Andreas Gruchow, John Harrison and SIX new partners join the 2016 Global Venue Forum

Andreas Gruchow and John Harrison join the Global Venue Forum speaker line-up

Dr. Andreas Gruchow
Deutsche Messe

It wouldn’t be an event for the venue community without inviting a German Messe! We’re now lucky enough to include Dr. Andreas Gruchow on the 2016 programme.

Andreas has been a member of the Managing Board of Deutsche Messe AG, since 2008. Deutsche Messe, founded in 1947, operates The Hannover fairground (in German: Messegelände Hannover) – the largest exhibition ground in the world!

John Harrison

We’re also very pleased to add a serious brand expert to the mix. John Harrison, one half of harrison:fraser has 25 years experience creating and managing brands across Europe.

John is a frequent speaker on emerging consumer lifestyle trends and their implications for brands. He partners with senior management teams in the retail, leisure, transport and property sectors including The Premier League, Wimbledon, Halfords, Wagamama, Royal Ascot, the NEC and Manchester Airports Group.

Four new event partners…

We’re very pleased to have four new partners aboard for the 2016 Global Venue Forum. Firstly, a huge thanks to GES, who are bringing Blitz | GES with them as A/V partner, to LiveBuzz – expertly handling our registration, and to jwc (Jochen Witt Consulting) who are our new content partner for the event.

…and two new association partners

We’re also very pleased to welcome IAVM and Fairlink as new association partners.


Interested in supporting the event?


Registration opens next week!

Keep an eye out for the launch of registration next week. In the meantime – add the date to your diary – CentrEd, ExCeL London from Monday 12th to Wednesday 14th December this year.

For more information, take a look at the Global Venue Forum website. Any queries? Just get in touch with Victoria Fawcus-Robinson or call on +44(0)1442 818 005.

All the best!
Trevor Foley


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