Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) has appointed Ian Dockrill, CMP, AHCIMA as Director of Global Industry Relations and…
Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) has appointed Ian Dockrill, CMP, AHCIMA as Director of Global Industry Relations and Strategic Development for Reed’s meetings and incentive events worldwide.
Dockrill, President and Chief Executive Officer of consulting practice ANE Global Management based in Plano Texas, is globally recognized as a leader in the meeting, incentive and events industry. Dockrill has more than 20 years of global experience in the industry in Europe, North, Central and South America, and Asia. Before founding ANE Global Management, Dockrill was Executive Vice President of Professional Development & Global Member Services for Dallas-based Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the leading global association for the meeting and event industry.
Debbie Jackson, Group Exhibition Director for RTE Meeting & Incentive Events, including EIBTM, said To have Dockrill work with EIBTM and RTE’s other meeting and incentive event teams is integral to the strategic development of RTE’s long term business plan. Bringing an in-depth knowledge of the evolving dynamics of the industry and a wealth of global contacts, Dockrill’s experience and expertise will ensure RTE’s major meeting and incentive events, including EIBTM and AIME, continue to be the leading forums for the generation of business relationships in all major sectors.
In announcing the selection of ANE Global Management Tom Nutley, Managing Director of RTE stated that: This partnership visibly reinforces RTE’s commitment and investment in the development of competitive and innovative worldwide business solutions that add value to events, provide improved customer service and efficiency, and outmatch anything currently offered within the meeting, incentive, convention and exhibition industries.
ANE Global Management’s work include a wide range of advisory, consulting, training and event management services. Advisory services include facilitating joint ventures, partnerships and other strategic relationships, and defining new business opportunities. Consulting services range from the tactical to the strategic, with a strong competency in developing and implementing strategies for global growth.
Dockrill’s direction will bring valuable new resources and expertise to RTE’s portfolio of meeting and incentive events. Commented Dockrill: Rapid industry consolidation and the increasing global nature of our business presents unique challenges for the meeting and events industry. ANE’s unique global perspective and understanding of corporate and association perceptions in the industry will ensure RTE continues to be the market leader in producing the best possible networking and business forums for the meetings and incentive industry on a regional and global basis.
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