is a CEO and business leader in the exhibition industry. He is the founding partner of Exhibition Industry Investment Partners. With more than 22 years experience in the exhibition industry in Germany, China and ASEAN, he formed his own company Expos Asia in Singapore and has offices in Shanghai, Singapore and Berlin. He is an expert in operating large scale shows and one of the few M&A experts in the industry.
Bjoern will be advising on Germany as well as the Middle East and APAC regions
is CEO with Dacorum Management which provides a wide range of consultancy and mentoring services for the global events and exhibitions industry, and a business leader in the exhibition and media industry. He was formerly the CEO of Comexposium, UBM EMEA and UBM Americas, where he spent 19 years with UBM plc (now Informa). With extensive experience and strong passion for the industry, he is serving as Chairman of the Association of Exhibition Organisers International Group and was on Society of Independent Show Organizers Board. Throughout his career, he sought sustainable growth through understanding and serving the customer and has successfully ran businesses and led events worldwide.
Simon will be advising on the UK and EMEA regions
is CEO & Partner of ExpoDevCo, producing trade shows and conferences across North America. Previously, he held senior positions at Clarion Events, Messe Frankfurt, ConvExx, Advanstar, Hanley Wood, Miller Freeman and the Texas Restaurant Association. Over his more than 28-year career in the exhibition industry, David has managed numerous shows across multiple industries, including eight Top-200 shows in North America. As a strong advocate for the industry, David has served as Chairman of both Society of Independent Show Organizers and International Association of Exhibitions and Events, and on many other Boards and Committees.
David will be advising on the North America region