IBTM Events has announced ‘IBTM Meets’ – a series of interviews with prominent figures from across the business events industry – will be hosted on its online hub, IBTM Connect.
Business events professionals can access and share knowledge and practical guidance. The IBTM Meets series will see industry personalities sharing insights on a range of topics, including.
Participants include Panos Tzivanidis, Director Corporate Events & Services at International Olympic Committee; Neil Brownlee, Head of Business Events at VisitScotland; Oscar Cerezales, Executive Vice President at MCI Asia Pacific; Christoph Tessmar, CEO at Barcelona Convention Bureau; Melissa Riley, Vice President, Convention Sales & Services at Destination DC, Sven Bossu, CEO at AIPC; Tracy Halliwell MBE, Director of Tourism, Conventions & Major Events at London & Partners and Isabel Bardinet, Chief Executive Officer at the European Society of Cardiology. Release dates for ‘IBTM Meets’ will be announced on the website in the coming days.
IBTM Connect’s next webinar is on May 20 when social media consultant and trainer Christina Erazo and Salt Social Media explain ways event professionals can maintain virtual relationships with their attendees using social media
After its launch in March, more than 7,000 unique global users have visited IBTM Connect, allowing the industry to stay connected as they contend with the pandemic. Webinars have been attended by a global audience, with over 3,000 event professionals attending them to date.
Shane Hannam, portfolio director, IBTM Events, said: “We’ve been very pleased with the response to IBTM Connect. Over a thousand event professionals from around the globe have signed up to each of the webinars we have hosted so far, and many thousands more continue to access the hub’s content library.”