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  • Graeme Barnett

    Event Director

    Graeme Barnett possesses over 18 years of experience in the global exhibitions industry working for Reed Exhibitions, the name behind the world’s leading portfolio of trade and consumer events.

    Having spent 5 years working on a number of key projects in the UK business (including acquisitions & venue development & planning) Graeme moved to Reed Travel Exhibitions in 2001 as Event Director on World Travel Market, responsible for the development and execution of the events strategy following its move to ExCeL in 2002.

    In 2006, Graeme joined Reed Travel Exhibitions Meetings & Events portfolio to head the team responsible for the successful launch of GIBTM in Abu Dhabi (in 2007) together with the re-launch of CIBTM in Beijing in 2009. Through his work in the emerging Meetings destinations of The Middle East & China, Graeme has worked at senior commercial & Government levels to assist with the delivery of strategy & promotion of specialist Meetings & Incentive related projects.

    Graeme became Exhibition Director of the portfolio’s flagship event, EIBTM in 2010 with the responsibility for leading the events’ future evolution, development and growth. Graeme also undertook a 4-month secondment in New York in 2012 where he led the US based team in the delivery of AIBTM in Baltimore.

    Graeme is a member of Meeting Professional International (MPI) & Associate Member of the Chartered Management Institute in the United Kingdom.

    Outside of the work environment, Graeme is a highly committed family man, with his 2 children, Katy and Christopher studying Business Management at Loughborough and Warwick Universities respectfully. Graeme has a passion for all sports, having played junior international hockey for England and run The London Marathon twice, in 2004 and 2005 and will be completing the London to Paris Cycle Challenge in July 2013.


    Tel: +44 (0)20 8910 7896
    graeme.barnett@reedexpo.co.uk



    Advisory Board

    The Advisory Board are also an important part of the wider Business Travel Market team. To find out more about who they are and what they do, click here.

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)

Date:

6th & 7th November 2013

Venue: ExCel London

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