Press Releases

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  • 27 Nov 2018
    IBTM Trends Watch report paints a picture of opportunity

    IBTM’s much anticipated IBTM World Trends Watch report has been unveiled today to a global audience of meetings and events professionals at IBTM World in Barcelona. The report paints a picture of a changing world but one with myriad exciting opportunities for the meetings...

  • 22 Nov 2018
    IBTM World Breaks Record for Pre-arranged Appointments

    IBTM World has surpassed its previous record for pre-arranged meetings – a total of 77,651 business meetings have been booked ahead of this year’s event, 5% up on last year’s total. There has also been a 9% increase year-on-year in the average number of...

  • 19 Nov 2018
    IBTM Trends Watch report highlights importance of tech to events industry

    An early preview of IBTM’s annual IBTM World Trends Watch report has revealed that despite ongoing economic and geopolitical instability, the future of the meetings and events industry looks bright, thanks in part to the relentless march of technological...

  • 12 Nov 2018
    Maximising the value of exhibiting

    If you’re due to exhibit at an event, you will want to maximise the value of your involvement, and this is where creating your strategy comes in. This will cover the goals you want to achieve from exhibiting and the steps you should take to achieve them, as Danielle...

  • 12 Nov 2018
    Asia Pac exhibitors extend footprint at IBTM World 2018

    IBTM has revealed a 23 per cent increase in space taken by exhibitors from the Asia Pacific region at IBTM World 2018. The growth is a result of several new exhibitors taking stands this year, as well as some long-term exhibitors taking larger spaces. Amongst the new...

  • 07 Nov 2018
    First-stage appointments are up for IBTM World

    IBTM World has announced that first-stage appointments for exhibitors are up 7 per cent against last year, with over 3,500 more business meetings booked than at this stage in 2017. The meetings have been facilitated using the company’s technically advanced...

  • 05 Nov 2018
    Business Events North Africa: The Continent’s Golden Crown

    By Danielle Curtis, Exhibition Director – Middle East, Arabian Travel Market & IBTM Arabia The countries of North Africa are once again attracting attention from global business event organisers, with several city destinations in the region emerging as hotspots for all types...

  • 05 Nov 2018
    When the party’s over… top tips for measuring ROI

    Knowing why you’re holding a particular event, and then being able to objectively measure the results against your initial criteria, is a crucial element of event organisation, and yet it is the one part that’s often overlooked after the excitement of the event is...

  • 31 Oct 2018
    IBTM World announces UN representatives will attend event to support drive towards a more sustainable events industry

    In what is believed to be a MICE industry first, representatives from various UN bodies will attend IBTM World this year, with the intention of learning about the meetings and events industry and sharing with delegates the context for an increasing global demand for a...

  • 30 Oct 2018
    Living the branding dream - why trade events are at the cutting-edge of customer engagement

    Face-to-face is a culturally-vital form of business communication in the Middle East, which means attending a trade event is a natural way of having hundreds of personal business interactions and starting new business relationships. How else can you have so many targeted sales...

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