Reed Exhibitions Mexico, organizer of IBTM Americas, today announced that the event scheduled for May 19 and 20, 2021, has been postponed to August 18 and 19, 2021 at Centro Citibanamex in Mexico City.
This decision has been made based on the country's predictions about the health conditions, that indicate that the second half of the year will be more conducive for holding events.
Commenting on the announcement, Show Director, David Hidalgo, stated, "Due to the current scenario and the changes in the events global calendar for the Meetings and Events Industry; we have made the decision to move IBTM Americas to August 2021. We are hopeful that this decision will offer a more productive business atmosphere to achieve high quality results, and in a more secure environment."
Hidalgo highlighted that the health and safety of all those who participate at the event is the number one priority. "We are working on providing enhanced and robust safety and hygiene measures and protocols, hand in hand with international experts. We are confident that we will be able to have our face-to-face meetings in a framework of security and tranquility for all." For more information, see Re-Opening Events 5 Points Global Plan
IBTM Americas has 10 years of history, and is a bridge to connect the leaders of meetings and events industry across the Americas. Its primary purpose is to bring the community together to do business, network and inspire each other, and so the event will also be offering virtual solutions alongside the in-person show in August.
"Without a doubt we have all learned that change is a constant, and our industry is an example of that. We remain committed to reactivating the industry, and for this reason, we have worked on add value to our business platform, implementing solutions that complement the face-to-face event throughout the year", said Hidalgo.
"Finally, I would like to express my gratitude to all our exhibitors, partners, attendees, suppliers, media, and staff. Their trust and support drives us to build an even more robust business experience. IBTM Americas 2021 will be the quality event that the industry needs to keep moving forward."
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