First delegates for 2016 Global Event Summit announced: The first delegates attending the Global Event Summit, which takes place in April, have been announced.

Senior corporate and agency event heads from organizations including NASDAQ, Edwards Life Sciences, TBA Global, Shaw Communications, SH Worldwide, Aerospace Industries Association, and George P. Johnson will attend IMEX in Frankfurt before arriving in Scotland for a series of G20-style debates over the course of three days. The summit will conclude with a gala dinner aboard the HMY Britannia.

The Global Event Summit is a partnership between the International Special Events Society, VisitScotland Business Events, and the IMEX Group. 

“We are bringing together some of the best minds from the events industry to meet and debate many of the important issues facing our industry," said Jodi Collen, CSEP, president of the International Special Events Society. "And we are immensely grateful to our partners VisitScotland and IMEX Group for helping to deliver this landmark event.” 

Neil Brownlee, head of Business Events, at VisitScotland, added, “We are looking forward to welcoming this very important and highly influential group of event professionals to Scotland, contributing to the many debates and showing them why Scotland is 'the perfect stage' for events of all types."

Get more information on the ISES Global Summit by sending an email here.

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