On the eve of the show, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), the government organisation working to ensure the UK's success in international markets through exports, has endorsed The Meetings Show's education programme as part of a partnership that will further relationships between UK suppliers and international buyers.
UKTI will also be delivering education content from 12:50 to 13:45 on Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th June entitled Support to Grow your Business Internationally.
"Endorsement of our education from such a well known and credible organisation truly demonstrates the value not just of our show but also the meetings industry as a whole," comments Steve Knight, event director, The Meetings Show. "This partnership shows the importance UKTI places on education and the fact they have chosen The Meetings Show as a vehicle to communicate with the international buyer and supplier community shows just how important our event is to the market. The sessions UKTI are focusing on and endorsing are being delivered by high profile experts with years of experience in the market."
The partnership sees UKTI endorsing those elements of the education programme specifically focused on the improvement of international trade and events. These include:
• Proving the value of meetings and events, designing events for high ROI, measure or get measured
• Accreditation & Certification - A waste of time or a must have?
• Working successfully with international destinations
UKTI works with UK based businesses to provide first class export advice and guidance, ensuring their success in international markets and encourages the best overseas companies to look at the UK as their global partner of choice. Buyers, trade visitors and even exhibitors wishing to meet UKTI and discuss their own export plans and the ways UKTI can help them drive business are invited to book 121 appointments via: www.themeetingsshow.com/uk-trade-investment
The Meetings Show is a major event for the UK inbound and outbound meetings industry, organised by Centaur Exhibitions and taking place 8-10 July 2014 at Olympia, London. Organised by meetings professionals for meetings professionals, it is focused around a large exhibition, networking opportunities and professional education.