ibtm china has opened applications for Hosted Buyers to attend the 2017 event, at the China National Convention Centre (CNCC) in Beijing from 23- 24 August.
So should you apply to be a Hosted Buyer? Here’s what it means to take one of our much-coveted Hosted Buyer positions.
It’s the region’s leading MICE event
ibtm china is the most established event for the region’s MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and events) industry and has grown exponentially year on year, attracting more than 5,000 global event industry professionals at its 2016 show.
Meet international exhibitors
ibtm china 2017 is shaping up to be the best edition of the event yet, with a host of global exhibitors already secured, including leading hotel groups, airlines and cruise liners, internationally acclaimed venues, attractions, tourist boards, convention bureaus and event support suppliers. Some of the high-profile brands already signed to attend include Accor Hotels, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and New York City among others, all of whom are keen to connect with our high value audience of Hosted Buyers.
Education and networking opportunities
The event is designed to provide multiple networking opportunities for delegates and Hosted Buyers, as well as delivering a carefully curated Knowledge Programme, which is built around innovative and inspirational educational content.
Do business, on us
ibtm china 2017’s itinerary is specifically designed to ensure it offers the very best environment for Hosted Buyers to do business. Hosted Buyers receive a personalised diary of appointments, knowledge sessions and networking events and have access to the VIP Hosted Buyer Lounge. They also receive complimentary travel, transfers and 4/5* accommodation.
Technology optimised meeting schedule
Hosted Buyers are asked to attend pre-scheduled 1:1 meetings with exhibitors. Our technology mutually-matches exhibitors and Hosted Buyers to ensure the most effective and relevant business connections are made. This matchmaking service, combined with content designed to equip delegates with market-leading knowledge on the latest trends in event technology, design, sustainability and much more, is how we deliver the most effective ROI for our Hosted Buyers and ensure their time is well spent.
Think you’d make the perfect Hosted Buyer?
If you would like to be considered for the ibtm china 2017 Hosted Buyers programme, we welcome your application. First and foremost, please bear in mind you will be asked to demonstrate proven authority to place events business with leading international suppliers. If this is you, please apply today while we still have places available.
For more information and to apply to become a Hosted Buyer in 2017, visit https://www.cibtm.com/en/Hosted-Buyers/Hosted-Buyer-programme/