“As we head towards the final countdown for IMEX in Frankfurt, there’s a quietly confident attitude radiating throughout the meetings and events sector. Although the first quarter of this year has been marked by some extraordinary and unsettling events around the globe, IMEX 2017 will be a reflection of an international market that’s extremely resilient, […]
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Meetings industry technology went mainstream at ibtm world 2016 in Barcelona last week. Many of the 3000 international exhibitors chose to showcase themselves by using the very latest virtual reality technology, videography, giant LED walls and illuminated flooring, just some of the inspiring innovations that brought ibtm world to life.
Valencia Convention Bureau will be at IBTM to promote the city as an ideal destination for the organisation of sustainable meetings, events and conferences.
To register attendance at ibtm world go to http://www.ibtmworld.com/register2016
The 2016 ibtm world Technology and Innovation Watch Award with EventMB recognises innovators and talented entrepreneurs that could revolutionise the meetings and events sector. This year the award attracted the highest number of entries to date resulting in 10 shortlisted entries that will form part of the Innovation Zone, a feature area on the ibtm world show floor.
Meetings Design, Strategic Meetings Management and entrepreneurial relationships form the Spanish Education at ibtm world
This year’s Spanish sessions, part of the ibtm world Knowledge Programme, to be delivered at ibtm world (www.ibtmworld.com) is set to educate and inspire local attendees with a series of sessions covering the latest industry hot topics and trends from both a local and international perspective.
• NBTC Holland Marketing Signs on as Exclusive Destination Partner for Rendezvous at ibtm world 2016 in Barcelona
International meeting planners from more than 100 countries have put forward their applications to qualify for ibtm world 2016. The quality of applicants is higher than ever with many planners taking part for the first time, wanting to take advantage of the business, networking and education programmes www.ibtmworld.com .
RECORD ENTRIES FOR 2016
OPPORTUNITIES, CHALLENGES AND DEVELOPMENTS Dr Rob Davidson, Managing Director, Mice Knowledge will present this year’s Industry Trends Report as part of the Knowledge Programme on Tuesday 29thNovember at 11:45am and again on Wednesday 30th November at 9am. (www.ibtmworld.com/knowledge).
JMIC Profile and Power Award IAPCO Collaboration Award Both presented at Meetings Leadership Summit
ibtm world continues to innovate and provide new platforms for exhibitors to get the most out of the show and this year introduces an Hotel Pavilion specifically for individual properties wanting to be part of the leading event for the meetings industry and the 17,000 participants expected onsite between November 29th and 1st December 2016.
Get to enjoy Catalonia through its produce and cuisine at this year’s ibtm world Welcome Reception, as Barcelona Convention Bureau brings a taste of the region to celebrate being awarded the European Year of Gastronomy at the first networking party of the week, described as “Deliciously Barcelona”.
Created by the industry for the industry is the theme of this year’s ibtm world 2016 education programme following ten months of consultation and research with international buyers and suppliers.
Calling all Tech Companies…Have you entered the 2016 ibtm world Technology and Innovation Watch Award?
Visit http://bit.ly/2b8rClo to enter ibtm world (www.ibtmworld.com), taking place in Barcelona (29 November – 1 December) is inviting all Technology companies to enter this year’s Technology and Innovation Watch Award in partnership with EventMB.
ibtm world continues to lead the industry in providing a platform for both cutting edge technology and leading innovation. This year will see the growth of the Innovation Zone as well as the introduction of a Technology & Event Services Zone on the show floor.
More benefits, more flexibility, more peer to peer networking and the opportunity to make even more personal connections, My Association | My Club is to return as part of this year’s Association programme for Hosted Buyers attending ibtm world 2016 with plenty of new initiatives.
The ibtm events portfolio (www.ibtmevents.com), uniting global and regional communities of suppliers and buyers on five continents, has confirmed that it has secured a global partnership with Event Manager Blog (Event MB); the go-to online resource for Trends, Technology, Innovation and Education for the event industry.
New technology to enhance relevance of appointments All Hosted Buyers attending ibtm world 2016 (www.ibtmworld.com) will, for the first time, be able to take part in a matchmaking system that will provide tailored recommendations of suppliers that they could meet with, based on information provided about their business objectives at the time of registration.
Closing the year on a massive high – the world connects in Barcelona “ibtm world is the event that gathers the most players worldwide”
Anne Wallin Rødven, former Convention Director of VisitOSLO was presented with the ibtm world 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Meetings Leadership Summit (www.ibtmworld.com), which took place at the El Born Centre Cultural on Monday, November 16th.
Over 80 ibtm knowledge sessions confirmed to take place More than 50 technology suppliers will showcase their new products and services in the Technology and Services Zone
IBTM WORLD COLLABORATES WITH LEADING GLOBAL TRAVEL PROVIDERS TO OFFER ALL VISITORS PREFERENTIAL RATES
Register to attend via www.ibtmworld.com/visit2015
To accommodate the increasing demands of busy meeting planners’ schedules, ibtm world, formerly EIBTM (www.ibtmworld.com) is offering flexible attendance options for Hosted Buyers planning to attend the show, which is set to take place in Barcelona from 17 to 19 November.
the future of meetings and events through business, networking and education Register to attend at www.ibtmworld.com/visit2015
ibtm world 2015 announces the top 10 innovations set to transform the global Meetings and Events Industry
Visit the Innovation Zone at ibtm world 2015 www.ibtmworld.com/visit ibtm world (www.ibtmworld.com) has announced the Top 10 Innovations set to be showcased in this year’s Innovation Zone. The following companies were shortlisted from over 60 international applicants who submitted entries for the 2015 Technology and Innovation Watch Award this year.
Brain Dating, Negative Brainstorming and Bore Busting in Meetings and Events Key topics for this year’s ibtm knowledge programme (www.ibtmworld.com/knowledge) at ibtm world (formerly EIBTM) will include ‘Connections’, ‘Inspiration’ and ‘Innovation’, highlighting the diverse range of content that will be delivered on the show floor.
Sweden’s Acclaimed Communications and Political Expert Per Schlingmann Confirmed to Headline Event
InitLive is the winner of this year’s ibtm world Technology and Innovation Watch Award (www.ibtmworld.com/ techwatch/), for its event mobile app. The company presented an innovative cloud-based system that includes a web service and free mobile device app for planning and building schedules for multi-day and multi-venue events. Meetings and events planners can organise […]
Dr. Rob Davidson Reveals Key Themes for Global Industry Trends Watch Report Set to be Delivered at ibtm world 2015
Industry Recovery, Meetings Design and Geographical Performance to feature as key highlights Dr. Rob Davidson, Managing Director, MICE Knowledge and ibtm world Industry Analyst has revealed some key industry themes ahead of his Trends Watch report session, which will be delivered as part of the ibtm world knowledge programme (www.ibtmworld.com/knowledge). Findings from the […]
Register now via www.ibtmworld.com/visit2015 Platforms will facilitate additional networking and communication
Immersive Events, Engagement and an Appetite for Change Set the Tone for this Year’s ibtm knowledge programme
This year’s ibtm knowledge programme, delivered at ibtm world, promises to motivate global industry players with a series of sessions that have been lined up to challenge existing thought models and raise the bar when it comes to organising events across the globe (www.ibtmworld.com/knowledge). Commenting on the changing needs of industry education, Dr. Rob […]
47% of qualified Hosted Buyers new to ibtm world from 52 countries across the globe ibtm world, formerly EIBTM (www.ibtmworld.com) has confirmed that 47% of Hosted Buyers qualified to date will be attending the show for the first time. In addition to this, the new Hosted Buyers attending the show represent 52 countries […]