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AIME 2010: Hosted Buyer Applications Open

Melbourne. Applications for AIME 2010’s Hosted Buyer Program are open online at www.aime.com.au. AIME 2010, 18th Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo, will be held on 2 & 3 March 2010 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia.  AIME is attracting more than 850 exhibitors from 50 countries.  In 2009, 467 buyers from 25 countries were hosted to AIME, where an estimated 649 m USD was spent on global event bookings.

Buyers - including corporate, association, government, incentive, special events, exhibition and meeting planners - may apply for one of two categories. 

Fully Hosted Buyers receive: 22 appointments over two days, Complimentary admission to the AIME Pre-Touring, the Crown Breakfast, the AIME Welcome Reception, the AIME Club Night and the dedicated Business Events Forum, Optional Post-Touring, Complimentary accommodation in Melbourne, Complimentary air travel and airport transfers. In order to add further value to the program AIME’s Trade Buyer category has been replaced with a new Semi Hosted Buyer category.

Semi Hosted Buyers receive: 8 appointments per day, Optional one or two day attendance, Complimentary admission to the AIME Pre-Touring, the Crown Breakfast, the AIME Welcome Reception, the AIME Club Night and the dedicated Business Events Forum, Optional Post-Touring, Complimentary airport transfers and accommodation in Melbourne. Buyers who register prior 31 October 2009 will receive a 10 per cent discount on the registration fee. www.aime.com.au