January 2011Conference+Meetings Worldwww.c-mw.net31PHOTO RANGETop left:Gran Via, Montjuic, was again the place to be for the EIBTM action.Top, centre: Bad weather in northern Europe hit visitor numbersslightly, but there was still a buzz in the aisles and plenty of ideas on show.T op right: The Reed registration desk in the thick of things.Centre, left: Event management students Nelly Llerena from Peru, left, and Ye Zhang from China took away useful contacts and a balloonbouquet each from the CMW stand.Centre, middle left: Craig Moyes, the new man in the hot seat overseeing the RTE portfolio strategy for2010. Centre,middle right: EIBTM TV brought a new dimension to proceedings, with Big Brother Barnett watching you! Centre,middle right:Dozens of seminars and education sessions added to the value surrounding the showfloor exhibits.Bottom, left:The 2010 CEO Summitbrought 60 top executives to discuss vital industry issues.Bottom, centre and right: Barcelona's Argentinian super star striker, Lionel Messi,drops by the Argentina national stand on the final day. He is pictured with Minister of Tourism Enrique Meyer and other exhibitors, including fromthe Inprotur organisation.Viva EIBTM!The CMW stand at Reed Travel Exhibitions' EIBTM show in Barcelona last month was a centre of shaves, balloon modellingand, of course, serious business networking. The conference camera also went a roaming, capturing all the show floor actionand a star visitor on the Argentina stand.
32January 2011Conference+Meetings Worldwww.c-mw.netPHOTO RANGEViva EIBTM!Top left: Inspiration was a key theme of the show.Top centre:One of the busiest stands was Visit London, although the champagne remainedon ice when the World Cup 2018 venue bid announcement was made, handing the tournament to Russia. Top right: EIBTM TV gets close up forthe big Mash Media Movember moustache shave off for the prostate cancer charity.Middle left: Pick of the lookalikes, an Amy Winehouse.Middle, second left: A mountie stands guard at the Canada stand.Middle, second right: Tess Yang and Yunchi Chang strike a pose for MeetingTaiwan.Middle right:Show Director Graeme Barnett goes Dutch on the frontline at the Netherlands stand.Bottom left:Melody Yang,a calligraphy artist from Taiwan drew plenty of attention at the Taiwan stand.Bottom, centre:The Estonian Tourist Board receives the Best StandPersonnel award from show Director Graeme Barnett.Bottom right: CMW managing editor Paul Colston swims with the Triggerfish girls, PaolaCubillas and Becky Eatough.