China Updates

IBTM China appoints event manager ahead of 2018 show

Reed Travel Exhibitions has appointed Nicole Ci as event manager for IBTM China, ahead of this year’s show in September.

Ci has eight years’ experience in the events industry in China, most recently working as project manager for the China Children’s Book Fair, with responsibility for both B2B and B2C. Prior to this, she worked on various shows including CIMES (China International Machine Tools Exhibition) and Aluminium China as Marketing Manager.

“I’m thrilled to be working on this event at what is a very exciting time for IBTM China,” Ci said. “We have added new elements to this year’s show and my team and I will be working hard to ensure that IBTM China continues to be renowned for delivering an inspiring and market-leading experience through our CPD-accredited Knowledge Programme and showcasing some of the industry’s most dynamic and exciting new suppliers and solutions.”

Shane Hannam, Reed Travel Exhibitions portfolio director said: “We are delighted that Nicole has joined us as event manager for IBTM China. The event has grown significantly in recent years and we have no doubt that, with Nicole’s experience and professionalism, she will lead the event from strength to strength. We look forward to another successful edition of IBTM China in September.”

IBTM China is set to take place at China National Convention Center (CNCC) in Beijing from 12-13 September. Attracting some 5,000 meetings professionals, the event uses IBTM’s bespoke ‘matchmaking’ software to provide each Hosted Buyer with a pre-arranged schedule of meetings.