Tag: Events and Venues in London

The Meetings Show set to deliver on industry needs with new features for 2017

| June 12, 2017
The Meetings Show set to deliver on industry needs with new features for 2017
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The Meetings Show is set to deliver a week of business opportunities, education and networking when it opens for the fifth time tomorrow.

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Central Hall Westminster chosen to host 11th BNC Event Show

| June 12, 2017
Central Hall Westminster chosen to host 11th BNC Event Show
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Central Hall Westminster today announces that it has been chosen to host the 11th summer BNC Event Show on Wednesday 12th July.

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Barbican and Searcys in partnership with The Meetings Show to host Association leaders from across Europe

| June 8, 2017
Barbican and Searcys in partnership with The Meetings Show to host Association leaders from across Europe
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World-leading arts and events venue, the Barbican, will host The Association Meetings Conference alongside creative hospitality partner Searcys.

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Sadler’s Wells hosts TEDxLondon 2017 

| June 8, 2017
Sadler’s Wells hosts TEDxLondon 2017 
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Sadler’s Wells played host for the first time to TEDxLondon 2017 on Sunday 4th June. The event, attended by 1,400 guests, focused on the theme of confidence. 

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Networking at the heart of The Meetings Show

| June 1, 2017
Networking at the heart of The Meetings Show
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Once again, the opportunity to meet new people and rediscover old acquaintances will sit at the heart of The Meetings Show.  Spread across the whole week, the networking programme includes a host of official Show, partner and exhibitor events.

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WTM London Expands Speed Networking Programme

| May 16, 2017
WTM London Expands Speed Networking Programme
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  WTM London 2017 is introducing an extra Speed Networking session on the Tuesday of the event – meaning each day will kick off with a speed networking event before the exhibition floor opens. The first day of the event – Monday 6 November – will start with the traditional regional speed networking event, with […]

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Brand success stories to showcase real life experiences at The Meetings Show

| May 10, 2017
Brand success stories to showcase real life experiences at The Meetings Show
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Gü, Coca Cola, Walt Disney, The Coconut Collaborative and Green & Black’s case studies, to feature as Speakers’ Corner partner with The Meetings Show to deliver high profile speakers at Olympia next month.  The sessions will provide insight and expertise designed to inspire attendees and help them grow in their roles, whilst delivering ever more […]

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India Sees Surge In Visitors, Thanks To ‘Premier Partnership’ Deal With WTM London 

| May 9, 2017
India Sees Surge In Visitors, Thanks To ‘Premier Partnership’ Deal With WTM London 
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India’s ‘Premier Partner’ status with World Travel Market London last year has led to double-digit growth in international tourism and a bumper number of business deals. The Premier Partnership status gave India a greatly enhanced profile at WTM London 2016, as the country’s tourism board highlighted its diverse attractions to the world’s key source markets […]

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WTM Responsible Tourism Awards 2017 to Focus on UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

| April 19, 2017
WTM Responsible Tourism Awards 2017 to Focus on UN’s Sustainable Development Goals
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To celebrate 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, World Travel Market London is focusing World Responsible Tourism Day – including the WTM Responsible Tourism Awards – on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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WTM London Hosts Almost One Million On-Stand Meetings

| April 4, 2017
WTM London Hosts Almost One Million On-Stand Meetings
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World Travel Market London, the leading global event for the travel industry, facilitates almost one million on-stand business meetings which sees the event generate around £2.8 billion in industry deals.

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Visitor registration opens for The Meetings Show 2017

| March 14, 2017
Visitor registration opens for The Meetings Show 2017
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Visitor registration for The Meetings Show has opened at www.themeetingsshow.com/visit2017

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The Meetings Show to collaborate with Meeting Design Institute to bring The Future of Meetings back in 2017

| February 20, 2017
The Meetings Show to collaborate with Meeting Design Institute to bring The Future of Meetings back in 2017
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After its successful launch in 2016, Meeting Design Institute is bringing the Future of Meetings concept back to The Meetings Show from 13-15 June 2017.

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Chinese tech start-up seeks global exposure with WTM Portfolio

| February 7, 2017
Chinese tech start-up seeks global exposure with WTM Portfolio
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A Chinese technology start-up with ambitious global expansion plans is exhibiting at all the World Travel Market Portfolio events this year, following its success at WTM London.

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WTM London 2016 Facilitates a Record £2.8 Billion in Travel Industry Deals

| January 31, 2017
WTM London 2016 Facilitates a Record £2.8 Billion in Travel Industry Deals
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World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, will generate a record £2.8 billion in travel and tourism industry deals.

