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ibtm america announces Nashville for 2016 event

June 11, 2015

ibtm america announces Nashville for 2016 event
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ibtm america, part of ibtm events, has confirmed that the 2016 event will take place from June 15-17, 2016 at the award winning Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville (www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bnago-gaylord-opryland-resort-and-convention-center), ranked in the top 10 of Cvent’s 2014 Top 50 Meeting Destinations in the United States.

The Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center is a luxury resort showcasing some of the best meetings facilities that Nashville has to offer and is just minutes from Nashville International Airport as well as a short drive or riverboat cruise from downtown. The center also presents fine dining, 9 acres of lush indoor gardens, cascading waterfalls and a full-service spa.

“As part of our strategy to experience the most dynamic business destinations, we are delighted to be not only taking ibtm to Nashville, but to be using the spectacular facilities of this world class resort” said Jaime McAuley, ibtm america Event Director.

BUYERS CONFIRM DEMAND FOR INCREASED PRESENCE OF EUROPEAN SUPPLIERS AT IBTM AMERICA

January 27, 2015

BUYERS CONFIRM DEMAND FOR INCREASED PRESENCE OF EUROPEAN SUPPLIERS AT IBTM AMERICA

‘Customers are looking for that next “big idea” international incentive and meeting destination’

Regional buyers signed up to attend ibtm america (www.ibtmamerica.com) have expressed a clear demand for an increased presence of European suppliers as they attend the show in search of the next “big idea” international incentive and meeting destination.

Joseph McKeown of ReGroup Comm comments, “As the owner of an event marketing and incentive agency, we are seeing an increased need from clients for support with international destinations and programs, specifically in the European markets. Both our multi-national clients and our American based customers are looking for that next “big idea” international incentive and meeting destination, and ibtm america can help us deliver that. We’ve always found ibtm america to be a very efficient, effective and productive show for us to see the latest International and North American destinations and support services in one place, all at the same time.”

Further regional buyers confirmed to attend the show will represent some of the leading associations across the US including; Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO, National Air Traffic Controllers Association and National Association of African American Studies and Affiliates.

The new show format will accommodate 250 suppliers who will meet with 250 carefully selected planners in the US and international MICE industry on a 1:1 ratio.

Jaime Rosov, ibtm america Event Director commented, “The research that we conduct following each show serves as an invaluable resource for us when it comes to delivering our event the following year. We take all of the comments we receive onboard, so that we can grow the event to ensure that it continues to meet the evolving objectives of our buyers and suppliers.”

To find out more about ibtm america 2015, please visit www.ibtmamerica.com

 

 

STRONG INTEREST FROM REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL HOSTED BUYERS FOR IBTM AMERICA

December 11, 2014

STRONG INTEREST FROM REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL HOSTED BUYERS FOR IBTM AMERICA
“Exhibitors requesting buyers according to their objectives”

Working in partnership with ibtm america exhibitors, the new format 2015 event is in the process of recruiting buyers who exhibitors have specifically requested according to their business objectives. Registrations are currently being qualified and already represent some of the leading associations across the US including: Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO, National Air Traffic Controllers Association and National Association of African American Studies and Affiliates, that have been confirmed to attend the show.

Qualified corporate buyers attending the show also include The Wendy’s Company, (ISC)2, Mars Petcare, Wintrust Mortgage and Sharp Healthcare among others.

Hosted Buyers will come from North America, South America, Middle East, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Africa, and are qualified under a strict criteria that includes; proof of their purchasing authority, annual U.S. and international meetings and events business organised, confirmation of their annual budget and future business to place at ibtm america.

The new show format will have up to 250 suppliers who will meet with 250 carefully selected planners in the US and international MICE industry on a 1:1 ratio. All exhibitors and buyers select who they would like to have appointments with and a sophisticated software system matches the preferences of buyers and suppliers resulting in up to 30 pre-scheduled mutually matched appointments.

Taking advantage of this new dynamic event format, exhibitors already confirmed to attend ibtm america 2015 include Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (U.S.), Dolce Hotels & Resorts (U.S.), etouches (U.S.), Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (U.S.), Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce (U.S.), Jamaica Tourist Board (Jamaica), Langham Hotels International (Hong Kong), Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau (U.S.), Marriott International Inc (U.S.), quickmobile (Canada), Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB (U.S.) and Wyndham Hotel Group (U.S.).

Hosted Buyer registration has begun and the process of building this new community is taking shape. When everyone is onsite, those attending ibtm america will join together for tailored networking events, and the inspirational ibtm america professional Knowledge Forum, part of Discovery Day,” said Jaime Rosov, ibtm america Event Director.

To find out more about ibtm america 2015, please visit www.ibtmamerica.com


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