Webinar: It’s time – Launch of a Global Report on Destination Marketing & Communications (24 March 2021)


Claude Blanc
Portfolio Director,
WTM & IBTM Events

Claude Blanc is the Portfolio Director for both the WTM and IBTM Events porfolios at Reed Exhibitions.

Neil Brownlee
Head of Business Events,

Neil Brownlee is the Head of Business Events at VisitScotland.

Tracy Halliwell MBE Director of Tourism, Conventions & Major Events,
London & Partners

Tracy Halliwell MBE is the Director of Tourism, Conventions and Major Events at London & Partners.

Melissa A. Riley
Vice President of Convention Sales & Services,
Destination DC

Melissa A. Riley is the Vice President of Convention Sales and Services at Destination DC – the official convention and visitors bureau of Washington, DC.

Christoph Tessmar Director of Barcelona Convention Bureau, Turisme de Barcelona

Christoph Tessmar is the Director of Barcelona Convention Bureau at Turisme de Barcelona.

davies tanner has been delivering engaging and powerful communications strategies and campaigns for the travel, tourism, culture and events sector for the past 23 years.

With specialist expertise, media relations, social media, digital and creative services, they have deep-rooted and influential connections across the sector and support some of the world’s best-known destinations, hotels and venues as well as several of the industry’s leading global trade shows and associations.


  1. timing is very crucial. when contucting new strategies trends & expectations in mice industry should be discussed in different perspectives. It will be great plaesure to participate to this event

  2. Louise Warren says:

    I was not able to access this event, the link that was sent to me kept saying access denied. Very Disappointing

    • Laura Jensen says:

      Hi Louise,

      I’m sorry to hear that you had issues accessing this webinar. The whole webinar is now accessible on demand so you should be able to watch it right here.


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