First speaker announced for IBIS

Alex Hunter, former global head of online for the Virgin Group, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the IBIS Global Summit 2017.

Alex Hunter is a branding and customer experience expert who was part of the founding team of award-winning US airline Virgin America. He then joined Virgin Group as the global head of online, overseeing its global digital strategy including Sir Richard Branson’s personal digital strategy.

With the ability to talk authoritatively on branding, customer loyalty, reputation, marketing and these topics’ intersection with the digital world, Alex will provide the collision repair industry with an external viewpoint of how to tackle the challenges that lay ahead.

The IBIS Global Summit will take place at the Meliá Castilla hotel in Madrid, Spain, on 12-14 June 2017. The theme for 2017’s Global Summit is ‘The Currency of Trust’, and Alex’s knowledge of brands’ relationships with customers and his proven track record of success will emphasise the importance of trust and a collaborative approach.

The IBIS Global Summit 2017 is supported by partners 3M, AkzoNobel, Audatex and Fix Auto World.

The early bird booking rate of £1,795 is available until 12 December (after which time the full rate of £1,885 applies) and includes full access to the Welcome Reception on 12 June, access to the full day’s conference on 13 June; the International Dinner on the pitch in Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabéu Stadium on the evening of 13 June, as well as the final half day’s conference and delegates’ lunch on 14 June. The price also includes two nights’ accommodation (12 and 13 June) at the Meliá Castilla.

To confirm your place, email Nicola Keady [email protected], call 00 44 (0)1296 642826 or book online.