Please Join SITE for a Special Press Conference During IMEX Frankfurt, Wednesday, May 22, 11:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Please Join Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) 

For a Special Press Conference
On Wednesday, 22 May 2019, During IMEX in Frankfurt 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


According to research recently released by the Events Industry Council (EIC) Incentive Travel is the fastest growing, highest spending sector on the MICE spectrum. SITE is the ONLY global association dedicated exclusively to incentive travel, with over 2,500 members in 90 countries. SITE’s CEO, SITE’s President and SITE Foundation’s President will give a brief overview of the industry generally, and SITE specifically at this event.


During this 30-minute briefing you will have the opportunity to:

·    Meet key members of the Executive and Volunteer Leadership team at SITE;

·    Hear about the Bangkok Manifesto, 10 high level statements of the nature, purpose and direction of incentive travel and presented now as a print piece with commentary from 10 global leaders in incentive travel;

·    Learn about the 2019 edition of the Incentive Travel Industry Index, a pan-industry research initiative powered by the SITE Index, IRF Outlook and FICP;

·    Find out more about SITE’s expanding portfolio of live events throughout the year.

  • Pádraic Gillgan, CIS, CITP, SITE CMO will host the press conference and introduce speakers:
  • Didier Scaillet CIS, CITP, CEO, SITE
  • Philip Eidsvold CIS, CITP, President, SITE
  • John Iannini CIS, CITP, CTC, President, SITE Foundation


When: Wednesday, May 22 11:30-12:00 

Where:  Room Symmetrie 3, Hall 8, Level 1, Messe Frankfurt  

Interview Opportunities:

Interview/photo opportunities will be available immediately following the briefing and throughout IMEX week. If you are interested in arranging interviews with SITE executive leadership Didier Scaillet, CIS, CITP, CEO, Pádraic Gilligan, CIS, CITP, Chief Marketing Officer or volunteer leadership, Philip Eidsvold, CIS, CITP, President, SITE and Vice President, Strategic Alliances, One10 or John Iannini, CIS, CITP, CTC President SITE Foundation and Vice President, Business Travel and Meetings & Events Americas, Melia Hotels International, please contact: 

Jennifer Juergens

+1 917-514-2627

*There will also be a special celebration for the publication of The Bangkok Manifesto at the Ireland stand F420, Wednesday, May 22, 12:30 p.m. 

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