LCB seeks balance through committee

The London Convention Bureau (LCB) has made five advisory committee appointments in a bid to balance out its offering. The committee’s aim is to ensure the LCB is in tune with its members so it can carry out its advocacy role effectively. The new committee members are Kirk Albrow, CEO of the QEIICC, David Hornby, director of marketing and events for Thistle hotels, Mark Vernon, conference manager at Imperial College, Michael Shannon, hotel manager at the Sheraton Belgravia and Ian Lovat Fraser, general manager conference and events at the National History Museum. LCB head Mady Keup said: “A recent success has been the recognition of business tourism in the Mayor’s tourism plan where the potential for an international convention centre was highlighted.” The members meet every three months and are chaired by Vanessa Cotton, MD at The Event Organisation Company.

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