On the run up to EIBTM 2013 [ www.eibtm.com ], the global meetings industry and events exhibition will be supporting exhibitors with a series of tips and advice to ensure that they adopt a sustainable approach to their participation at the show, which … June 19, 2013
EIBTM [ www.eibtm.com ], the global platform for the meeting and events industry, which is dedicated to driving the industry forward, has recently announced that 47% of Hosted Buyers who attended EIBTM 2012, placed business in North America as a direct … June 18, 2013
EIBTM [ www.eibtm.com ], the global hub for the meeting and events industry, which is dedicated to driving the industry forward, is working on a new look to the show floor for this year’s event. The exhibition hall in Fira Gran Via (Barcelona), will … May 1, 2013
Back by popular demand, the EIBTM team has selected some of the best-attended sessions from the show for further broadcast via the EIBTM website and the IBTM Knowledge Virtual Events Centre, for this year’s EIBTM Online Education Week [ www.eibtm.com/eduweek … April 18, 2013
EIBTM [ www.eibtm.com ], the global hub for the meeting and events industry, which is dedicated to driving the industry forward, has confirmed that its annual EIBTM Online Education Week [ www.eibtm.com/eduweek ] is set to take place from April 22-26, … April 11, 2013
Plans for EIBTM [ www.eibtm.com ], the leading global event for the meeting and events industry, are well underway with key exhibitors already rebooked to attend in 2013 including Jordan and Abu Dhabi. The event, confirmed to remain in Barcelona until … March 27, 2013
EIBTM [ www.eibtm.com ], the global hub for the meeting and events industry, which is dedicated to driving the industry forward, has kicked off 2013 through supporting a number of key events in the meetings industry calendar across the globe this month. … February 2, 2013
EIBTM 2012, the annual hub for the global meetings industry, continued its onward journey through growth and innovation with the largest Hosted Buyer program to date, the most dynamic Future Events Experience, the first EIBTM Hybrid Conference streamed … December 3, 2012
EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ), the leading global event for the meetings, incentives, events, and business travel industry has confirmed that the show will remain in Barcelona until 2016 and will continue to be hosted in the Fira Gran Via.
Mr. Joan Gaspart, … November 29, 2012
Martin Lewis, Managing Editor of Meetings & Incentive Travel magazine and Managing Director of CAT Publications Ltd., was awarded the first “EIBTM Lifetime Achievement Award,” in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the meetings and events … November 28, 2012
The live Future Events Experience (www.eibtm.com ) is set to return to EIBTM 2012, following a very successful launch at last year’s show. The interactive technology showcase on the exhibition floor will provide a unique opportunity for visitors to … November 23, 2012
The first EIBTM Hybrid Conference is set to take place on Wednesday, November 28 from 9:00 am (CET). The virtual conference will stream five key education sessions on as they happen live at EIBTM, allowing virtual delegates to join over 150 physical attendees … November 23, 2012
EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ), the global hub for the meetings, incentives, and business travel industry is set to welcome over 15,200 meetings professionals to Barcelona from November 27-29 for three days of business, education, and networking.
The show … November 20, 2012
EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ), the leading global event for the meetings, incentives, events and business travel industry, is set to host a dedicated networking session on Wednesday, November 28, from 6:00-7:00 pm at the Business Travel Pavilion on the show … November 19, 2012
Pacific World, the leading MICE player, has announced that they will be sampling cultural delicacies to all visitors at their booth (F700) during EIBTM, which will take place in Fira Gran Via, Barcelona (November 27-29, 2012).
The global team will … November 19, 2012
UK-based Air Charter Travel, the leading large group air charter broker, is celebrating 20 years of collaboration with Reed Travel Exhibitions this November when it provides its twentieth Hosted Buyer flight to the premier meetings, incentives, events, … November 16, 2012
This year, EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ), the leading global event for the meetings and events industry will offer the benefits of a lead manager app in conjunction with Melville Data Services.
