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Meetings Industry Conferences (Next 12 Months)
Bringing together 40 MICE industry
Bringing together 40 MICE industry suppliers from Spain with buyers+ planners from the U.S> market in an easy-to-use platform, #MeetinSpain2016 will be accessible on all your devices. The trade show will be held daily from 9 a.m. to Noon CST.
Meet and chat with Spaniards in their stands from wherever you are: office, home or on the road. Network with other attendees virtually. Hear testimonials from peers who have planned meetings, events and programs in Spain.
MeetInSpain is an online community for American MICE professionals and Spanish service suppliers. This is a gathering place to showcase the most attractive destinations and venues in Spain for American companies to hold corporate events and meetings.
It is organized by the Tourist Office of Spain in Chicago, which is one of 33 offices worldwide of TURESPAÑA, Spain’s government tourism promotion authority.
Register at www.MeetInSpain2016.com. It takes less than five minutes to sign up.
november 15 (Tuesday) - 17 (Thursday)
Started in 2009,
Started in 2009, Eventex is an annual industry event for event professionals, meeting planners, promoters and live communication professionals.
The main mission of Eventex is to help professionals acquire new skills, boost their creativity, network in a non-traditional setting and celebrate the best achievements in the industry.
Eventex is a revolutionary format combining education, networking, entertainment and awards ceremony that attracts hundreds of attendees from a variety of countries across Europe and beyond.
About Eventex Awards
The Eventex Awards were founded in 2011, honoring the professional excellence worldwide on an annual basis.
Meeting and event planners are encouraged to submit their programs for consideration in 28 different categories. Eventex has a panel of more than 30 event industry judges (and Rob Hard of Business Travel Destinations is among them).
Among some of the previous participants are companies like Google, Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone, Microsoft, Liverpool City Council, Abbvie, DoubleDutch, Etouches and many others from over 40 countries in Europe, Asia, USA and Australia. Distinguished judges in the world of meetings and events recognize the greatest achievements and award only those whose hard work has left a worthy trace in the past year.
About Croke Park Stadium
Croke Park Stadium is the third largest stadium in Europe. Its campus features the Croke Park Meetings & Events Centre, the GAA Museum, Stadium Tour and Etihad Skyline Tour. It also features the Croke Park Meetings & Events Centre, offering more than 5,000 square feet of flexible space with unique amenities to deliver an unforgettable event.
Croke Park Stadium is ideally located just 15 minutes from the airport and 5 minutes from the city centre.
january 24 (Tuesday) - 26 (Thursday)
Croke Stadium Park
ACE of M.I.C.E.
ACE of M.I.C.E. Exhibition is the leading regional event for the meetings, incentives, conferences, events and business travel industry. ACE of MICE brings industry professionals from Turkey and all around the globe in a splendid event. 2017 marks the event’s fourth time in Istanbul Congress Center and Istanbul Lutfi Sirdar.
The three-day event and program includes an exhibition (with B2B meetings), seminar sessions and networking events. It also includes the ACE of MICE Awards Ceremony, which is attended by 2,500 senior meetings and tourism industry individuals from all around the world.
The exhibition is the most extensive B2B event of Turkey, gathering exhibitors with national and international hosted buyers, MICE professionals, corporate companies and associations.
It’s an excellent opportunity to strengthen business relationships by meeting significant MICE companies and buyers from both Turkey and abroad. Turkish buyers and visitors comprises major corporate companies, agencies and expanding associations with an increasing potential and interest to international destinations.
Hosted buyers come from Turkey, North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
february 22 (Wednesday) - 24 (Friday)
Istanbul Congress Center