IBTM World 2019

Stand G10 - Barcelona - -

Discover. Innovate. Inspire.

Meet the London Convention Bureau and our partners

Join us and our partners at IBTM World 2019 in Barcelona, as we showcase London as a leading city for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibition events.

Free and impartial, we are your first port of call to discover London – a city like no other. Visit our stand G10 to find out about what the city has to offer your business events and all the exciting things set to take place in London.

The London Convention Bureau team, together with our 14 stand partners, have a huge breadth of knowledge, experience and opportunities to share with you at IBTM. Together, we have incredible solutions for every business event. 


Discover London's neighbourhoods

Get inspired by our sample itineraries for Greenwich, Leicester Square, Stratford and the City of London.

Meet the team

  • Tracy Halliwell MBE

    Director, Tourism, Conventions & Major Events

  • Paul Black

    Paul Black

    Head of Business Events

  • Barbara Jamison

    Head of BD and Tourism Partner Engagement

  • Martina Heinsohn

    Martina Heinsohn

    Business Development Manager, Europe

  • Elle Taylor

    Elle Taylor

    Business Development Manager, Corporate

  • Suzanne Singleton

    Head of Associations

Meet our partners


Barbican is Europe’s largest purpose built non-for-profit arts and events venue. Situated in the heart of the city of London amongst famous historical landmarks such as St Paul’s Cathedral, the centre offers a wealth of space for conferences, exhibitions, banquets and corporate entertainment for 10-2,000 people.

Business Design Centre, London

In London's zone 1 and located only 10 minutes from King's Cross St. Pancras International, Islington’s Business Design Centre is the UK's first CarbonNeutral® venue; playing host to more than 80 exhibitions, 250 conferences and attracting in excess of half a million visitors every year. Facilities include in-house caterers and audio-visual company, an adjacent Hilton hotel, onsite car parking and wireless internet capabilities throughout. The centre is also fully accessible.

Edwardian Hotels London

Edwardian Hotels London is a collection of individual hotels inspired by London and rooted in the neighbourhoods the hotels inhabit. From stylish boutiques through to luxury on the grandest scale, each hotel boasts stunning interiors and exceptional comfort. With chic bars and concept restaurants, Edwardian delivers unforgettable experiences.


etc.venues provide award winning event space in London, Manchester and Birmingham. Their venues have a variety of inspiring rooms accommodating everything from small meetings to large conferences, along with excellent in-house chefs and great client service. 2019 will see the start of their global expansion with new venues opening in the US.


Eurostar is the only high-speed train that directly links the UK to France and Belgium via the Channel Tunnel. It has been transporting travellers from city centre to city centre since 1994. It has always been at the cutting edge of innovation in our industry. From being one of the first train companies to introduce business lounges and a loyalty programme, all the way to its exclusive carriages and onboard experiences.  

glh. Hotels

glh. Hotels has London meetings covered. The perfect space for your London event. 14 hotels across the city offer more than 120 meeting rooms, accommodating everything from a small seminar or ad-hoc meetings to a major conference or grand gala ball.

Historic Royal Palaces

For hundreds of years, Historic Royal Palaces have provided the backdrop to glittering banquets, ground-breaking conferences and splendid royal occasions. From the majestic Tower of London to the romantic Kensington Palace, from the flamboyant Hampton Court Palace to the intimate Kew Palace, make your event an unforgettable experience at one these truly unique venues.

Marriot London Complex

From the West End to the buzz of east London, the Marriott London Complex brings together five luxury hotels and award-winning brands, uniquely positioned offering a distinctive experience to guests.

QEII Centre

The QEII Centre combines world-class facilities with stunning views in the heart of London. As the largest dedicated conference and exhibition space in the area it has significant experience of hosting high-profile conferences, exhibitions and corporate events for up to 2,500 delegates. Each year the centre hosts more than 400 events.

Royal Museums Greenwich, London

Royal Museums Greenwich comprises five unique venues, located in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Maritime Greenwich – Cutty Sark, the National Maritime Museum, the Queen’s House, the Royal Observatory Greenwich, the Peter Harrison Planetarium also 10,000 sqm of spacious grounds for an epic backdrop for events.

Shangri-La Hotel, At the Shard, London

Feel an unparalleled connection to London at Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London. Stay in the capital’s highest hotel, in one of the world’s most iconic buildings, while enjoying panoramic skyline views that connect you to the whole city. This is the only five-star luxury hotel in London Bridge.


Spectra is a DMC with vast amounts of experience and longevity, yet innovative and creative. Our impressive track record in destination management demonstrates that we are supremely qualified to handle every aspect of your incentive programme, meeting or event. With offices in London and Edinburgh, Spectra provides DMC services throughout Great Britain.

The Landmark London

In the heart of London’s fashionable Marylebone, this luxury hotel has a stunning glass-roofed eight-story atrium with towering palm trees, an award-winning restaurant, spacious bedrooms and an indoor pool and spa. The grandeur of The Landmark London extends into its 11 event rooms and boasts more than 2,100 sqm of versatile space.

The Stratford

Featuring an all-day brasserie, lounge bar, 24-hour gym, four event spaces and a sky garden, The Stratford is a tranquil urban retreat with a vibrant social spirit. Its 145 rooms blend Scandinavian style with London’s fastest 10GB wifi. Overlooking Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, guests are surrounded by world-class art, culture and entertainment and enjoy exceptional transport links –  six minutes to King’s Cross and eight minutes to central London.

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