Graeme Barnett, Reed Travel Exhibitions EIBTM Event Director, … November 15, 2012
EIBTM 2012, the Global Meetings & Events Exhibition ( www.eibtm.com ) has partnered with a number of local and international businesses to secure a range of special offers and discounts for all attendees of the show, which will take place in Fira Gran … November 14, 2012
EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ), the leading global event for the meetings and event industry, is set to launch its first Hybrid Conference at the show this year. The virtual conference will stream five key education sessions on Wednesday, November 28 from 9:00 … November 14, 2012
Celebrating its 25th anniversary next month, EIBTM 2012 will also mark the occasion of its 6th CEO Summit with a record number of 70 C-level executives from 20 countries coming together to focus on the theme - Global Events.
The day will include an … November 13, 2012
Following the success of last year's inaugural China Meetings Summit at EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ), the world's economic power house will once again bring a number of experts from the region's meetings industry to discuss the growth and movement of inbound … November 13, 2012
International Meetings Review, the meetings industry supersite delivered by the leading publishers within the global meetings industry, is partnering with meetings technology provider, ABBIT Meeting Support, at EIBTM 2012 to deliver an online TV service … November 9, 2012
Pacific World, the leading MICE player has announced a number of new developments which will be implemented as part of their Accessible Travel Services program for EIBTM, which is dedicated to supporting disabled persons interested in attending the trade … November 8, 2012
The Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) announced a partnership last month with EIBTM, the leading event for the meetings, incentives, events, and business travel industry, held from November 27-29 in Barcelona, Fira, Gran Via. As part … November 8, 2012
EIBTM, celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, will have the largest number of technology exhibitors since the Technology Village was launched in 2003. Full details of all participating companies are at www.eibtm.com .
Stephane Doutriaux, Founder … November 7, 2012
EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ), the leading global event for the meetings and event industry, is set to deliver over 30 technology sessions at this year’s show.
Graeme Barnett, Reed Travel Exhibitions, EIBTM Event Director, commented, “Technology is … November 6, 2012
EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ), the leading global event for the meetings and event industry, is set to deliver over 22 research sessions at this year’s show, which are dedicated to providing critical insight to support meetings industry professionals make … November 1, 2012
Pacific World ( www.pacificworld.com ) the leading MICE* player has once again been appointed as the official DMC for the 25th edition of EIBTM which will take place in Fira Gran Via (November 27-29, 2012).
Formerly known as Ultramar Events, Pacific … October 30, 2012
New initiatives including flexible flights and more departure points have driven an increase in requests for Hosted Buyer places at this year's 25th EIBTM, with over 700 UK meetings industry professionals expected to attend.
Hosted Buyers will be … October 26, 2012
As a direct result of last year’s success, EIBTM 25 ( www.eibtm.com ) will deliver an enhanced Future Events Experience with new elements and additional contributors to the area. The innovative feature area on the show floor will provide a dedicated … October 22, 2012
EIBTM 25 is delighted to announce that they will be joining forces with Air Charter Travel once again for EIBTM's 2012 Hosted Buyer Program.
Air Charter Travel has been flying the exclusive Hosted Buyer charter flight to EIBTM since 1995 and has consistently … October 19, 2012
BOBtv from bXb Online, a global online event platform designed specifically for events and associations, has been awarded this year's EIBTM Technology Watch ( www.eibtm.com/techwatchwinner ) for its innovation and use of technology to support the improvement … October 16, 2012
As part of the 25th birthday celebrations of the leading global event for the meetings, incentive, and business travel industry, EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ) will host its first “EIBTM Forum,” an opening conference, taking place the day before the exhibition … October 8, 2012
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, EIBTM is lining up 3 days of education and networking for this year’s Association Program with highlights that include the return of the Great Association Debate and a keynote about the importance and value of certification … October 4, 2012
EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ) and the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) have announced a partnership for EIBTM’s leading event for the meetings, incentives, events and business travel industry to be held on November 27-29 in Barcelona, Fira, … October 3, 2012
EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ), the global event for the meetings, incentives and business travel industry has announced that trade visitor registration for the 25th edition is now open. Visitors are encouraged to sign up early and plan ahead to make the most … September 24, 2012
In its 25th year, EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ) has unveiled some new initiatives and additions to the Hosted Buyer program, which will enhance the experience of meetings industry professionals attending the show at the Fira Gran Via, Barcelona (November 27-29, … September 13, 2012
EIBTM 2012 invites the press to celebrate its 25th birthday, which is taking place November 27-29 in Barcelona. Press Registration is now open online for all media who are interested in attending this year's event at www.eibtm.com/pressregistration .
