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Reed Working Towards Real and Virtual WTM London 2020

Reed Exhibitions is working hard to try and make sure that the WTM London 2020 is one of the first major exhibitions to take place globally since the ongoing COVID19 pandemic started.

Preparations were given a boost recently when British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave the green light for conferences and exhibitions to resume in October.

The WTM London 2020 is scheduled to take place at ExCeL London 2-4 November with WTM Virtual scheduled for 10-11 November 2020.

The WTM Virtual, designed for any attendee who cannot attend the live event due to travel restrictions or personal preference, will feature a host of conference sessions, roundtables, speed networking, and one-to-one meetings. It follows on from ATM Virtual held in June.

Reed Exhibitions is working hard to try and make sure that the WTM London 2020 is one of the first major exhibitions to take place globally since the ongoing COVID19 pandemic started. The WTM London 2020 is scheduled to take place at ExCeL London 2-4 November with WTM Virtual scheduled for 10-11 November 2020. Click to enlarge.

WTM Londons Senior Director, Simon Press, said, Our virtual event provides us with the opportunity to work closely with the global travel professionals and ensure we can support the industry in recovering, rebuilding and innovating as quickly and efficiently as possible. WTM Virtual will embrace travel professionals communities around the globe. Were very excited to provide to our clients and visitors the opportunity to attend both shows: live and virtual this year.

WTM Londons organisers have been liaising closely with Public Health England, the UK Government, ExCeL London and the Association of Event Venues to enable the safest possible experience in November.

 This years event might be slightly different but visitors can expect the same great WTM experience, Mr. Press said. Were working with partners to ensure we are confident in the safety measures they have in place for getting WTM and TF attendees to and from Excel. Well carefully manage the capacity of the venue, and make sure all protocols to allow physical distancing will be followed. There will also be hand sanitiser points, hygiene screens and increased cleaning schedules and every system. Well use contactless technology for interactions such as scanning badges and payments at catering outlets, and food and drinks will be pre-packaged. Its exciting to think that, in just three months time, we will be welcoming professionals from around the world to the event where Ideas Arrive to help our industry recover, rebuild and innovate.

More on both WTM London 2020 events to come.

See also: Airports, Air Travel and COVID19 - Exclusive Interview with SITA's President of Asia Pacific, Sumesh Patel.

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