The Expoforum convention and exhibition centre was presented at the major international exhibition: IBTM WORLD-2019
From 19 to 21 November, the 23rd IBTM WORLD-2019 international events industry exhibition took place in Barcelona. St. Petersburg was represented by 13 organisations, one of which was ExpoForum International.
The exhibition brought together more than 15,000 market professionals, representing around 3,000 unique destinations from 141 countries. Over three days, exhibitors gave more than 30 presentations and held around 500 business meetings.
The collective exhibition, organised by the St. Petersburg Convention Bureau, displayed the city’s potential as an attractive destination for business tourism. The city’s leading organisations in the tourism industry gave nine group presentations for around 70 international specialists in the convention and exhibition industry and service providers.
Part of the business programme was a “Happy Hour”, dedicated to the UEFA-2020 European Football Championship, of which St. Petersburg was an organiser-city. Visitors of the St. Petersburg stand were met with drinks, dance music and the chance to test their skills in an interactive football game.
The ExpoForum International team held around 30 meetings, visited five networking events and established more than 50 contacts.
The IBTM World exhibition proved once more the event’s status as a global leader in the field of tourism and business event organisation. It is a global forum for lively meetings and interaction between industry professionals, which has a long and successful history. The event inspires the events world to create the best business solutions and exceptional experiences for its clients.