Martin Lewis is Senior Advisor and former Managing Editor at CAT Media, specialising in magazines, web sites and events for the conference and incentive travel markets.
Martin gained his experience as a journalist in reporting and editing roles after starting his career as a sports reporter on a newspaper in the UK. With Richard Corser and Steve Lewis he launched CAT and Meetings & Incentive Travel magazine in 1987.
CAT Media now also publishes ConventionSource.com, www.meetpie.com and organises The Meetings & Incentive Travel Industry Awards, The M&IT Agency Challenge and the M&IT Corporate Challenge. CAT Media also publishes the British Meetings & Events Industry Survey.
Martin also co-founded Meetings Industry Meeting Needs, the meetings industry’s own registered charity.
The Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) presented Martin with the industry’s first ever Profile & Power Award for services to the meetings industry and EIBTM presented Martin with its first Award for Lifetime Achievement. The International Congress & Convention Association presented Martin with the Moises Schuster Award in 2015.