Hosted Buyer Programme

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Back by popular demand, the ITAP Hosted Buyer Programme is set to host more regional buyers with more perks! The programme aims to connect the senior decision-makers from the regional manufacturing industry with global industry suppliers to build synergy in expanding their organisation outreach.

Join us to meet with more than 100 international solution providers from over 15 countries through networking sessions and pre-scheduled one-to-one meetings. These sessions are specially customized for you based on your business requirements!


We will keep you busy, but you will enjoy every moment of it! 


  • Complimentary return flights
  • Complimentary hotel stay with breakfast
  • Transfers from the hotel to the venue for the duration of your stay
  • Complimentary welcome gift


  • Complimentary conference pass with priority access
  • Complimentary digital pass
  • Unlimited access to the business matching platform
  • 1-to-1 consultation service with Step Up program
  • Exclusive invitation to networking sessions
  • Access to the premium lounge


  • Skip the queue and receive the entrance badge in advance
  • Dedicated guided tour during event days
  • Complimentary tour to the smart factory
  • Opportunity to explore local world-class attractions
  • Dining experience perks

  • Senior decision makers in charge of planning, sourcing, procurement and make purchase decisions with respect to the digitalisation of business processes and adoption of I4.0 technologies.
  • Industry manufacturing leaders from Aerospace, Automotive, Chemical, Consumer Goods Manufacturing, Electrical & Electronics, Energy, Food & Beverage, Medtech, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology, and Semiconductor. 

  • Senior management holding job titles such as C-suite Level, Director of Operation/Supply Chain/ Manufacturing, Head of Operation/Supply Chain/ Manufacturing/Factory.
  • Senior representative of companies and organizations based in the Southeast Asia region.
  • Have serious purchase intent in the coming 6 -12 months and with potential for future business.
  • Willing to share existing business challenges and /or solutions being sought from attending ITAP 2021/22
  • Attend a minimum of 10 pre-scheduled meetings with matching exhibitors of choice at ITAP 2021 on 22-24 November
  • Available in person for ITAP 2022 and meet a minimum of 10 pre-scheduled meetings with matching exhibitors of choice.

Step 1 - Apply

Complete the online form where you will be asked to provide your company information, sourcing purposes, proof of vaccination status and related documents.

Step 2 - Confirm

Successful applicants will be informed via email within two weeks from the close of application. An official invitation will be sent to you where you will be required to sign and return by 30 Sept 2021.

Step 3 - Prepare

Indicate preferred matching solution providers with whom you would like to meet at the event. All attendees are to comply with the Safe Management Measures for Safe Business Events, hence your itinerary comprising of pre-scheduled meetings, visitation hours and key activities will be planned together with you to guarantee a smooth experience.

Step 4 - Attend

You will be required to attend a minimum of 2 days trade exhibition to attend scheduled business matching meetings. You may be required to attend a short interview session to give testimonial of the event and complete some simple evaluation form post show.

Step 5 – Get reimbursed

Your expenses will be reimbursed one month after your visit directly into the provided bank account indicated in your application form.

On top of having expenses covered by the event, a qualified Hosted Buyer gains priority access to all business, networking and top-notch experience with ITAP.


*Based on permissible travel arrangements by health authorities and on a selection basis

2-in-1 Hosted Buyer Bundle

2021 (Virtual)

2022 (Physical)*


Bespoke business appointments and scheduling

Listing in buyer directory (non-disclosure of data)

Priority access to VIP Business Lounge


1-to-1 consultation service with Step Up program


Full access pass to the programme

Admission to networking activities


Flight travel costs


Accommodation up to 3 days


Breakfast at your hotel


Transfer from hotel to the event venue



Dedicated guided tour during event days


Tour visit to Smart Factory and Innovation Centres


Discounted perks for recreational tour and dining experience