How do I know if I will qualify to be a Hosted Buyer?


Do I Qualify?

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

Who is a Hosted Buyer?

Simply put, Hosted Buyers are the highest level buyers and meeting planners from across the world. They are recognized as professional buyers of meetings and events within the industry including professionals who work as:

  • Senior level corporate meeting planners
  • Association, Non-Profit, Governmental meeting planners
  • In-house travel managers, procurement and strategic sourcing executives
  • Conference organizers
  • Event Organizers
  • Venue finding specialists
  • Incentive houses

Criteria for Meetings/Events/Incentives:

  • The number and size of purchased meetings, events, incentives, conferences and such held annually
  • Your individual purchasing authority within your organization
  • Annual budgets for meetings, events and incentives business
  • Potential for future business in the U.S. meetings industry

Please note: Buyers are required to have proven US business and may also have International business. In addition, most US buyers will need to show business placed outside of their home state in order to qualify as a Hosted Buyer at ibtm America.

Hosted Buyer Terms and Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Click on the link to review the Terms and Conditions for all Hosted Buyers who are accepting to attend the ibtm America program. Cancellation terms and fees are included.

Admissions Policy

Click here to review the Admissions Policy for all Hosted Buyers who are accepted to attend the ibtm America program

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