With … September 11, 2012
EIBTM (www.eibtm.com), the global exhibition for the meetings, incentive, and business travel industry is delighted to announce the success of its first dedicated touring summit in Europe. The events, which took place in Gdansk and Belgrade, the first … September 6, 2012
EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ) the global event for the meetings, incentive, and business travel industry, is urging all meetings industry innovators to submit their EIBTM Technology Watch entries before the deadline of September 7, 2012, for a chance to win … September 4, 2012
In its 25th year, EIBTM has unveiled some new initiatives for its Hosted Buyer program affecting those traveling from the UK as a result of high demand for options that can provide 1, 2, or 3 days to suit a more flexible approach to an individual’s … September 3, 2012
EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ) has partnered with the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) once again to deliver The Forum for Young Professionals (FYP), which will take place from November 24-27 in Barcelona.
The ICCA Forum for Young … August 22, 2012
EIBTM, the leading global event for the meetings, incentives, events, and business travel industry ( www.eibtm.com ) has announced new plans of a touring summit dedicated to offering a personal, bespoke service to stakeholders and meeting the growing … August 7, 2012
Post show research following last year's EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ) confirmed that 57 percent of international Hosted Buyers who attended, indicated that they organize business travel. As a direct result, EIBTM 25 will extend the show profile beyond the … August 1, 2012
EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ), the global event for the meetings, incentives, events, and business travel industry, has recently announced the lineup of industry experts who will be judging this year's EIBTM Technology Watch.
EIBTM Technology Watch is … July 25, 2012
EIBTM, the global meetings and events exhibition held in Barcelona ( www.eibtm.com ), is delighted to announce their recent “Special Mention of the Jury” award, which was presented at the National Congress of OPC Spain, which took place in Geneva.
The … February 23, 2012
EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ) has launched their first full show EIBTM Event APP, which has been designed to meet the individual needs of all EIBTM attendees. The APP will contain all exhibitor and show information, venue maps, and floor plan, a guide to the … November 23, 2011
Select-Seychelles, a local Seychelles DMC (Destination Management Company), is doing Seychelles proud at the coming EIBTM Tourism Trade Fair at the end of November by being the Sponsor of the Official Show Guide. This has brought Seychelles to be covered … November 23, 2011
EIBTM, ( www.eibtm.com ), the leading global event in the meetings and events industry, has implemented numerous initiatives, which will contribute towards the overall environmental conscience and business success for the industry, while delivering an … November 22, 2011
The new live Future Events Experience at EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ) will deliver a number of business, education, and networking opportunities to deliver insight into how future conferences and meetings will be run.
