Following an internal restructure, it is announced that senior exhibitions director of the IBTM Events portfolio, Graeme Barnett, will leave the company at the end of May after 22 years with Reed Exhibitions.
“I leave with a sense of excitement for the future and a sense of pride in the past,” says Barnett. “I am looking forward to reconnecting with the many colleagues that I have enjoyed the privilege of working alongside from every part of the industry, many of whom I consider to be lifelong friends. Meanwhile I thank Reed for the great opportunity and experiences that these 22 years have presented. I am now ready for a fresh challenge.”
Kerry Prince, IBTM portfolio director, commented, “Graeme has been an important part of the IBTM story and the continued success of the IBTM brand. He leaves us with our thanks and gratitude and our very best wishes.”
IBTM, part of Reed Travel Exhibitions is the world’s leading showcase for the meetings and events industry (also known as MICE) with a portfolio of five global and regional events providing business solutions on five continents. They include IBTM World, IBTM Arabia, IBTM Africa, IBTM Americas and IBTM China. For more info, visit www.ibtmevents.com
Reed Travel Exhibitions is the world’s leading travel and tourism events organizer, with a wide-ranging portfolio of 22 international events in 13 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa. Its market-leading, business-to-business events cover all elements of travel and tourism, including leisure travel, luxury travel, meetings, events, incentives and business travel, as well as golf travel. For more info, visit www.reedtravelexhibitions.com