European meetings and
incentive event EIBTM confirms its 2009 edition had an audited delegate number
of 8,170 – the largest in the show’s history.
The total figure
represents a small 0.5 per cent increase on 2008. Around 7,500 people were
delegates and hosted buyers, with the remainder split between VIPs, speakers,
members of the press and students.
figures prove the importance the meetings industry continues to place on EIBTM.
We are already looking at how we can enhance the event taking into account
feedback from all our stakeholders,” says head of marketing and buyer programmes
for Reed Travel Exhibitions, Mandy Torrens.
Torrens also confirmed
the dates for EIBTM 2010 as 30 November to 2 December 2010 in Barcelona, Spain.