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Registration FAQs

How do I register for IBC2017 before the show?

Visit our IBC pass types and registration page to decide which pass is most appropriate to your needs, and click the 'Register Now' button to complete your registration. Alternatively, please click here to begin your IBC2017 registration.

Once you have completed your registration you will be sent a confirmation email and a further email detailing what to do when you arrive at IBC2017.

If you have any specific queries about your registration please contact

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 record and complete your registration.

How do I register for a student pass?

To register as a student click here to begin your registration. 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 student registration please contact

How do I register for a press pass?

To register as press please click here.
Once you have completed your online registration your eligibility will be verified and you receive confirmation.

Am I eligible for a press pass?


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 IBC2016.

To check your eligibility please click here. If you have any queries please contact
You can see a full list of benefits for each pass here.

What are the benefits of each pass type?

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

Can children attend the show?

Children under the age of 16 are strictly not permitted anywhere at IBC2017. This includes all exhibition halls and conference areas during build-up, show days and dismantling. Young adults aged 16 – 18 are permitted and must register through the appropriate process.

When is IBC?

IBC is held in Amsterdam every September at the RAI Exhibition and Congress Centre. The dates for IBC2017 are:
• Conference 14-18 September
• Exhibition 15-19 September

Where is IBC?

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

I attended IBC2016 and need a copy of my invoice/receipt

If you require a copy of your invoice, receipt and/or confirmation email, please contact the Registration Team at or contact the IBC office +44 (0) 20 7832 4100.

What is IBC365? 

IBC365 is an online community platform and weekly e-bulletin that shares IBC’s unparalleled business knowledge and insight through fresh and original content, throughout the year. Find out more at
  • 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


IBC Technical Supporters

IBC would like to thank our Technical Supporters: