International Hosted Buyers

  • International Hosted Buyer

    If you are based in Europe, Asia Pacific, North America , South America, Africa or Russia , and have business to place in the Middle East, then you could qualify on the ibtm arabia Hosted Buyer programme, and have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with leading Middle East 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 in the Middle East and need to qualify their eligibility based on the following criteria:

    • Your purchasing authority for placing meetings, events, incentive or business travel in the Middle East
    • 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 Middle East 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 Middle East supplier 2016:

    • Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau
    • Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC)
    • Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority
    • Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas – Abu Dhabi
    • Al Mafraq Hotel
    • Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spa UAE
    • Armani Hotel Dubai
    • Arsenal Football Club
    • Discover Qatar
    • Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC)
    • Dubai Parks and Resorts



    • Emirates Palace
    • Etihad Airways
    • Golden Tours
    • 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 Island
    • Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi

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