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Register now for the
2023 Marketplace! 

Supplier/Buyer Marketplace Day - Tuesday 21 February 2023

The Marketplace will remain virtual for 2023.

Why?

It's more inclusive and affordable for the trade and whilst many businesses are still accelerating out of the pandemic this format offers a guaranteed event that is affordable and accessible for all.

 

The Marketplace day will be on Tuesday 21 February with pre-scheduled meetings of 20-minutes allowing enough time for up to 12 meetings between suppliers/buyers. 

Information on the Marketplace & Meetings
  • The marketplace is virtual and the platform we use is called Eventtia

  • The marketplace will operate between approx. 11:30 to 17:30 GMT on Tuesday 21 February allowing for multiple meetings between buyers and suppliers

  • Meetings are 20-minutes with a 5-minute break in between each meeting allowing time for notes

  • There will be two coffee breaks scheduled throughout the afternoon allowing time for refreshments 

  • Meeting are pre-scheduled between suppliers/buyers

  • Both buyers and suppliers will create their own profiles via the virtual platform and meetings can be requested prior to the Marketplace opening

  • Exhibitors will create their own company profile on the platform including

- Company name, logo & website
- Description of your company 
- What adventure activities you offer 
- Any new products for 2023
- What buyers you are looking to meet with

  • Buyers will create their own company profile on the platform including

​- Company name, logo & website
- Description of their company and what they offer
- What type of adventure activity they are looking to buy

  • The marketplace will open for appointment scheduling approx. 10-days before the day of the marketplace (Thursday 9th February 2023)

  • Exhibitors and buyers can communicate through the platform and start a ‘chat’ with each other and request appointments accordingly

  • Both exhibitors and buyers can request meetings; the meetings can be accepted or rejected by both exhibitors and buyers, with the opportunity to communicate

  • The appointment system will remain open up until the day the Marketplace takes place

  • Meetings will start at 12:00 GMT on Tuesday 21 February 2023 and run through until approx. 17:30 GMT

  • There will be two 20-min refreshment breaks throughout the course of the afternoon

  • There will be time for approximately 12 meetings throughout the marketplace

Marketplace Exhibitors - 21 February 2023

If you are a DMC, Tourist Board, unique accommodation provider or offer experiential & adventure travel experiences then you can apply to attend as an exhibitor in the marketplace. This is your opportunity to have multiple meetings with UK Tour Operators all specialising in adventure and experiential travel. There is the option to just attend the Marketplace Meetings only, if you are not able to attend the in-person Conference on Thursday.

All exhibitors need to apply to attend and will be qualified before accepted.  

REGISTER HERE ➡️

Marketplace Buyers - 21 February 2023

Buyers participating in the marketplace with pre-scheduled appointments attend free. All buyers will need to register in advance for qualification before being accepted.

 

All buyers will need to commit to a minimum of eight meetings and multiple buyers from companies can apply. This is the ideal chance for Product, Operations, Marketing and Sustainability teams to visit the Marketplace.  

Buyers will be eligible to attend the conference free of charge, which takes place in Central London. Please indicate on the registration form what your preference is. The conference can be watched remotely via live-stream or recording. 

 

NB; places to attend the conference 'in-person' are limited and companies might be limited to one person to attend !

REGISTER HERE ➡️

 

Conference & Ticket Sales - 23 February 2023

The conference is taking place as a live in-person event at the Little Ship Club overlooking the River Thames in central London and tickets are limited, but available for delegates at £132 (including VAT) per person.

See the conference agenda - HERE 

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