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The ITB Berlin Convention is the Leading Travel Industry Think Tank. Top decision-makers from the tourism industry and political community join recognized experts to address the core issues that will radically change the structure of the global travel sector. The ITB Berlin Convention offers its participants:

  • Global trends & the latest study results
  • Innovative business models & best practices
  • > 400 top speakers
  • > 200 sessions

The ITB Berlin Convention is thus an indispensable information and networking platform, providing inspiration and orientation for strategy and action in a dynamically changing global travel industry.

Be one step ahead, be the first to learn about the most important trends and issues.

Admission is already included in the ITB Berlin tickets!

The 2019 ITB Berlin Convention is focused on the four biggest, latest challenges, as well as on concrete ways in which the global tourism industry should take action on climate change, environmental sustainability, future mobility and overtourism, as well as how best to serve tourists’ new demands, individual tastes and politics. Check out our four key topics.

In a variety of innovative convention sessions in the new CityCube Berlin location, the status quo will be highlighted, challenges clearly identified and constructive solutions presented. The speakers will be thought leaders and top executives from politics and business as well as renowned scientists. In the new Deep Dive sessions in the Cube Club, the main topics of the convention will be expanded on in smaller groups.

Click here for detailed information and regular updates about the convention program.

Find out here which highlights you can expect at ITB Berlin Convention 2019.

A summary of all important facts about ITB Convention is available in our Convention flyer (PDF, 941.3 kB)

Download the regularly updated and detailed program (PDF) here.

Download ITB Convention program 2019 (PDF, 4.2 MB)

Download ITB CSR program 2019 (PDF, 4.4 MB)

Information at a glance

ITB Berlin Convention 2019 takes place from Wednesday, March 6 through Saturday, March 9 at the ITB Berlin fairground. NEW: The ITB Convention will take place at a new location. Find us in the CityCube Berlin as well as in the halls 7.1 a, 7.1b and 6.1.

The ITB Berlin Convention program 2019 is available at the beginning of December 2018 at

Find also the convention program, information about the single sessions and speakers in the official ITB App available for download from Mid-February on.

No prior registration is needed in order to participate at ITB Berlin Convention. The ITB Berlin Exhibitor and Trade Visitor Ticket enables you to participate at any ITB Berlin Convention Session at no additional cost.

All trade visitors and ITB Berlin exhibitors can attend ITB Berlin Convention for free. The convention is included in any ITB Berlin ticket. The ticket shop will be available from December on.

Yes! We will be streaming several sessions on our website during ITB Convention 2019, so you don’t miss out on anything. The videos will also be made available on our Youtube Channel after the convention.

A selection of presentations or seminar papers is available for download at the eLibrary.

If you are an expert on issues related to the tourism industry and would like to be considered as an ITB Berlin Convention speaker, then we would like to hear from you! There are three different session formats: keynote speech, panel discussion or interview. Please email us a summary of your proposed session as well as your biography (E-mail:

Please click here to find out about different sponsoring packages.

Please click here for travel details.

Please click here to see a hall plan.

Find the convention program, information about the single sessions and speakers in the official ITB App available for download from Mid-February here.

Cloakrooms will be available here:

  • Entrance South
  • Service center hall 7 (SCH7)
  • Hall 9
  • Entrance East (Hall14.1)
  • Entrance Norht (Hall19)
  • Halle 20/21
  • CityCube Berlin, Entrance Foyer (East)

As a general rule, the cloakrooms are manned until 7 pm.

Each deposited garment costs 2.50 EUR and each piece of luggage costs 4 EUR

Attention: Please make note of the location of the cloakroom you’re using – this information cannot be found on the cloakroom tickets.

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