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Visitors at The Meetings Show

Speakers taking part in The Meetings Show’s education programme will include former senior employees, such as CEOs and Marketing Directors from companies such as Eurostar, Sainsbury’s Bank, Aston Martin, Harley-Davidson and John Lewis, as well as the founder of Disruptive HR, the manager of Virgin’s Babylon Restaurant and the owner of GDR Creative Intelligence.

Working closely with leading international speaker consultancy Speakers Corner, The Meetings Show’s education will include a series of high-profile speakers, with extensive corporate experience focused on the delivery of sessions designed to engage visitors, feed their minds and explore a wide range of topics.

This stream has been created to be of particular appeal to those individuals involved in the development of marketing or business plans, whether they be business owners or those reporting directly to board level executives.

“From an inspirational look at luxury brands and the lessons we can learn through to the need to explore beyond your current environment, these speakers have put together some truly exciting sessions designed to meet the needs of anyone attending The Meetings Show,” comments Event Director Steve Knight. “We are delighted to have such high profile names taking part in this year’s show and look forward to the impact they will have and the knowledge they will deliver.”

Sessions include:
Exploring the world through the lens of luxury – Markus Kramer, former Global Marketing Director of Aston Martin, ex-Marketing Director EMEA of Harley-Davidson and ex-Chief Marketing Officer of VERTU.

Does your business have a personality and do your employees and customers identify with it? – Andrew McMillan, Principal at Engaging Service & Chair of Customer Experience Committee at the British Council of Shopping Centres and former Head of Customer Service at John Lewis.

Trains, planes and… toilet cleaners! – Hamish Taylor, trained in brand management at Procter & Gamble, former Management Consultant at Price Waterhouse, former Head of Brands at British Airways, former CEO of Eurostar and Sainsbury’s Bank.

The importance of employee engagement – Peter Avis, Manager of Babylon Restaurant at The Roof Gardens in London, part of Virgin’s Limited Edition portfolio of properties.

Leading in a disrupted world – Lucy Adams, Founder of Disruptive HR & Managing Director of Firehouse. Also former HR Director at the BBC and Eversheds.

Marketing events and meetings: what our industry can learn from global trends in marketing, branding and communications – Kate Ancketill, Owner of GDR Creative Intelligence.

Nick Gold, Managing Director of Speakers Corner comments: “We are delighted to be part of the Meetings Show this year. We are excited that the core values that The Meetings Show are trying to deliver around content and knowledge has given us an opportunity to showcase some of our favourite speakers who we are certain will appeal to attendees of the show.”

Full details of all the sessions are available via The Meetings Show’s website, along with links to register as a visitor or apply to be either a semi or fully hosted buyer.

Organised by Centaur Live (a division of Centaur Media Plc), The Meetings Show is the premier event for the UK inbound and outbound meetings industry, taking place 14-16 June at Olympia, London. Organised by meeting professionals for meeting professionals it is focused around a large exhibition, networking opportunities and professional education.