After a successful launch of our Business Events networking programme at ExploreGB 2017, we are launching MeetGB in April 2018. MeetGB will provide an exclusive opportunity for British tourism suppliers and destinations to meet and do business with 100+ hand-picked meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibition (MICE) buyers from North America and Europe (France, Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Scandinavia).
Buyers will be pre-qualified to ensure that they can provide a significant amount of business to participating UK suppliers.
MeetGB is open to all British conference suppliers on a first come first served basis including:
- DMOs/Tourist Boards
- Events agencies
- Other conference product suppliers
Monday 16 April –Wednesday 18 April
Fam trips to the UK destinations
Wednesday 18 April
All day supplier & buyer arrivals into London
All afternoon -Buyer registration at the hotel
Thursday 19 April
09:00 –12:30 Individual appointments + a coffee break
12:30 –13:30 Lunch
13:30 –16:15 Individual appointments + a coffee break
18:30 –20:00 Drinks Reception at Church House Westminster
20:00 –00:00 Gala Dinner at Church House Westminster (entertainment & music).
Friday 20 April
09:30 –12:30 Individual appointments + a coffee break
12:30 –13:30 Lunch
13:30 –15:00 Individual appointments + a coffee break
From 15:00 Departures
Educational trips are a great way of showcasing your product to buyers first-hand. We are offering UK destinations and convention bureaux the opportunity to host pre-event educational trips with up to 10 hosted buyers in each trip. The educational trips will run 16-18 April 2018. If you are interested in getting involved with the MeetGB educational programme or can offer complimentary/special rates to us, please contact us. Deadline for applying to host an educational trip is 30 November 2017.
There are many opportunities for you to gain exposure before, during and after the event. We are able to accommodate a wide range of budgets so if you areconsidering sponsoring MeetGB 2018 download our sponshorship pack or contact Polina Perry.