IBTM Accelerate

  • Have you ever wondered what the future of events look like? Which ground-breaking event tech could be the next big thing and take your experience from great to unforgettable?

    Introducing IBTM Accelerate, the brand new feature area at IBTM World 2019, showcasing the future for MICE, bringing innovative ideas to the market and delivering inspirational short talks on the future of our industry. All at the heart of the IBTM World show floor!

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  • Tech Watch Awards

    Our prestigious Tech Watch Awards are the longest running industry awards of their kind. Back again for 2019 to showcase the very best event technology inspiring our industry and revolutionising the way we make events!

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    Event Business Accelerator

    This programme will work with young entrepreneurs to help them launch and scale their businesses through a series of workshops and mentoring, and the opportunity to pitch for investment at IBTM World!

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    Influencers of MICE Series

    Mariska Kesteloo, influencer marketing specialist and former President of MPI Belgium, will lead a series of expert sessions on the growing MICE influencer community with special guests.

    Coming soon

  • From the Future… Sessions

    Hosted by Alistair Turner, Managing Director of EIGHT PR & Marketing, these interactive sessions will provide a platform for inspiring discussions with our panel of event management leaders about the future of the meetings and events industry.

    Coming soon

    Success Stories

    A series of aspirational talks from business owners and innovators, showcasing the significant impact they've had on the future of the MICE industry. Designed to inspire and engage all aspiring entrepreneurs and event planners.

    Coming soon

    What happened last year

    IBTM World 2018 brought us the Exploratory Zone, offering up a variety of exciting experiences, and showcasing the MICE tech of tomorrow with finalists from the Tech Watch Awards. Read on for a taste of what to expect in 2019 at IBTM Accelerate.

    See the 2018 gallery 

Host Event Partners

Industry Partners

AIPC ECM ICCA ILEA MPI PCMA Site IAPCO EMA ACS AAE

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