Inaugural IBTM Wired goes live
The first edition of the event takes place from 28 June – 1July
With over 3,000 one-to-one business meetings scheduled for the four-day event, the IBTM Wired promises excellent results. The show was designed to unite leading international destinations and suppliers with top calibre Hosted Buyers for four days of quality meetings, networking and tailored education sessions.
In partnership with SACEOS (Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers), IBTM Wired includes access to the SMF (Singapore MICE Forum) x IBTM Wired conference, which will take place both in-person for industry professionals in Singapore, and online on day one of IBTM Wired, 28 June.
The event will be open 24 hours a day across the four days of the event, allowing delegates to organise meetings to work around their time zones and existing commitments.
The latest exhibitors confirmed to attend include Department of Culture & Tourism – Abu Dhabi, CVENT, Resorts World Sentosa, Cyprus Convention Bureau, Visit Ras Al-Khaimah, Cannes Convention Bureau, Warsaw Convention Bureau, Marriott International, and BC Hospitality Group.
The newest associations set to attend include SANS Institute, Institute for Life Sciences Collaboration, International China Investment Forum (ICIF) and International Atlantic Economic Society. Corporate buyers include BBVA France, Gemini Management NV and Provident Global Capital Group. Agency buyers include representatives from emotivents, HPN Global, BCD Meetings & events, Kraft Travel Thailand.
Designed to help meetings and events professionals thrive post-pandemic, each day of IBTM Wired will spotlight a different region of the world. Over 30 topical education sessions and four high-profile keynote speakers will be available live and on-demand to Hosted Buyers and visitors. IBTM Wired has been granted preferred provider status from the Events Industry Council (EIC) for its Knowledge Programme, allowing delegates to gain Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) points for each education session attended.
Michael Jones, Event Manager, IBTM Wired commented: “We’re hugely excited for IBTM Wired, which was created to provide quality opportunities for connection and learning, and to help our industry not only recover but to thrive post pandemic. I’d like to thank our partners SACEOS, as well as the Singapore Tourism Board and Marina Bay Sands who have been instrumental in the development of the event. We can’t wait to share this event with everyone, and we hope that everyone has an enjoyable, productive and inspirational time.”
IBTM Wired is a permanent addition to IBTM's global portfolio of B2B events and intelligence for the meetings, incentives, conferences and events industry.