Middle East Hosted Buyers

  • Middle East Hosted Buyer

    If you are based in the Middle East, and have international business to place, then you could qualify for the ibtm arabia Hosted Buyer programme, and have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with leading international MICE suppliers for three days of business appointments, networking and knowledge.

    Register your interest

  • How do I qualify?

    ibtm arabia hosted buyers are required to demonstrate that they have business to place internationally and need to qualify their eligibility based on the following criteria:

    • Your purchasing authority for placing meetings, events, incentive or business travel
    • The number of annual international meetings, events, or incentives you are organising
    • The future business you are sourcing/booking for 2018 and beyond
    • Annual budget for meetings, events and incentives 
    • Reasons for attending
    • Did not attend ibtm arabia 2017
  • Who will I meet?

    ibtm arabia international suppliers come from a diverse range of organisations:

    • Airlines & Cruise Line
    • Attractions & Entertainment
    • Conference & Meeting Venues
    • Convention & Visitor Bureaux
    • Destination Management Services
    • Event Support Services
    • Trade Associations / Media
    • Hotels, Resorts & Spas
    • Incentive Destinations
    • National Tourist Organisations
    • Professional Conference Organisers
    • Technology Providers
    • Travel Agencies
    • Travel Management Companies
  • Sample list of international suppliers from 2016:

    • Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau
    • Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC)
    • Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority
    • Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas – Abu Dhabi
    • Air India Limited
    • Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spa UAE
    • Andalucia Tourist Board
    • Aphrodite Hills Hotel
    • Arsenal Football Club
    • Discover Qatar
    • Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC)

    • Emirates Palace
    • Etihad Airways
    • Fairmont, Raffles & Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts
    • Grand Resort Lagonissi
    • Jumeirah at Etihad Tower
    • Matrix Audio Visual & Entertainment.
    • Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts
    • The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain
    • The Vision Destination Management
    • W Doha Hotel & Residences
    • Yas Events Centre at Yas Marina Circuit
    • Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi


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