EIBTM, the leading global event for the meetings, incentives, events, and business travel industry (www.eibtm.com) has announced new plans of a touring summit dedicated to offering a personal, bespoke service to stakeholders and meeting the growing demand for education and training in the meetings industry. The first of this new series of branded “EIBTM Talks” is “EIBTM Talks Technology,” which will be taking place in Gdansk, Poland on August 28 and will then take place in Belgrade, Serbia on August 30.
Anna Gorska, CEO, Gdansk Convention Bureau, commented: “The joint project with EIBTM is not only a great honor for us but also a huge opportunity. Technology standards within the industry are advancing at a fast pace. We’re more than happy that EIBTM has noticed our activities and is willing to support them and I’m sure the EIBTM Talks Technology workshop will be a great educational event.”
“EIBTM Talks Technology” will include presentations from industry experts such as Shuli Golovinski, Newton Strand on “Generation Y&Z,” which will focus upon how industry professionals need to embrace technological innovation to enhance attendees’ learning styles and experiences at an event. Ewan MacLeod, Mobile Industry Review will also present “The Mobile Revolution,” which will highlight the fast-paced growth of the mobile industry and what the implications are for the meetings industry. Adi Ben-Nesher, Event Skills, will present “Improving the attendee journey” in which he will share his insights and key thinking points about how to add value to your events and meetings delegates.
“EIBTM Talks Technology series is helping us and our industry suppliers to explore the technologies and creative options that transform our businesses. Meeting with international and local experts in this industry will enable us to conduct daily operations better and most importantly in a more cost effective way,” commended Milos Milovanovic, CEO, Serbia Convention Bureau.
Graeme Barnett, Exhibition Director of EIBTM, commented: “We are really excited about the potential of the new ‘EIBTM Talks’ sessions, and we feel that by reaching out and supporting the industry, we will be able to help drive it forward through providing insight and knowledge into key issues.”
The first two “EIBTM Talks” will be focused on technology, but each will be adapted to meet with the particular needs of the local market of the host city.