IBTM series to put meeting professionals from Spain and Russia on same page
The next event in the “Talks” series will provide a dedicated education and networking opportunity for Spanish meeting planners to learn about successfully conducting business with Russian meeting
The next event in the “Talks” series will provide a dedicated education and networking opportunity for Spanish meeting planners to learn about successfully conducting business with Russian meeting planners. This event is a joint effort between the Malaga Convention Bureau, the Andalucia Tourism Board, and MPI Spain.
The IBTM Event Talks Malaga [ www.ibtmevents.com ] will take place in the one-star Michelin restaurant, Jose Carlos Garcia, in Malaga on Friday, April 26, is expected to attract over 80 meetings industry suppliers from across Spain. Elizaveta Artemova, Director of PAP-FOR Project at Reed Exhibitions-Russian Federation Paper & Forest Products will deliver an education session dedicated to providing insight for Spanish meeting suppliers.
Craig Moyes, Portfolio Director for Meetings and Events at Reed Travel Exhibitions, comments, “Reed Travel Exhibitions has acquired an unprecedented knowledge base through our continued involvement and research within the meetings industry sector. The IBTM Talks series has been developed to build further on this, and ensure that we continue to provide all of our stakeholders with the greatest level of support possible, whilst simultaneously creating a platform where we can connect and share best practice and knowledge.”
Antonio Martin Machuca, Head of International Marketing of the Andalucia Tourism Board, commented, “We are excited to host an IBTM Talks series as it brings real value to the companies here in Andalucia. We are working in partnership with Reed Travel Exhibitions to develop this beautiful region of the world into a more business focused destination in the meetings industry.”
Jesus Maria Gomez, President of MPI Spain, added, “MPI Spain is delighted to support this initiative and work in partnership with Reed Travel Exhibitions here in Spain. We need to share best practice on business conducts and MPI Spain is all game with ‘hands on’ and interactive learning on such an important inbound market such as the Russian market.”
“For Malaga city to host an EIBTM Talks event, it’s a great opportunity for our local members to learn more about emerging markets such as … Russia. The high level of quality speakers will make this event a guaranteed success,” commented Francisco Quereda, Director, Malaga Convention Bureau.
David Benitez, Reed Travel Exhibitions, IBTM Talks Manager, commented, “The IBTM Events Talk series are designed to create as much interactivity as possible. We believe that it is really important to create a forum where people can learn from one another and share best practices learnt from their respective professions. Our aim is to continue to drive the meetings industry forward through targeted education and support.”