Registration is already open for WTM Speed Networking

Registration is already open for WTM Speed Networking

Meetings between buyers and exhibitors boost the generation of business

World Travel Market Latin America 2017 & 47th Braztoa Business Meeting, the world’s main event for the Latin American travel industry, invites the members of the WTM Buyers’ Club, a business club for buyers with a high-level of decision-making power in the travel industry, to apply for the highly sought after Speed Networking sessions, between April 5th and 6th from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. in the Networking Area.

WTM Speed Networking was designed to give the buyers the opportunity to maximize their number of contacts with exhibitors in a short space of time. Held during the morning, the sessions contribute to the diversity of contacts and receptivity among the investors, making the relationship between them more dynamic. Since it was first launched at WTM London in 2010, the meetings have proven to be a success with an average of ten meetings in the space of less than 25 minutes.

“The Speed Networking sessions benefit both the exhibitor as well as the buyer. It is by means of this unique opportunity within the event that we provide an even greater ROI (return on investment) for those involved. The format employed helps ensure the maximum number of meetings in just a short space of time, encouraging mainly the increase in the network of contacts for doing long-term business. It is very important to emphasize that these are not conventional meetings: Speed Networking paves the way for business that will be done at a later date, “explains WTM Latin America’s director Lawrence Reinisch.

Only members of the WTM Buyers’ Club and exhibitors can take part in the program. Approximately 200 buyers are expected at the Speed Networking sessions with roughly 800 exhibitors.

Registration is open until March 17, 2017, and in order to apply, the buyer must register to visit at, and then afterwards send the registration confirmation to, who will carry out a profile analysis and check to see the availability in the sessions.

About WTM Latin America
WTM Latin America, now in its 5th year, attracts almost 9,000 unique senior executives interested in the Latin American travel industry. The 2016 event generated US$ 370 million of new business which was conducted between exhibitors and buyers. WTM Latin America is part of WTM Portfolio of events, which also includes World Travel Market London, World Travel Market Africa, Arabian Travel Market, WTM Connect Asia and International Golf Travel Market.

World Travel Market Events
The Portfolio World Travel Market gathers the main travel leisure events worldwide: World Travel Market, in London; WTM Latin America, in Sao Paulo; WTM Africa, in Cape Town; and Arabian Travel Market, in Dubai. Senior executives all over the world, which compounds travel and tourism industries, visit the fair to do business and discover the last surveys, knowledges and points of view. The fairs are part of Reed Exhibitions, world leader in events’ organization.

About 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. RTE, which organizes more than 20 events around the world, includes three portfolios: 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 organizer, with over 500 events in 30 countries. In 2015, Reed brought together over seven million events participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are hold throughout Americas, Africa, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Oceania, and organized 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.

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