Meetings Show UK reveals exhibitor list

C&IT has learned that The Meetings Show UK has 52 confirmed exhibitors to date, including London & Partners and Guoman & Thistle Hotels.

Meetings Show UK reveals exhibitor list
Meetings Show UK reveals exhibitor list

Eleven overseas destinations have booked stands, including Tourism Ireland, Visit Denmark, NYC & Co, Austria and Malta. In addition, DMCs signed up include Destinations Unlimited, Moulden Marketing, Activ Travel, 4 Corner Events, HL Adventure and Mags Worldwide.

UK destination marketing bodies that have committed include London & Partners, Meet Birmingham, Visit Liverpool, Cardiff & Co and Newcastle Gateshead. Hotel chains exhibiting include Guoman & Thistle Hotels and Novotel London West.

Steve Knight, The Meetings Show's event director, said: "The response from potential exhibitors has been unanimously positive. It is clear we will be showcasing the most diverse range of exhibitors at any UK show."

The event is expected to attract more than 4,000 visitors including 1,500 plus hosted buyers from corporates, agencies and associations.

Knight added: "There is much more to come: we are currently in conversation with a host of other exhibitors and expect to confirm representatives from Spain, Canada, Greece, Turkey, Italy, Portugal, Scotland and a variety of long-haul destinations in the near future."

The Meetings Show UK's inaugural event will take place from 9 to 11 July 2013 at Olympia London.

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