ITB 2016 International Matchmaking Event

International Matchmaking Event

The International Matchmaking Event at ITB 2016 is a unique networking event bringing together companies along the entire tourism value chain. This platform enables companies as well as regions to find partners co-operations or business partnerships in pre-arranged bilateral, ca. 20 minute-long meetings. Meet entrepreneurs and experts in the field of different tourism sectors from the German Capital Region Berlin-Brandenburg and other European countries to create new business opportunities and partnerships.


Main Topics:

  • nature based tourism
  • water based tourism
  • cycling tourism
  • city tourism
  • health and medical tourism
  • spa tourism
  • cultural and industrial heritage
  • eco tourism
  • touristim in low season
  • meetings, incentives, congresses, events
  • tourism with cross-sectoral approach: ICT, mobility, energy efficiency, health
  • Service Quality in Tourism
  • Accessible Tourism


Why to participate?

  • meet potential cooperation partners for strategical or business cooperation
  • benefit from the advantages that international cooperations have in store
  • establish long-term business relationships on an international scale
  • use the opportunity to initiate international pilot projects
  • promote your products and know-how to a great expert audience


4 steps to your personal agenda:

  1. register for this event
  2. set up a cooperation profile
  3. select partners for bilateral meetings
  4. receive your meeting agenda indicating specific time slots and concrete dialogue partners
  5. discuss and negotiate the potential for future cooperations at the premises of the joint booth of Berlin-Brandenburg


Dates for your preperation:

Date  Tasks

1 Dec. - 15 Feb.

 Register and create your account including your individual business profile

15 Feb. - 2 March

 Book bilateral meetings online

3 March

 Receive your individual meeting schedule

9 - 11 March

 Enjoy your bilateral, 15-minute long meetings on-site


Date and Location:

  9-11 March 2016 at the Berlin-Brandenburg joint booth at ITB.
  Each day, the meetings will take place during three sessions, so you can decide beforehand, when you want to be there:

  • morning session between    10:30 a.m. -  1:00 p.m.
  • noon session between          1:00 p.m.  -  3:30 p.m.
  • afternoon session between    3:30 p.m.  -  6:00 p.m.


 -> Register

 -> How it works

closed since 29 Feb 2016
Registration 1 Dec – 29 Feb
Meeting Selection 15 Feb – 7 Mar
Event 9 Mar – 11 Mar
Language English
Costs Free of Charge
Venue ITB Exhibition Grounds, Hall 12, Booth 101/01, Messedamm 22, 14055 Berlin
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 180
Meetings 166
Bulgaria 4
Croatia 8
Czech Republic 7
Germany 58
Greece 24
Hungary 1
Italy 44
Latvia 1
Luxembourg 1
Malta 6
Norway 1
Others 3
Poland 12
Portugal 18
Serbia 5
Slovak Republic 1
Slovenia 1
Spain 3
Turkey 1
United Kingdom 3
Total 202
Profile Views
Before Event6581
After Event 13526