Whilst inspiration and education are high on our agenda, be prepared to work, this is your conference and it is a “doing” conference with more round table activity, real life case studies and sharing of expertise than ever before. We are excited to highlight some of the features of this year’s programme.

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TUESDAY 1 MAY
Travel Day
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 WEDNESDAY 2 MAY
Conference Day
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 THURSDAY 3 MAY
Conference Day
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FRIDAY 4 MAY
Travel Day
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Morning Arrivals throughout the day Breakfast
First Timers Welcome Breakfast
Opening Plenary Session
Breakout Sessions
Breakfast
Buyer only huddles
Supplier only sessions
Plenary Sessions
Breakfast at leisure
Departures throughout the day
Lunch Networking Lunch and ITM Marketplace Networking Brunch and ITM Marketplace
Afternoon Plenary Sessions Breakout Sessions Breakout Sessions Closing Keynote
Evening Nightcap at the Morlich hotel Networking Reception Chairman’s Drinks Reception
Gala Dinner and Buyer Achievement Awards

Buyer Focus Group
This year the buyer focus group returns in the forum of huddles on the morning of Thursday 3 May. This closed session is to share best practice in specific and important areas of a travel programme. This is for Buyer Members ONLY to network, discuss their issues and learn from each other in a confidential environment. In addition you will meet our sponsors during a networking afternoon on Wednesday 2 May which will give you the opportunity to reconnect with old friends and meet potential suppliers with new products and services.

The ITM Marketplace
A networking space with a difference; connect with fellow delegates, catch up on emails and meet with our sponsors in their dedicated pods. All coffee breaks, lunch breaks and afternoon tea will be served here.

Networking Reception
This year, our Networking Reception will take place on Wednesday 2 May – everyone is invited to join the fun, meet old and new friends.

Gala Dinner
Join us for a night to remember at the highly anticipated Gala Dinner and ITM Buyer Achievement Awards, taking place on the evening of Thursday 3 May 2018. Now in its sixth year, the ITM awards recognise procurement techniques and travel-specific category expertise. If you have demonstrated innovation and excellence, or if you know of someone who has, then submit your nomination today.  Click here for more information. The entry deadline is 30th March 2018.