Branson speaks out in support of events

Richard Branson has spoken out in support of the UK events industry as part of the Britain for Events 2010 campaign.

Branson speaks out in support of events
Branson speaks out in support of events

"Britain is a fantastic place to do business and hold international events as we are easily accessible as we are the hub of global travel," he said, adding that Britain’s culture and beauty "provides the best possible backdrop for meeting new people and doing business".

Branson, who said his favourite British destination is Scotland, said Virgin Atlantic is backing National Meetings Week.

Olympic opportunity

The 2012 Olympic Games mean "this country has an unprecedented opportunity to establish itself as the number one place to visit and be the world’s favourite place to do business", Branson added.

See the full video of Richard Branson speaking out in support of events here.

 

 

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