Networking Events

  • Networking events

    Networking is an essential and crucial part of your time at IBTM World. There are a number of varied functions providing the perfect opportunity to make connections with new contacts, strengthen existing relationships and meet with friends and colleagues in a relaxed atmosphere.

  • Welcome Party

    Celebrate your first day at IBTM World by partying with your peers and colleagues at the Welcome Reception. Eat, drink and network with everyone who’s anyone in the meetings and events industry.


    Date: Tuesday 19 November

    Time: 18:00-20:00

    Venue: Pavillion Hall 3, The Fira Exhibition Centre

    Networking Hour

    Our infamous Networking Hour is back again. Prepare to be amazed as exhibitors pull out all the stops to showcase what their wonderful destination or services can do for your business. Join in with the shenanigans and see the exhibition hall light up with entertainment whilst you network.

    Date: Wednesday 20 November

    Time: 18:00 - 19:00

    Venue: IBTM World show floor

  • Exhibitor stand events

    Prepare to be amazed as exhibitors pull out all the stops to showcase what their product or service has to offer.  Find out what else you can look forward to here!

    Some of the many events taking place this year include:

    • Join Barcelona Convention Bureau at stand C50 for appetizers, wine tasting and Catalan cured meats! Find out more
    • Visit the Catalan Tourist Board for Barcadi cocktails at C40
    • Stop by the Scotland Party at 17:00 Wednesday 20th November stand (VisitScotland) at stand F20
    • Chill out at Hyatt's Meditation Station at stand O60
    • Find out what's new for meeting and event planners in London with London & Partners at stand G10
    • Get into the party spirit with a live DJ set on the Ibiza Tourist Board stand B58
    • Join the infamous Irish Party at stand F40 at 17:30 on Wednesday 20th November
    • Every evening, traditional Sri Lankan Cocktails will be served at the Sri Lanka Convention Bureau's stand (K55). Don't miss out on sampling these delicious drinks.
    • The Ministry of Construction of Transport of the Slovak Republic will be treating guests of IBTM World to a live folk music performance, sharing some of their traditional music on the show floor at Stand D15.
    • Get a taste of the Ibiza party experience at Stand B58 with the Ibiza Tourist Board's live music offerings, including a DJ set which will transport you right to the beaches of the island.
    • Head to Stand J80 and experience Chinese culture first hand from the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute. They will be demonstrating both a Chinese Tea Ceremony and Chinese Calligraphy.
    • The DJ at the Ibiza Convention Bureau's stand (B58) will help you get into the island party mood. Head over there and enjoy the live set while networking with your peers.
    • We will prepare Bacardi's cocktails for the Hosted Buyers and exhibitors. There will be 3 bartenders and they will prepare and serve the cocktails in our bar (inside the stand).
    • Nothing is better than live music, and there is a fantastic opportunity to experience French music at its finest on the Atout France stand (D50).
    • Looking for some keepsakes from the stands you visit? Head to O45, Evintra's stand, and receive a giveaway from them to remind you of your time at IBTM World.


    Club Night

    Club Night has returned! The social highlight of IBTM World will take you to where you will be able to dance the night away, whilst doing valuable networking of course. Exclusive access for IBTM World attendees until 03.30am.

    Important: You must bring your IBTM World badge for free entry or you may be charged an entry fee.

    Date: Wednesday 20 November

    Time: 22:00 - 03:30

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