Located near the Internet Café and … November 22, 2011
For the first time, EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ) is to present a China Meetings Summit, to give the international meetings industry a view of how the world’s economic power house is determined to succeed on the global stage, winning high-profile, business-led … November 17, 2011
Strategic initiatives are proving to have a positive impact on Hosted Buyers and excitement is building as EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ), the Global Meetings and Events Exhibitions is set for another year of serious business in The Fira Gran Via, Barcelona … November 16, 2011
EIBTM, the world’s leading event for the meetings and events industry, provides a one-stop shop for everyone planning to enhance their business knowledge, opportunities, and contacts within the industry. The show, which takes place in the Fira Gran … November 9, 2011
Led by some of the most influential experts in the industry, this year EIBTM’s Education Program ( www.eibtm.com ) will combine experience, research, and industry knowledge to lead the way in delivering critical insight and solutions to meetings industry … November 4, 2011
The EIBTM CEO Summit ( www.eibtm.com ), now in its 6th year, will take place on Wednesday, November 30, at Fira Gran Via, Barcelona. This global forum will bring together over 60 C-level executives from across the meetings and incentive industry to learn … November 1, 2011
This year’s EIBTM Association Program is focused on issues and objectives highlighted by executives from the industry as key to their learning and development. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the EIBTM Association Program ( www.eibtm.com ) organized … November 1, 2011
The changing face of EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ) - the leading global event for the meetings and events industry - will see a number of innovations at this year’s show, dedicated to bringing business directly to trade visitors, hosted buyers, and exhibitors … October 24, 2011
ITN International, a US-based event analytics provider, has scooped EIBTM’s Technology Watch Award for 2011. The company beat a record number of entrants in the judging process, which recognizes and rewards technological innovation in the meetings and … October 13, 2011
EIBTM, the world’s leading Global Meetings and Events Exhibition sees 42 new destinations, DMCs, and venues present at the show this year, which will take place in the Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain from November 29-December 1, 2011.
New suppliers … October 12, 2011
With a 4% increase in accepted applications (10 weeks from show), EIBTM is set for it’s best year of business yet. EIBTM expects to see over 3,800 Hosted Buyers with serious purchasing power to attend the show this year, with research showing that 47% … October 5, 2011
The award-winning city of Barcelona and the Barcelona Turisme Convention Bureau have joined forces with Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) and local event partners to create a number of new venues for the networking events at this year’s EIBTM (November … August 8, 2011
Research following the success of EIBTM 2010 ( www.eibtm.com ) has shown that both buyers and suppliers want the organizers, Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE), to find ways of achieving even more opportunities to do business during the event. 65% of Hosted … May 17, 2011
EIBTM 2011 ( www.eibtm.com ) is once again seeking to find truly innovative technological breakthroughs for the meetings and events industry. The EIBTM Technology Watch is the most high-profile and longest-running technology recognition scheme for innovation … May 9, 2011
EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ) announced research findings that reveal EIBTM 2010 successfully delivered valuable business opportunities for exhibitors, Hosted Buyers, and trade visitors. The EIBTM 2010 onsite and post-show research indicated that 96% of exhibitors … April 21, 2011
EIBTM is set to release a selection of key educational seminars available to watch online via EIBTM TV. The project is part of EIBTM’s ongoing commitment to providing valuable education and support to meetings professionals on the run-up to EIBTM 2011. … April 14, 2011
The tropical islands of the Seychelles used the EIBTM Trade Fair in Barcelona to tell the world that they are now ready for the Incentive & Conference Market. The Seychelles Tourism Board’s delegation to EIBTM was headed by Bernadette Willemin, … December 7, 2010
The annual EIBTM Global Industry Trends and Market Share Report* was launched today (Tuesday, November 30) at EIBTM in Barcelona. The report compiled by Rob Davidson, Senior Lecturer in Business Travel and Tourism at The University of Westminster in London … November 30, 2010
Over 250 international association executives will attend this year’s EIBTM (November 30–December 2), joining over 3,300 suppliers from the global meetings and events industry. The Association Program at EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ) is now in its ninth … November 18, 2010
For the first time, this year’s EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ) CEO Summit will deliver three powerful presentations to the global group of CEO members who represent every part of the meetings and events industry.