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Barbican clients to benefit from seamless conference, event and exhibition offering

| January 26, 2017
Barbican clients to benefit from seamless conference, event and exhibition offering
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Changes to the Barbican Business Events team will see all elements of corporate meetings and event activity come together to deliver a true end to end service for clients using Europe’s largest combined arts and conference venue. This includes the management of the Barbican’s extensive conference and event offering, the exhibition halls as well as […]

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The Meetings Show opens applications for its hosted buyer programme

| January 17, 2017
The Meetings Show opens applications for its hosted buyer programme
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  Applications for The Meetings Show hosted buyer programme are now open. The show will take place from 13-15 June at Olympia London and is now in its fifth edition. Buyers wishing to be part of the programme should visit the website (www.themeetingsshow.com) to check qualification criteria before completing their application.

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RIBA Venues hosts Wales Bonner fashion show during London Fashion Week 

| January 12, 2017
RIBA Venues hosts Wales Bonner fashion show during London Fashion Week 
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RIBA Venues recently played host to the Wales Bonner fashion show on 8th January 2017.

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Robbie Williams rocks Central Hall Westminster for annual BBC New Year’s Eve concert

| January 5, 2017
Robbie Williams rocks Central Hall Westminster for annual BBC New Year’s Eve concert
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A sell-out crowd enjoyed a performance by international superstar Robbie Williams at the BBC’s annual concert held at Central Hall Westminster on New Year’s Eve. Over the course of the evening several million viewers tuned in to the concert with viewing figures climbing from 5m to 11.6m in the first half hour.

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WTM London 2016 Conference and Events Sees A Record 19,000 Attendees

| December 6, 2016
WTM London 2016 Conference and Events Sees A Record 19,000 Attendees
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World Travel Market London 2016’s Conference and Event programme experienced a 5% increase, taking the number of attendees to a record of almost 19,000.

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#LondonisOpen wins ICCA Best Marketing Award

| November 16, 2016
#LondonisOpen wins ICCA Best Marketing Award
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ICCA announced London & Partners as the winner of this year’s ICCA Best Marketing Award at the Closing Ceremony of the 55th ICCA Congress in Kuching, Malaysia. 

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WTM London 2016: The Most Successful Ever With A record 51,500 Participants 

| November 16, 2016
WTM London 2016: The Most Successful Ever With A record 51,500 Participants 
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World Travel Market London 2016 was the most successful ever with a joint-record attendance of 51,500 and the highest number of exhibitor invitees and buyers in the event’s 37 year history. 

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Destination and Hotel Leaders Join The Meetings Show Advisory Board

| November 10, 2016
Destination and Hotel Leaders Join The Meetings Show Advisory Board
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  The Meetings Show has announced it is welcoming Lesley Williams, Head of Business Tourism, Edinburgh; Laurie Scott, Director of Business Development, Visit Belfast; Dana Lewis, Director of MICE & Leisure, Accor Hotels; and Heike Mahmoud, Director Conventions, visitBerlin to its Advisory Board for 2017.

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World Travel Market 2016 – World Responsible Tourism Day

| November 9, 2016
World Travel Market 2016 – World Responsible Tourism Day
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The day opened with a session on Captivity, Wildlife and Tourism. Dylan Walker, CEO of the World Cetacean Alliance, said that thanks to the growing demand for wild whale watching tourism, the commercial advantages of keeping these animals alive far outweighs their economic value as meat. Looking further at a wide range of animals from […]

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WTM London closes on a high

| November 9, 2016
WTM London closes on a high
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Tourism ministers, bloggers and party goers turned the final day of the revamped three-day WTM London into a festival of business and fun. The UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit is one of the highest-profile sessions of the entire event. Now in its tenth year, more than 100 tourism ministers and their aides from around the […]

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The Tenth WTM World Responsible Tourism Day Celebrated at WTM London

| November 9, 2016
The Tenth WTM World Responsible Tourism Day Celebrated at WTM London
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Twenty years ago the post-apartheid government in South Africa adopted the principles of Responsible Tourism in their national tourism policy and the campaign for Responsible Tourism began in the UK.

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Travel Tech Show At WTM Day Two Dominated by New Channels To Market and Marketing Channels

| November 8, 2016
Travel Tech Show At WTM Day Two Dominated by New Channels To Market and Marketing Channels
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New channels to market and new marketing channels dominated day two of the Travel Tech Show at WTM. A compelling presentation from a Facebook executive told the packed room that it has a handle on consumer behaviour and can spot user trends.

