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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...

IBTM World confirms online switch

IBTM Events has confirmed that IBTM World 2020 will transition to an online event this year. Organisers said the decision has been made in close consultation with partners and is a result of the incredibly unpredictable travel restrictions that continue to be in place across the globe because of Covid-19. “While we have been planning positively for a live event in December, and we know that people...

IBTM World reports new exhibitor sign ups as intense safety campaign for 2020 show continues

Organiser Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced “a raft of new exhibitors,” including Meliá Hotels International, Titanic Hotels, Ibiza Convention Bureau and Canary Islands for its IBTM World 2020, due still to take place in Barcelona 1-3 December and widely seen as an opportunity for the wider global industry to gather in person again. The task for organisers will clearly be to persuade corporate...

First keynote speaker announced for IBTM World 2020

Organiser Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced that Pancho Campo, former tennis professional turned events producer, will be the first keynote speaker for its IBTM World 2020 in Barcelona. In a talk titled ‘The future of events: Lessons learned from working with Barack Obama’, Campo will draw on his more than 30 years’ experience organising events to explore how to run an event with high profile ...

IBTM World launches new-look TechWatch Live for 2020

IBTM World, which organiser Reed Travel Exhibitions intends to run 1-3 December at Fira Barcelona, Spain, is launching a new concept for its Tech Watch Awards this year. TechWatch Live will feature a new judging panel chair and live pitching onsite at IBTM World, reflecting the increasing significance that technology and digital plays in the meetings and events industry. The new format TechWatch L...

Video: CMW meets Positive Impact @ IBTM World

CMW spoke with Fiona Pelham, CEO of Positive Impact, at IBTM World in Barcelona.

Video: CMW speaks to the team behind Expo 2020 at IBTM World

CMW interviewed some of the team behind Expo 2020 on the Dubai Tourism stand at IBTM World in November. 

Reed to graft experiential marketing conference on to IBTM World

Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) has announced the launch of Exceptional Experiences, a two-day conference and ideas showcase dedicated to experiential marketing and live events.

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