How do I Qualify?

  • How do I qualify?

    If you are a senior level decision maker and are interested in placing business with high quality meetings and events suppliers, you may be eligible to attend IBTM World as a Hosted Buyer.

    When considering applications, we look at the following criteria:

    • Your reasons for attending – attending on behalf of a client or directly through a company.
    • Your purchasing or decision making authority
    • The number of international meetings/events you organise per year
    • Your annual budgets for your meetings/events
  • Step 1 – Applying

    To be considered for the programme, you'll need to register your interest via the form on our website. If you are eligible for the programme, you will receive an email notifying you if you’ve been accepted and how you continue with your registration.

    Step 2 - Selection process

    Once you have been accepted, you will need to identify the exhibitors you’d like to meet with.

  • Step 3 – Matching process

    The IBTM World team will match your preferences with exhibitors’ preferences to generate your personalised diary.

    Step 4 – Self scheduled appointments

    After the matching process is complete, you will be able to view all of your pre-scheduled appointments. You will then be able to use any remaining slots to schedule your own meetings.
  • Ready to become a Hosted Buyer?

    If you have all the information you need about our programme and would like to participate, register your interest now.

    Register your interest

    Need more information?

    Get in touch with our Hosted Buyer team who are on hand to answer your enquiries about the programme

    Contact the team

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