Senior corporate and agency event planners from leading organisations across North America and Europe have arrived in Frankfurt, Germany for a VIP hosted visit to IMEX 2016, ahead of the first ever Global Events Summit taking place in Scotland 21-23rd April. Organised by the International Special Events Society (ISES) in partnership with the IMEX Group and VisitScotland Business Events, the Global Events Summit will encompass three days of high-level debate on industry topics including; The Uber Economy, The Science of Events and The Risk Factor.
Among those attending IMEX and the Summit will be senior executives from AOO Events, Giants Enterprises, XPL, Aerospace Industry Association, Cerbelli Creative, George P Johnson, Calgary Stampede, Penton Media, Shaw Communications, Silhouette Group, Cvent, Viacom, Super Bowl, BC Innovation Council and Elias Events.
During the summit, delegates will visit Scotland’s historic capital Edinburgh, stay at the world famous 5 star Gleneagles Hotel & Resort, visit Edinburgh Castle and enjoy a gala dinner onboard the Royal Yacht Britannia, formerly the private yacht of HM Queen Elizabeth II.
Jodi Collen CSEP, President of the International Special Events Society commented; “We enjoy a very strong relationship with the team at IMEX, and regard IMEX in Frankfurt as the premier show in Europe. This VIP hosted visit will make a great prelude to the Global Events Summit, updating our members on the very latest developments in the meetings, incentives and live events sector, members who encompass some of the very best minds from across the global events industry.”
A photocall to officially launch the start of the Global Events Summit will take place at IMEX at 15.15 on Tuesday 19th April on the VisitScotland stand F350. Follow the Global Event Summit‘s progress and join in the conversation on Twitter by using #ISESGES16.
ISES was founded in 1987 to foster enlightened performance through education while promoting ethical conduct. ISES works to join event and meeting professionals to focus on the “event as a whole” rather than its individual parts. ISES has grown to involve more than 5,500 members active in 52 chapters throughout the world. The solid peer network ISES provides helps special events professionals produce outstanding results for clients while establishing positive working relationships with other event colleagues. Learn more about ISES at www.ises.com.