IBTM Meets is a new series of interviews with prominent figures from across the business events industry. It was recently launched by IBTM Events, and will be hosted on its online hub, IBTM Connect.

The industry leaders that you can expect to hear from on IBTM Meets include: Panos Tzivanidis, Director Corporate Events & Services at International Olympic Committee; Neil Brownlee, Head of Business Events at VisitScotland; Oscar Cerezales, Executive Vice President at MCI Asia Pacific; Christoph Tessmar, CEO at Barcelona Convention Bureau; Melissa Riley, Vice President, Convention Sales & Services at Destination DC, Sven Bossu, CEO at AIPC; Tracy Halliwell MBE, Director of Tourism, Conventions & Major Events at London & Partners and Isabel Bardinet, Chief Executive Officer at the European Society of Cardiology.

Since its launch in March 2020, IBTM Connect has quickly become a popular resource for event professionals looking to access and share knowledge and practical guidance. The site has had more than 7,000 unique global users, and over 3,000 event professionals from around the globe have attended its webinars.

“There’s no doubt that IBTM Connect has filled a gap for event professionals around the globe, allowing them to keep conversations going and share learnings to support each other in navigating the current landscape.”

Shane Hannam, Portfolio Director, IBTM Events, said: “We’ve been very pleased with the response to IBTM Connect. Over a thousand event professionals from around the globe have signed up to each of the webinars we have hosted so far, and many thousands more continue to access the hub’s content library.

“There’s no doubt that IBTM Connect has filled a gap for event professionals around the globe, allowing them to keep conversations going and share learnings to support each other in navigating the current landscape. The content announced today brings insights and opinions from key players from across our industry as together we prepare for recovery post-Covid-19.”

For more information, visit: ibtmevents.com/ibtm-connect/.