Buyers at IGTM
What is a buyer at IGTM?
IGTM buyers are senior-level golf travel professionals with direct purchasing power. All buyers are carefully selected and must be pre-qualified to attend via the IGTM Buyer application process.
In return, buyers receive the opportunity to meet leading suppliers from across the globe, and discover a wealth of top golf destinations, hotels and resorts.
Save time and money by meeting face-to-face and engaging in high quality business conversations with a range of global brands, destinations and leading suppliers all under one roof, whilst enjoying additional VIP benefits such as the popular networking functions and IGTM golf tournament*
*Subject to separate registration
Why should I attend?
- Save time by meeting and doing business in one place with the world’s top golf courses, resorts, hotels, tourist boards and DMC’s.
- Find new golf products to build and develop their business.
- Keep up-to-date with the latest trends to stay ahead of the game.
- Gain access to numerous networking platforms to make new contacts that will help further their business.
What will I receive?
- A personalised diary of appointments with exhibitors of your choice.
- Up to 5 complimentary nights at one of IGTM official hotels (terms apply).
- The opportunity to participate in the official golf tournament.
- Forge relationships with new and existing partners and suppliers.
In return, Buyers are obliged to attend a minimum of 30 pre-scheduled appointments.
Meet your match
We know achieving results from events is not always easy. With such a mix of products on offer, it's hard to tell who is a right for your company, and who doesn't quite fit the bill.
Our goal is to be different from other events - simply select your preferred product types, and we'll connect you to leading suppliers via our matchmaking software.
Meeting high calibre exhibitors in a 1-1 meeting ratio ensures that you'll make meaningful connections at the event.
“I have discovered many interesting contacts at IGTM this year that we are planning to do more business within the future. A lot of surprising appointments with enthusiastic people and enjoyed the presentations in the IGTM theatre. ”
“This is my first IGTM and it has so far already proved to be one of the biggest prospecting tools we have. IGTM is so well suited for building our business. Both North and South Africa have become so important to our clients.”
Who can apply?
At IGTM we want to make quality connections by bringing the best suppliers and buyers from the industry together to do business. Applicants who wish to attend IGTM as Buyers are pre-qualified before the show. Individuals who may qualify to attend IGTM as Buyers are as follows:
- Those booking golf holidays for clients all around the world
- Individuals wanting to secure business during or after the event
- Buyers with direct purchasing and decision making responsibility
- Tour operator product managers actively looking to source new golf products.
What are the next steps?
Step 1. Register your interest
Complete the enquiry form to attend as a Buyer. If you qualify for the Buyer Programme we will send you an application form to complete online.
Step 2. Selection process (PSA)
If your application is successful you will be invited to attend IGTM 2020 and asked to select exhibitors with whom you wish to schedule appointments. You will be asked to rank your selections in order of preference.
Step 3. Matching process
Our system will match the preferences to generate each diary. Matching is based on mutual requests between you and the exhibitor, and your preferences.
Step 4. Self-Scheduled Appointments (SSA)
Once the matching process is complete you will be given access to view your appointments in your online diary. You can use this tool to contact suppliers to arrange additional Self-Scheduled Appointments.
Please note: Buyers MUST attend a minimum of 30 pre-scheduled appointments.
Register as a buyer
To register your interest in attending IGTM as a Buyer, simply complete this form.