, plan corporate events, work for an association or plan incentive travel, then you've come to the right place.

Each year, we bring thousands of event professionals together to:

  • Meet face-to-face with hundreds of global suppliers
  • Gain insight and inspiration from industry leaders through our comprehensive education programme
  • Attend countless networking events happening at the show and throughout London

Not bad for just two days out of the office, right?

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OUR ATTENDEES

Whether you spend all of your time planning meetings and events, or it's part of your wider role, if you work for any of these company types, then attending The Meetings Show is a no brainer:

  • Association

  • Association Management Company

  • Professional Congress Organiser

  • Charity/non-profit/Government organisation

  • Corporate

  • Event Management Agency

  • Incentive House

  • Travel Management Company

  • Venue Finder

  • Marketing/PR/Advertising agency

Last year, we welcomed thousands of attendees through our doors - make sure you're one of them on 29-30 June at ExCeL London. 

OUR EXHIBITORS

At our show you will find the top UK and international suppliers from the meetings, events and incentives industry.

We're talking hotels, destinations, conference centres, venues, technology suppliers and everything in between.

Last year, we were joined by hundreds of companies, such as:

  • The Barbican
  • Finland Convention Bureau
  • Hard Rock Hotels
  • Lime Venue Portfolio
  • Marriott Hotels
  • Shocklogic
  • VisitDenmark

Our first line up of exhibitors are now live! Take a look to see who you'll be able to meet at this year's show. 

OUR EDUCATION PROGRAMME

Our education programme is designed for anyone at any level in the industry.

Sessions are delivered in a variety of formats, including: panels, presentations, workshops and Q&As.

This year, you can expect lots of enlightening content, particularly around:

  • Innovations & trends
  • Event marketing & research
  • Meetings design 
  • Technology in events 
  • Sustainability
  • Diversity and inclusion

With 49 sessions, over 85 speakers, and 22 hours’ worth of content to choose from – take a look at this year’s programme.

 

OUR HOSTED BUYER PROGRAMME

A hosted buyer is a decision maker who is responsible for organising meetings and events.

So if you're a senior meetings or event professional, why not apply for our hosted buyer programme?

Successful applicants will benefit from:

  • Exclusive access to an online diary: pre-schedule 1:1 meetings with our exhibitors
  • Attendance at the pre-show conference on Tuesday 28 June
  • Exclusive networking opportunities including attendance at our official welcome reception on Tuesday 28 June
  • Complimentary food and beverages within our hosted buyer lounge
  • Access to the hosted buyer lounge during the show: step away from the busy show floor to take breaks, arrange meetings, network with other senior buyers and catch up on work
  • Complimentary travel and accommodation

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WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

DESCRIBE US IN 1 WORD

VIEW OUR 2021 SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

Fantastic way to network and make important contacts as well as learn about the industry as a whole and pick up useful tips and tricks! 
BUROHAPPOLD - UK Travel & Events Manager
There’s been a really good variation of different industries which I’ve found really beneficial. I will definitely be back next year! 
DON’T PANIC PROJECTS - Event Sponsorship Manager
A productive day talking to hotel partners and destinations about future business – Thank you to the Meetings Show for bringing us all together. 
HELMSBRISCOE - Managing Director

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