Who attends

  • Who attends?

    ibtm events attract industry professionals to our shows every year and they consist of exhibitors, Hosted Buyers and trade visitors. By attending, participants gain immediate competitive advantage for their business by connecting with senior level decision makers and key players within the MICE sector. Our first class knowledge programmes also ensures that we offer you plenty of opportunities to connect and develop like never before.

  • Exhibitors

    Exhibitors at ibtm events are suppliers to the meetings and incentives industry. They come from a variety of sectors that cater to the whole MICE industry.

    Suppliers can exhibit at any of our ibtm events as a Main Stand Holder/Stand Sharer at AIME, ibtm world and ibtm china or as a pod owner, the new revolutionary way of meeting with elite Hosted Buyers in a 1-to-1 ratio at ibtm arabia and ibtm america.

    What type of companies exhibit?

    • Airlines & Cruise Line              
    • Hotels, Resorts & Spas
    • Attractions & Entertainment
    • Conference & Meeting Venues
    • Convention & Visitor Bureau
    • Destination Management Services
    • Event Support Services
    • National Tourist Organisations
    • Incentive Destinations
    • Technology Providers
    • Travel Management Companies

    Who exhibited at ibtm world 2016?

    An exhibitor's journey...

    Interested in exhibiting at one of our shows? Find out how you can grow your presence and connect with the industry in a cost effective way.

    View ibtm events brochure
  • Hosted Buyers

    Hosted Buyers are senior decision makers with top level purchasing responsibility that qualify to benefit from the full VIP package including having their flights and accommodation paid for by ibtm events. All of these individuals have to meet a strict qualifying criteria such as purchasing power, annual budget, number of events held annually and business conducted internationally before they are qualified to take part in the programme.

     

    What type of buyers attend?

    • Business travel management companies
    • Corporate organisations
    • Destination management companies
    • Event management companies
    • Incentive agencies
    • Independent meeting planners
    • International associations & societies
    • Live events & experiential agencies
    • Not for profit and government organisations
    • Professional conference organisers

    A Hosted Buyer journey...

    Would you like to participate at one of our events as a Hosted Buyer? 

    About Hosted Buyer programme
  • Trade visitors

    Visitors to ibtm events are decision makers responsible for organising meetings, conferences, events and incentive trips and business travel. They include: Agencies, Associations, Corporations, Professional Conference Organisers (PCO’s). Meetings industry professionals visit ibtm events to experience and gain insight into the latest products, services, destinations and trends. Trade visitors including members of the international press also attend our events to get the latest news at our press conferences.


    No matter where your events take place around the world, there is an ibtm event suitable for you to attend.

  • Need more information?

    Would you like to have more information about ibtm events? Get in touch with our dedicated customer service team who are on hand to answer any questions you may have about participating at any of our shows.

    Customer service team
    T: +44 (0)208 910 5661
    E: ibtmevents@reedexpo.co.uk

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