With over 19 years' experience in the B2B events sector, we understand that time out of the office is extremely valuable to all of our attendees. And with the continued rise of technology offering the best in remote communications, being able to justify that time is becoming exponentially harder. However, there are some things that technology just can't offer. From our highly qualified and experienced event managers on site facilitating meetings and providing a tailored experience – to industry thought leaders unveiling exclusive content in a closed-door context – GDS summits provide more than just a platform for securing deals. They provide a forward-thinking ether that balances tangible business with conceptual industry advances – unveiling an experience that our clients don't forget in a hurry.
In signing up to any of our GDS summits, clients:
This is a question we find ourselves fielding, quite rightly, from plenty of prospective clients. Of course, it's only natural to cover all of your bases when entering into new agreements – and we'll always take the time to make sure our clients feel comfortable with proposals. However, the only way to truly appreciate what a GDS summit could do for you is to attend one. And we don't mean that with any flippancy. Over 65 C-level executives provoking industry-changing discussions in five-star locations provides a buzz that elevates both the conversation and return on interest. And with our average rebook rate across all GDS summits standing at 67 percent*, it's clear that a lot of our established clients feel the same.
In attending a GDS summit, clients benefit from:
*Figures correct as of Q2 2012
"If you are interested in diversity of opinion and a chance to really interact with delegates and attendees, this is your type of event. As you listen to the discussions, you can target who you want to follow up with and take the discussion deeper"
John Katsianis, VP and CFO North Region, BJC Healthcare