The Oysters, representing tourist offices and convention bureaux from around the world, met in Manchester for the first time at a networking evening at the Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa.
Organised by events agency Beyond Certainty, the event on 18 October attracted guests from across the north of the country, including representatives from All About Flights, Astrium Ltd, Athena Meetings Events and Resolution Events.
The Meetings Show UK was headline sponsor, and networking was combined with music, food and drink from countries across the globe, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, France, Malta, Oman, South Africa, Sweden and Switzerland.
According to the Oysters, “there was universal agreement that the evening was a resounding success, with all the participants expressing the hope that the Oysters’ first Manchester networking evening would not be the last.”
Pictured: Attendees at the Oyster Manchester event