Why attend

  • Why attend as a Hosted Buyer?

    Attending WTM Connect Asia as a Hosted Buyer is an exclusive and very effective way to source and grow your network of reliable and high quality international suppliers, over just three days.

    Find the suppliers and products that are going to help you achieve your business goals, in this uniquely focused and enjoyable experience.

    The reason that buyers attend WTM Connect Asia is to find and connect with the right suppliers. In 2016 85% of Hosted Buyers found new suppliers at our inaugural event. Over a third placed orders during the event spending between $10,000 and $1million and 8 in 10 expected to confirm business deals after the event of the same value.

    • WTM Connect Asia is a great opportunity to make new contacts in the travel industry.

      • Sabrina Demolin
      • Viva Tours Agencia Mayorista De Viajes
  • Five reasons to attend as a Hosted Buyer

    • Save time by meeting and doing business in one place with a range of high quality regional and international suppliers of your choice.
    • Keep up-to-date with the latest market trends and innovations and learn from industry leaders and top experts in our events programme to ensure you stay ahead of the game.
    • Share knowledge and thoughts with like-minded leisure travel professionals by participating in interactive workshops to gain new insights and develop ideas.
    • Gain access to numerous networking opportunities which will help you to develop new business contacts.
    • Personalised diary of up to 40 pre-scheduled appointments with exhibitors of your choice.

    Other Hosted Buyer benefits include:

    • Significant contribution towards the cost of your flights and complimentary transfers
    • 4 nights' accommodation at the luxurious Eastern & Oriental Hotel
    • Formal and informal networking opportunities and seminars
    • Exclusive opportunity to attend a choice of FAM trips

    Participation in the Hosted Buyer Programme is subject to individuals meeting the qualification criteria.

  • Do you qualify?

    Would you like to find out who can apply to be a Hosted Buyer and if you are eligible to take part in the programme?

    Who can apply?

    Register interest to attend as a Hosted Buyer

    To register your interest in attending WTM Connect Asia as a Hosted Buyer, simply complete this form.

    Register your interest

Supported by:

Ministry of Tourism & Culture Malaysia Tourism Malaysia Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau Malaysia Truly Asia Penang Global Tourism

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