It’s exactly one week until the ITM’s ‘Intelligence2012’ conference takes place in Manchester and we’re really looking forward to it. Not only is it an excellent annual networking opportunity for the travel and meetings industry, it’s a valuable platform for learning about and debating the hot issues of the day, including APD, risk management, continuing airline consolidations and the Bribery Act.
Moderated by BBC News anchorman Huw Edwards and attended by 350 senior professionals in the travel and meetings industry the ITM Conference to be held at the Palace Hotel in Manchester from 21st to 23rd May. It promises to be an unmissable event.
Educational streams include ‘In the Round’ with an ‘In the Hot seat’ session and a gadget review on new business innovations. ‘The Learning Lab’ with educational workshops offering practical advice and take away tools and the ‘Directors Roundtable’, for buyers only to debate challenging topics such as Industry Affairs, Managing Risk and the Bribery Act.
The opening plenary Breaking News, Sharing Views will see our expert panel put to the test on topics such as APD, access to content and data sharing plus the BA/bmi merger. Frank Dick, Olympic Coach will offer some inspirational advice on performance management. Travel’s sassiest women will interview industry guests in the Loose Women session and Steve Cram MBE will close the event with his stories of his competitive past and his experiences on being part of the winning bid for London2012 as the country gears up to the Olympics in July.
Find out more at www.itmconference.org, and if you're attending, please use our hashtag, it's #itmconference.
Posted by Diane Steed, head of sales and marketing, ITM