The first edition of IBTM Wired takes place from today, 28 June, until 1July, with over 3,000 one-to-one business meetings scheduled for the four-day event, designed to unite leading international destinations and suppliers with Hosted Buyers for meetings, networking and tailored education sessions.
In partnership with Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (SACEOS), IBTM Wired includes access to the Singapore MICE Forum (SMF) and 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 and Kraft Travel Thailand.
Each day of IBTM Wired will spotlight a different region of the world. Over 30 topical education sessions and four 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.
IBTM Wired is a permanent addition to IBTM's global portfolio of B2B events.