Business Travel & Meetings Show

Event details

7th - 8th February 2012
Earls Court 2

About the event


…to learn from a world-class educational programme.
Be motivated by high quality speakers from inside and outside the industry; stay up to date with market and social trends; soak up valuable information from experts; pick up tricks of the trade; head back to the office with skills to help you work, negotiate and buy in a smarter way.

Engage in exclusive buyer-only workshops, strategy-changing case studies, feisty panel sessions and inspirational keynotes.

And what’s more; do all of this for free.


…the biggest gathering of world leading travel brands offering quality solutions you know and trust – including Air New Zealand, Barclaycard, Capita Business Travel, Concur Technologies, First Capital Connect, Heathrow Express, HRG, Jurys Inns Group, Omega World Travel, Premier Inn, Priority Pass, Sabre Travel Network, Streetcar, Virgin Atlantic Airways and hundreds more.

Be introduced to a host of brand new suppliers offering exciting alternative solutions –Advanced Payment Solutions,
Best Western, CTMS, Ethiopian Airlines, Millennium Hotels, Mondial Assistance amongst many others – and have your eyes opened by the BTMS Innovation Award winners’ groundbreaking products.

Enjoy a 360 degree experience with access to airlines and train operators, chauffeur drive companies, conference centres and hotels, technology providers and travel management companies. And use BTMS Connect to arrange meetings before leaving the office.

And what’s more; do all of this in just two days.


…with your peers and kick-start valuable relationships with new contacts and business partners.
More than 5,200 of Europe’s most powerful travel and meetings professionals meet under one roof at BTMS London in Earls Court every year. And the BTMS Executive and Hosted Buyer Programmes ensure the crème de la crème of senior travel buyers from right across the UK and Europe visit the show.

Conduct business in a relaxed atmosphere on the show floor in the BTMS First Class Lounge; and let your hair down after hours at the prestigious black tie European Travel Buyer Awards and at the informal fun-filled BT Club.

And what’s more; it’s good for business – and it’s good for you!

Exhibitor information

Delivering buyers who mean business

By delivering solutions, revealing the latest trends and evolving with the fast changing needs of converging business travel and corporate meetings industries, exhibitors can be certain that the18th Business Travel & Meetings Show 7th - 8th February 2012, Earls Court will deliver buyers who mean business.

Over two days thousands of buyers will place £billions of travel and meetings spend with hundreds of exhibitors; they will network on stands and connect with their peers; and they will learn through the seminars, workshops and panel sessions.

Only by exhibiting can you be sure to meet a buyer who’ll mean business for your company.

What makes BTMS the place for your business?

It’s the buyers’ annual meeting place: Over two days more than 5,000 buyers intermediaries and suppliers from the UK, Europe and further afield attend making the two days at the show the best use of their valuable time

It attracts the largest gathering of quality buyers in the UK: 563 pre-qualified travel and meetings buyers, each who had an annual spend of over £3 million attended in 2011 in addition to the thousands of corporate SMEs.

Only corporate buyers are hosted: Only Europe’s highest spending and hardest to meet buyers are hosted to the show to participate in pre-arranged exhibitor meetings

Highly respected by the industry for 17 years: Hundreds of leading brands participate year after year – so providing thousands of buyers the ideal environment to conduct business with new and existing suppliers

Delivers meetings with ROI: BTMSConnect takes away the uncertainty of finding new customers by automatically ‘matching’ exhibitors to buyers sourcing their products and services to then arrange meetings

Exclusive Buyer Association endorsement: BTMS is the only event that ITM, the leading UK&I association for corporate buyers invites their buyer members to attend.

European Association backing: GBTA Europe and their ten partners from across Europe exclusively support BTMS sister event, The European Travel Buyer Awards and so bring buyer groups to BTMS and ETBA 

Exclusive Media Partners: Partnerships with the principal media provide BTMS with an exclusive opportunity to promote exhibitors through editorial, advertising and inserts to over 150,000 potential buyers across the UK & Europe.

To see which of the 5,000+ attendees are relevant for your business call Katy Phelps on 020 7970 6561 or email