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Meet the future of events at MeetGB 2020

VisitBritain’s flagship event MeetGB returns in 2020, inviting international planners to ‘meet the future of event’ at the brand-new International Convention Centre (ICC) Wales.

When: Wednesday 22 to Friday 24 April 2020

Where: Celtic Manor Resort and ICC Wales

Discover the best of UK business events at MeetGB 2020:

VisitBritain invites event planners and agencies from Europe and North America to meet and do business with over 80 industry suppliers, including venues, hotels, destinations and incentive experiences from across the UK.

MeetGB 2020 offers an exciting week-long programme where delegates will experience the future of events in the UK, with thousands of one to one, pre-scheduled business meetings set to take place. Delegates will also be able to attend unmissable networking events, including a star-studded gala dinner.

Ahead of the business programme international buyers will attend educational visits to 11 different UK destinations, experiencing first-hand the country’s best conference, events and incentive products.

Meet the future of events at MeetGB:

Taking inspiration from the woodland surroundings of the ICC Wales, MeetGB is offering attendees the chance to ‘meet the future of events’ – incorporating sustainability, wellness, product innovation and industry expertise into its week-long programme.

Throughout the event both UK suppliers and international buyers will be encouraged to take part in the discussion and focus on their own well-being.

Experience a ‘warm Welsh welcome’ at Celtic Manor Resort and ICC Wales:

MeetGB 2020 will take part at the five-star Celtic Manor Resort and the recently opened International Convention Centre (ICC) Wales located in Newport.

Since launching in September, the new £83 million venue has welcomed thousands of visitors to enjoy its industry-leading facilities and nature-friendly footprint, with wellbeing and sustainability being key drivers for both ICC Wales and Celtic Manor Resort.

To be part of MeetGB 2020 please visit: visitbritain.com/meetgb

Registration Opens for SPINCon 2019

Brain, Body, Being, Business

SPIN:Senior Planners Industry Network announces that registration is open for its annual conference, SPINCon. SPINCon 2019 will be held November 3-5, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa.

“Each year SPINCon focuses on the whole person (brain, body, being & business) and this year we are excited that the content has again been curated by our members,” said SPIN’s Executive Director Tracey Smith.  “We had over 100 topic suggestions and we then asked members to vote for ones that would be most applicable to them. Then, speakers submitted proposals based on those topics.”

Here is a sampling of sessions being offered by fellow SPIN members (session titles subject to change):

  • Christy Lamagna – Network to Increase Your Net Worth
  • Bonni Scepkowski – Niche, Please: How focusing on your strengths will make you more successful
  • Terry Lombardo – What’s Your Second Act?
  • Dan Yaman – Designing a Brain-based Event
  • John Ayo – From Travel Hell to Travel Well
  • Kristen Brogan – Hungry for Happiness
  • Cindy Hartner – You Don’t Get a Map, You Get a Compass

Returning speakers are Dean Savoca, Phil Gerbyshak and Monica Graves. SPIN’s Chairwoman Shawna Suckow will also facilitate a few breakouts and be the closing keynote.

Are You Game?

This year’s theme, “Are You Game?”, is being woven throughout conference (along with a few teasers beforehand). Gamification will be included in the event app (being sponsored by Wildly Different) – but with a SPIN twist. The speakers have also been tasked with “upping their game” to make their sessions more attendee-focused and adding elements of fun.

Registration Open Now
Registration for SPINCon 2019 is $99 for VIP members; $299 for Virtual members & non-members ($299 rate includes a one-year VIP membership). All planner attendees need to have a minimum of 10 years’ full-time planning experience. For more SPINCon 2019 details and to register go to https://spinplanners.com/Attend-Learn/SPINCON

About SPIN

SPIN: Senior Planners Industry Network is the world’s largest association limited to senior-level planners with at least 10 years full time planning experience. SPINCon is the annual conference for the association.

About Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Monterey County CVB is Tourism Development and Destination Marketing Organization that inspires the world to visit our extraordinary destination.

About Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa

Nestled within 22 acres of soaring Monterey Pines, the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa on Del Monte Golf Course is a destination hotel providing the most discerning traveler with the quintessential Monterey experience. Its Central California Coast location offers guest close proximity to downtown Monterey, Monterey Regional Airport and easy access to some of the Peninsula’s most well-known attractions.