ibtm world
IBTM World
IBTM World is the leading global event for the meetings and events industry, held in the vibrant business and tourism destination of Barcelona. The event delivers three days of focused access to a dynamic business environment, thought provoking professional education and business networks for Exhibitors, Hosted Buyers and Trade Visitors.

Exhibitors at IBTM World are suppliers to the meetings and incentives industry. Suppliers can exhibit at IBTM World as a main stand holder or an Exhibiting Partner. IBTM World also has many branding and sponsorship opportunities available to exhibitors both before and during the event.

Visitors to IBTM World are decision makers responsible for organising business travel, meetings, conferences, events and incentive trips. They include: Agencies, Associations, Corporations, Professional Conference Organisers (PCO’s). Meetings industry professionals visit IBTM World to experience the latest products, services, destinations and trends. Visitors can register to attend IBTM World online free of charge.

Hosted Buyers are senior decision makers with top level purchasing responsibility that qualify to have their flight and accommodation paid for by ibtm world. They meet strict qualifying criteria such as purchasing power, annual budget, number of events held annually and business conducted internationally. Hosted Buyers commit to attend pre-scheduled appointments with exhibitors of their choice through a buyer driven matching system. Tailored professional education programmes for association, agency and corporate Hosted Buyers are on offer at IBTM World.

IBTM World takes place at the Fira Gran Via, Montjuic 2 exhibition centre in Barcelona. Special rates are available for exhibitors and visitors at the official IBTM World hotels. There are also free shuttle buses to the exhibition from the airport and the official hotels.