Exhibitions has announced its inaugural Americas Incentive Business Travel and
Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) will take place in Baltimore, Maryland,
21-23 June 2011.
which was announced for 2010 and then postponed, adds to the company’s
established portfolio of ‘IBTM’ exhibitions.
Chair of Reed
Travel Exhibitions Meetings and Incentive Events, Vanessa Cotton, says: “When
the global economic downturn hit the industry and we had to postpone the event,
it was always our intention to consider 2011 as our goal for launch.”
CEO of Visit Baltimore, Tom Noonan, says: “This is a major coup for Baltimore. We are
delighted that Reed Travel Exhibitions has demonstrated its commitment to our
city and belief in the resurgence of the US economy.”
witness the first truly large-scale international hosted buyer programme in the
enhanced by a substantial domestic hosted buyer and trade visitor population.
AIBTM is a
joint venture between RTE Meetings and Incentives Events and Reed Exhibitions
Americas. President Reed Exhibitions Americas,
Chet Burchett, says: “With more than 100 trade shows, meetings and conferences every year in
we have the resources and local market expertise to help AIBTM quickly gain
traction and add value to the industry it serves.”
AIBTM will run its second edition in Baltimore, 19-21 June