• What is a Hosted Buyer?

    A Hosted Buyer is a senior decision maker responsible for organising meetings, events, conferences or incentives across the globe.

    Hosted Buyers attend IBTM World to gain inspiration and do business, that is both cost effective and time efficient for you and your organisation.

    Interested in becoming a Hosted Buyer?

    Register your interest
  • IBTM’s previous Hosted Buyer attendees

    Our Hosted Buyers come from a range of different sectors, all with a common goal in mind: to search for new suppliers who can create better business results for their organisation. Some of our previous Hosted Buyer attendees include:


    How do I qualify?

    If you are a senior level decision maker and are interested in placing business with high quality meetings and events suppliers, you may be eligible to attend IBTM World as a Hosted Buyer.

    When considering applications, we look at the following criteria:

    • Your reasons for attending – attending on behalf of a client or directly through a company
    • Your purchasing or decision making authority
    • The number of international meetings/events you organise per year
    • Your annual budgets for your meetings/events
  • Why Apply?

    Our Hosted Buyer programme has been creating noise in the global industry attracting the very highest calibre of Hosted Buyers from across the world to Barcelona every year.

    We’ve made breakthrough enhancements to our programme that guarantee our matched appointments understand each buyer’s business and budget need. So, we deliver more relevant and efficient meetings for you and your organisation.

    What is included?

    Discover the added value with VIP benefits:

    • An online personalised diary with your appointments with buyers of your choice
    • Access to our networking opportunities pre and during the show
    • Access to exclusive Hosted Buyer Lounge onsite at the show
    • Complimentary return flights
    • Complimentary 5/4 star accommodation in Singapore
  • About

    Learn about our new MICE event, IBTM APAC, and why the Asia Pacific market is leading the way in meetings and incentive travel.




    Find out more about what to expect and why you should put IBTM Asia Pacific on your calendar for 2020.


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