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30th Nov-2nd Dec 2021

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?

Once again, we’ll 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.

TechWatch Live

We’re reinventing the competition with the brand new TechWatch Live, a one day event where five lucky tech companies will be able to pitch their businesses live to our judges for a chance to become the TechWatch Live Award Winner!

Event Business Accelerator

Event Business Accelerator will offer another five young entrepreneurs the opportunity to launch and scale their business through a series of workshops and mentoring, and the opportunity to pitch for investment at IBTM World!

MICE Influencers Series

Following the success of this initiative last year, our team of social influencers will be returning to IBTM World to share their influencer insights and skills. Keep an eye out for more updates.

To be confirmed

Future Focus Series

Join exciting interactive content sessions with future event leaders to discover what the future may look like for the meetings and events industry in 2021 and beyond.

To be confirmed

What happened previously?

IBTM Accelerate zone offers up a plethora of activities from the Event Business Accelerator to the MICE Influencer and Future Focus series, and provided a new home for our Tech Watch Awards.

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