The ibtm events portfolio, uniting global and regional communities of suppliers and buyers on five continents, has confirmed that it has secured a global partnership with Event Manager Blog (Event MB), the go-to online resource for Trends, Technology, Innovation and Education for the event industry.
Julius Solaris, Event MB, comments: “ibtm events and Event MB joining forces in this exclusive partnership is amazing news for the industry. Innovation is at the center of the development of the meetings and events industry and we are very much looking forward to collaborating.”
The portfolio partnership will launch at ibtm world 2016, which each year unites the global meetings industry community with over 15,000 industry decision makers. The event provides a platform for attendees to meet and create global business connections in the award winning city of Barcelona.
For the first time, ibtm world will run their highly acclaimed Technology and Innovation Award in partnership with EventMB, where together they will showcase the most innovative companies shaping the future of events.
Solaris continues: “There has been no better moment to learn about how can we transform events through technology. Event MB and ibtm events are giving an unprecedented opportunity to event professionals from around the world to touch and experience first-hand what the near future looks like.”
Graeme Barnett, Senior Exhibition Director, ibtm world comments: “Supporting the event technology community is vital to the future of the events industry and this year at ibtm world, live demonstrations, hands on sessions and education will be part of the showcase of products and services in our dedicated Technology Zone on the show floor. The Tech and Innovation Award with Event MB will also identify 10 of the latest start-ups in the industry and support them towards a greater industry presence and potential.”
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