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Hosted Buyer Invitations

The Meetings Show 2019

The Meetings Show 2019 - join our hosted buyer group

26-27 June 2019, Olympia, London, UK

Click Here to Apply Now!

The Meetings Show is the premier UK event connecting meeting and event planners with the most desirable destinations, hotels, venues, conference centres, DMCs and technology providers at an easily accessible central London location.

Featuring more than 600 destinations, hotel, venues, DMCs and technology providers from the UK and worldwide.

Thousands of meeting industry professionals visit the event, taking advantage of its networking, meeting, and educational programme. We are pleased to bring this event as a hosted buyer partner event to our European readers.

Qualification for the programme

The Meetings Show hosted buyer programme is open to meetings, incentive, conference and events planners based in the UK & Europe. After you apply, an external qualifier will review your application based on the following criteria:

  • • Number of events, meetings, conferences or incentives organised per year globally
  • • Number of events placed in the UK (if based in Europe)
  • • Annual budget for events
  • • Purchasing or decision-making authority
  • • Location of meetings and conferences organised

The hosted buyer programme will provide accepted hosted buyers:

  • • European hosted buyers: Complimentary return economy travel to and from home nation port to appropriate London port including taxes
  • • UK hosted buyers: Complimentary return economy travel ticket air/rail to London including taxes, if requested and if applicable (please see the FAQs)
  • • Complimentary accommodation (on bed and breakfast basis) in a 4-star or above hotel in London, if requested and if applicable
  • • Return transfers in London between airport/train station, official hotel and The Meetings Show venue (London Olympia) and to the official networking events as per the official transfers schedule
  • • Admission to The Meetings Show and to official networking events
  • • Access to the hosted buyer lounge for refreshments and lunch at The Meetings Show
  • • Optional: attendance to the pre-show conference on 25 June 2019

The hosted buyer – through his application to the programme - commits to

  • • register via the online hosted buyer registration form, completing all the required fields honestly and accurately. 
  • • Arrange the pre-scheduled appointments with exhibitors of his/her choice via the online appointment system, no later than 17th June 2019 and of attend these appointments at the show. The minimum number of appointments within the hosted buyer programme are for the
    • o 3-day attendance: minimum of 16 appointments
    • o 2-day attendance: minimum of 12 appointments
    • o 1-day attendance: minimum of 6 appointments
  • • Agrees to the monitoring of his/her missed appointments and no-show charges levied accordingly
  • • Adherence to the terms and conditions including the cancellation and no-show policy
  • • Settlement of all personal expenses with the hotel prior to departure (e.g. room service/minibar use)

 

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Hosted Buyer Invitation to Meetings Africa

Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa 
25 February 2019 - Bonday
26 to 27 February 2019 – Meetings Africa

Meetings Africa is the leading MICE industry trade show on the African continent and we’re delighted to invite you as a hosted buyer to this prestigious event.

At Meetings Africa, you will find a perfectly organized industry trade show, matching top notch international standards, showcasing not only South Africa but rather the Southern African continent – and beyond!

You will find the most active South African – and African – suppliers to the MICE industry, all providing services on the high level, international, standards! Attending Meetings Africa for 2 days, will save you weeks in researching and connecting via internet and the phone from home!

To be accepted into the Meetings Africa Hosted Buyer Programme, you need to prove:

1. Must not have attended Meetings Africa in the past three years.
2. Attendance is limited to one buyer per organisation and only if you are:
  A recognised Incentive Travel House Executive/Senior Purchaser
  A recognised International Event Management Company Executive
  A Corporate Meeting Director/Senior Purchaser
  An Association President/Executive/Director of Conferences
  An Exhibition or Major Events Organiser
3. Your organisation has given you purchasing authority for placing meetings, events, incentive or business travel.
4. Your organisation consistently books meetings or incentive travel programmes outside of your geographic region, and proof of these is available on request for verification.
5. You and your organization are seriously considering placing an event in Africa within the next two years, or the next two meeting rotations (in terms of Associations).
6. You’re able to communicate well in the English language and have a willingness to engage with African suppliers
7. You commit to a minimum of 20 supplier appointments at Meetings Africa

As a Hosted Buyer at Meetings Africa, you will benefit from:

Complimentary economy-class flights and transfers.
Complimentary four- or five-star accommodation.
Access to the VIP Hosted Buyers Lounge and delicious lunches.
An invitation to attend a complimentary pre- or post-tour and explore a breath-taking South African destination.
A unique opportunity to meet key industry suppliers from more than 12 African countries.
Invitations to exciting networking events.
A personalised diary of meetings enabling you to have one-on-one meetings with key African suppliers, convention bureaus and tourism bodies.
For Associations, the opportunity to attend educational events that will enhance you and your Association.
Buyers who do not qualify for the full hosting package, may still qualify for a partial hosting which excludes return air tickets. Other benefits remain the same as above.

If you wish to attend Meetings Africa, please contact me by email – Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein! to obtain application information and your personal application code. I am looking forward to meeting you in Johannesburg!

www.meetingsafrica.co.za

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Hosted Buyer Invitation to MICE West Africa Forum & Expo Accra, Ghana

Akwaaba means welcome

This December, the 3rd MICE West Africa Forum & Expo will take place from December 13 – 15, 2018 in Accra, Ghana. The event is designed to familiarize buyers with the Ghanaian and West African suppliers to the MICE industry and assist buyers in selecting the most suitable partners for their events.

The hosted buyer applications will open within the next couple of days – please mark your calendar and save the dates for MICE West Africa Forum & Expo and its Pre-show site inspection days:

On December 11 you will enjoy the Accra City tour and on December 12 you will experience the first Ghanaian capital city - Cape Coast! Stay tuned for further Details of the pre-show site inspection programme are to be revealed soon!

