UK Tourism Minister Nigel Huddleston is all set to support a return to in-person events after officially opening the Meetings Show later this month. The event will take place at ExCeL London on September 30 until October 1.
After officially opening the show, Huddleston will take a tour of the Meetings Show, meeting some top UK and international event suppliers and buyers.
Exhibitors confirmed to attend include destinations VisitBritain, Malta Convention Bureau and Korea Tourism Organisation; venues and hotels such as ICC Belfast, the NEC, Almarose Hotels & Resorts and Scandic Hotels and technology suppliers such as CrowdComms and Shocklogic.
Huddleston worked in travel, hospitality and leisure sector for many years, including as Industry head of travel at Google before he became an MP in 2013. He was appointed a minister in the department of digital, culture, media and sport in February last year.
Nigel Huddleston said in a statement that UK’s brilliant business meetings and events sector will make a vital contribution to the economy and will continue to play a central role as the country builds back better from the pandemic.
He mentioned that he is delighted to be opening the Meetings Show this year and said that it will be a fantastic opportunity to meet and get to know event suppliers and buyers from across the world.
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