A wide range of exhibitors, including several major destinations, have dramatically increased their stand size. Of particular note are London & Partners, who have trebled the size of their stand, and Visit Sweden who have increased theirs by 50%.
Major new exhibitors for the 2014 show include Accor Hotels, Choose Chicago and the Turkish Culture and Tourism Office. With more than 85 Hosted Buyer appointments Istanbul gave The Meetings Show 2013 such a strong endorsement that the entire country will be represented next year.
The list of confirmed exhibitors is especially strong amongst UK destinations and venues including VisitScotland, Bath Tourism Plus, NewcastleGateshead Initiative, The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Chelsea Football Club and imago.
Hotel partners signed up include Hilton Worldwide, Four Pillars Hotels, Dolce Hotels, Zacchera Hotels and Guoman and Thistle Hotels.
International returning destinations include the Korea Tourism Organisation, VisitSweden, Tourism Ireland and Cyprus Tourism Organisation.