What is a Hosted Buyer?



What is a Hosted Buyer?

A Hosted Buyer is a senior decision maker responsible for organizing meetings and events across the globe. 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 organization. These could include professionals from:

  • Business travel management companies
  • Corporate organizations
  • Destination management companies
  • Event management companies
  • Incentive agencies
  • Independent meeting planners
  • International associations & societies
  • Live events & experiential agencies
  • Not for profit and government organizations
  • Professional conference organizers

Hosted Buyers receive a bespoke experience, with a personalized diary packed full with pre-scheduled appointments with suppliers, destinations and venues of your choice.

Flights, transfers, meals and accommodation are included as part of the Hosted Buyer package, making your experience as easy as possible.

Apply to be a Hosted Buyer

Who qualifies?

If you organize, influence or make decisions for meetings, events, incentive or corporate travel in the Americas you may be eligible to attend IBTM Americas as a Hosted Buyer.

You will be required to give us detailed information about yourself and your business to make sure you meet our qualification criteria.

Why be hosted?

Apply and take full advantage of an all-inclusive Hosted Buyer program.

Apply to be hosted

Additional benefits of the program:

One-to-One Meetings

Meet international and local suppliers with a pre-scheduled appointment diary according tailored to your choices.

Networking Events

Build relationships and create a groundwork for great meetings at our networking events.

Knowledge Program

Learn the latest trends and insights in meetings and events to enhance your knowledge and inspire new ideas.


Pre & Post Event Tours

Be taken on exclusive tours to new places before and after the event to discover unique destinations for your upcoming events.

No Travel Costs

Your flights, transfers, meals at the event and accommodation are included in the Hosted Buyer Program.

Hosted Buyer Lounge

Complimentary refreshments and lunch as well as free Wi-Fi are provided in the exclusive Hosted Buyer Lounge.

Apply to be a Hosted Buyer


Connect with our Hosted Buyer team

Your contacts are Yanet and Israel who will be happy to answer any questions about the Hosted Buyer Program.

Yanet Gavira

Yanet Gavira
Hosted Buyer Program Manager
P: +52 (55) 8852 6211
ygavira@reedexpo.com

Israel Cerda

Israel Cerda
Hosted Buyer Program Executive
P: +52 (55) 8852 6215
mcerda@reedexpo.com



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