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?

    Back for a second year, following the success of 2019, is IBTM Accelerate. 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.

    See the full programme below

  • TechWatch Live

    Our prestigious Tech Watch Awards have a new look! 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!

    Find out more

    Event Business Accelerator

    Following its success last year, our Event Business Accelerator is returning for 2020. It will offer another 5 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!

    Enter here

  • 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.


    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.


    What happened last year?

    IBTM World 2019 saw the launch of the IBTM Accelerate zone, which offered 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.

    Watch the highlights

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