New partners and sponsors are signing up for Host City 2016, the largest gathering of cities and cross-sector events

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15 July 2016

The organisers of Host City 2016 are delighted to see new partners and sponsors signing up for what is set to be the largest EU-based gathering of event destination markets, international federations, event owners and rights holders, and suppliers.

In addition to Host City 2016’s Supporting Organisers EventScotland and Glasgow City Marketing Bureau, new sponsors that have joined include: audioBoom, Aggreko, Populous, MatchVision, Rio Convention & Visitor Bureau, Hemingway Corporate Finance, 4global, Finnish Olympic Committee, Marsh, DB Schenker, Rotterdam Topsport, Nussli, Arena Group, Terre Des Hommes, Citec and De Boer.

Host City 2016 creates a truly unique opportunity for the world’s leading hosting destinations to exhibit alongside the most attractive and lucrative events in the worlds of sports, business and culture.

The format of the conference and exhibition and the layout of the state-of-the-art Technology and Innovation Centre in Glasgow are optimised to create maximum opportunities for delegates to network with other senior attendees and engage with the event partners and sponsors at the numerous exhibition stands.

Rights holders will meet cities that are looking to host their events and build long term relationships. Hosting and bidding destinations will showcase the capabilities of their cities and venues to an audience of event owners.

The exhibition is built around a world class conference with an outstanding VIP speaker and panel debate programme. Recently confirmed speakers include: Sir Craig Reedie CBE, Vice President, IOC and President, WADA; Paul Bush OBE, Director of Events, Visit Scotland; Sarah Lewis, Secretary General, FIS and AWOIF (Association of Winter Olympic Sports Federations); Dimitri Kerkentzes, Deputy Secretary General, BIE (World Expos); Simon Clegg, Chief Operating Officer, Dubai World Expo 2020; Dr. Reinhard Pfeiffer, Deputy CEO, Messe Munich; Prof Dr Ugur Erdener, President, NOC of Turkey; Executive Board Member, IOC and WADA ; Carine Saloff-Coste, Head of Economic Development, City of Paris; John Langford, Director of Live Entertainment, SSE Hydro & SECC; Michael Nagy, Director, Rio Convention & Visitors Bureau; Kulveer Ranger, Vice-President, Public Affairs and Strategic Communications, Atos UK and many more. Download the latest agenda here. The large number of sponsors and delegates already signing up shows there is great demand for being part of this unique event for the global market of cities bidding for and hosting multiple types of events.

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