To be accepted as a hosted buyer, you need to oversee organizing MICE events in Ghana and/or West Africa and be the final decision maker or part of the decision-making committee. You will need to proof your responsibility with past event references which will be verified by the MICE West Africa Hosted Buyer Team.

Accepted hosted buyers will receive:

  • International round-trip flights, airfare will be reimbursed up to a pre-determined maximum amount
  • Accommodation at Accra for 1 to 4 nights.
  • Local airport and ground transfers according to the event schedule
  • Access to MICE West Africa Forum & Expo and a minimum of 8 pre-determined priority appointments per day with the suppliers of your choice
  • Access to the Hosted Buyer Lounge with complimentary refreshments and meals,
  • At MICE West Africa Forum & Expo, a dedicated badge facility and the onsite support team and other staff to assist you daily and free Wi-Fi at the forum and in the expo.

The event website is currently being updated and will be available shortly with the latest information. Please visit www.micewestafrica.com or check www.micemm.com for information. We will publish the application link along the latest information about the hosted buyer programme as soon as it is available.

I’m looking forward to seeing you in Accra!

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Hosted Buyer Invitation to MICE West Africa Forum & Expo Accra, Ghana

Akwaaba means welcome

This December, the 3rd MICE West Africa Forum & Expo will take place from December 13 – 15, 2018 in Accra, Ghana. The event is designed to familiarize buyers with the Ghanaian and West African suppliers to the MICE industry and assist buyers in selecting the most suitable partners for their events.

Apply to the hosted buyer programme on reg.micedevelopmentdays.africa/index.php/536177?lang=en

To be accepted as a hosted buyer, you need to oversee organizing MICE events in Ghana and/or West Africa and be the final decision maker or part of the decision-making committee. You will need to proof your responsibility with past event references which will be verified by the MICE West Africa Hosted Buyer Team.

Accepted hosted buyers will receive:

International roundtrip flights, airfare will be reimbursed up to a pre-determined maximum amount
Accommodation at Accra for 1 to 4 nights.
Local airport and ground transfers according to the event schedule
Access to MICE West Africa Forum & Expo and a minimum of 8 pre-determined priority appointments per day with the suppliers of your choice
Access to the Hosted Buyer Lounge with complimentary refreshments and meals
At MICE West Africa Forum & Expo, a dedicated badge facility and the onsite support team and other staff to assist you daily and free Wi-Fi at the forum and in the expo.

The event website is currently being updated and will be available shortly with the latest information. Please visit www.micewestafrica.com or check www.micemm.com for information.

Optional Pre-Event programme

On December 11 you will enjoy the Accra city tour highlights- visit the central business district coupled with Ghana ministerial enclave ending with historical Kwame Nkruma Moseleum where Ghana independence was declared.

December 12 - Discover Ghana’s first capital city Cape Coast and Cape Coast Castle – one of the castles forming the UNESCO world heritage site ”Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions” which groups 3 castles and 15 forts spanning 500 km along the coasts of Ghana. The fortified trading posts were founded between 1382 and 1784. While in the beginning, they served the gold trade, later in history they played a significant part in the developing slave trade to the Americas and in the 19th century in the suppression of this ugly trade. Kakum National Park will bring us into the jungle. The incredible Kakum Canopy Walkway allows incredible insights! Enjoy incredible views from the height of 130 feet / 40 meters in and above the jungle! An unforgettable experience.

Accommodation, Transportation, Airport Pickup, Conference attendance, Heroes Awards Night and Nominees Party Night included. Pre-tour rate: 385 USD.

I’m looking forward to seeing you in Accra!

reg.micedevelopmentdays.africa/index.php/536177?lang=en

 

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MICE West Africa Forum & Expo

 13 - 15 December 2018, Accra, Ghana

Akwaaba means welcome

This December, the 3rd MICE West Africa Forum & Expo will take place from December 13 – 15, 2018 in Accra, Ghana. The event is designed to familiarize buyers with the Ghanaian and West African suppliers to the MICE industry and assist buyers in selecting the most suitable partners for their events.

The hosted buyer applications will open within the next couple of days – please mark your calendar and save the dates for MICE West Africa Forum & Expo and its Pre-show site inspection days:

On December 11 you will enjoy the Accra City tour and on December 12 you will experience the first Ghanaian capital city - Cape Coast! Stay tuned for further Details of the pre-show site inspection programme are to be revealed soon!

To be accepted as a hosted buyer, you need to oversee organizing MICE events in Ghana and/or West Africa and be the final decision maker or part of the decision-making committee. You will need to proof your responsibility with past event references which will be verified by the MICE West Africa Hosted Buyer Team.

Accepted hosted buyers will receive:
  • International round-trip flights, airfare will be reimbursed up to a pre-determined maximum amount
  • Accommodation at Accra for 1 to 4 nights.
  • Local airport and ground transfers according to the event schedule
  • Access to MICE West Africa Forum & Expo and a minimum of 8 pre-determined priority appointments per day with the suppliers of your choice
  • Access to the Hosted Buyer Lounge with complimentary refreshments and meals,
  • At MICE West Africa Forum & Expo, a dedicated badge facility and the onsite support team and other staff to assist you daily and free Wi-Fi at the forum and in the expo.

The event website is currently being updated and will be available shortly with the latest information. Please visit www.micewestafrica.com or check www.micemm.com for information. 

Please use this link to apply for the hosted buyer programme: http://reg.micedevelopmentdays.africa/index.php/536177?newtest=Y&lang=en 

I’m looking forward to seeing you in Accra!

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