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Lord Sebastian Coe will headline The Meetings Show 2022


Lord Sebastian Coe, Olympic medallist and World Athletics President will be the headline speaker at the The Meetings Show . This will be the 10th show for the UK’s leading platform the meetings and events community that covers both the UK and global meetings industry.

Lord Coe led the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid to a successful win. He will be the keynote speaker at the The Meetings Show on 29 June at ExCeL London, which is also the 10th anniversary of the London Games.

Also a former MP, Lord Coe delivered what many regard as one of the most successful Olympic and Paralympic Games. He is also among the most decorated and recognised UK athletes in international sport, having won four Olympic medals and set multiple world records in middle-distance running.

Lord Coe will  address the attendees jointly with TEAMS Europe, who will make its European debut in co-location with The Meetings Show at ExCeL London on 29 and 30 June.

The legacy of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games lives on

“The legacy of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is a testament to the power of sport,” Coe said. “I look forward to sharing the insights learned from organising the Games and exploring how the Games themselves sparked not only a renewed interest in sport but a lasting economic development model for the region.”

The Meetings Show event director Jack Marczewski, added: “We’re so excited to have Lord Coe as our keynote speaker and are thrilled that he can join us in person at the show to share his valuable learnings with our attendees. His keynote will help set the stage for the dynamic programme we have planned for The Meetings Show’s 10th edition.”

Lord Coe’s session will lead a thought-provoking educational programme featuring informative sessions on topics including sustainability, building and fostering communities, events of the future – metaverse and IRL, sexual harassment, and mental health and wellbeing.

Registration is open for the show, taking place at ExCeL London on 29 and 30 June 2022.

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About the Meetings Show

The Meetings Show is the UK’s leading exhibition for event, meeting and conference professionals. Organised by meeting professionals for meeting professionals, the show includes an exhibition, educational sessions and networking and attracts buyers from the corporate, association, agency and public sectors. The show features destinations from over 50 countries across 6 continents, venues, hotels and key providers of meetings products and services.

The Meetings Show 2022 includes:

  • The Exhibition: Featuring destinations, venues, hotels and suppliers, the exhibition sits at the heart of The Meetings Show.
  • Education Programme: Planned by education experts from across the industry, the conference sessions work in harmony with the exhibition.
  • Networking: The Meetings Show offers an unrivalled networking opportunity for event venues, event buyers and suppliers.  For those looking to see more before and after the show, there will also be fam trips visiting key destinations around the UK and internationally.

Non-buyer visitors are welcome to attend The Meetings Show 2022 but will need to purchase a pass to do so. For pass details, including pricing options and access to co-located shows, visit