MCE Central & Eastern Europe 2018 - Zagreb

MCE Central & Eastern Europe 2018 - Zagreb

18 Feb - 20 Feb 2018, Zagreb, Croatia

The highly successful MICE business forum series, the MCE Central and Eastern Europe, is organised by Europe Congress for the 8th consecutive year. Building on Central and Eastern Europe’s MICE business potential, this unique forum brings together buyers from all over the world with high quality solution providers from the region. DMCs, PCOs, event management companies, convention bureaus, hotels, airlines from participating Central and Eastern European countries meet up with carefully selected, qualified and pre-screened buyers. MCE Central and Eastern Europe is offering the advantage of bringing high potential business partners together in a very comfortable, well organized event venue. All business counterparts meet face-to-face in pre-organised, match-made meetings but also have the opportunity to spend time together in really getting to know eachother, as can only happen in this boutique format event. This boutique MICE B2B forum offers the perfect mix of pre-scheduled face-to-face meetings, educational sessions presented by industry opinion leaders, plenty of networking opportunities and social events. It will be your best investment - as many of our previous and returning participants say – into finding new business opportunities and partners.



You will meet:

As a participating destination or supplier of MICE services from Central and Eastern Europe you will meet with a carefully selected, personally interviewed, screened and qualified group of buyers that have upcoming outbound business for your destination and are seeking new partnerships. Your most likely next business partners are among:


Best business networking event I have so far attended for the events industry!

Bilfinger Alpensektor

A unique boutique forum offering an intimate platform to suppliers and buyers to meet and do business!


This is a great and rewarding B2B forum dedicated to the increase of MICE business towards the Central & Eastern European region!

Kuoni Destination Management

Great price performance ratio of the event and you meet good quality buyers in very professional surroundings that have real business. EC takes care of everything and is very professional!

Visit Berlin

Very efficient event with a varied engaging program and most important, meeting up with all the regional destinations, key to organizing our congresses!

ECCO – the European CanCer Organisation

At this event you get 35 meetings and I already had even more than that! This is a really good result and I am highly satisfied with this experience! As sales persons – this is what we are looking for!

The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest



Percentage of Unique Buyers per Event


Average Number of Events per Year per Buyer


ROI Satisfaction

Forum Highlights


Our events are solely about MICE business

Varied Event Program

Business meetings, keynotes, networking & socialising

Target Audience

Invited buyers with business potential for participating suppliers

Effective Time Usage

Limited out of office time, high number of new business leads

Boutique & Quality

Selected decision makers in exclusive event venues

B2B Matchmaking

We create you your ideal schedule with next business partners

Key fact


Our events are solely about MICE business

Varied event program

Business meetings, keynotes, networking & socializing


Buyers selected on destination interest: Synergy!

Effective event time usage

Limited out of office time yet high number of new business leads


Invite only participants in top notch event venues

Exclusive & Boutique

Limited participant numbers to secure personal approach and result focus


Europe Congress applies a strict and lengthy qualification process to guarantee a high quality of the event. Only senior positioned event planners with sufficient (upcoming) outbound MICE) business for Central & Eastern Europe are being invited. The process of the entire qualification of all event planners takes more than half a year. The Europe Congress recruitment team dedicates itself to this work intensive procedures to assure each participating hosted buyer to be worthwhile meeting for the participating destinations and suppliers. The hosted buyers’ qualification process consists of the following procedures:

  • Detailed telephone Interview with event planners to uncover business potential
  • Pre-registration in case of the successful outcome of an interview
  • Invitation to event registration (based on provided business activity data)
  • Further qualification and reference checking based on registration details
  • Official Hosted Buyer event participation confirmation


Zagreb Convention Bureau
Croatian Tourism Board
Hotel Dubrovnik
Penta DMC
Croatian Tourism Board
Hotel Dubrovnik
Zagreb Convention Bureau
Penta DMC
Croatian Tourism Board
Hotel Dubrovnik
Zagreb Convention Bureau
Penta DMC


MCE Central & Eastern Europe 2018 - Zagreb