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Registration FAQs

Where and when is IBC?

IBC is held in Amsterdam every September at the RAI Exhibition and Congress Centre. The dates for IBC2017 are:

• IBC Conference 14 - 18 September 2017
• IBC Exhibition 15 - 19 September 2017

RAI Exhibition and Congress Centre
Europaplein
NL-1078 GZ Amsterdam
P.O. Box 77777
NL-1070 MS Amsterdam
The Netherlands

How do I register for IBC2017 before the show?

To register for IBC2017 click here.

Alternatively visit our IBC pass types and registration page to decide which pass is most appropriate to your needs, then click the 'Register Now' button to begin your registration.

If you have any specific queries about your registration please contact the Registration Team at Registration@ibc.org or contact the IBC office +44 (0) 20 7832 4100

How do I register for a student pass?

To register as a student click here

You can then select the option for a student pass. You will need to provide IBC with information about your course, details of your school and valid student ID to verify your student status. 

If you have any specific queries about your registration please contact the Registration Team at Registration@ibc.org or contact the IBC office +44 (0) 20 7832 4100

How do I apply for a Press pass?

To apply for a press pass please click here


All applicants for press accreditation have to verify their media status each year and IBC requires that you are reporting on or from the show to the wider global audience. Many broadcast organisations and government channels issue their employees with press cards. However, holding a press card does not automatically entitle the bearer to press accreditation for IBC2017. To check your eligibility please click here

Once you have completed your online registration your eligibility will be verified and you will receive a confirmation email. If you have any queries please contact the Press Team at press@ibc.org

I want to register at the show, where do I go?

To register for the IBC Conference onsite please go to the Forum Lounge from Wednesday 13 September at 14:00

To register as an Exhibition Visitor onsite please go to the Hall 13 Basement (Elicium) from Thursday 14 September at 14:00

If you are an Exhibitor you can register onsite in the Holland Entrance C from Thursday 07 September at 07:00

To apply for a Press pass please go to the Jade Lounge from Wednesday 13 September 14:00

Click here to view the registration map.

I registered for IBC last year and my log in details no longer work

The password for your IBC registration account will need to be updated each year. Please use the Alumni Lookup on the welcome page to find your alumni record and to receive your unique alumni registration link.

If require assistance please contact the Registration Team at Registration@ibc.org or contact the IBC office +44 (0) 20 7832 4100

Where can I find hotel and travel information?

Visit our 'Plan Your Trip' page for information on accommodation, travel, Venue information and more.

Information can also be found onsite at the Information points located in Holland Entrance C, Entrance F and Europa and at the RAI Hotel & Travel Service located in the Holland lounge.

Can children attend IBC2017?

Children under the age of 16 are not permitted anywhere at IBC.

Where can I collect my pass onsite?

To collect your badge please bring your Registration QR code or confirmation number with a  valid form of identification. Please note your unique QR code can be scanned directly from a smart phone.

If you are a Conference Delegate please go to the Forum Lounge from Wednesday 13 September at 14:00 to print your badge.

If you are an Exhibition Visitor please go to Hall 14 from Thursday 14 September at 14:00 to print your badge.

If you are an Exhibitor please go to Holland Entrance C from Thursday 07 September at 07:00 to print your badge.

If you are a Press pass holder please go to the Jade Lounge from Wednesday 13 September at 14:00 to print your badge.

Click here to view the registration map. 

Please ensure you carry your personal identification (E.G. Passport, Driving Licence, ID Card) When collecting your badge from registration. Entry will not be permitted into the venue without a valid form of ID.

I do not have a QR code

2- weeks prior to the show you will be sent a 'Your ticket for IBC2017' email which will include your QR code and onsite information. If you need another copy of your confirmation email you can resend it to yourself via the notifications tab in ' My Account'. Alternatively you can view your QR code and confirmation number from your account welcome page. To access your account click here and enter your log in details.

When and where can I collect my badge?

Click here to view the Show Opening Times.

Can a colleague collect my badge on my behalf?

If you hold a Conference Delegate or Exhibition Visitor pass you will need to collect your badge yourself. Valid proof of identification will be required to collect your badge onsite.

If you are an exhibitor you can collect you pre-booked collection from the ITN Office located in Hall 13 Basement. If you have not pre-booked a collection please speak to a hostess at the Exhibitor Registration Desks.

Where can I collect my free travel pass?

You can collect your complimentary travel pass from any of the information points onsite. You will need to collect your event badge first as it will be scanned.

Where can I store my luggage?

Cloakroom facilities are located in the Forum Lounge, Holland Entrance C, Entrance F and Europa .

What are the benefits of each pass type?

All IBC badges are valid for the IBC Exhibition and all free content 

You can see a full list of benefits for each pass here.

How can I upgrade my pass? 

To upgrade your pass you will need to log into Your Account using the username and password you created when you registered. Once logged in you can upgrade to your preferred pass. Please click here to be taken to the registration log in page.

Alternatively, please speak to hostess at one of the registration helpdesks onsite.

I need an invoice for my registration

If you have registered for IBC with a pass that requires payment your registration invoice would have been sent to you via email shortly after completion. If you have lost or did not received an invoice please contact the Registration Team at Registration@ibc.org or contact the IBC office +44 (0) 20 7832 4100.

I have registered and now I cannot attend, what can I do?

If you have completed your registration and can no longer attend the following cancellation terms apply to Bronze, Silver and Gold and Startup Forum passes:
• Day of booking until 4 August: 25% cancellation charge
• 5 August until 20 August: 50% cancellation charge
• 21 August onwards: 100% cancellation charge

You can cancel your order by email to registration@ibc.org or fax to +44(0) 20 7832 4130 ensuring that you quote your name, address and your
registration confirmation/account number. 

Alternatively if you would like to transfer your pass to a colleague please contact the Registration Team at registration@ibc.org.
 

  • IBC is the only exhibition we attend. It’s very important for those in the broadcasting industry.
    Jochen Albrecht
    CTO - Albrecht Electronic
  • IBC represents an important annual industry dialogue where the worlds of technology and media intersect.
    Erik Huggers
    CEO, Vevo
  • IBC is the exhibition that gives us the most exposure in the broadcasting industry. The exhibition is a really special show and is close to everyone’s hearts. It gets better every year and has got a great vibe.
    Anoushka Farouk
    Marketing Manager - TSL
  • IBC is not about quantity it’s about quality. Conversations we have are enlightening in every sense. Everyone is here to do business.
    Robert Lisman
    Director of Marketing - Primestream
  • The greatest thing about IBC is that it provides the facilities to network with industry professionals whilst getting great knowledge on new technology.
    Gina Canzano
    Technical Support Engineer - BW Broadcast

 

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