This week, event professionals from across the world gathered for the annual ibtm world show, which took place from 17-19 November at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona.
More than 3,000 exhibitors from 150 different countries attended the event, which also saw 100 networking events take place.
Sponsors for this year’s ibtm world include the Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau and Argentina National Institute of Tourism Promotion.
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Pacific World held its client party on Tuesday night (17 November) at the One Ocean Club in Barcelona. At the event, a selection of guests were invited to co-drive Ferraris, before an evening buffet of Spanish tapas was served, which included Champagne, freshly carved Iberico ham and risottos.
The dinner was followed by live entertainment and dancing at the new oceanfront Spanish venue.
Agency drp completed its pledge to undertake and complete 35 CSR projects in its 35th year this week, two months ahead of schedule.
The challenges have included abseiling the ArcelorMittal tower for charity Springboard UK, hosting and sponsoring the YSS Young Carer’s Conference and regularly preparing and serving breakfast at a local homeless shelter. Most recently, project director Ali Tiffin and a small group completed a 400km endurance ride across Tanzania for WomenVScancer.
HRH The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton presented The Fostering Network’s 2015 Fostering Excellence Awards this week (17 November) at central London conferencing venue, BMA House.
The annual celebration was hosted by television star Holly Willoughby and guests were invited to a special tea party reception in the Snow and Paget Rooms, followed by an awards presentation later in the Great Hall.
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