November 17th, 2016

Global DMC Partners Selected to Participate in Safety Panel at ibtm world 2016

Catherine Chaulet

Global DMC Partners, the meeting professional’s one worldwide solution for global event success, announces that President Catherine Chaulet has been hand-picked to join ibtm world’s Safety and Security Panel Session as part of their 2016 Knowledge Program. The session will be held at Fira Gran Via exhibition center in Barcelona, Spain on November 30 from 4:15-5:15pm.

The discussion will include topics such as the impact of terrorism on meetings and events, the types of incidents that meeting planners should plan for and how they can keep their delegates safe, how to evaluate venues for potential threats, and the basic steps to systematically include in any crisis management plan. The panel will answer live questions from the audience at the end of the session.

“I am honored to have been selected to join this panel, and I look forward to contributing our global perspective and advice to meeting planners who are wondering where to start when it comes to emergency preparedness.  Our network of global DMCs are experts in safety processes and crisis management in their destinations, and I look forward to passing on our collective knowledge through this panel session,” says Chaulet.

Hans Etman from Masters in Moderation will moderate the panel. Other contributing panelists are Rod Campbell, Executive Director, Joint Meetings Industry Council; Eda Özden, Director of Business Development, MEP; Simon Garrett, Managing Director, X-Venture Global Risk Solutions; and Mark A. Sanna, Vice President, Corporate Security, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts.

Global DMC Partners will be exhibiting at ibtm world in Barcelona, Spain from November 29 – December 1. Hosted buyers and attendees can book an appointment through the ibtm world system or visit Global DMC Partners at stand K15.

About ibtm events: ibtm events, part of Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE), is the world’s leading showcase for the meetings and events industry (also known as MICE) with a portfolio of 7 global and regional events providing business solutions on 5 continents. They include ibtm world, ibtm arabia, ibtm africa, ibtm america, ibtm china, ibtm latin america and AIME Melbourne.