Who attends?

  • Who attends?

    ibtm arabia attracts MICE industry professionals and suppliers to our event every year and they consist of exhibitors and Hosted Buyers. By joining this 1-to-1 exclusive community that is held across 3 days, participants gain immediate competitive advantage for their business by connecting with senior level decision makers and key suppliers from the industry within this exclusive format.

    Our event programme will offer you plenty of opportunities to connect and develop business relationships like never before...

  • Exhibitors

    Exhibitors at ibtm arabia are suppliers to the meetings and incentives industry. They come from a variety of sectors that cater to the whole MICE industry. As a pod owner, you will get to meet and develop relationships with pre-qualified elite buyers in a 1-to-1 ratio environment.  


    Interested in exhibiting?

    What type of companies exhibit?

    • Airlines & Cruise Line              
    • Hotels, Resorts & Spas
    • Attractions & Entertainment
    • Conference & Meeting Venues
    • Convention & Visitor Bureau
    • Destination Management Services
    • Event Support Services
    • National Tourist Organisations
    • Incentive Destinations
    • Technology Providers
    • Travel Management Companies
    • Trade Associations/Media

    Exhibitors at ibtm arabia 2017 included:

    • Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority              
    • Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
    • Barcelona Convention Bureau
    • Belmond Grand Hotel Europe
    • Celebrity Cruises Middle East
    • Crowne Plaza Doha
    • Etihad Airways
    • Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
    • Hala Abu Dhabi
    • Singapore Tourism Board
  • Hosted Buyers

    Hosted Buyers are senior decision makers with top level purchasing responsibility that qualify to benefit from the full VIP package, including flights and accommodation paid for by ibtm arabia. All of these individuals have to meet a strict qualifying criteria such as purchasing power, annual budget, number of events held annually and business conducted in the Middle East and internationally before they are qualified to take part in the programme.

    Why become a buyer?


    What type of Hosted Buyers attend?

    • Business travel management companies
    • Corporate organisations
    • Destination management companies
    • Event management companies
    • Incentive agencies
    • Independent meeting planners
    • International associations & societies
    • Live events & experiential agencies
    • Not for profit and government organisations
    • Professional conference organisers
    • Venue finding agencies

    Hosted Buyers at ibtm arabia 2017 included:

    • Global MICE Director - UAA American Express
    • Procurement Manager - SPIMACO ADDWAEIH
    • Senior Travel Counsellor - Elaf Travel Tourism Company
    • Events & Admin Manager - L'oreal Middle East
    • Director - InfoPlus Events LLC
    • Executive Administrator - The International Cablemakers Federation
    • Account Executive & Meetings/Travel Manager - Frosch and Christine Peat
  • Need more information?

    Would you like to have more information about ibtm arabia? Get in touch with our dedicated customer service team who are on hand to answer any questions you may have about participating at our event.

    Customer service team
    T: +44 (0)20 8271 2143
    E: ibtmarabia.helpline@reedexpo.co.uk 

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