Great Interest to Istanbul CVB in The Meetings Show UK Fair
The Meetings Show UK Fair is held in Olympia Fair Center on 8 - 10 July 2014. Festival is organized for the 2nd time this year and received more than 10 thousand appointments in 3 days. 721 invited guests, 2433 visitors and 4626 professionals from the relevant sectors attended the fair. As the numbers demonstrate, the fair has succeeded to grow 20% comparing to last year.
Organizers of the event have underlined The Meetings Show UK has been the mostly attended fair in the UK history by the purchasers (clients / customers) and the professionals of the sectors. The fair again will be held in Olympia Fair Center next year between 07 – 09 July.
As for the the interest for Istanbul, 3 days of the fair the ICVB stand has taken so much attention and high number of meetings have been achieved with the invited purchasers. ICVB has conducted almost 65 face to face meetings. As a result of ICVB’s contacts; operations for more than 6 congresses and meetings; and 43 incentive work opportunities have been given green light. These events are considered to be in held the coming years; 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2020. In addition to all between 50 to 9000 participants are expected.
Turkey attended to this years’ fair with a stand area of 56 square meters. In the Turkey stand 10 companies and corporations are presented. The firms in Turkey stand acknowledged that they have been pleased by the interest to our country. The “Home of Turkey” concept in the Turkey stand developed by our Ministry has received good comments. During the Fair, Turkish Culture & Tourism Office in London has supported the facilities in our stand.