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Futurist Brian Solis to Speak at WTM London

Futurist Brian Solis to Speak at WTM London

World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce award-winning author, digital analyst and futurist Brian Solis as a keynote speaker.

Brian Solis studies the influence and effects of emerging technologies on business, marketing and culture and advises companies on marketing strategy and change management in his role as Principal Analyst at Altimeter Group.

He has published many books on business, including X: The Experience When Business Meets Design, What’s the Future of Business, The End of Business as Usual, Engage and Putting the Public Back into Public Relations.

Brian will share with WTM London delegates his vision and experiences on the rise of digital transformation, innovation, connected consumerism and digital lifestyles when he takes the WTM Global Stage on the afternoon of Monday 7th November.

Simon Press, Senior Director, World Travel Market London, said: “Brian is a well-renowned speaker, so I am delighted that he is presenting at WTM London 2016. The travel and tourism industry has been over-hauled by many disruptive companies in recent years. The pace of change within the travel industry is only going to get faster, so Brian will help delegates to understand how such change may affect them.”

WTM London is the event where the travel and tourism industry conducts its business deals. Buyers from the WTM Buyers Club have a combined purchasing responsibility of €18.8 billion (£15.8bn) and sign deals at the event worth €3.0 billion (£2.5bn).

WTM London 2016 will be revamped as a three-day event from Monday 7th – Wednesday 9th November, with opening hours extended from 10.00am – 7.00pm for all three days.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

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