How can Hosted Buyers attend?

  • AIME offers flexible attendance options based on your time available and specific needs. When you are approved to be a Hosted Buyer, you can select your preference to attend as a Fully Hosted Buyer, a Semi Hosted Buyer, Day Buyer or Trade Buyer.

    Hosted Buyer Enquiry Form

  • Fully Hosted Buyer

    Enjoy the full 4-day Hosted Buyer Program including the following benefits:

    • Complimentary flights, accommodation and transfers
    • Access to pre and post touring programs
    • Access to dedicated Hosted Buyer education sessions
    • Complimentary tickets to the highly sought-after AIME Welcome Event and Uncover Melbourne networking events
    • Access to the Hosted Buyer Lounge
    • A minimum of 10 appointments per day on both exhibition days (20th & 21st February)

    Semi Hosted Buyer

    Enjoy the full 4-day Hosted Buyer Program including the following benefits:

    • Complimentary accommodation and transfers
    • Access to pre and post touring programs,
    • Access to dedicated Hosted Buyer education sessions
    • Complimentary tickets to the highly sought-after AIME Welcome Event and Uncover Melbourne networking events
    • Access to the Hosted Buyer Lounge
    • A minimum of 10 appointments per day on both exhibition days (20th & 21st February)
    • Please note: you are responsible to book and pay for your flights to and from Melbourne. AIME does not reimburse this.
  • Day Buyer

    This is a great option to attend AIME if you cannot commit to the full 4-day Hosted Buyer program, with the flexibility of booking your own flights, accomodation and transfers.

    • Access to dedicated Hosted Buyer education sessions
    • Complimentary tickets to the highly sought-after AIME Welcome Event and Uncover Melbourne networking events
    • Access to the Hosted Buyer Lounge
    • A minimum of 10 appointments per day
    • Please note: you are responsible to book and pay for your flights, accommodation and transfers. AIME does not reimburse this.

    *NEW* - Trade Buyer

    Looking to meet and do business with exhibitors without being locked into a full day of appointments? Our new Trade Buyer offering allows you access to an appointment diary without having to fill the minimum 10 appointment slots per day.

    This is the perfect solution for Victorian buyers who are traditionally time poor to attend a full day at AIME.

  • Attendance Fees

    Once you have been accepted onto the Hosted Buyer Program you will be notified via email of your success.

    You will also receive a link to a secure payment gateway, which allows you to process your (non-refundable) registration fee in order to secure your place in the program.

    Submit your completed registration before 31 October to receive the early bird discount off your registration fee! 50% discount for International Hosted Buyers, 100% for Domestic and New Zealand Hosted Buyers!

    View Hosted Buyer Registration Fees

     

     

    Hosted Buyer Attendance Options & Benefits

  • Contact our Hosted Buyer Team

    Get in touch with our dedicated Hosted Buyer team who are on hand to answer any questions you may have about our Hosted Buyer Program and qualification process.

    Lorna Greenland
    Hosted Buyer Manager

    T +61 2 9422 2943
    Email Lorna

    Victoria Wood
    Hosted Buyer Account Manager

    T +61 2 9422 2462
    Email Victoria

    Express Your Interest

    If you are a meetings and events planner with purchasing authority looking to do business with MICE suppliers, please follow the link below to express your interest in participating in our Hoster Buyer Program.

    Express Your Interest


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