Delegate Profile

Rob Davidson

Job TitleSenior Lecturer

Company NameUniversity of Greenwich

About

Rob Davidson is a Senior Lecturer in Events Management at the University of Greenwich in London, where he works in the London Centre for Events Management, within the Business School. His main areas of expertise are conferences and business events, and over the last ten years he has written widely on these themes. His latest book, co-written with Tony Rogers, is Marketing Destinations and Venues for Conferences, Conventions and Business Events. In addition, he regularly writes articles for the professional business tourism press, including Conference News. Rob also runs his own consultancy business, and has carried out research for a number of major conference organisations in the UK and overseas. 

He is regularly invited to speak at international conferences on themes linked to business tourism. Since 2002, Rob has been employed on a consultancy basis as Industry Analyst by Reed Travel Exhibitions, for whom he carries out ongoing research. At EIBTM in Barcelona each year, he launches his annual report on trends in the meetings and events industry worldwide. For the past 5 years, he has been included in Conference & Incentive Travel magazine’s ‘Power 50’ – the 50 most influential people in the UK conference industry. 

 

Conference Sessions

  • The ibtm world Industry Trends Watch 2017

    Tuesday10:30 - 11:3028-11-2017

    Knowledge Theatre 1

    This year's ibtm world Trends Watch report reviews the key sources of qualitative and quantitative data for the meetings and events industry, supplemented by in...

    • Language: English
  • The ibtm world Industry Trends Watch 2017

    Thursday09:15 - 10:1530-11-2017

    Knowledge Theatre 1

    This year's ibtm world Trends Watch report reviews the key sources of qualitative and quantitative data for the meetings and events industry, supplemented by in...

    • Language: English

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