How does it work?

  • How does it work?

    If your application is successful, you'll receive an invitation to attend ibtm america. Our sophisticated matchmaking system allows Hosted Buyers and exhibitors to select who they would like to meet prior to the show. This is a great opportunity for you to increase the relevance of your appointments.

  • Step 1 – Apply

    To be considered for the Hosted Buyer Program, you need to submit your registration. If you're eligible to take part, you'll receive an official confirmation email letting you know that you've been accepted.

    Step 2 – Selection process

    Once you've been accepted, you will select 45 exhibitors you’d like to meet with at the event. You will be asked to rank your selections in order of preference.

  • Step 3 – Matching process

    Our sophisticated matchmaking system will set up appointments based on yours' and exhibitors preferences to generate your personalized diary.

    Step 4 – Self-Scheduled appointments

    Once the matching process has taken place, you'll be able to view all of your pre-scheduled appointments. You'll then have the opportunity to use any remaining slots to schedule your own meetings.

  • Need more information?

    Get in touch with our dedicated Hosted Buyer team who are on hand to answer any questions you may have:

    T: ibtmamerica-hosted@reedexpo.com
    E: +1 (800) 417 8646

    Ready to become a Hosted Buyer?

    If you have all the information you need about our Hosted Buyer program and would like to participate, complete our short application form today.

    Apply to be hosted

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