Confex hosts buyers at this year’s event

International Confex is to launch a hosted-buyer programme for the 2003 exhibition. The buyer programme, called the Confex Privilege Club, is looking to attract 100 top industry buyers from the UK and Europe, 80% of who will be corporates. The UK’s top 20 agencies will also be included in the programme and Confex is looking to attract decision-makers from the pharmaceutical, finance, IT and manufacturing industries, among others, with company budget spend in excess of £1m. All travel costs will be covered for UK buyers, with the option of one night’s accommodation and attendance on a fam event. “We’re introducing this scheme following feedback from exhibitors, plus we’re keen to raise the quality of buyer attendance,” said marketing manager Caroline Chan. International Confex will take place at Earls Court between 25-27 February 2003.

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