IBTM World welcomes new Event Director

Thursday, 16.11.2023
IBTM World has announced the appointment of Claudia Hall as its new Event Director ahead of the 2023 edition of its global trade show.
Claudia Hall, Event Director IBTM World. Photo: IBTM World

Claudia Hall, Event Director IBTM World. Photo: IBTM World

With over 14 years’ experience in the meetings and events industry, Claudia brings a wealth of knowledge, creativity and dynamism to the position. She has worked as Exhibition Director for both Gulf Traffic & Transpo Tech and Middle East Energy during her time at Informa, an international events and digital services business. Based in Dubai, these roles saw Claudia Hall manage, plan, and stage the operational, logistical and financial aspects of both large-scale international trade shows.

“I’m thrilled to take the reins at IBTM World and look forward to contributing to the continued success of this esteemed international trade show, which plays a pivotal role in steering the events industry’s future towards greater strength and prosperity. I’m excited for the challenge and determined to use my insights and experience to bring innovative ideas to the table and take IBTM World from strength to strength. I can’t wait to meet all our wonderful exhibitors, buyers and delegates, and share in this vibrant, thriving and creative hub of possibilities with them.”

Claudia Hall

Claudia Hall will assume responsibility for the management and final strategic planning of IBTM World which is returning to the Fira de Barcelona from November 28 to 30. She takes over as Event Director from David Thompson, who held the role for five years.