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GPN members attend IBTM Barcelona 2021 and holds in person Regional Meeting-1st after pandemic
GPN organized a visit at IBTM Barcelona that took place on 30 November–1 December 2021 with a delegation of several of its members and combined this visit with an in person Regional Meeting–the first after the pandemic–on 1st December 2021.
A delegation of 10 GPN members from different countries (Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Morocco, Netherlands, Russia, Spain) visited IBTM Barcelona 2021 to meet with MICE buyers organizing events around the world requiring high quality transportation services in each event's destination.
The same delegation attended the first in person GPN Regional Meeting since the pandemic on 1st December 2021 in Barcelona, where various important issues were discussed about how we would like to shape the future of our unique, global transportation organization.
Views and ideas were exchanged on how to further develop the organization for the benefit of its 42 members from around the world. Following this very interesting meeting, we now have a clear action plan for GPN for the enhancement of its brand awareness, for facing the new challenges and for the expansion of its network in other continents.
During this Regional Meeting GPN members have progressed immensely in shaping GPN's Vision for the next 5 years.
We are happy to announce that more in person meetings will follow in 2022 including Annual Sales Meeting that will take place in Dublin, Ireland end of February, 2022 Annual Spring General Meeting that will take place in Lyon, France end of March and 2022 Autumn General Meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina end of September.
In regards to this Regional Meeting, Agnes Pastuszak, Chairman of GPN, said: "Following this very challenging period for the coach industry, we are happy to finally have the opportunity to meet again in person, attend a trade show as a group, exchange views and ideas on all the issues that have been concerning all our companies and most importantly to plan future actions to ensure that we will achieve the provision of the maximum benefits for our members. The future is very promising for the coach industry and united, GPN members from around the world will overcome all the challenges we are currently facing and will continue to provide high quality, reliable transportation services."
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