Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) is already looking ahead to next year’s WTM London, following a successful 2015 event, with 30,344 visitors in attendance.
Held on 2-5 November at ExCeL London, WTM London 2015 reported a total of 49,275 participants, surpassing the average attendance of the previous five events with the number of qualified buyers remaining at a record high.
According to the organiser, average attendance for WTM London from 2010 to 2014 stand at 48,888, while WTM London 2015 drew 49,275 participants.
Simon Press, WTM London senior director, said: “WTM London has grown at an unprecedented rate over the past five years making it the event where the industry conducts its business.
“£2.5 billion in industry contracts were agreed at WTM London 2015 with more than 9,100 buyers conducting 1.1 million meetings with 4,600 exhibitors.
“The high number of buyers demonstrates all the key decision-makers in the industry attend WTM London.”
Press added that next year’s show will see more content moved on to the exhibition floor further increasing networking opportunities between exhibitors, buyers, visitors and media.
“WTM 2016 is poised to be the best yet. We have listened to participants and made the event three days ending with the hugely-popular WTM Festivals on the final evening. The press centre will be located on the exhibition floor alongside a new amphitheatre.
“Further new additions to WTM London 2016 will be announced throughout next year.”
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