Supply Management now Exclusive BTM Partner

08 Feb 2013

Business Travel Market - the premier event for the corporate travel industry - is pleased to announce a new media partnership for its 2013 show at London’s ExCeL on 6th – 7th November.

Supply Management Magazine, and supplymanagement.com, will be Business Travel Market’s official media partner on an exclusive basis. Supply Management has been established as the leading publication for the procurement and supply chain profession in the UK since 1996 and now has a circulation of more than 45,000. It is the official magazine of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS).

The partnership comes after a recent survey revealed that Europe’s senior business travel buyers felt their travel management would become increasingly procurement-focused in 2013.

“There are a significant and growing number of procurement professionals now managing their organisations’ travel budgets. So I am pleased that our exclusive partnership with Supply Management will ensure that we can bring many of them to BTM to meet face to face with our exhibitors. There will be a special emphasis to enable those that are new to buying travel to feel welcome and part of this industry,” said Paul Robin, Exhibition Director, Business Travel Market.

Ravjeet Kang, Supply Management Sales Manager added; “Supply Management is proud to exclusively align with BTM in 2013. Following a very successful partnership last year we are looking to continue to support the event and show the value procurement is delivering within the industry.”

Business Travel Market is now in its fifth year and for the first time will be held alongside World Travel Market on 6th – 7th November 2013. Owned by the world’s leading provider of exhibitions in the travel and tourism industry; Reed Travel Exhibitions, Business Travel Market is a combination of exhibition, educational conference, one-to-one meetings through its Hosted Buyer® Programme and excellent networking opportunities.

If you would like to talk to us about exhibiting at Business Travel Market, please email Paul Robin on paul.robin@reedexpo.co.uk. For more information on Supply Management please click here.



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About Business Travel Market

Business Travel Market is Europe’s premier event for the business travel industry, taking place annually it is now in its fifth year. Bringing together corporate travel buyers with a combined spend power of over 15 billion euros, the show represents the very best of the business travel market. The show boasts the most comprehensive and coveted Hosted Buyer® Programme in the industry, attended by qualified senior buyers of business travel. These buyers and the show’s visitors are treated to the very best brands and organisations, supplying goods and services for managed business travel. Business Travel Market creates the perfect environment for these two audiences to do business together. This environment includes one of the most respected educational programmes in the market, providing tailored, relevant, intelligent and quality professional development for the industry.

About Supply Management

Supply Management is the monthly magazine of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) based in the UK. CIPS has a global community of 94,000 in 150 countries worldwide. Supply Business launched in January 2013. It is a quarterly, subscription-only title aimed at CPOs, CFOs, COOs and CEOs.



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Testimonials

“Business Travel Market was well organised. As hosted buyers, we were kept well-informed in advance of the show. We particularly enjoyed the seminars which were very informative as well. We shall be taking the educational content back to our teams.”
Ekaterina Afanasieva, Accenture (Hosted Buyer)

“There is a great selection of suppliers at Business Travel Market, with the show being a good, manageable size. The conference sessions were excellent.”
Karen Adni, Anixter International (Hosted Buyer)

“Air Berlin enjoyed a good stand location amid the traffic flow, and enjoyed the clear and helpful nature of the automatic confirmation system for appointments with registered visitors.”
Rogier Dejager, Air Berlin (Exhibitor)

“We had a fantastic event and all our pre-registered appointments were of a very high standard. We have generated some great new business relationships and will definitely return next year. Thank you for a professionally arranged event.”
Sally Raith-Riches, Brooklands Hotel (Exhibitor)

“Great show! I received tons of leads and had a full diary of top notch meetings both days.”
James Swift, Skyline Worldwide Accommodations (Exhibitor)

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