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Hosted Buyer


Below is a brief summary of the benefits and requirements of applying for the Hosted Buyer programme at IATF2021. If you are interested in the applying for the programme, please download our comprehensive Hosted Buyer summary.


Contribution towards the cost of your return flights to Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa (fully hosted buyers only)

Airport Transfers

Complimentary return / round-trip airport transfers.

Hotel Accommodation

Complimentary hotel accommodation in one of the official properties for up to seven (7) nights, depending on your category of hosted buyer


Complimentary breakfast at your allocated hotel

Hotel Transfers

From your official hotel to the venue on all days of the exhibition

Personalised Diary

Personalised diary of appointments with exhibitors of your choice

Speed Networking

Participation in one Speed Networking session (mandatory)

Networking Events

Invitation to the highly exclusive IATF2021 Networking Events

Conference Access

Access to the conference programme and all seminars/workshops

Buyers Lounge

Access to the Buyers Lounge on the show floor, providing complimentary refreshments, lunch and Wi-Fi

Post Tours

Exclusive opportunity to attend one of IATF2021 Africa's official post tours (where applicable)

Hosted Buyer Programme requirements of applying for the Hosted Buyer programme at IATF2021.
Must meet the Hosted Buyer qualifying requirements in order to be considered for the program Hosted Buyers will be required to actively participate the Pre-Scheduling Appointment Programme by selecting and ranking in order of importance a specified number of appointment preferences within a specified timeframe Fully Hosted buyers must commit to seven (7) or four (4) days attendance. Semi Hosted buyers must commit to a minimum of four (4) days.
Must commit to a minimum of 10 appointments per day Must be willing to fill up diary with self-scheduled appointments following the official appointment match results Must complete appointment ratings and post show survey Compulsory attendance to one speed networking session as per appointment schedule. The attendance is mandatory

If you have all the information you need about our Hosted Buyers Program and would like to participate, Register Your Interest today!