2015-05-02 18:00Press release

TBEX Europe to Stockholm in 2016

TBEX is the world’s largest annual meeting for travel bloggers, writers, and social media editors in the travel industry. It was just announced that Stockholm will host the conference on July 14-16, 2016. 900 travel bloggers are expected at the Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre next summer.

" In recent years, travel bloggers have become an increasingly important segment in marketing Stockholm as a destination. We’ve wanted to host a conference like TBEX for a long time, because we can see the potential of conferences in Stockholm’s strongest industries. We also share the same values, such as innovation and openness, which makes us especially happy,” says Karin Mäntymäki, Director Stockholm Convention Bureau

The city itself, with its blend of beauty and creativity, modern conference facilities and excellent social media skills, is why Stockholm was chosen to host the meeting.

“We chose Stockholm for several simple but important reasons. We know this will be the first time many of our attendees have visited Stockholm and they are going to be overwhelmed by how much this city has to offer. The conference facility is very modern and fits the tech centered culture of our community of travel content creators perfectly. Lastly and very importantly the Stockholm Visitors Board truly understand how important this shift to new media is and they are doing a great work with digital influencers and for their city. We think they are a perfect destination to showcase what TBEX is all about. ” Rick Calvert, CEO & Co-founder New Media Expo and TBEX

For more information

Ann-Charlotte Jönsson, PR Manager Stockholm Convention Bureau/Stockholm Business Region, phone: +46 (0)8-508 28 507, ann-charlotte.jonsson@stockholm.se

Contact: Rick Calvert rick@nmxevents.com , +1 951.723.7157

About TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange) Events:

TBEX represents The Future of Travel Media. Our mission is to empower modern day travel story tellers with the tools and education they need to create amazing content, expand their audience and thrive as new media entreprenuers.

The TBEX conference is world’s largest gathering of bloggers, writers and new media content creators in the travel and lifestyle industry. TBEX also attracts many of the world's leading brands, and tourism bureaus who are eager to connect with the travel journalists of the future. American Express, Booking.com, Eurail, Lonely Planet, TripAdvisor, Turkish Airlines, Hyatt, and HomeAway support the conferences alongside tourism offices including Barcelona Tourisme, Catalunya, This is Athens, Falte Ireland, Canadian Tourism Commission, Visit Britain, Visit Florida, Croatia, Dominican Republic, British Columbia, and many more.

For more TBEX Information: www.tbexcon.com

Stockholm Business Region, with its subsidiaries Stockholm Business Region Development and Stockholm Visitors Board,  is the official investment and tourism promotion agency for the Stockholm region.  Stockholm is one of Europe’s most dynamic sustainable regions. Stockholm Business Region is fully owned by the City of Stockholm. Our common brand is Stockholm – The Capital of Scandinavia.


About Visit Stockholm

Visit Stockholm is the official tourism promotion agency of Stockholm. We work with the international marketing and development of Stockholm as a travel destination under the brand Stockholm – The Capital of Scandinavia. Visit Stockholm is a subsidiary of Stockholm Business Region, owned by the city of Stockholm. www.visitstockholm.com www.investstockholm.com www.stockholmbusinessregion.com


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