CHICAGO, IL – The International Live Events Association (ILEA) today announced a new Global Partnership with ibtm events, part of global exhibition organizer Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE).
ibtm events joins an exclusive group of organizations making up ILEA’s Global Partners program, including Giants Enterprises, CORT and VisitScotland Business Events. Through this partnership, ibtm events will benefit from exposure to ILEA’s 5,000+ international members and extensive global reach in the live events industry.
Commenting on the announcement of this exciting Global Partnership, Judy Brillhart, CSEP, International President of ILEA says: “The partnership between ILEA and ibtm events presents an extraordinary opportunity to join together two international organizations with similar missions. Not only does this strengthen the Global Partnership Program, but the long-term implications for ILEA are staggering.”
The collaboration between ILEA and ibtm events offers ILEA the opportunity to continue to expand globally through access to the group’s impressive portfolio of events, including an annual tradeshow in Barcelona, as well as events in China, Latin America, Africa, Arabia, America and Australia.
The partnership will extend through 2017 and will include placement in ILEA’s new digital magazine, LIVE! This quarterly publication provides industry-related content and news to thousands of live events professionals, and recognizes ILEA’s four strategic partners for their role in advancing the live events industry.