WETM-IAC delivers an exceptionally targeted forum for your organisation to establish and strengthen sector-focused partnerships, gain industry intelligence and tap into emerging global markets.

Shape the future of your business and the industry at WETM-IAC

Featuring seminars, networking events and more, WETM-IAC enables delegates to help shape their business and the industry for tomorrow. At the event, delegates can take part in best practice discussions and case study reviews, in addition to meeting with national and global trade associations representing the various sectors in your community.

The Work Experience Travel Market-IAPA Annual Conference (WETM-IAC) aims to bring together organisations operating in or providing services for the cultural exchange, internship, au pairing, work and volunteer abroad and gap year sectors. This annual business-to-business event combines high quality business appointments, valuable educational components and excellent networking opportunities in a small and familiar environment, making it a great platform to strengthen existing and establish new business connections.

Why attend?

Our annual WETM-IAC events are exclusively business-to-business and combinehigh quality business appointments, valuable educational components and excellent networking opportunities in a focused and intimate environment, making it a great platform to strengthen existing and establish new business connections.

  • Pre-scheduled business appointments
  • Exclusive to senders and receivers in cultural exchange, work experience and au pair industry
  • Meet trusted trading partners, proven products
  • Sector targeted world-class expertise
  • Develop and maintain customer relations
  • Accelerate speed to market of products and services

Our history

Over the years WETM-IAC has been held in the following locations:

2023 Athens, Greece

2022 Malta & Online

2021 Online

2020 St. Julian’s, Malta – postponed

2019 Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

2018 Seville, Spain

2017 Munich, Germany

2016 Atlanta, USA

2015 Lisbon, Portugal

2014 London, UK

2013 Rome, Italy

2012 Budapest, Hungary

2011 Brussels, Belgium

2010 Miami, USA

2009 Vienna, Austria

2008 The Hague, the Netherlands

2007 Riga, Latvia

2006 Barcelona, Spain

2005 Prague, Czech Republic

2004 Cannes, France

2003 Dublin, Ireland

2002 Warsaw, Poland

2001 Rome, Italy

2000 Nice, France

1999 Madrid, Spain

1998 Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1997 Paris, France