IBTM thinks different in 2018

IBTM booked Duncan Wardle, one of the primary creative forces behind The Walt Disney Company, as the first of three keynote speakers lined up for IBTM World 2018, in Barcelona from 27-29 November.

“Duncan's session leads the 'innovation, technology and creativity stream' of the Knowledge Programme and will kick-off the schedule on Day 2. Titled 'Think Different the Disney Way', Duncan will draw on his 25-year career with The Walt Disney Company, and his experience leading a team of creative consultants”, according to a press release.

“The full programme of 63 sessions that form this year's Knowledge Programme cover seven topical content themes all aimed at inspiring and educating on the latest industry issues and hot topics so that delegates leave motivated to apply learnings to their own exciting events. As well as innovation, technology and creativity, content falls under the following streams; industry trends; engagement and experiences; safety and security; sustainability and CSR; professional development, recruitment and wellbeing; and business development and strategy”, the same statement says.

IBTM World's 2018 edition will have new exhibitors including Tourism New Zealand; Plus DMC Group, Standard International Management hotel group and creative technology company Codemodeon. Hyatt Hotel Group, Hilton, Kempinski Hotels, Germany Convention Bureau, Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau, Slovenia Meetings, Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau, VisitScotland and partners, Barcelona Convention Bureau will come back this year.

Last year, almost 3000 exhibiting companies from over 150 countries. 


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