EIBTM, Reed Travel Exhibition's European show for the incentive travel and meeting markets, was down this year, but definitely not out. The May event drew 2,142 hosted buyers to EIBTM's last show in Geneva, before moving the event to Barcelona in 2004. Tom Nutley, chairman of Reed Travel Exhibitions, said that the economic downturn, competition — meaning the IMEX show launched in Germany in April — and other global issues have “led to exhibitors sending 3,048 stand personnel, a drop of ...

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