Reed Travel Exhibitions confirms that the 2017 edition of ibtm America will take place at the Hilton Diplomat Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Florida.
The Hilton Diplomat Resort & Spa is South Florida’s premier meeting resort with both indoor and outdoor space tucked between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway.
The decision to rotate the event has been driven by customer feedback confirming that buyers and suppliers attending the show were in favour of the event rotating year-to-year.
Jaime McAuley, event director, ibtm America commented: “We asked our exhibitors and buyers whether they preferred a permanent home, a resort location or an event that moved around to different destinations.
“All 100 per cent answered in preference of different destinations.
“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 spotlight annually and most importantly, it keeps things fresh and interesting.”
The 2016 edition of ibtm America will take place in Nashville, Tennessee in June.