Why become a buyer?

  • Why become a Hosted Buyer?

    Apply to attend as a Hosted Buyer to grow your network of reliable and high quality international suppliers. Take full advantage of all of the added benefits included in the Hosted Buyer programme and enjoy exclusive aspects of the show.

  • What are the key benefits?

    Travel and accommodation

    Receive complimentary travel, transfers and 4/5* accommodation. We will take care of this for you to ensure a stress free experience.

    Tailored schedule

    You can choose to be semi or fully hosted to suit your business needs. Your personalised diary will include appointments, knowledge sessions and networking events of your choice.

    VIP Hosted Buyer lounges

    Access the VIP Hosted Buyer lounges and enjoy complimentary refreshments and lunch as well as free Wi-Fi whilst building new connections.


    Post event tours

    Upon completing your application, you will be given the chance to apply for any of the post event tours. Last year, buyers were able to choose from several destinations including Cannes, London, Geneva, Milan, Noordwijck and Zagreb.

    View previous options

    Invite only events

    Attend invite only networking events happening across the beautiful host city of Barcelona, creating further opportunities for those all-important face-to-face meetings. Develop new and existing connections in an exclusive environment.

     Our networking events


    Knowledge sessions

    Select from a comprehensive programme of knowledge sessions covering valuable industry insights and the latest trends in meetings and events. Learn from experts, share best practice and enhance your professional skills whilst building your network.  

    View previous sessions

  • Who can apply?

    Would you like to find out who can apply to be a Hosted Buyer, how it works and if you are eligible to take part in the programme?

    Find out if you qualify

    Ready to become a Hosted Buyer?

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

    Register your interest

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