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 27 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 28 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 more here!

    Some of the many events taking place this year include:

    • Australia networking reception (Business Events Australia)
    • Green Box Photo Shoot (Austrian National Tourist Office)
    • Into Africa (DMC - Into Africa)
    • The Happiest Happy Hour (Stockholm Convention Bureau)


    Club Night - FREE ENTRY!

    Club Night has returned! The social highlight of IBTM World will take you to Opium where you will be able to dance the night away, whilst doing valuable networking of course. No ticket required, just bring your IBTM World BADGE with you for free entry!

    Date: Wednesday 28 November

    Time: 22:00 - 02:00

    Venue: Opium Barcelona

  • How can I attend?

    There are a number of ways that you can attend IBTM World. Find out more about the best option to suit your needs.

    How can I attend?

    Ready to take the next step?

    If you have all the information you need about our show and would like to participate, register now to attend.

    Register now

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