Nick de Bois, MP, and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Events in the UK, will deliver the keynote at the IMEX opening ceremony in Frankfurt, 22 May.
De Bois set up an events company in 1990 (now run by his wife) and has championed the industry to government.
He will join Excel London Chief Executive Kevin Murphy in speaking at the IMEX Politicians Forum, which this year takes place at Rocco Forte’s Villa Kennedy hotel.
IMEX organisers expect the Forum to welcome 70 meetings industry leaders and 30 politicians from around the globe.
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