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IBTM World reveals first details of its Barcelona plans

Organisers of IBTM World, a global event for the MICE industry, have revealed the first details for the show, due to take place in-person at Fira Barcelona, 30 November-2 December 2021. Under the theme of ‘New Business, New Tech, New World’, IBTM World Barcelona will focus on quality one-to-one business meetings, inspiring educational content and rewarding networking opportunities to help attendee...

Registration open for ITBM World’s in-person return

Hosted Buyer registration is now open for IBTM World 2021, a global event for the meetings and events industry, which will be held for the first time in a hybrid format. The IBTM World in-person event returns at Fira, Barcelona, 30 November-2 December 2021. The physical show, last held in 2019, will be followed by IBTM World Virtual, 7-9 December 2021. This year’s theme of ‘New Business, New Tech,...

IBTM World meets its Virtual challenge

The first ever IBTM World Virtual drew to a close with organiser Reed Travel Exhibition reporting nearly 13,000 business meetings having taken place and almost 8,300 meetings and events professionals attending over the course of the three-day event, which this year took place fully online. Of the hosted buyers that attended, 30% were new to the IBTM portfolio. The 700 exhibitors attending carried ...

IBTM World Virtual crowns winner of TechWatch programme

IBTM World Virtual crowned the winner of its TechWatch programme, which sees a series of event tech startups pitching to a panel of judges. The finalists were narrowed down to five, with CLIPR being picked as the eventual winner. CLIPR uses machine learning to analyse lengthy videos of recorded event content, breaking it down into more easily consumable chunks. It also creates ‘meeting recaps’ to ...

IBTM World to showcase 2021 Trends Report on IBTM TV

IBTM World will be unveiling its 2021 Trends Report during a session on its virtual IBTM TV platform tomorrow, 10 December. The report will look at future trends and how the meetings and events industry can build back better in the wake of Covid-19. It analyses different industries, geographical locations and consumer trends, and weaves this information into the performance of our own industry to ...

IBTM World Virtual announces TechWatch Live finalists

IBTM World has announced the five finalists for this year’s Tech Watch Live Award, the winner of which will be announced during IBTM World Virtual 2020 on 10th December. The finalists are all technology companies with new products or services designed to inspire and revolutionise the meetings and events industry. Finalists will have the chance to showcase their products to global buyers, influence...

IBTM World launches online platform ahead of virtual December event

IBTM has launched its first online platform, ahead of IBTM World Virtual 2020 which will take place 8-10 December. The platform is created by Sector Global, an international marketing agency; Features of the platform include pre-event matchmaking, HD video meetings during the event, exhibitor directories and an exhibitor zone. There will also be fully integrated live conference streaming and on-de...