Brett Dempsey Northstar Travel Group

Account Director for Exhibition & Events within the Meetings and Sports division at Northstar Travel Group in the UK. Northstar Travel Group is the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all segments of the travel industry including leisure/retail, corporate/business travel, meetings and incentives, travel technology and sports. As the largest and most trusted travel media, information, and services company in the world, Northstar is committed to the growth of a sustainable, global travel industry. Northstar champions the industry tradespeople who celebrate human connection. We facilitate that connection through industry uniting events, content driven brands, and transformative data systems. Northstar offers unparalleled depth of information and services to clients in every vertical segment of the travel industry through our award-winning media brands, proprietary content, research, technology and customized marketing solutions.

Responsible for the commercial growth of The Meetings Show and TEAMS Europe. The Meetings Show is the premier event for the UK inbound and outbound meetings industry. Organised by meetings professionals for meetings professionals, the show features a two-day exhibition alongside an extensive education programme and unmissable networking opportunities for destinations, venues, suppliers and buyers; from the corporate, association, agency and public sectors. The show’s buyer programme, which invites pre-qualified senior buyers to the virtual event, will create thousands of pre-scheduled business meetings with exhibitors from over 50 countries across six continents. TEAMS Europe is our new and exclusive conference, connecting sports rights holders with destinations and suppliers for sports related business. The event consists of insightful education, key note speakers, 1-2-1 meetings with qualified sports rights holders and a host of networking opportunities.

8 December 2022 (Day 1)

Time Session
14:30
15:30
Travel Trend Reboot : Capture your Market(s)

The pandemic has definitely left a huge footprint on the travel patterns,where new trends have emerged and has seen a surge in domestic tourism and changing travel preferences among various demographics. No one size fits all, and it's the same for different markets. In this session, we will explore the shift of changes that affected the travel trends in key markets such as China, India, the United Kingdom and Europe.

Marcel Vissers Moderator Headquarters Magazine
Alicia Yao Panelist China International Travel Service (CITS Group)
Brett Dempsey Panelist Northstar Travel Group
Rajeev Kohli Panelist Creative Travel
Ivan Doel Panelist Turismo Asiatico
Ballroom 1