The annual feast of MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Conference and Exhibition) industry, the eighth China Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition (CIBTM) was successfully held at China National Convention Center (CNCC) in Beijing from Sept 2 to 4, 2013.
CNCC and CIBTM extended the cooperation further to the next five years and signed the agreement on Sept 2. CNCC will continue to serve as the host venue for the international meetings of CIBTM from 2014 to 2018.
CIBTM came to China in 2005, and CNCC has been hosting CIBTM for five consecutive years from 2009 to 2013. CIBTM is the largest and most comprehensive business travel and meeting industry annual exhibition in Asia. The exhibition is supported by National Tourism Administration, Beijing Municipal Government and Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development.
2013 CIBTM has attracted over 485 domestic and global exhibitors from 28 countries and 416 international buyers. Meanwhile, a total of 9,402 online pre-scheduled appointments have been finalized. CIBTM 2013 has also made a breakthrough in the industry with the introduction of the Hosted Buyer Programme and the increased flexibility and business opportunities it offers each year, providing new and exciting prospects for all attendees.
They were fully confident that CNCC and CIBTM will still be the best platform for education, exchanging ideas and business development for MICE professionals.
As a key partner, CNCC has enhanced its service and support. After more than three years’ operation, CNCC has attracted various events including corporate meetings, association meetings, exhibitions and entertainment events. CNCC has developed a high standard service and good understanding on clients’ demands.