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Forum for Young Professionals at ibtm world 2016
From Sunday, November 27, 2016 -  08:00am
To Monday, November 28, 2016 - 05:00pm
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What is it?
The FYP brings together 35 young industry professionals from a diverse array of backgrounds. Over 3 days, the selected applicants are given networking opportunities, educational sessions, social activities and guidance worth their weights in gold from some of the most influential meetings industry figures. Participants will complete the FYP with a wealth of knowledge, a stronger network within the meetings industry, and enhanced professional skills.
When is it?
It takes place from Sunday to Tuesday afternoon prior to ibtm world and ends on the show floor.
Where is it?
The FYP2016 takes place in Barcelona.
Who attends?
Delegates are comprised of ICCA members (ranging from convention bureaus, venues, PCO, transport companies and meetings support) and associations, and are within the specified target group of less than 30 years of age and with 1 to 3 years of experience.
What is unique about the FYP?
We ensure that we select candidates from a wide range of demographics to be able to give the FYP a full spectrum of opinion and experiences. The programme encourages delegates to utilise their new network within the meetings industry by solidifying the client/supplier relationship and by taking advantage of the wealth of knowledge delivered by some of the most established meetings industry practitioners.
Why should you apply?
Gain a better overview of the meetings industry and its stakeholders.
Leave with a more complete understanding of the different sectors in the industry and their functions
Strengthen your connections and networks with peers and industry leaders from across the globe
Attain experience of working in multi-cultural and buyer-supplier teams.
Secure the opportunity to network and have discussions with some of the greatest meetings industry practitioners.

Location Barcelona, Spain


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What The Audience Is Saying

  • Sensational session. Worth the entire PCMA registration fee.
    Bonnie Wallsh Chief Strategist
    Bonnie Walsh Associates
  • Excellent session! Best one I have attended at PCMA. Needed to be 2 hours! Bring it back in 2014.
    Marguerite Leishman Meetings Manager
  • "On a scale of 1 to 10, your session was a 20!"
    Joanne Langevin Manger of Meetings and Events
    College of Family Physicians of Canada
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