HOSTED BUYER PROGRAM

Find your perfect business match!

IBTM Americas is the community that gathers thousands of people sharing the same passion for EVENTS.

If you are interested in organizing your events in North America, Latin America or unconventional destinations, this is the platform to find hundreds of suppliers that will help you create exceptional experience for your guests.

This is your opportunity to receive bespoke experiences throughout the year, by face-to-face and virtual initiatives!

IBTM Americas is the community that gathers thousands of people sharing the same passion for EVENTS.

If you are interested in organizing your events in North America, Latin America or unconventional destinations, this is the platform to find hundreds of suppliers that will help you create exceptional experience for your guests.

This is your opportunity to receive bespoke experiences throughout the year, by face-to-face and virtual initiatives!

WHO IS A HOSTED BUYER?

A hosted buyer is a senior decision maker responsible for organizing meetings and events across the globe.

Our Hosted Buyers come from a range of different sectors, all of them 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

If you are a senior level decision maker and are interested in placing business with high quality meetings and events suppliers, you may be eligible to attend IBTM Americas as a Hosted Buyer.

When considering applications, we look at the following criteria:

·         Your reasons for attending as Hosted Buyer.

·         Your purchasing or decision-making authority.

·         The number of international meetings/events you organize per year.

·         Your annual budgets for your meetings/events.

WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY?

Through the exclusive HOSTED BUYER PROGRAM, you can:

OPTIMIZE your time and Budget by searching for new suppliers, who can be your future allies in your upcoming events.

NETWORK and share experiences with professionals within the events community.

BE INSPIRED by new trends and innovations to help you organize exceptional events.

DISCOVER more than 400 suppliers to organize events across Mexico, Latin America, North America, Europe and beyond.

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

We will grant you at the in-person event:

ONE TO ONE MEETINGS

Get a personalized diary packed with pre-scheduled appointments with suppliers, destinations, and venues of your choice.

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

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

A place on the exhibition floor to take some breaks, relax and unwind at any time of the day.

INTERShow 365

We’re excited to announce our year-link platform: INTERshow 365. This digital hub was specifically designed for the meetings & events community to get content, build industry knowledge, and facilitate connections throughout the year.

As our Hosted Buyer, you will receive exclusive benefits at our digital initiatives, too!

·         Free access to the IBTM Americas Virtual Summit. Learn +

·         Access to participate at the IBTM Americas’ webinars series. Learn +

·         Invitation to participate in the Virtual One 2 One Meetings. Learn +

·         Access to Blog, Podcast, Newsletter, Studies, etc. Learn +

·         Share with the exhibitors your RFPs or event requirements whenever you need. Learn +

Connect with our Hosted Buyer team

 

Any questions about the Hosted Buyer Program? Don't hesitate to get in touch with our team

 

 

 

 

Ana Laura Serrano

Hosted Buyer Manager

aserrano@reedexpo.com

P: + 52 55 8852 6209

M: + 52 155 55418 01744

 

 

 

Israel Cerda Castro

Hosted Buyer Program Executive

mcerda@reedexpo.com

P: + 52 55 8852 6215