18th February 2010

Ten reasons to visit international Confex

With International Confex less than one week away, show organisers Confex Group are busy getting ready to deliver innovation and inspiration at this years show...

With International Confex less

than one week away, show organisers Confex Group are busy getting ready to

deliver innovation and inspiration at this years show. 

“With time at a premium these days

we have decided to highlight ten good reasons why you should visit the

industry’s leading event, International Confex, next week,” says Duncan Reid,

Portfolio Director of Confex Group.   


The Keynote


Martin Bell, BBC Correspondent

& Former MP, Mark Frith, Time Out Editor and Jo Fairley, Co-founder of Green

& Black’s will share inspiring insights, experiences and


2. Confex


Expanded to 60 free seminars

across five themed theatres, this year’s education programme will feature

renowned industry experts and is designed to help businesses and individuals

develop themselves. 

3.  Largest

Gathering of Exhibitors

With around 1,000 exhibitors,

Confex showcases the best UK and International destinations, venues and event

suppliers all looking to provide innovative ideas and inspiration for




exhibitors in the International Sector

With over 50 countries represented

at the show, visitors investigating the global events market should look out for

first time exhibitors Best of Italy, Sri Lanka Tourism,

Korea Tourism Organisation, Gdansk Convention Bureau, Krakow Convention Bureau,

Portugal Travel Team, Israel Tourist

Office, Finland Convention

Bureau, Lago Maggiore Meetings

Industry, LAN Airlines, BMI, Destination

DC, World of DMC’s, MMCI, Hotel Rey Juan Carlos and Carino


5.  Show


In addition to a strong seminar

and exhibitor line up, Confex offers a host of new features to keep visitors

entertained throughout the three days. Look out for Theme Factory, The Great Outdoors, Secret’s Out and for

the first time PA Day. 

6. Fashion


Taking place on Thursday, 25

February from 12.15pm, Confex’s first ever fashion show prepares itself for a

stylish takeoff. Visitors will be offered the chance to win amazing prizes from

the featured collection by Planet. 

7. Taste the


Featuring more entertainment and

activities this year, Taste the World is the perfect place to gain new ideas for

your next event. The interactive showcase gives visitors the opportunity to

experience culinary and cultural delights from around the


8. Wonderland

of Prizes

This year exhibitors are offering

some magnificent prizes, promotions and incentives.  Prizes include dinner for 2

with Jon Simpson and Sir Bob Geldof at The Ivy, 7 nights in a luxurious Cyprus

resort to an amazing week in Orlando, Florida valued over


9. Confex


There are plenty of networking

opportunities planned at the show helping you to make new contacts and

re-establish old acquaintances. On the first day join the team at the Confex

Networking Drinks, Tuesday, 23 February from 5pm-8pm at Taste the World Bar. 

10. Confex


Each year this event is held in

one of London’s coolest venues and this year the Confex Party will take place at

Grace Bar on Wednesday, 24 February. The Confex Party is open to visitors and

exhibitors and promises an exciting line-up with acts from Event UK’s ‘ The Next

Big Thing’ talent competition. 

International Confex 2010 will be

held 23-25 February at Earls Court,

London on Tuesday, with extended show times 10am-7pm, Wednesday and Thursday

10am-5pm. Confex is the leading UK event attracting 1,000 exhibitors and 10,000