Meet the future of events in the UK

Discover the best of UK business events at MeetGB 2020. VisitBritain invites event planners and agencies from Europe (excl. the UK) and North America to attend MeetGB, giving you an exclusive opportunity to explore the UK and be inspired by what it can offer your next event.

Held in Celtic Manor Resort and the newly-opened ICC Wales, see how this remarkable new convention centre is redefining the future of business events.

When: 22 – 24 April 2020 

Where: Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, Wales



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Why attend MeetGB

MeetGB is an exciting programme of educational visits of the UK, a two-day B2B workshop combined with a fun and relaxed networking events.

At the B2B workshop, you will create new business contacts and relationships, helping you find the perfect solution for your next event. The workshop will feature 80 business event suppliers from across the UK, including convention bureaus, tourist boards, venues, hotels, destination management companies (DMCs) and other event and incentive suppliers. You will select the suppliers you wish to meet and who is relevant to your business, and receive a diary of two days of pre-scheduled meetings. Click here to see the list of suppliers confirmed to attend MeetGB.

MeetGB also includes a wonderful programme of social events including a welcome reception and gala dinner, allowing you to build new business relationships in a relaxed setting. 

You will also join a pre event educational trip to one of the UK’s leading business events destinations, giving you the opportunity to experience, first-hand, what the UK can offer your next event.

If you qualify to attend the event, VisitBritain will cover the cost of your travel and accommodation.


Meet the future of events

VisitBritain is introducing an innovative new feature to MeetGB, with engaging sessions on the future of the events industry, exploring four key trends in events:

  • Sustainability
  • Wellness
  • Innovation
  • Expertise


MeetGB 2020 will showcase how the UK is staying ahead of these future trends in the events industry. Stay tuned for more updates on this exciting new feature.

Educational trips

Your attendance at MeetGB also includes a two or three-day educational trip, allowing you to expand your knowledge of the UK and see, first-hand the best venues, hotels and attractions. With local programmes that have been carefully designed by a UK city convention bureau, you will be inspired by what the UK can offer your next event. See below for more information on the educational trips on offer. 

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