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Who Attends

Staged annually in London, World Travel Market - the leading global event for the travel industry - is a vibrant must attend four-day business-to-business event presenting a diverse range of destinations and industry sectors to UK and International travel professionals. It is a unique opportunity for the whole global travel trade to meet, network, negotiate and conduct business. By attending World Travel Market, participants efficiently, effectively and productively gain immediate competitive advantage for their business and stay abreast with the latest developments in the travel industry. 

WTM 2013 Attendance

World Travel Market 2013, experienced an overall accumulative 6% increase in visitors with compared to 2012.

>>   An impressive £454,135 of orders have been placed on average by exhibitors as a result of WTM

>>   Nearly 5,000 exhibitors from 186 countries and regions were represented on the exhibition floor

>>   Over 8,500 WTM Buyers’ Club members 


Please see below for WTM 2013 attendance figures or read the press release on WTM 2013's success.

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Total Industry Participants 50,029 Total number of exhibiting companies 4,986
WTM Buyers' Club Members 8,554 Main standholders 665
Trade Professionals 22,100 Exhibiting partners 4,321
Total visitors 30,644 Square Meters 42,578
International Press     2,888 Area of Origin  
Exhibiting Personnel 15,082 Countries & regions represented 186
Students 1,308 Participants from the UK 52%
Ministers 107 Participants from outside the UK 48%

(*ABC Certified) ABC audited - WTM is independently audited by ABC every year to guarantee that the number of visitor attendees reported is completely accurate and based on unique attendees only.

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About the organiser

Reed Travel Exhibitions is a division of Reed Exhibitions the world's leading events organiser. Today Reed Exhibitions' events are held in 38 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, and organised by 39 fully staffed offices.

Reed Exhibitions organises a wide range of events, including exhibitions, conferences, congresses and meetings. Its portfolio of more than 500 events serves 47 industry sectors, including:
Aerospace & aviation, automobiles, building & construction, electronics, energy, engineering, entertainment, environment, food & hospitality, gifts, healthcare, IT, jewellery, life sciences & pharmaceuticals, property, manufacturing, medical education, packaging & converting, printing & visual communication, security, sports & recreation, travel.

Working closely with professional bodies, trade associations and government departments Reed Exhibitions ensures that each and every event is targeted and relevant to industry needs. As a result, many Reed Exhibitions events are market leaders in their field.

Reed Exhibitions is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc, a FTSE-100 company and world-leading publisher and information provider. The group employs more than 32,000 people worldwide.

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