Hosted Buyer Programme

  • What is a Hosted Buyer?

    A Hosted Buyer is a senior decision maker responsible for organising meetings, events, conferences or incentives across the globe.

    Hosted Buyers attend IBTM World to gain inspiration and do business, that is both cost effective and time efficient for you and your organisation.

    Interested in becoming a Hosted Buyer?

    Register your interest

  • Why join the Programme?

    Our Hosted Buyer programme has been creating noise in the global industry attracting the very highest calibre of Hosted Buyers from across the world to Barcelona every year.

    We’ve made breakthrough enhancements to our programme that guarantee our matched appointments understand each buyer’s business and budget need. So, we deliver more relevant and efficient meetings for you and your organisation.

    Discover the added value with VIP benefits:

    • An online personalised diary with your appointments with buyers of your choice
    • Hosted Buyer only networking opportunities at the show and in the city of Barcelona
    • Access to exclusive networking and lounges onsite at the show
    • Complimentary flights
    • Complimentary 5/4 star accommodation of your choice in Barcelona
    • Opportunity to apply for a post event tour to one of our global meetings destinations
  • Who qualifies as a Hosted Buyer?

    Our Hosted Buyers come from a range of different sectors all with a common goal in mind, to search for new suppliers who can create better business results for their organisation.

    Some of the companies our 2018 Hosted Buyers were from included:

    • Allianz
    • American Express Meetings & Events
    • Amex Meetings & Events
    • Banks Sadler
    • BMW Group
    • BNP Paribas
    • ESC - European Society of Cardiology
    • European Society of Neuroradiology
    • Netflix
    • The Wall Street Journal
  • Testimonials:

    • This is a great place for networking, collecting new venue ideas, discovering innovations, sharing experiences and getting training and knowledge.

      • Nathalie Andre-Bazillais
      • Galderma International
    • As usual, I saw the greatest number of qualified professionals in the industry at ibtm world. It is the place to be, without a doubt. An event not to be missed!

      • Antonio Hermosilla Ufarte
      • GP Destination Management
    • I would love to attend IBTM World in 2018 because it allows me to keep up to date with the events industry trends and to network with people from all over the world.

      • Karima Siali
      • Danone Advanced Medical Nutrition
    • IBTM World is an unmissable event in the industry calendar. We’ve been so impressed with the high standards met every year by the team, providing us with a calendar of appointments that puts us in a position to make great connections, resulting in very good business.

      • Geetha Arekal
      • Mobility Services at Siemens Ltd.
  • Register your interest

    If you have all the information you need about our programme and would like to participate, register your interest now.

    Register your interest

    Already qualified?

    If you have already been qualified as a Hosted Buyer, find out what to do next to get the most out of your participation.

    What's next?

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