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IBTM’s Trends watching brief

CMW presents an edited section of IBTM World’s Trends Watch Report 2022 which collated key studies on the Meetings and Events industry performance over 2021 Corporate Events ‘Ensuring the sustainability of events’ has risen to become the key challenge corporate organisers are looking to tackle between now and 2024, according to the 2021 ICE Annual Benchmarking Research Report. ICE, which stands fo...

Origin’All uses IBTM to showcase community focused social enterprise options for planners

The IBTM World meetings industry show in Barcelona at the beginning of December saw the launch of a new community focused social enterprise for the sector: Origin’All. The company works with local, destination specific, suppliers to create authentic meeting and incentive programmes, with the aim of ensuring that the value of the meeting stays within the local community while enriching the experien...

IBTM World keeps show on the road in Barcelona with 30,000 pre-scheduled meetings and 7,000 attendees

Organiser Reed Exhibitions delivered its 2021 edition of IBTM World in Barcelona, 30 November-2 December, the first face-to-face event in the IBTM portfolio in two years. The show brought 7,000 attendees together, with 30,000 pre-scheduled one-to-one business meetings taking place. Event professionals were also able to come together at networking and education sessions on and off the show floor at...

IBTM World reveals 65-session Knowledge Programme

Organisers of IBTM World, which opens in Barcelona later this month, have announced the Knowledge Programme will include 65 sessions and the CMP-accredited conference programme will feature three keynote speakers. The content sessions will be built around four topical themes: Trends and technology; gamification and engagement; the future of event planning (including sustainability, safety and secu...

IBTM World Barcelona polishes its safety protocol ahead of in-person event

IBTM World Barcelona organisers have revealed the health and safety measures for their show’s return, 30 November-2 December, at Fira Barcelona. IBTM World will be reconnecting the industry in-person in the Catalonian capital for three days of education, one-to-one business meetings and networking. Inside the venue, attendees this year will be required to wear masks and maintain a 1.5 metre ...

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...