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WTM London Day Two: Partnerships And Collaboration Are Key To Tourism Success

| November 8, 2016
WTM London Day Two: Partnerships And Collaboration Are Key To Tourism Success
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Collaboration between the public and private sectors was a key theme on the second day of WTM London – the leading global event for the travel industry – as destinations, operators, airlines and ministers debated ways to boost travel and tourism around the world.

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Global giants rub shoulders with niche operators as WTM London opens for business

| November 7, 2016
Global giants rub shoulders with niche operators as WTM London opens for business
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WTM London 2016 began with a busier-than-ever Speed Networking event, attracting a number of first time participants as well as returning buyers looking to repeat the success of previous years.

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WTM London Day 1 Responsible Tourism

| November 7, 2016
WTM London Day 1 Responsible Tourism
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The 2016 responsible tourism programme opened with a public ‘Conversation’ on How to Enhance the Guest Experience in India. A new format for this year, these Responsible Tourism Conversations have no prepared speeches or presentations, instead providing an extended time for anyone with an interest in the topic to discuss what works and what doesn’t […]

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Travel Tech Show at WTM Day 1

| November 7, 2016
Travel Tech Show at WTM Day 1
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Sessions on disruptive technologies and innovation drew a huge audience during the travel tech show at WTM on Monday 7 November.

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Day One at WTM London 2016 – What did you miss?

| November 7, 2016
Day One at WTM London 2016 – What did you miss?
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At 10am WTM London 2016 got underway, travel professionals from across the globe flooded the halls of the leading global event for the travel industry. All here for the unrivalled opportunity to meet like-minded industry professionals and conduct business deals.

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Timelooper boss wins prestigious WTM World Travel Leaders Award

| November 7, 2016
Timelooper boss wins prestigious WTM World Travel Leaders Award
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Yigit Yigiter, Chief Executive of virtual reality app Timelooper, has won a prestigious World Travel Market London 2016 World Travel Leaders Award in recognition of how the innovation helps tourists “travel back in time”.

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Destination Canada wins prestigious WTM World Travel Leaders Award

| November 7, 2016
Destination Canada wins prestigious WTM World Travel Leaders Award
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Canada’s national tourism marketing organisation, Destination Canada, has won a prestigious World Travel Market London 2016 World Travel Leaders Award in recognition of its success in raising the country’s international tourism profile.

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Barbican welcomes more than 250 guests to celebrate Frobisher developments

| November 3, 2016
Barbican welcomes more than 250 guests to celebrate Frobisher developments
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More than 250 guests flocked to the Barbican yesterday for a night of celebration and intrigue following the significant refurbishment of the Frobisher Rooms and Level 4 of the Centre.

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WTM London announces ‘all-spa’ line-up for Wellness Lounge

| November 2, 2016
WTM London announces ‘all-spa’ line-up for Wellness Lounge
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World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, is again hosting spa specialists in its Wellness Lounge, with 25 partners showcasing their product and – for the first time – a dedicated Wellness Speed Networking session. 

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WTM London Launches New Mobile App

| November 1, 2016
WTM London Launches New Mobile App
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With new features, the app is a must have for anyone attending WTM London and is now available on the Apple App store and Android Market

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Central Hall Westminster hosts Grand Challenges Conference

| October 31, 2016
Central Hall Westminster hosts Grand Challenges Conference
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Central Hall Westminster recently played host to the annual Grand Challenges meeting held between 24th and 26th October 2016. The meeting was co-hosted by the Wellcome Trust, Grand Challenges Canada, USAID, the EC and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. 

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The UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit Discusses Safe and Seamless Travel

| October 27, 2016
The UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit Discusses Safe and Seamless Travel
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The UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit hosts an array of leading speakers from both the private and public sector to discuss the key topic of safe and seamless travel at this year’s World Travel Market London. 

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From Sudan to San Marino, via Shanghai, WTM London attracts new exhibitors from all corners of the globe

| October 25, 2016
From Sudan to San Marino, via Shanghai, WTM London attracts new exhibitors from all corners of the globe
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The world’s oldest surviving republic, a luxury chauffeur service in Iceland, an African destination that has high hopes for tourism, a national airline and the developers of a ground-breaking app, are all among more than 150 new exhibitors waiting to do business at World Travel Market London 2016.

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Central Hall Westminster hosts Stand Up To Cancer live fundraising event for Channel 4

| October 24, 2016
Central Hall Westminster hosts Stand Up To Cancer live fundraising event for Channel 4
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  Central Hall Westminster recently played host to Stand Up To Cancer, one of Britain’s most watched television programmes of 2016.

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