MICE show IBTM Arabia has released the final itinerary for the event, which takes place from 5-7 February at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi. This year’s keynote speaker is Rohit Talwar, author and CEO of foresight firm Fast Future, who will deliver a session on how the meetings industry can prepare for the future.
IBTM says suppliers and hosted buyers will be able to take advantage of more than 2,700 pre-planned business meetings, as well as a series of Knowledge Programme sessions and 12 networking events. Guests are also invited to a tour of the recently opened Louvre Abu Dhabi.
Learning sessions include a panel discussion chaired by the ICCA and a lesson from Albert Dias, CTO and co-founder of online travel agency Musafair, on the role of TMCs in a changing world. In addition, a selection of suppliers will deliver presentations showcasing their destinations in the event’s Central Hub area.