Mumbai. IBTM India, which is set to take place at the Grand Hyatt in Mumbai from 12-14 September 2013 will be the first event of its kind to take place in India following a format that has already proven successful for other event’s in the portfolio of Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE).
Limited to 100 international and Indian suppliers of product and services to the meetings industry, it is designed through pre-arranged meetings to place international and Indian buyers with suppliers over a table-top environment at a 1:1 ratio.
Suppliers participating include representatives from Americas, Asia Pacific, Africa, Europe, Middle East and India – creating nearly 70% of the show. Elena Altemir, International Promotion Manager, Barcelona Convention Bureau commented, “Barcelona will be at IBTM India for its first edition! India is a very important market for us and we have a long and proven experience in working with Reed Travel Exhibitions.”
Dorothy John, Travel Manager, India, Symantec Corporation who plans to attend the show as a Hosted Buyer comments, “The reasons for me to attend IBTM India are that it provides an opportunity to meet with major players of the industry, keep up to date with the latest updates and the most important is that it serves as a platform to meet and discuss the best return on Investment, and discuss both regional and global issues on T & E management trends.”
Shinu Pillai, IBTM India Project Manager, Reed Travel Exhibitions comments, “We are confident that our table-top format will deliver a low cost and high impact solution for all of our attendees. This is definitely the best solution for the Indian MICE Market as it will allow our exhibitors quality time with the buyers they want to meet.”