EIBTM 2007: the World’s Leading MICE Trade Show
30/10/2007 - EIBTMEIBTM 2007 (The Global Meetings and Incentives Exhibition), the world’s leading trade show for the meeting, incentive, congress and event industry, is set to have a record number of European exhibitors and a stronger presence from North America, showcasing a broad range of destinations, products and services. Barcelona will be hosting the event for the fourth year running at the Fira venue in Gran Via.
From 27-29 November, EIBTM will bring together nearly 3,000 international suppliers and over 6,000 visitors, Hosted Buyers and press. This year, the event is set to have a record number of European exhibitors and a stronger presence from North America, including new companies and destinations, venues, products, services and suppliers. Many returning exhibitors, such as Britain, Austria, Germany, France, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Lithuania, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Finland, Denmark and Lapland have decided to increase their stand size, some by as much as 70%.
Likewise, EIBTM 2007 will have one of the largest numbers of exhibitors from the Asia-Pacific region, including first-timers like the China National Tourist Office.
Event Planner Spain
For the third year running, Sandra Berbee, director of Event Planner Spain, will be attending the event. Due to the tightness of her schedule, those wishing to meet her should ring her on +34 610 520 838 or e-mail her at [email protected]
LOG-On, the winner of last year’s World Wide Technology Watch competition, in partnership with Mission Event Software will enhance participants’ experience by providing a unique service. The winning product, the Mobile Event Assistant – or Mobile Exhibition Assistant for trade shows – will be able to satisfy visitors and exhibitors needs for event information, communication and interaction through their own mobile phone, PDA or laptop during EIBTM.
World Wide Technology Watch
This year’s winner of the WorldWide Technology Watch (WWTW) is Shockfish S.A. with the new SPOTME ®. The award panel, chaired by Corbin Ball, CMP, director of Corbin Ball Associates, felt that this product scored highly in all three judging criteria: innovation, completeness of concept, and value to users at events. This is the second year running that a European technology provider has won the award, beating off stiff competition from over 40 different international companies.
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