IBTM partners with Sector Global to create first online platform

IBTM World Virtual 2020

IBTM has announced details of its new online event platform, created in partnership with event technology company, Sector Global.

Experts in creating integrated, unique and engaging digital event experiences, Sector Global was tasked with creating an interactive online platform to replicate the main features of the IBTM World live show, when it was announced that this year’s event would take place online from December 8-10.

Features developed by Sector Global for the IBTM World Virtual 2020 event platform include pre-event matchmaking, HD video meetings during the event, enhanced exhibitor directories and an exhibitor zone. There will also be fully integrated live conference streaming and on-demand conference sessions, allowing attendees to access over 50 live and on-demand educational sessions from over 65 leading industry experts at the click of a button. Attendees can engage with speakers and other attendees via a real time question and answer facility.

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Event director, IBTM World, David Thompson stated: “Sector Global has created a first-class online event platform which is intelligent and engaging, and captures the main features of the live event in a user-friendly way. They have done a fantastic job for us in an incredibly short space of time and we are delighted to be working with them.”

Sector Global’s CEO, Paul Summers also added: “Our fantastic team have worked tirelessly over the past eight months to enhance our Event Networking framework to meet the challenges posed by COVID-19 to the events industry. We are delighted that IBTM identified our concierge-led approach to high-quality matchmaking and our intuitive event technology framework as the perfect match for their upcoming December 2020 event.”