ITB Trade Visitor Newsletter

Dear Sir or Madam,

Most important question of the day: Did you save your ticket for ITB Berlin NOW yet?
By mid-February*, ITB Berlin NOW is open for exploration to all registered participants. With your ticket you can then set up your profile and explore the features and faces of ITB Berlin NOW to get yourself ready for the live event phase from 9 to 12 March.
In today's trade visitor news we'll share:
► the current exhibitor list of ITB Berlin NOW
► highlights of ITB Berlin NOW Convention
► a useful tutorial and a new "Katie-lesson"
► your dose of insightful industry news
Happy reading and best regards,
Your ITB Berlin Team
*You will receive an email notification when the platform is open once you are registered as trade visitor.
ITB Berlin NOW
First step: save your ticket!
Our tip: save your ticket for ITB Berlin NOW today to be among the first participants to set up appointments and start networking!
For only 99 EUR you get access to all features of ITB Berlin NOW and get to soak in inspiration until 31 May 2021.
More than 1.500 exhibitors are already on board waiting for you to connect and talk business!
Check out our daily updated exhibitor list!


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4 days of content, 2 stages, 150+ sessions
ITB Berlin NOW Convention awaits with more than 15 topic related tracks bringing industry experts on stage. Join the various keynotes, panel discussions and interviews with your ticket to ITB Berlin NOW.
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The program of ITB Berlin NOW Convention is available NOW and will be updated regularly.
On the cutting edge: watch out for these young companies
Pioneers and newcomers of the tourism startup scene with interesting concepts that could not be more different:
HomeToGo and SocialBnB will talk about business, people and refreshing ideas on 11 March, 6-7 pm at ITB Berlin NOW Convention on the convention stage 2.
Megatrend Digitalization and Implications for Tourism
3 CEO Interviews you don't want to miss! 9 March from 6-7pm: "Traveller Trends, Insights and Tripadvisor's Innovations" with Stephen Kaufer, CEO, Tripadvisor, "The Future of Mobility" with Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO, Uber and "Megatrends in Travel Technology" with Sean Menke, CEO, Sabre.
Start UP NOW
Are you a Startup, interested in connecting with investors or just want to learn more about the actual startup landscape?
Then join the daily happy hour powered by VIR e.V. at our Travel Tech & Startup Café from 9 - 12 March at 5pm and have a look on the Startup NOW sessions with companies like SocialBnB, MyCabin, Greentinyhouses, Smartguide and several others at convention stage 2.
Restarting Destinations and Enhancing Resilience
Why must destination development focus on resilience in the future? Find out on 11 March at 11am: "Destination Recovery and Resilience: Pathway towards a “better normal” by our ITB Future track sponsor mascontour. Followed by the ITB Resilience Roundtable (with Jacobs Media & the Resilience Council) where thought leaders discuss policies that have been or will be launched and their impact.

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Together with our Co-Host WTCF we're looking forward for you joining ITB Berlin NOW Convention!
ITB Berlin NOW is a tool, not a toy!
Participation requires a little practice BEFORE the live event phase from 9 to 12 March! Ideally you should plan approximately 1 to 2 days to watch tutorials, find yourself around on the platform, setting up your profile and fixing appointments.
But don't worry, we've got you covered and take you literally by the hand to get the best out of your ITB Berlin NOW experience!
Tutorial ITB Berlin NOW
Inquisitive Katie "explains" features of ITB Berlin NOW
ITB Berlin NOW is a great example of an interactive marketplace!
However, Katie, being a digital trade show newcomer, needs a second try in understanding... See for yourself in lesson 4 with Katie explaining "Interactive Marketplace".
Tutorial: Service and Support Portal at ITB Berlin NOW
On a more serious note: You have questions about ITB Berlin NOW, want to catch some tips and tricks on how to optimze your virtual presence and make your way through the platform?
The Service and Support Portal is your go-to-page for any kind of question about ITB Berlin NOW!
This short tutorial will help you to navigate through the Service and Support Portal in order to find the answers you are looking for:
ITB Berlin NOW Tutorial

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Saxony - Official Culture Destination
Saxony has what it takes: ITB Berlin NOW 2021 turns into a stage
This year, there will be a world premiere in Saxony: the state is Official Culture Destination of ITB Berlin NOW. With the slogan “SAXONY - FEEL THE ART BEAT” the region is advertising its top range of art and cultural experiences in museums, theatres and in exhibitions. From 9 to 12 March the most important meeting point, in addition to Saxony’s Brand Card, will be the digital Culture Café with interviews, videos, music and exciting virtual tours.

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A 300 second audio tour through Saxony
If you haven't put Saxony on your travel list yet, here is Veronika Hiebl, CEO of Saxony's Tourism Marketing Association (TMGS) taking you on a guided audio tour through some of the touristic highlights and wow factors of Saxony! On the tour Mrs Hiebl will pass by unique cities, natural highlights, musical history, architectural must-sees and much more.
Tune in the Travel Hero Podcast episode on Spotify, Podigee, Apple Podcasts or on
Your daily news portal
Valuable insights from the travel industry served as snackable articles. Make sure to stop by ITB Berlin News on your daily routine to not miss any news!
This week's selection:
► "All Laos to be Connected by Rail in 2021"
► "Business Travel Recovery Will Take Time"
► "IHG Gets a Total Brand makeover"
► "Environment at Heart of ITB Reading List"
ITB News Artikel Business Travel
ITB News Artikel IHG
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We've got the answers!
► ITB Berlin NOW Ticketshop:
► Service and support page:
► Exhibitor registration form and more information:
► Questions regarding exhibitor packages to:
► Technical questions about the platform:
► Sponsoring interest:

In our regularly updated FAQ's you will also find answers to the most frequently asked questions.

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ITB Berlin NOW Team