The first delegates attending the Global Event Summit, which takes place in April 2016, have been announced today.

Senior corporate and agency event heads from organizations including, NASDAQ, Edwards Life Sciences, TBA Global, Shaw Communications, SH Worldwide, Aerospace Industries Association and George P. Johnson will attend IMEX in Frankfurt before arriving in Scotland for a series of G20 style debates over three days. The summit will conclude with a gala dinner onboard the Royal Yacht Britannia.

The Global Event Summit is a partnership between The International Special Events Society VisitScotland Business Events and the IMEX Group.

Jodi Collen CSEP, President of the International Special Events Society, said: “We are bringing together some of the best minds from the events industry to meet and debate many of the important issues facing our industry, and we are immensely grateful to our partners VisitScotland and IMEX Group for helping to deliver this landmark event.” 

Head of Business Events at VisitScotland, Neil Brownlee, said: “We are looking forward to welcoming this very important and highly influential group of event professionals to Scotland, contributing to the many debates and showing them why Scotland is The Perfect Stage for events of all types.

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