About IBTM World

IBTM World is engineered to give you a year’s worth of profitable leads in just three days

Connecting the right people for over 30 years

IBTM World is the leading global event for the meetings, incentives, conferences and events industry, taking place annually in Barcelona. Our event has one goal; to inspire the events world to deliver exceptional experiences for their customers.

We bring together the global meetings industry, with everyone having that one common purpose – to meet the right people that can create better business results for their organisation. Build face to face connections with the right people, gain key industry insight and of course, engage in unrivalled networking opportunities over the three days.

Joining us at IBTM World will be 3,000+ exciting destinations and quality suppliers ready to meet and network with 15,000+ industry professionals, from over 100 countries across the world.

Features of the show

IBTM Accelerate

Everyone is wondering what the future of events looks like. Which groundbreaking event tech or business could be the next big thing and take your experience from great to unforgettable? How will your event be structured? Will hybrid events become commonplace?

This platform will be showcasing the future for MICE, bringing innovative ideas to the market and delivering inspirational short talks to answer the questions you have on the future of our industry.

Knowledge Programme

Education is an instrumental part of IBTM World and our outstanding Knowledge Programme provides a wide range of innovative, creative and cutting-edge sessions delivered by leading industry experts.

Our Knowledge Programme is underpinned by key content themes including industry trends, engagement & experiences, innovation, technology and creativity, are just a few to mention. 

Also, IBTM World has been approved by the Events Industry Council as a Preferred Provider of continuing education courses, meaning that all of our conference sessions can go towards your CMP continuing education accreditation.


Are you a meetings and events professional looking to gain fresh inspiration for your events? Don't miss out on attending.


Want to showcase your products and services to over 15,000 meetings and events professionals on the industry's greatest stage?