AIBTM, IAEE Renew Strategic Partnership to Offer Hosted Buyer Program and Education
The International Association of Exhibitions and Events and the Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition, on tap June 10-12 in Orlando, renewed their partnership to offer a Hosted Buyer program for IAEE members to attend the event, as well as an education session in the AIBTM Learning Theatre.
"Our initial success at AIBTM last year was very promising, and we are once again proud to partner with AIBTM on this industry event," says IAEE President and CEO David DuBois, CMP, CAE, FASAE, CTA.
He added, "This renewed collaboration confirms IAEE's strategic initiative to engage organizers and planners who are exploring global opportunities." DuBois will be a part of an educational panel that will take place during Education Day on 11 June 2014.
IAEE, which was founded in 1928 to represent the interests of trade show and exhibition managers, represents more than 8,500 individuals who conduct and support exhibitions around the world. More than 50 percent of its members directly are involved in the planning, management and production of exhibitions.
"AIBTM is delighted to renew its partnership with IAEE again this year," said Michael Lyons, AIBTM exhibition director.
He added, "We share a common mission and values: to provide stakeholders in our industry with information and resources that will advance the industry's success through a focus on growth and relationship-building. By establishing successful partnerships like this one, AIBTM is able to achieve its goal of delivering strong ROI to all the industry professionals who attend AIBTM in June in Orlando."
AIBTM forms part of the Reed Travel Exhibitions Meetings, Events and Business Travel Portfolio and matches hosted buyers and sellers.