Attendee profile

  • Attendee profile

    ibtm world attracts industry professionals to Barcelona every year consisting of Exhibitors, Hosted Buyers and Trade Visitors. By attending ibtm world, participants gain immediate competitive advantage for their business and keep up-to-date with the latest developments in the meetings industry.

  • Exhibitors

    Exhibitors at ibtm world are suppliers to the meetings and incentives industry. Suppliers can exhibit at ibtm world as a Main Stand Holder or Stand Sharer. The exhibition hall is split into geographical regions and products to make navigation around the hall easy for visitors and buyers.

    Interested in exhibiting?

    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
    • Technology Providers

    Exhibitors at ibtm world 2016 included:

    • Accor          
    • Dubai Business Events
    • etouches
    • Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
    • Global DMC Partners
    • Royal Caribbean International
    • Marriott International
    • Virgin Limited Edition
  • 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 world. 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.

    Why become a buyer?

    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

    Hosted Buyers at ibtm world 2016 included:

    • Association of Corporate Travel Executives
    • European Society of Cardiology
    • European Wound Management Association
    • European Design Awards (Project Manager)
    • Zuvar Travel & Tourism (Tours Manager)
    • The Aspiration (Director of Travel & Events)
    • Apple (Travel & Meetings Manager)
    • Sharp Healthcare (Procurement Specialist)
    • Peugeot Citroen (Manager of P&S Services)
  • Trade visitors

    Visitors to ibtm world 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 world to experience the latest products, services, destinations and trends.

    Trade visitors including members of the International Press attend ibtm world from all around the globe!

    Thinking of visiting?

  • Want to get in touch?

    Would you like to have more information about the show? Get in touch with our dedicated customer service team who are on hand to answer any questions you may have about our show.

    Customer Service Team
    T: +44 (0)20 8271 2127

    Ready to take the next step?

    If you have all the information you need about our show and would like to participate, register your interest to be the first to know when registrations go live.

    Register your interest 


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