ITB 2017 International Matchmaking Event

International Matchmaking Event

The International Matchmaking Event at ITB 2017 is a unique networking event bringing together companies along the entire tourism value chain and in a cross-sectoral approach. This platform enables companies as well as regions to find partners co-operations or business partnerships in pre-arranged bilateral, 15 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:

  • Health and medical tourism
  • Spa tourism
  • ICT solutions for the tourist industry
  • Food meets tourist industry

Further Topics:

  • sustainable and eco tourism
  • tourism in low season
  • meetings, incentives, congresses, events
  • 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

15 Dec. - 18 Feb.

 Register and create your account including your individual business profile

18 Feb. - 28 Feb

 Book bilateral meetings online

4 March

 Receive your individual meeting schedule

8 - 10 March

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


Date and Location:

  8-10 March 2017 at the Berlin-Brandenburg joint booth at ITB, hall 12, booth 100/01
  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 20 Mar 2017
Registration 1 Mar – 20 Mar
Meeting Selection 17 Feb – 6 Mar
Event 8 Mar – 10 Mar
Language Deutsch / English
Costs Kostenfrei / Free of Charge
Venue Exhibition grounds: hall 12, booth 101/01
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 192
Meetings 181
Austria 4
Bulgaria 1
Czech Republic 11
Finland 1
France 2
Germany 97
Greece 16
Hungary 1
Italy 25
Malta 2
Others 3
Poland 2
Portugal 17
Republic of Macedonia 1
Serbia 5
Slovenia 11
Spain 9
Turkey 16
Total 224
Profile Views
Before Event6751
After Event 5710