HSBC, Dell and Pfizer among speakers at Grass Roots forum

Grass Roots Meetings Management Forum 2009 also attracts GE Healthcare and Swift

Grass Roots Meetings Management Forum
Grass Roots Meetings Management Forum

HSBC, Pfizer, Dell, GE Healthcare and Swift are among the brands that Grass Roots has secured to speak at its Meetings Management Forum 2009.

The annual forum, which is being held at Dexter House in London on 26 June, is designed to bring together event professionals to discuss issues the meetings market.

HSBC chief economist Dennis Turner will speak about recessionary purchasing, Pfizer European meeting and congress category lead and procurement Andrew Gilkerson will present on regional and global meetings consolidation.

The topic of maximising ROI and ROO will be discussed by Swift head of events Panos Tzivanidis, Dell head of events Tony Reilly and GE Healthcare commercial operations leader Robbi Roberts.

Virtual meetings and the top challenges facing the C&I industry will also be discussed.

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