Hosted buyer places available for IBTM World on 29 November to 1 December in Barcelona, Spain

IBTM World is the leading global event for the meetings and events industry, offering associations an opportunity to network with meeting suppliers globally to build an invaluable network for their organisation.

Access to the IBTM World hosted buyer program is by invite only, and limited places will be offered. To be considered, please express your interest by 17 August the latest by contacting

When considering applications, the following criteria will be assessed:

  • 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

As part of our hosted buyer group you will receive VIP benefits including: 

  • Complimentary flights and 5/4 star accommodation of your choice in Barcelona
  • Exclusive hosted buyer only networking opportunities at the show and in the city of Barcelona
  • Dedicated ICCA staff prior the event, on-site and after the event for any assistance
  • Access to the trade show with 1,500+ exhibitors
  • Quick and easy application - as an ICCA Association you are already pre-qualified
  • In control of your own schedule – select the meeting suppliers you would like to meet, through advanced match-making technology 
  • Opportunity to apply for a post event tour to one of our global meetings destinations

To make it onto the shortlist, please express your interest by 17 August the latest by contacting