The director of Reed's giant EIBTM MICE event in Barcelona, Graeme...
WORLDEVENTS OPENS FRENCH BASE IN LYON posted on: 30/11/2010 12:08:44
FRANCE - Event management agency and professional conference organiser WorldEvents Group has established an office in Lyon.
Key Account Manager Zoë Adam (pictured), from the company’s European office in Amsterdam, will take on the role of General Manager for France.
“France is an important market for us and one in which we already do a lot of business,” said Adam. “Having an office will help us to service and develop relationships with our existing clients as well as create new business opportunities.”
Group Sales and Marketing Director, Mark Saxby, said: “There have been a number of meetings with existing and new clients in the build up to this announcement and the response has been very positive with some live opportunities currently under discussion.”
WorldEvents, headquartered in West Yorkshire, has offices located in the UK, USA, Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Singapore and Hong Kong.
AFRICA - The Calabar International Convention Centre in Nigeria, which is currently under construction, has appointed conference industry specialist Paul D'Arcy as its first Chief Executive Officer, effective from January 2015.
ASIA - The Global Business Travel Association Foundation's Global BTI Outlook - India report has revealed that the country's total business travel spend is expected to grow 8.6 per cent in 2014 to US$26.2bn.
EUROPE - This year's edition of EIBTM closed having attracted over 15,500 industry professionals onsite for the three days of the show, an eight per cent increase on 2013 figures, according to organisers.