The line-up of speakers will include Dominic … November 10, 2010
Visitors to EIBTM 2010, taking place November 30- December 2 in Barcelona ( www.eibtm.com ), will enjoy a number of new features and applications, all created to enhance their business experience at the event. Following a record attendance (independently … November 1, 2010
A new and exciting TV experience is to be launched at this year’s EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ), taking the event to a multi-channel platform with an on-site news channel (EIBTM TV) plus an online review of the event (EIBTM TV Online).
Expected to reach … October 29, 2010
The official independent ABC audit confirms that EIBTM 2009 achieved a total unique visitor attendance of 8,170, a record number, reconfirming the event as the leading global event for the meetings and incentive industry, held in the vibrant business … March 26, 2010
This year’s EIBTM was confirmed by Mandy Torrens, EIBTM exhibition director, as having attracted the largest ever gathering of hosted buyers and the most pre-scheduled appointments in the event’s 21-year-old history.
She announced that unaudited … December 3, 2009
The 21st EIBTM opened today in Barcelona, Tuesday, December 1, the international meetings event where the world meets for best business, networking, and professional education.
This year´s event has attracted over 3,300 suppliers representing 80 countries. … December 1, 2009
The annual EIBTM Industry Trends and Market Share Report was launched today (Tuesday, December 1) at EIBTM in Barcelona. The report compiled by Rob Davidson, senior lecturer in Business Travel and Tourism at The University of Westminster in London and … December 1, 2009
As the doors open to the 21st EIBTM next week in Barcelona – December 1-3 – the event is set to provide the meetings industry with a dynamic combination of best business, best professional education, best networking, and return on investment.
The … November 26, 2009
EIBTM www.eibtm.com , taking place from December 1-3 in Barcelona, achieved BS8901 3rd-party certification in 2008 and continues to show leadership by giving the industry its first chance to shape the future of sustainability during this year’s EIBTM … November 24, 2009
A first for EIBTM this year sees educational seminars over the three days of the show being evaluated using MeetingMetrics’ online survey and reporting tools.
Those attending any of the 30+ educational sessions will be asked for their comments on … November 19, 2009
With under one month to go before EIBTM (December 1-3, Barcelona - www.eibtm.com ) opens its doors to the international meetings industry, over 50,000 business appointments are set to take place as EIBTM plays host to more than 3,700 hosted buyers, all … November 13, 2009
For the past year, Reed Travel Exhibitions have been part of a global group of respected meeting professionals working with Maarten Vanneste, CEO, Abbit Meeting Support, to create “The Meeting Architecture Manifesto” – a call for a discipline around … November 6, 2009
EIBTM’s WorldWide Technology Watch, which aims to discover the latest technological innovations that will have a positive impact on meetings, events, incentive travel, conferences, and exhibitions, has attracted a record level of entries this year.
Forty-six … October 6, 2009
One of the hot issues to be tackled at this year’s EIBTM - www.eibtm.com - is the growing importance within the industry of Generation Y. The three-day event in Barcelona, December 1-3, 2009, is dedicating sessions within its professional education … September 23, 2009
EIBTM 2009 www.eibtm.com has confirmed some of the leading names in the meetings industry as first-time exhibitors at this year’s show. This further demonstrates the industry’s recognition of the business potential and return on investment that participation … September 4, 2009
EIBTM (www.eibtm.com), having attracted a record ABC-audited total attendance last year of over 8,100, has opened its visitor online registration for this year’s event taking place from December 1-3 at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona.
As a leading … August 5, 2009
Whether it’s an event, product launch, conference, incentive program, marketing campaign, or sustainable initiative, now is the time for the meetings industry to showcase their achievements by entering the prestigious EIBTM 2009 Meeting and Incentive … July 21, 2009
At a time when 96 percent of EIBTM hosted buyers surveyed believe trade events will be as important or more important in the next two years, the industry’s leading international event, EIBTM, has opened its hosted buyer registration for 2009 (www.eibtm.com).
