All over the world, the name ITB stands for year-round industry knowledge, various networking and trendsetting events with ITB Berlin, ITB China in Shanghai, ITB Asia in Singapore and ITB India in Mumbai. ITB Berlin has been the incubator, showcase and window to the future of the tourism industry since 1966. The World’s Leading Travel Trade Show® is staged annually in March in Berlin. ITB is where the Who’s Who of the travel industry meet. Around three quarters of the exhibitors and 45% of trade visitors are top-level decision-makers from outside Germany. This makes ITB Berlin the main forum for communications and marketing and the travel industry's leading services exhibition. The ITB Berlin Convention, the Leading Travel Industry Think Tank, ( has been held in conjunction with the trade show since 2004 and provides presentations on global trends and innovations from 300 top speakers and panel discussion guests from the business and political communities in over 150 sessions. The convention features 4 days of seminars, symposia, workshops and press conferences addressing the latest issues in the tourism industry. ITB Berlin also includes the eTravel World, known as the biggest innovation hub for Travel Technology within a travel trade show worldwide.