Kenneth Lim, Singapore Tourism board’s new Jakarta-based regional director with STB’s Michelle Thoo enjoying their funky stand at AIME.
THERE was a heartening buzz from the floor at this year’s AIME, attended by 500 Hosted Buyers from 27 countries, an increase of 16.5 per cent compared to 2011.
Furthermore, 779 exhibitors were present at the show and “pre-audited” figures show that an impressive 3,384 visitors attended over the two days
Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) director for AIME, Sally de Swart, said she was extremely pleased with the feedback which has been overwhelmingly positive.
“The 20th anniversary event was a resounding success, providing lead generation through networking and formal business appointments,” she said.
51% of hosted buyers and about 26% of exhibitors were first timers.
Marriott’s Dominic Sherry, Regional VP, sales & marketing Asia Pacific & Paul Rushton Regional director of MICE sales Asia Pacific.
were thrilled to receive their special AIME issue of BEN.
BEN editor Jill Varley with friends both human and furry during a pre-AIME Yarra Valley famil enjoying Chateau Yering hospitality.