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CIBTM 2012 was successfully held in Beijing
CIBTM 2012 was successfully held in Beijing from 12th to 14th september, it attracted more than 5,000 meeting professional attendees over its three days as well as 398 exhibitors, with an 18 percent increase in the number of exhibitors from China.
The seventh edition of Reed Travel Exhibitions’ (RTE) CIBTM meetings industry trade show opened in Beijing, 12 September. As the UN World Tourism Organization predicts, China will be the world’s largest country for outbound tourism by 2020.

The show attracted more than 5,000 meeting professional attendees over its three days — up from 4,400 in 2011 — as well as 398 exhibitors, up 7 percent from 2011, with an 18 percent increase in the number of exhibitors from China. Also up — by 15 percent — was the number of pre-scheduled appointments between suppliers and hosted buyers, the number of which was up 36 percent from 2011.

The opening ceremony of CIBTM 2012
China Business Network (CBN) as a supporting partner and its affiliated World Travel Online as a supporting medium participated in the CIBTM 2012 and reported the event to much greater number of travel trade professionals throughout China. At the same time, CBN supported many foreign destinations on behalf of many tourism promotion authorities such as Argentina Instituto Nacional de Promoción Turística, Barbados Tourism Authority, The Turks and Caicos Tourist Board, Barbados Tourism Authority, Chile Tourism Board, Croatian National Tourist Board, Jamaica Tourist Board and many foreign clients to reach the MICE professionals and the outbound market of China by promoting selected clients such as  Central Hall Westminster, London Luxury, Sylvia Tours, Panama Perfect, More Travel, Colombia57 Tours Travel & Logistics, Discovery Travel Costa Rica, Indonesia Harris Hotels, Gema Tours, Uniline, Metropolitan Touring, Liberty London and so on.
The stand of CBN Travel & MICEOutbound resources on CBN stand
Spain is a big market for MICE. Madrid and Barcelona are listed among top 10 cities of MICE in the world. Famous travel service provider, NT Incoming Destination Management Company, and El Corte Inglés, the biggest shopping group in Spain, came together for attracting more Chinese visitors.

 Staff of CBN was promoting NT Incoming to tour operators
AMT Hotels, the group hotels from Italy showed great interests on China MICE market. The great effort what they did attracted more eyeballs during the fair.
Tour operators were interested in AMT HotelsStaff from AMT Hotels were introducing
hotels’ information to tour operators

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