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The Meetings Show opens hosted buyer applications

Applications are now open for The Meetings Show’s hosted buyer programme

The Meetings Show will take place on 14-16 June 2016 at Olympia London

Applications are now open for The Meetings Show’s hosted buyer programme.

Those choosing fully hosted buyer status will benefit from two days at the show, complimentary travel, and complimentary accommodation for up to two nights.  

Buyers based in Greater London or the South East, as well as those needing to comply with travel policies can participate in a flexible semi-hosted buyer option, which includes just four pre-scheduled appointments per day. 

All hosted buyers have access to the online diary to organise their time at the show in advance, access to hosted buyer lounges with complimentary refreshments, invitations to exclusive hosted buyers networking functions and the opportunity to apply for post event tours.

Event director Steve Knight said: “The Meetings Show has created the UK’s largest, most comprehensive and respected hosted buyer programme for our industry. This allows the buyers to focus on what is most important to them - business, knowledge growth and relationship building.”

New supporters of The Meetings Show for 2016 include Hyatt Hotels, hotel republic, Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, Sheffield Convention Bureau, Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau, Dubrovnik Tourist Board, Eventbrite and Searcys. They sit alongside returning visitors such as London & Partners, VisitScotland, Tourism Ireland, Macdonald Hotels & Resorts and Dubai Business Events. 

A 2015 hosted buyer, Annecarien Dijkhuis, an event specialist at Nike European Headquarters said: “The Meetings Show provides the perfect opportunity for me to meet key suppliers, develop relationships and conduct business face to face with industry leaders from around the world. In particular its personal and flexible approach to hosted buyers means my time has been efficient and focused.  

“Through the wide range of networking events I have developed and created partnerships that will be of benefit and I look forward to returning in 2016.”

Organised by Centaur Live, The Meetings Show takes place on 14-16 June at Olympia, London. 

Hosted buyers can apply to be part of The Meetings Show at 

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