The IBTM World is a major platform for the events industry, delivering insight into the world of meetings, incentives, conferences and events industry. For the past 32 years now, the event for has been a platform of choice for the global community to find inspiration, business networks and content to deliver exceptional experiences. With the event´s main goal: “To inspire the events world to deliver exceptional experiences for their customers”, the IBTM brings together the global meetings industry to support better business results for their organizations.
Building connections with the right people, gaining key industry insight and of course, engaging in unrivalled networking opportunities over the three days of the event.
Due to the incredibly unpredictable travel restrictions that continue to be in place across the globe because of Covid-19, the event decided to transition to an online format on 2020, taking place in from December 8th to 10. Organizers stated that the decision was made in close consultation with partners and exhibitors, to follow the proper health requirements and assure the safety of visitors.
“While we have been planning positively for a live event in December, and we know that people want to get back to meeting face-to-face, the situation across Europe and the wider world remains very changeable. Therefore, even though the show is still some months away, we believe we have a responsibility to provide clarity to enable our partners, exhibitors, buyers and visitors to plan for the future,” said David Thompson, event director.
As well as a knowledge program, with a variety of specific educational sessions in different sectors. These spaces will be key so that participating brands can develop new ideas, create projects and partner with each other. Technology and digitization trends will play a leading role in most of the talks that take place, shaping the world of events in this new digital era.
Exhibitors and buyers will benefit from IBTM’s bespoke appointment system, which matches the buyer’s business needs with the supplier’s services for efficient meetings, full potential of creativity and collaboration is expected while mixing different industries in such a diverse work platform.
Exhibitors from the travel, tourism and event engineering industry will gain invaluable exposure and generate global sales leads at IBTM World 2020. More than 15,000 industry professionals will explore the offer of quality suppliers, including over 3,000 exotic destinations. With over 77,500 pre-arranged meetings, professionals in attendance can grow their network across all levels within the industry.
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