C&IT International Forum

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The 2024 C&IT International Forum took us to the Netherlands where we set sail for three days on a luxury charter from Amsterdam to Rotterdam. 

Offering something different this year - We experienced some of the local delicacies, experiences and did plenty of steps whilst seeing some of the hidden gems each city had to offer. 

What can you can expect a C&IT forum?
A combination of world-class content with key note specialists, bespoke meetings with suppliers that can take your events to the next level alongside plenty of networking opportunities in a luxurious environment.



What Happened

Monday 25 March 

  • Take your seat on the Eurostar as we depart London St. Pancreas @ 8am
  • Welcome lunch and check-in on Emerald River Cruise, your home during the C&IT International Forum

  • Afternoon exploring Amsterdam with a walking tour, exclusive show rounds and local experiences showing you the very best of the city

  • Three course dinner at Olofskapel - The oldest chapel in Amsterdam, surround yourself with beauty as we look forward to an exciting two days with C&IT

Tuesday 26 March 

  • Set sail down the Amsterdam-Rijnkanaal to Rotterdam taking in the picturesque views en route
  • Full day of content and workshops covering topics such the global economy and international inclusivity (full agenda to be released soon)
  • 1-1 personalised meetings with suppliers of your choosing
  • Dock in Rotterdam
  • Afternoon architectural cycling tour seeing exciting sites such as Markthal, Erasmus Bridge  and more
  • Luxurious Dinner and after-party onboard Emerald River Cruise where you will experience a complimentary bar and more

Wednesday 27 March 

  • Return sailing journey to Amsterdam 
  • Content and 1-1 meetings connect via social media to keep the conversations going
  • Departure lunch 
  • Return travel to London @ 5pm after an action packed three days and celebrating the end of the 2024 C&IT International Forum


To make the forum as productive as possible we consider..

This is a hosted buyer event for UK MICE event professionals. To be considered you must meet the criteria below. 

  • Manage an annual event production budget of a minimum of £250k
  • Produce events in overseas markets 
  • Be an established player in the marketplace for a minimum of 12 months 
  • Be a senior decision maker with the authority to procure services in relation to all aspects of event production 
  • Do not intend to sell or promote your products/services at the C&IT International Forum 

This is an exclusive forum that is open to only a handful of delegates from the industry.

Interested in becoming a supplier? Click here to learn more. 


Join us and get the perfect blend of content, networking and supplier meetings designed to help give you the tool kit to exceed within the MICE industry.

Whilst attending this complimentary event you will be updated on the latest trends and hear interesting, unique and above all practically useful content, which you can then take away and apply to your own events. Some of the most senior event professionals from the industry will be there and we will be discussing the key challenges and issues facing the events industry.

An action packed, all inclusive three days experiencing the very best of Amsterdam, Rotterdam courtest of the leading MICE publication C&IT!