Hosted buyers from a wide range of corporations, agencies, and associations are set to take part in IBTM Wired, which is taking place June 28 to July 1, 2021. Twenty-seven percent of these buyers are new to IBTM.
Association buyers wanting to explore how they can bring members safely together in-person at their next meetings include representatives from the SANS Institute, Institute for Life Sciences Collaboration, International Association of Facilitators, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, International China Investment Forum (ICIF), International Atlantic Economic Society and World Confederation for Physical Therapy.
Corporate buyers looking to spark new connections include Orange S.A., Ingenico, Barents Re, Leroy Merlin, Netflix, BBVA France, Prudential Seguros, Gemini Management NV, EFG Hermes Holding, Samsung Group and Provident Capital Group.
Agency buyers keen to gain inspiration for creating exceptional experiences in the new era, include representatives from organisations including Global Cynergies, Eventesse, emotivents, HPN Global, Gemini Management NV, Serasa Experian, Turkcell, BCD Meetings & events and Kraft Travel Thailand.
Hosted buyer Derrick Woods, principal, Boss Productions said: “I am super excited to participate in the upcoming IBTM Wired. It’s the next best thing to keep connected until the world reopens for face-to-face interactions and Reed Exhibitions keeps the window of opportunity open with this event.”
These hosted buyers will meet with representatives from CVBs, hotels, DMCs and other MICE suppliers. Exhibitors attending include:
- Japan National Tourism Organization
- Rotterdam Partners Convention Bureau
- Cape Town & Western Cape Convention Bureau
- Austria Convention Bureau
- Meetings & Exhibitions Hong Kong
- Singapore Exhibition and Convention Bureau
- Business Events Sydney
- Convention Bureaux New Zealand
- Business Events Australia
- Visit Bruges Convention Bureau
- Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau
- Latvia Convention Bureau
- Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre
- Hoteles Santos,
- Marriott Hotels
- Barcelona Convention Bureau
- Visit Algarve
- Atout France
Kerrin MacPhie, Head of Business Events at VisitBritain/ VisitEngland said: “MeetEngland is very much looking forward to taking part in IBTM Wired. Being able to connect and do business with the global meetings community without time-zone barriers is a valuable opportunity to promote the high-quality destinations, venues, and suppliers across England to top international buyers, driving future events and bookings.”
“It’s clear there is strong demand in the industry right now for an event such as ours. We’ve had an enormous amount of support and positive feedback since launching IBTM Wired, and we’re delighted to be welcoming some of the most prestigious suppliers and buyers in the industry for four days of exciting education, networking, and quality one-to-one meetings,” said Michael Jones, event manager, IBTM Wired.
IBTM Wired will unite professionals from across the world for four days of one-to-one business meetings, networking sessions, and a program of live and on-demand education sessions curated by sector, skillset, and geographic location. The event is a permanent addition to IBTM’s global portfolio of B2B events and intelligence for the meetings, incentives, conferences and events industry.
Visitors to IBTM Wired can access a 20 percent discount using code CBTG7K, bringing the price to $159 for a limited time only**. The code can be applied at checkout via the visitor registration form Visit | IBTM Wired.
*Registration fee for Hosted Buyers is $5 USD **Regular price for Visitors is $199 USD