IBTM World, which will take place in Barcelona from 29 November to 1 December, will this year focus on culture creation as its theme, bringing together attendees to explore how different cultures can create limitless potential for events. With over 150 countries represented on the show floor this year, there is a lot to see and do. Here is just a taste of what you could discover…
Go on a whistlestop tour of London’s emerging neighbourhoods, dynamic event locations, new and renovated iconic hotels and innovative event experiences, plus meet Yeoman Sergeant Clive Towell from the Tower of London with the London Convention Bureau.
On Ras Al Khaimah’s stand discover 20 new sustainable investment opportunities as part of its goal to become the regional leader in environmentally conscious tourism by 2025.
Rumba with the Barcelona Convention Bureau and the Catalunya Convention Bureau on Wednesday 30 November at 6pm as part of Networking Hour on the show floor.
Get cosy at the Visit Denmark stand with a little taste of Hygge during Networking Hour. Enjoy a cold beer, the sounds of a crackling fire and music from a well-known Danish artist.
Join The Singapore Tourism Board and 18 co-exhibitors for an exclusive cocktail and canapé reception on day two of IBTM World. During the hour-long reception, cocktails will be prepared by Vijay Mudaliar of Native Bar Singapore, and co-owner of Native and Analogue, two successful bars in Singapore. Analogue just debuted at number 65 on the World’s Top Bars and was also crowned Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2022.
His passion is on reimagining what the cocktail scene in Singapore means and he champions the use of local and regional products, advocates sustainable practices and presents a unique storytelling approach to cocktails. Canapés will accompany the cocktails offering a true flavour of the destination. A prize draw will offer all attendees the opportunity to win an extraordinary stay in Singapore, with return flights from any Singapore Airlines European Hub included!
November 30th, 5:30 – 6:30pm, stand J30
Registration is essential: https://form.gov.sg/63639353b5f61d001159f73f
Party with the France Convention Bureau on Tuesday 29th November, a chance to meet and chat around activities related to the rugby world cup and enjoy a cocktail with 90 exhibitors.
Catch up with Visit Bruges and find out more about their brand-new Bruges Meeting & Convention Centre and Concertgebouw Brugge.
From noon on Wednesday 30th November, join GL Events to discover a new generation of venues and learn about the latest fully integrated events venues in France and Brazil.
The IBTM World Stand Awards will take place again this year on Wednesday 30th November, with an extra two categories. This year awards will go to the Best Stand Design; Best Large Stand Design; Best Features and Attractions; Best Culture-based Campaign; and Best Stand Personnel.
Convention Bureau Roma e Lazio will be taking over IBTM World’s official Club Night at Club Opium this year. Renowned DJs will take to the decks, and Rome will provide giveaways to attendees. Don’t forget to soak up the atmosphere during Networking Hour on Wednesday 30th from 6pm until 7pm. The show floor transforms into a riot of diverse cultural colour and fun as exhibitors bring out all the stops to showcase their destinations.
There are also a selection of show-stopping prizes to be won, including two airBaltic return tickets to Riga, Latvia, from the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia; discounts on hotel stays from Melia Hotels International, and an overnight stay in a luxury London hotel from London Convention Bureau. These prizes and many more will be open to attendees only from 29th November. Delegates will be able to apply via the IBTM World Mobile App.
There’s still time to register for IBTM World 2022. Click here to secure your place and avoid paying a 50€ fee on the show floor.