Networking is top of the agenda at ibtm world Meetings Leadership Summit
The invite-only networking event for international industry leaders will take place at Gran Teatre del Liceu, in Barcelona on November 27.
Some 200 attendees from across the global meetings, incentives, conferences and events industry will gather for a cocktail reception and awards presentation in the s Mirror Hall at the venue.
“Our Meetings Leadership Summit is a rare and much anticipated event when we bring together a highly influential group of leaders in the global meetings industry to network with their peers,” said Kerry Prince, portfolio director, ibtm events.
“Over the years the MLS has also been a fantastic showcase for some of Barcelona’s most stunning venues and I’m sure our guests will find the Teatre del Liceu the setting for another great event.”
Three awards will be presented at this year’s MLS: the ibtm world Lifetime Achievement Award, IAPCO (The International Association of Professional Congress Organisers) Collaboration Award and JMIC (Joint Meetings Industry Council) Power and Profile Award.
“We are delighted to be hosting IAPCO and JMIC, who will this year be honouring some of our esteemed colleagues and members of the global meetings industry for their outstanding contributions,” she said.
This year’s keynote speakers at ibtm world include Dame Stella Rimington, author and first female director general of the UK Secret Service, and Yancey Strickler, co-founder and CEO of crowdfunding website Kickstarter.