Having … July 8, 2009
EIBTM 2009, running from December 1-2 in Barcelona, has gained an international reputation for showcasing the latest, most effective technology solutions for event and meeting planners at EIBTM’s dedicated MPI Technology Village (www.eibtm.com/techvillage) … July 6, 2009
On the back of audited attendance figures confirming EIBTM 2008 as the biggest ever, early signs illustrate how well the meetings industry is holding up in the current economic climate, with key exhibitors rebooking for 2009 and taking extra stand space, … April 24, 2009
The official independent ABC audit confirms that EIBTM achieved a total attendance of 8,100 visitors and hosted buyers, a record number, establishing the event as the largest gathering of the global meetings industry that is independently audited.
Top … February 20, 2009
A major European Meetings Industry report presented at EIBTM 2008 this month, by The Right Solution MD Sally Greenhill revealed that the ‘Mood of the Market’ was optimistic and upbeat, yet acknowledges there is a challenging year ahead for the sector. … January 14, 2009
This year’s EIBTM was confirmed by Paul Kennedy, MBE, group exhibition director, Reed Travel Exhibitions Meetings and Incentive Events, as the ‘biggest ever.’
He announced that unaudited figures showed that the event attracted a record number … December 4, 2008
The EIBTM 2008 Meeting and Incentive Industry Awards presented today (December 3) in the Turespaña Events lounge recognizing the contribution, creativity, and dedication of meeting and incentive professionals in delivering outstanding events and campaigns … December 3, 2008
In a major European Meetings Industry report presented at EIBTM on Tuesday, December 2 by Sally Greenhill, managing director of The Right Solution, Ltd., results reflected that despite a challenging year for the meeting industry the ‘Mood of the Market’ … December 3, 2008
Australia will have its biggest presence ever at EIBTM 2008, the annual global meetings and incentive exhibition held in Barcelona, Spain, helping to showcase its credentials as a destination for staging world-class business events.
Tourism Australia … December 1, 2008
EIBTM, the Global Meetings & Incentives Exhibition (www.eibtm.com), is leading by example in its drive to promote sustainable practices in the global meetings and events industry and is currently implementing BS8901, a new British Standard for Sustainable … November 24, 2008
With EIBTM 2008 only weeks away, the meetings world is set to descend on Barcelona on December 2-4, for what has become recognized as the international event for the meetings industry; the place to do business, network, and learn about the latest trends … November 6, 2008
Delegates arriving at this year’s EIBTM, December 2-4 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, will now have the choice of two entrances into and out of the exhibition.
The new second entrance on Ave Joan Carles 1 will now be the only drop off and pick up … October 21, 2008
Delivering one of its key brand values of best professional education, EIBTM 2008 has organized its most comprehensive program ever, providing highly-targeted sessions for all those involved in the meetings industry.
Over the three days – December … October 13, 2008
With just two months to go before this year’s EIBTM in Barcelona, December 2-4, the event is offering hosted buyers and trade visitors considerable benefits by pre-registering. These include special charter flights, discounted hotel accommodation and, … October 2, 2008
The closing date for entries to the 2008 EIBTM Meeting and Incentive Industry Awards is August 31, 2007. With just two weeks to go, the 6 categories are recognized as the key benchmarks for what makes a successful event or campaign and showcases the best … August 18, 2008
Whether it’s an event, product launch, conference, incentive program or marketing campaign, now is the time for the industry to showcase their work by entering the prestigious EIBTM 2008 Meeting and Incentive Industry Awards.The Awards, open to in-house … July 16, 2008
Busiest and most creative show yet
Visit London and its stand partners at EIBTM expect to receive over £10 million of enquiries following a highly successful and fruitful show in Barcelona.
Barbara Jamison, Sales Manager, Europe at Visit London … December 5, 2007
EIBTM 2007 guests will have the opportunity to experience London as the ultimate exciting destination for events and incentives. The Visit London stand, number G110, will host several of London’s tourism businesses, giving visitors the chance to explore … July 26, 2007