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IBTM China introduces Business Travel Summit for August show

IBTM China, part of Reed Travel Exhibitions’ IBTM global portfolio of meetings industry tradeshows, has announced its first summit tailored to the needs of business travel, finance and procurement managers.

IBTM launches new tradeshow for Asia Pacific

​​​​​​​IBTM, part of Reed Travel Exhibitions, has announced the launch of a new business event, IBTM Asia Pacific.

IBTM China unveils new Technology Zone for 2019 show

IBTM China has revealed details of its brand new Technology Zone, which will be in place for the 2019 show from 28-29 August in Beijing. The Zone will see IBTM China partnering with DAHLIA+ Agency to deliver an interactive educational experience for exhibitors, hosted buyers and visitors. The Technology Zone will feature a stage for event technology and design experts to share their latest concept...

IBTM appoints new Portfolio Head of Sales

IBTM, part of exhibition organiser Reed Travel Exhibitions, has announced Ann Marie Bush as its Portfolio Head of Sales.

IBTM Arabia partners with ICCA Middle East to host MICE Knowledge Platform

IBTM Arabia has announced the first details of the Knowledge Programme for its 2019 event, which will take place at Jumeirah Etihad Towers from 25-27 March. New this year is a ‘MICE Knowledge Platform’ – two specially tailored sessions in association with ICCA Middle East. The first session, ‘Business approaches across cultures’, will bring together panel members from across the MENA region ...

In pictures: IBTM World 2018

IBTM World wrapped up in Gran Via, Barcelona, at the end of 2018. The show saw more meetings than ever and destinations and venues brought colour and interaction to the show floor. A selection photographs from the event can be found below:

IBTM China reveals first details of its 2019 event

IBTM China, part of Reed’s IBTM’s global portfolio of meetings and events industry trade shows, is to expand its  hosted buyer programme for 2019. Organisers have published the first details of its plans for the 2019 edition, which will take place at China National Convention Centre (CNCC) in Beijing, 28-29 August. The organiser anticipates that over 380 international and domestic exhibitors will ...

Trends Watch report unveiled on opening day of IBTM World

IBTM’s traditional World Trends Watch report was unveiled at the Barcelona show, 27 November. The general overview again paints a picture of a changing world but one with myriad exciting opportunities for the meetings and events world to seize. The report did bring in a new chapter this year dedicated to tech trends, which explored the new industries likely to converge with technology. The report ...

IBTM Trends Watch highlights importance of tech

An early preview of IBTM’s annual IBTM Trends Watch report has revealed that, despite ongoing economic and geopolitical instability, the future of the meetings and events industry looks bright, thanks in part to the relentless march of technological innovation. Indeed, a new section has been added to the report this year, focusing on global technological innovation and its impact on the events ind...

IBTM announces new exhibition director for IBTM World

IBTM, part of global exhibition organiser Reed Travel Exhibitions, has announced that it has appointed David Thompson as exhibition director for IBTM World. Thompson has spent the last 14 years in the industry producing award-winning events for the likes of Haymarket Exhibitions, BBC, Informa, Daily Mail Group and Clarion Events. He brings with him an international perspective having organised exh...

Mash Media welcomes Graeme Barnett in new Confex consultancy role

In line with ongoing overall investment in the International Confex proposition and the growth of the sales, marketing and operations teams, Mash Media is delighted to welcome Graeme Barnett to the Confex team in a consultant advisory role. As Senior Exhibition Director for Reed Travel Exhibitions on the IBTM portfolio for 12 years, Graeme has impressive knowledge of the global MICE industry and t...

South Africa deputy minister flies flag for attracting more business events

South Africa’s deputy minister of tourism, Elizabeth Thabethe (pictured), has announced a “bold and ambitious” delegate-boosting plan as part of a Bidding Support Programme to propel the country’s business events industry forward. Speaking at ibtm world in Barcelona Thabethe told CMW the South African National Convention Bureau (SANCB) was emphasising that South Africa – and Africa – is “open for ...