The 2017 edition of ibtm america will take place at the Diplomat Resort & Spa Hollywood, Curio Collection by Hilton in Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Florida. Following customer feedback, exhibitors and buyers prefer an event that moves around to different destinations. 100% answered in preference of different destinations, says Jaime McAuley, Event Director, ibtm america.
The Diplomat Resort & Spa Hollywood, Curio Collection by Hilton is South Florida’s premier meeting resort with both indoor and outdoor space tucked between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. The property has received top honors from TripAdvisor, AAA and Orbitz and was named a top 100 Meeting Hotel by Cvent.
"Moving ibtm america to a new location every year offers benefits to our Hosted Buyers and exhibitors. We’re lucky to be able to work with so many great destinations and hosting venues. It also puts major meeting hubs in the splotlight annually and most importantly, it keeps things fresh and interesting," added Jaime McAuley.
The 2016 edition of ibtm america will take place in Nashville, Tennessee (June 15th- 17th) at the Gaylord Opryland and will utilize the ‘mutual match’ system where both exhibitors and buyers will be able to request to meet one another.