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ibtm events are where meetings, events and incentives industry decision makers meet for global business adventures. Tailored for the markets they serve and guaranteeing the attendance of top level decision makers, the exhibitions provide a time and business efficient matching service for buyers and sellers through the unique Hosted Buyer Programs. In addition, each event has a full program of networking events as well as high level education. 


ibtm world

28 - 30 November 2017
Barcelona, Spain

ibtm world is the leading global event for the meetings, incentives, conferences, events and business travel industry, taking place in Barcelona. The event gathers meetings industry professionals for three days of focused business opportunities, thought provoking professional education and networking to drive your business into the future. The show is constantly evolving and innovating to stay ahead of the market. Global exhibitors and industry professionals gather to attend each year and the unique Hosted Buyer Programme hosts top level decision makers who place international business, and facilitates one to one appointments between exhibitors and buyers.

Visit SITE at stand K91 


Incentive Travel Works: How Knowing Your Customer Sets You Apart 

Tuesday, 28 November
12:15 -13:00
Knowledge Theatre 2

Clients have many options when choosing the right partners for their Incentive program. How do you stand out? The key to successful incentive programs begins with understanding your customer. This course will help you determine whether an incentive program is a good fit for the business and the customers by providing a unique solution for the buyer.  Additionally, we’ll explore the link between motivation and incentives equipping participants with the “whys” of incentive travel: why incentive travel works as a vehicle for loyalty and engagement, and how it can be used as a tool to foster behavior change. 

Presenter: Jennifer Glynn, Managing Partner, Meeting Encore Ltd. 14440b1.jpg

Co-owner of a Canadian based strategic sourcing company with over 25 years in the business events industry, Jenn possesses a deep understanding of the high demands of our industry. Her expertise is knowing how to create the "wow" factor for incentive programs and she has a passion for helping to instill this in her incentive travel professional peers through relevant, high quality and accessible education programs. 

Trends in the Incentive Travel Industry: What Does the Future of Incentives Look Like?

Wednesday, 29 November
12:15 -13:00
Knowledge Theatre 2

The SITE Foundation partners with J.D. Power, one of the best known market research companies in the industry to conduct its annual SITE Index survey. Join us in this session to learn about the latest trends and observations in the incentive travel industry. The SITE Index examines internal and external challenges to the industry and how these factors impact the stability and growth of our market, addressing behaviors of buyers and supplier partners, providing leading indicators for future trends. We will also talk about what trends are impacting incentive program design from technology to generational impacts.iannini.jpg

Presenter: John Iannini, CIS, CTC SITE Foundation President Elect

John's 30-year career in the incentive travel industry includes running his own 3rd party incentive travel agency before joining Wyndham Hotels. His expertise in global meetings and events is key in leading Meliá’s field-based sales team to develop business from all group market segments. 


Incentive Seminar
Monday, 27 November
Meliá Barcelona Sarrià 

Join top incentive travel professionals including SITE members, ibtm world delegates and guests and key industry decision makers for an afternoon of education and networking before ibtm world begins. Register here. 

SITE+ MPI Global Forum Happy Hour

Join us to learn more about the benefits of attending Global Forum.

Tuesday, 28 November
MPI stand: #K89

SITE Member Reception

Join us for a members-only cocktail reception and visit with our partners Barceló Hotel Group.

Wednesday, 29 November
Barceló stand: #L48

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ibtm arabia

5-7 February 2018
Abu Dhabi, UAE

ibtm arabia, is the leading international exclusive event for the Arabian meetings, incentives, conferences and events industry. This dynamic event will invite an elite community of leading MICE industry suppliers and the industry's finest MICE buyers  to meet  for a one-to-one ratio for 3 days of mutually matched pre-scheduled appointments, networking, education and of course, unlimited business!

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ibtm africa

19-20 April 2018
Cape Town, South Africa

ibtm africa encourages all Corporate Buyers, Corporate Travellers and Top Level MICE tourism to take advantage of this exclusive opportunity. This year, ibtm africa has evolved from a table top event to a high quality content driven education programme which focuses on content that includes technology, future trends, procurement and consolidation, expert thought leadership, leveraging off the benefit of Foreign Exchange and the convergence of the travel and meetings industry.

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5-6 September 2018
Mexico City, Mexico

ibtm AMERICAS has joined the best of ibtm latin america and ibtm america to create a single, inclusive event. Extend your reach and discover new opportunities that enable you to meet planners from the United States, Canada and Latin America all under one roof. 

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ibtm china

12-13 September 2018
Beijing, China

ibtm china is trusted for connecting the world's leading MICE suppliers with top level buyers, who have proven purchasing power and budget to place with international providers. Participating at this event will allow you to strengthen your connections with meetings and event planners based in both China and the rest of Asia. Attend the show to learn about the latest market developments, network at our exclusive events and above all, leave feeling fully inspired with new ideas to drive your business forward.