Business Travel Market set to expand at Excel

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Business Travel Market (BTM) claims to have exceeded last year’s exhibitor numbers six weeks out from this year’s event at Excel London 16 and 17 June.    Organisers expect 500 of Europe’s top travel buyers and over 4,000 delegates over the two days.   Exhibitors include hotel groups Accor, Oberoi, Starwood ,  and airlines including Air France,  BMI , British Airways, Cathy Pacific, Etihad, Flybe, Kingfisher, KLM and Virgin Atlantic.   The organiser claim a rise in travel management companies over 2009 and say 90 speakers are lined up for what they claim is the only industry conference that is free to attend for both buyers and suppliers.    The conference agenda features 20 sessions developed in association with key industry bodies including ITM and the HBAA.    BTM director Paul Robin says: “We are so pleased with the support we have seen for the event and are confident that this year’s BTM will be even better than last year and provide a real ROI for all attendees and exhibitors. We know that there was a huge amount of business done as a result of last year’s event and are positive all delegates will have an extremely productive two days out of the office.” 
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