Futurist Brian Solis to Speak At WTM London

Futurist Brian Solis to Speak At WTM London

World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce award-winning author, digital analyst and futurist Brian Solis as a keynote speaker.

Solis studies the influence and effects of emerging technologies on business, marketing and culture and advises companies on marketing strategy and change management in his role as Principal Analyst at Altimeter Group.

He has published many books on business including X: The Experience When Business Meets Design, What’s the Future of Business, The End of Business as Usual, Engage and Putting the Public Back into Public Relations.

Brian will share with WTM London delegates his vision and experiences on the rise of digital transformation, innovation, connected consumerism and digital lifestyles when he takes the WTM Global Stage on the afternoon of Monday 7 November.

World Travel Market London, Senior Director, Simon Press, said: “Brian is a well-renowned speaker so I am delighted he is presenting at WTM London 2016.

“The travel and tourism industry has been overhauled by many disruptive companies in recent years.

“The pace of change within the travel industry is only going to get faster so Brian will       help delegates understand how such change may affect them.”

WTM London is the event where the travel and tourism industry conducts its business deals. Buyers from the WTM Buyers Club have a combined purchasing responsibility of £22.6 billion (£15.8bn) and sign deals at the event worth $3.6 billion (£2.5bn).

WTM London 2016 will be revamped as a three-day event from Monday 7 – Wednesday 9 November, with opening hours extended from 10am – 7pm for all three days.

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About World Travel Market London

WTM London, the leading global event for the travel industry, is the must-attend three-day business-to-business exhibition for the worldwide travel and tourism industry.

Almost 50,000 senior travel industry professionals, government ministers and international press, embark on ExCeL – London every November to network, negotiate and discover the latest industry opinion and trends at WTM London.

WTM London is the event where the travel industry conducts and concludes its deals. WTM London will generate around £2.5 billion of travel industry contracts.

WTM London is part of Reed Travel Exhibition’s World Travel Market events, which also includes Arabian Travel Market, World Travel Market Latin America and World Travel Market Africa.  www.wtmworld.com

Reed Travel Exhibitions

Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) is the world’s leading provider of exhibitions in the travel and tourism industry. Its wide-ranging portfolio of events around the globe covers leisure travel, luxury travel, meetings, incentives and business travel, as well as golf, ski and spa travel.

RTE, which organises more than 22 events around the world, includes three divisions; World Travel Market, IBTM Events and International Luxury Travel Market.

RTE is a business unit of Reed Exhibitions.

About Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organiser, with over 500 events in 30 countries. In 2015 Reed brought together over seven million event participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa and organised by 40 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of the RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.  www.reedexpo.com

World Travel Market London is the leading global event for the travel industry, generating more than £2.8 billion of business contracts between attendees. Now in its 37th year, this show attracts a global audience that shape the travel industry. Register to attend WTM London 2017, 6-8 November: http://london.wtm.com/register

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