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CIBTM: Beijing Tourism Administration Partners with Reed

Support. CIBTM, the China Incentive Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition has announced that the Beijing Tourism Administration (BTA) is to provide substantial support and endorsement as the host destination to the event which takes place from 8 to 10 September 2009 at Beijing’s new China National Convention Centre (CNCC).

At the same time, Paul Kennedy MBE, Group Exhibitions Director for Reed Travel Exhibitions Meeting and Incentives portfolio has become an advisor to the Beijing Tourism Administration. This role will last for 2 years and provides strategic advice to help accelerate the development and standards of Beijing’s tourism industry, and to assist with the growth of inbound travel with specific relevance to the meetings, incentives, conferences and events industry.

“Mr. Paul Kennedy serves as a Tourism Adviser to Beijing Tourism Industry Development appointed by the Mayor of Beijing. By our joint efforts in holding CIBTM this year and in the future, we are expecting to make CIBTM a renowned international MICE show and develop Beijing into one of the top MICE destinations in the world.” Said Ms. Xiaoyuan Gu, Deputy Director-General, Beijing Tourism Administration. www.cibtm.com