Contributor Profile

Simon Press

Job TitleSenior Exhibition Director

Company NameWTM London


Simon is Senior Exhibition Director WTM London.  He is a dynamic leader and together with the team they constantly look to innovate, delivering new facets and extending brand reach across media including digital and online opportunities as well as delivering return on investment for all participants at the live events. 

WTM London 2017 facilitated a record £3.1 billion in travel industry deals and saw a record number of buyers (10,500) from the WTM Buyers’ Club attend.  WTM London is part of the World Travel Market portfolio of events* that facilitate more than $7 billion of travel industry deals annually. 

As part of the WTM Portfolio management team, Simon helps ensure consistency of message, approach and allows Reed Exhibitions the opportunity to learn more about our clients’ business objectives to find solutions from a range of products to suit their requirements and deliver a high return on investment. 

He has worked extensively in India and Middle Eastern markets.  Previous experience includes working in two other large media companies, United Business Media and EMAP, working across exhibitions and publishing events.

A former Captain and Officer of the British Army, Simon served for four years in the Cheshire Regiment (Infantry Regiment).  He has played rugby extensively and is now a keen supporter.      

Conference Sessions

  • World Responsible Tourism Day Opening: Hear from South Africa's Minister of Tourism

    Wednesday11:00 - 11:157 Nov 2018
    Europe Inspiration Zone - EU80

    Keynote speaker: Derek Hanekom, Minister of Tourism, South Africa The new post-apartheid democratic government adopted Responsible Tourism understanding that t...

    • Language: English

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