International Confex connects event organisers with an exciting line up of venues, destinations and event support services.
As the UK’s leading and longest standing event for the MICE industry, International Confex aims to create a community for buyers, suppliers, venues and destinations.
Since 1983, Confex has occupied an unrivalled position in the UK as the focal point for thousands of event buyers - professional and commercial conference and exhibition organisers, corporates, agencies and associations seeking venue, destination and supplier inspiration.
International Confex will take place on the 2nd & 3rd of March 2016 at London Olympia, alongside The Event Production Show, making it the largest buying forum for the events industry.
Easy to reach by multiple modes of transport, if you are part of the events industry, looking to be inspired and improve your events then you must attend.
International Confex is the flagship event of a portfolio of industry events, organised by Mash Media, the leading publisher of magazines and directories for the event, exhibition, meetings and conference sectors.
A visit to Confex provides an unrivalled mix of business, networking and educational opportunites, if you love events, then you have to be at The Event - Confex is the UK's largest MICE event.
Industry professionals attend Confex to source new venues/destinations and to see the latest technology available to the industry.
Visitors represent the whole of MICE industry, including:
Corporate - visitors from leading corporate companies and big name brands involved with events, meetings, conferences or exhibitions.
Agency - visitors from sales and promotion agencies, marketing, PR and advertising agencies as well as business travel agencies and full service incentive houses.
Association - visitors from global associations, federations or institutions who organise congresses, conventions and meetings.
As a visitor to International Confex you have the opportunity to seek out new and exciting venues, destinations and suppliers.
A visit provides solutions, innovation and bespoke ideas to help you drive forward and make the best of your events.
Meet hundreds of exhibitors, discover original products and energise your thinking after a day at the exhibition.
Exhibitors include UK venues & destinations, International venues and destinations, global tourist offices and convention bureaus, technology providers, event management service providers and much more.
The UK events industry is now valued at c. £39 billion per year and is estimated to grow to £48.4 billion by 2020.
Confex visitors are looking to discover new products/innovations and to source new suppliers – in 2015, over 6,700 core professional buyers attended the show, with over 1/3 of them holding over 20 events per year and 30% having a budget upwards of £200,000.
For 2016 Confex will again be co-locating with The Event Production Show, maintaining it as the largest buying forum for the events industry. The co-location will bring mass buyer cross over, increasing the number and variation of visitor footfall to your stand.
Whether we are welcoming you back or you are a first time exhibitor, Confex provides a cost effective way for you to showcase your company's capabilities and engage with senior level decision makers.
With two full days in London, Confex is proven to deliver thousands of meetings and event planners looking to source and procure.
Justify your time out of the office and secure leads, Confex gives you access to more than double the visitors of the second largest UK MICE event.
Whether you are a UK or International venue, destination or event support service supplier you need to exhibit at Confex to take advantage of its unrivalled position in the UK. Exhibiting give you more opportunities to interact with the biggest audience of event organisers in the UK.
* Co-located with The Event Production Show