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WTM, London

November 2018 | Starting at $1,000-$4,750

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WTM is an annual global business-to-business exhibition, bringing together worldwide buyers and suppliers from every sector of the industry. WTM provides the opportunity for the travel trade industry to meet, negotiate, conduct business and stay up to date with the latest developments in travel. The show attracts key industry contacts worldwide with a high concentration of buyers from Europe and the Middle East.

As a top U.S. destination, California maintains a strong presence with approximately 20 delegates exhibiting on the California stand each year. Visit California will also host a VIP California Live Event on Sunday before the show begins. Delegates have the option of participating in both WTM and the VIP event with Visit California, choose WTM stand participation only, or VIP Event Only. A comprehensive market update of the U.K. & Ireland travel and tourism industry will be provided for all delegates.

Partner Benefits

SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

Saturday, Nov. 3
Afternoon Tea and Delegate Briefing – Marriott County Hall

  • 3:45–4 p.m. Delegates arrive for Registration and Afternoon Tea - The Library
  • 5 p.m.              Move through to King George Room
  • 5:15 p.m.         Delegate Briefing – King George Room
  • 7–9 p.m.    Canapés and drinks – The Library 

Sunday, Nov. 4
California Live – 100 Wardour Street

  • 12:45 p.m.       Delegates arrive
  • 1 p.m.              Guests Arrive – Networking
  • 3:15 p.m.         Live music and fireside chat with Kelis
  • 5 p.m.              Event finishes

Monday, Nov. 5
World Travel Market – Excel Centre

  • 8 a.m.              Meet Black Diamond rep in hotel lobby and depart for WTM
  • 10 a.m.            World Travel Market begins, California stand: NA440
  • 4 p.m.              California Wine Reception on stand
  • 6 p.m.              WTM closes

   
Tuesday, Nov. 6
World Travel Market – Excel Centre

  • 10 a.m.            World Travel Market begins, California stand: NA440
  • 4 p.m.              California Wine Reception on stand
  • 6 p.m.              WTM closes


Wednesday, Nov. 7
World Travel Market – Excel Centre

  • 10 a.m.            World Travel Market begins, California stand: NA440
  • 6 p.m.              WTM closes
  • 7:30 p.m.         Delegate Dinner (venue TBC)

ADDRESSES

Marriott County Hall - London County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 7PB

VIP Event - 100 Wardour Street - 100 Wardour St, Soho, London W1F 0TN

WTM – Excel Centre - Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL

Nearest station: Prince Regent DLR or Custom House DLR

ASSETS & SHIPPING

We require assets for use on the stand and other related WTM collateral. Please provide the following:

All Delegates:

  • High res logos (all white and colour versions)
  • High res colour image of your destination (in portrait format)

VIP Event Delegates:

  • Optional Prize donation

The VIP event was highly popular last year and so we are expecting a good audience this year, from decision maker level staff, so this is a great opportunity to gain exposure with these buyers.
For these, please ensure they have a 12 month validity from November 2018 and that the prize is accommodation or experience related. we require a prize voucher to be provided, along with a digital copy. 

PR Assets:

  • Maximum of 3 news stories/updates of up to 100 words each - this can be brand updates, consumer-focused news stories or upcoming anniversaries etc.
  • One top-tip for media - this can be a 'did you know...' or 'must see' for example: 

'Did you know...the California State Railroad Museum, located in Sacramento, is the largest museum of its kind in North America' or 'Did you know...Sequoia National Park contains the largest living tree. Its trunk is 102 feet in circumference' 

'Must see: the newly opened Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias  - home to 500 towering sequoias' or 'Must see: the magnificent art-Deco Paramount Theatre in Oakland'

  • Please include either your details, title and email or that of your PR contact, as well as your social media handles in the format (F: @xx, I: @xxx, T:@xx)
  • Please provide in Microsoft Word format 

***Please submit these assets to James Mead by Monday, Oct. 8.***

**Please send these items directly to James or upload to this Google drive link - https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1d1wNuYOk5TSTycOJ-yqkMfOBw0jHvuYJ?usp=sharing

Shipping
As in previous years, we are using TWI to send all collateral items in a bulk shipment to the UK for WTM. Therefore, please send all your boxes to the following address:

TWI
c/o Gebruder Weiss
c/o MRZ Trucking
17902 150th Ave
Jamaica, NY 11434
Contact: Andrea Latchman
Tel: 1-516-548-8063


**Deadline: These items MUST be received by TWI by Friday, Oct. 19.  We have no flexibility with this date so please ensure that all items for WTM arrive on or before this date. Please send the name of the carrier and tracking number for each shipment shipped to the above address to James.

Please label each box with the TWI label. If you haven't received this from us, please contact James Mead.

**Deadline: Please complete the attached commercial invoice/packing list and submit this by Friday, Oct. 12. This allows us to keep an accurate record and ensure all your items arrive to London promptly.
We recommend limiting your collateral shipment to 250 items.

If you have any questions or queries, please contact James Mead.


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