Chicago. Regional buyers signed up to attend ibtm america, formerly AIBTM, have expressed a clear demand for an increased presence of European suppliers. Joseph McKeown of ReGroup Comm comments, “We are seeing an increased need from clients for support with international destinations and programs, specifically in the European markets. Both our multi-national clients and our American based customers are looking for that next “big idea” international incentive and meeting destination.”
The new show format will accommodate 250 suppliers who will meet with 250 carefully selected planners in the US and international meetings industry on a 1:1 ratio. Jaime Rosov, ibtm america Event Director commented, “The research that we conduct following each show serves as an invaluable resource for us when it comes to delivering our event the following year. We take all of the comments we receive onboard, so that we can grow the event to ensure that it continues to meet the evolving objectives of our buyers and suppliers.” ibtm america will take place at the Skyline Ballroom at McCormick Place overlooking the Chicago city-scape from 9 to 11 June 2015.