25 Jun 2013

Hosted Buyer registration is now open for CIBTM 2013 (, which will take place from 2nd – 4th September at the China National Convention Centre in Beijing. Senior and budgetary decision makers for meetings, incentive travel, business travel, international conventions or events, are invited to apply to become a Hosted Buyer online at  

The Hosted Buyer programme is the core element of CIBTM, providing meeting planner with proven purchasing power, the opportunity to meet with exhibitors of their choice for focused one-to-one appointments. Last year, CIBTM welcomed over 400 Hosted Buyers from around the world, generating more than 8,450 pre-scheduled appointments.

Benefits of the Hosted Buyer Programme include complimentary flights from selected airports; complimentary 4/5 star accommodation at an official CIBTM hotel in Beijing; one-to-one diary of priority appointments with exhibitors, arranged prior to the event; invitations to evening receptions and exclusive networking functions; entrance to the private Hosted Buyer Lounge during the exhibition and complimentary access to the China Meetings Week and CIBTM’s Professional Education Programme.

Jeffrey Xu, Reed Travel Exhibitions, Project Manager commented, “The CIBTM Hosted Buyer programme is one of the highlights of the show and attracts strong interest both internationally and regionally year on year. With a host of over 25 local exhibitors already signed up, CIBTM 2013 is set to be a great show for buyers looking to place outbound business into China”.

CIBTM Hosted Buyer applications are reviewed and accepted based on the number and size of meetings, events, incentives and annual conferences, individual purchasing authority, annual budgets for meetings, events and incentives, amount of business conducted and potential for future business in the meetings and business travel industries.

To find out more about the Hosted Buyer programme, please visit:  

CIBTM 2013 takes place on the 2nd - 4th September 2013.
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Notes to Editors

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CIBTM forms part of the Reed Travel Exhibitions Meetings, Events and Business Travel Portfolio along with AIME (, GIBTM (, CIBTM ( AIBTM ( and Business Travel Market (
CIBTM ( is the annual China meetings and incentive exhibition held in Beijing, China.
CIBTM is BPA Audited every year to guarantee that the number of visitors promoted is completely accurate and are unique attendees only.

Reed Travel Exhibitions
Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) is the world’s leading provider of exhibitions in the travel and tourism industry. Its wide-ranging portfolio of events around the globe covers leisure travel, luxury travel, meetings, incentives and business travel, as well as golf, ski and spa travel.
The 19 events are; World Travel Market (WTM), World Travel Market Latin America (WTM Latin America), Arabian Travel Market (ATM), International French Travel Market Top Resa (IFTM), International Golf Travel Market (IGTM), International Ski Travel Market (ISTM), International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM), International Luxury Travel Market Asia (ILTM Asia), International Luxury Travel Market Americas (ILTM Americas), International Luxury Travel Market Africa (ILTM Africa), International Luxury Travel Market Japan (ILTM Japan), International Luxury Travel Market Spa (ILTM Spa), Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) (owned by Melbourne Convention + Visitors Bureau), Global Exhibition for Incentive, Business Travel, and Meetings (EIBTM), Gulf Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings (GIBTM), Americas Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings (AIBTM), China Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings (CIBTM), India Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings (IBTM India) and Business Travel Market.
September 2013 will see the launch of IBTM India in Mumbai, India, and another exciting launch in the ski travel sector, with International Ski Travel Market in March 2014.
RTE is a business unit of Reed Exhibitions.

About Reed Exhibitions
Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organizer, with over 500 events in 39 countries. In 2011 Reed brought together six million active event participants from around the world, generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa and organized by 33 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 44 industry sectors with trade and consumer events and is part of the Reed Elsevier Group plc, a world-leading publisher and information provider and a FTSE 100 company.  

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