Meet top level buyers

  • Meet top level buyers

    Hosted Buyers are handpicked based on our strict qualification criteria, and personally inivted along to the show. They commit to attend a minimum of 30 appointments with exhibitors over two days, and receive a range of exclusive benefits including complimentary travel and/or accommodation.

    In addition, the programme offers an education conference on the first day and numerous networking events, providing exhibitors with multiple opportunities to meet with Hosted Buyers both formally and informally.


  • Qualification criteria:

    Hosted Buyers are carefully selected under strict criteria including:

    • Purchasing authority
    • Annual Middle East and/ or international MICE business organised
    • Annual MICE Budget
    • Future MICE business to place in the Middle East and / or internationally
    • Reasons for attending ibtm arabia
  • List of Hosted Buyers in 2016:

    • American Express – Egypt
    • Aseel Travel – Oman
    • ATS TRAVEL LLC – United Arab Emirates
    • CHAMPION TOURS – South Africa
    • Event Plus – United Arab Emirates
    • GOLDEN HOLIDAYS (DMC) – Lebanon
    • Green Arrow Tours – Jordan
    • HelmsBriscoe – United States
    • ICPAFR + university – Italy
    • Kuoni MICE & Special Groups – Switzerland
    • Norwegian Refugee Council – Norway
    • Petrofac Group – United Kingdom
    • PEUGEOT CITROEN – Russian Federation
    • Safari Travel & Tourism – Kuwait
    • SAP SE – Germany
    • Saudi International Travel Agency – Saudi Arabia

Partners & Sponsors

Abu Dhabi Tourism BCD Etihad Airways Hala Abu Dhabi Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Neumann and Muller Poken Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Rotana The Vision

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