Events 2012 & Beyond Conference Programme Announced

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Events 2012 & Beyond Conference Programme Announced

LONDON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

    The programme for the forthcoming Events 2012 & Beyond conference has been

announced, and includes sessions on Managing Expectations, Sponsors, Media,

Corporate Hospitality and Supply Chain. Breakfast Television Presenter, Bill

Turnbull, has also been announced as the conference anchor.

    In addition to speakers from Visit London, VisitBritain and the LDA,

other conference speakers include Dan Ritterband -- director of marketing to

Boris Johnson, Barrie Howard -- VP global sponsorship, Visa International,

Daryl Jelinek -- general manager -- London 2012 Olympics, Coca Cola, Jeroen

De Roever -- manager international sports strategy, ATP, Mark England --

director of Olympic operations, British Olympic Association, David Stubbs --

head of sustainability, LOCOG, Mike Mulvey -- chief executive, London

Business Network, Paul Bush -- CEO, Event Scotland and David Magilano

--marketing director, England 2018.

    David Sharpe, Head of the Events 2012 Development Group said: "This is a

hugely impressive line up of speakers and will deliver exactly what we

promised the industry; practical advice on what to expect from the games and

how to maximise the opportunities that they present."

    Events 2012 & Beyond takes place on the first day of International

Confex, Tuesday 24th February 2009, at the Earls Court Conference Centre,

London. Delegates can register for places now by visiting

SOURCE: Events 2012 & Beyond 

    CONTACT: Media Enquiries






    NOTE TO EDITORS: Events 2012 Development Group - The Events 2012 Development

Group is a not for profit initiative created by Visit London and Visit Britain,

with the support of LOCOG, to manage communications with the UK events industry

and help maximise the Olympic opportunity. Members of the Development Group

include; David Sharpe – Merlin Entertainment Group, David Hornby -- Visit London,

Tracy Halliwell – Visit London, Joss Croft -- VisitBritain, Alistair Scott --

Sodexho, Steve Brice -- The 02, Paul Grecian -- Gallowglass, Ben Goedegebuure --

SECC, Claire Lawson --The Grove, and Robert Wright -- Davies Tanner.

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