David Chapple

David Chapple

Portfolio Director

David Chapple Portfolio Director

David joined Northstar in May 2019 as part of their acquisition of Centaur Media’s Travel & Meetings Division. He serves as the Director responsible for events and publishing interests across Northstar’s BTN, Meetings and Phocuswright groups in the UK. His current portfolio includes, Business Travel Show, Travel Technology Europe and The Meetings Show.

David has been in the events industry for over 25 years, working in the business travel, meetings and leisure travel sectors. He is a recognized leader, strategist and has launched business travel and technology exhibitions, conferences, awards and networking events across the globe. Most recently he created an online information, research and insight portal which is used by thousands of corporate travel managers across Europe. 

David lives just outside London, UK with his wife and 3 children.