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Porto and the north of Portugal: Adding on awards

“It’s only been 24 hours since I arrived in Porto, Portugal, and I can already tell this is going to be one of my favorite cities.” says the travel writer Rachelle Lucas in her popular blog thetravelbite.com, shortly after setting

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Estoril Coast Ambassadors Club

The Estoril Coast Ambassadors Club held its first recognition event on 7th December. The Club which aims to promote the Estoril Coast as the perfect congress destination for Meetings and Events gathered a multitude of senior association, meeting industry suppliers and

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EIBTM delivers growth and innovation

EIBTM 2012 (www.eibtm.com), the annual hub for the global meetings industry, continued its onward journey through growth and innovation with the largest Hosted Buyer programme to date, the most dynamic Future Events Experience, the first EIBTM Hybrid Conference streamed globally,

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2013 Rotary Convention in Lisbon – ABREU

The International Fair of Lisbon will be the stage of the next 104th Convention of Rotary International, which will attract to Lisbon more than 30 thousands Rotarians from all over the world. This event will generate more than 80 million

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‘Business hotels collection, Places & cities’ is born

Bringing together a select group of the best hotels, venues and cities for all types of international corporate event. Positioning, specialisation, profitability, personalisation, prestige, expansion… these are just some of the many advantages that partners of Business Hotels Collection, Places

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Canary Island Convention Centre -Alfredo Kraus Auditorium will host the XXVI Congress of the Spanish Federation of Professional Congress Organizers

Canary Island Convention Centre –Alfredo Kraus Auditorium will host the XXVI Congress of the Spanish Federation of Professional Congress Organizers with more than 300 industry professionals from 20 to 23 February 2013 Free flights to Gran Canaria for participants Canary

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Sharp unveils the new generation of multifunction systems at the european convention held in Portaventura Business & Events

Sharp has accelerated the introduction of the new generation of high connectivity multifunction products with two A3 colour models: this was one of the major innovations announced to more than 750 delegates from around the world, gathered in PortAventura Business

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Granada hosts the Green Med Forum, focused on Mediterranean horticultural and olive oil production.

Granada Conference & Exhibition Centre hosted from 21 to 23 November, the V Green Med Forum, an international gathering that centers on the economy and production of olive oil, fruit and vegetable production in the Euro-Mediterranean basin. The event has

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Catalonia: a multi-destination for congresses and events

The Catalunya Convention Bureau, attached to the Catalan Tourist Board, has launched the “Catalonia Congresses and Events” programme, identifying a network of nine destinations perfectly equipped to host conventions, with first-class, modern facilities, accessible, provided with excellent communications and with

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A wholehearted venture, a bespoke offer for the organiser

The Palau de Congressos de Catalunya: an integrated project for successful events In April 2011, HUSA and GLOBAL EXHIBITION CENTERS reached an agreement for GEC to take over the management of the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya. Behind this organisational

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In 2013 the medical sector, is playing the leading role at the Convention & Exhibition Centre of Feria Valencia

The Congress sector in the Convention & Exhibition Centre of Feria Valencia will be loaded with new features during the next 2013; where the medical and health sector is playing the leading role in its events calendar. The Valencian facilities,

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Major national congresses in the second half of 2012 in the Trade Fairs and Congress Center of Málaga

Among other major events, the venue has hosted the 34th National Semergen Congress, from 26-29 September, and the SECOT Congress 2012, from 3-5 October. The Trade Fairs and Congress Centre of Malaga (FYCMA) has been the seat of a number

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29 professionals get Kursaal’s recognition for attracting congresses to Donostia-San Sebastián

Twenty-nine professionals have got their accreditation for being part of Enbaxadore, a programme giving symbolic recognition to professionals working to attract healthcare, science, technology and university congresses to Donostia-San Sebastián. Kursaal and Donostia-San Sebastián Turismo & Convention Bureau, the two

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How to look for business in times of crisis

In these difficult times we are going through, the ICCA Iberian Chapter’s Annual Meeting and Assembly (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 7-8 March 2012) aimed to handle with determination the strategy to improve sales in the Meetings Industry. One example

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Feria Valencia: the Convention & Exhibition Centre hosts world class events

Feria Valencia’s Convention and Exhibition Centre was chosen to celebrate the 78th UFI Congress, L’ Union de Foires International. The congress participants were over 400 venue managers and event organisers from more than 50 countries. UFI’s Director, Mr. Paul Woodward,

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Kursaal Conference Centre in San Sebastian: Record in conference turnover

2011 has once again been an exceptional year at Kursaal Conference Centre in terms of conferences, with a record in conference turnover – for the second year running – with the financial year also including growth in their sizes, which

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Lisbon: Pátio da Galé, Best Venue Prize 2012

Opened on the 25th Feb 2011, after one year as a venue it won the Best Venue Prize award last week. A prize given by Publituris (Portuguese Tourisn Newspaper) on the Portugal Trade Awards 2012. Part of the Marquis of

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Christoph Tessmar, new Director of Barcelona Convention Bureau

During the Barcelona Convention Bureau General Assembly, which took place last March 6 and brought together about 200 professionals, the tourism consortium announced a change of director for Barcelona Convention Bureau and the name of the person who would now

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Barcelona: CCIB launches its own app for android and iphone

The new application allows users to access a large quantity of information, quickly and conveniently from their own mobile smartphone. With this new service, the CCIB aims to promote the brand and provide a useful tool for congress organisers and

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Global Passenger Network (GPN): The Right Partner for MICE Organizers

GPN held his 13th Annual General Meeting in Finland last month.  GPN members from all over the world met there. GPN is an elite association of the best motor coach companies in the world founded in 2006 by a group

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