MCE South Europe 2017 - Sicily

MCE South Europe 2017 - Sicily

08 Oct - 10 Oct 2017, Catania, Sicily, Italy

MCE South Europe is the high-end MICE event offering unique opportunities for South European destinations and its MICE providers to meet up face-to-face with selected worldwide meeting planners, having imminent interest in finding new business partners in South Europe for their pending inquiries. MCE South Europe further combines event essentials as education and social events within the format to assure the variation, to keep all participants in the optimal state of mind performing business. During the two and a half day event up to 35 direct business encounters are being scheduled. These meetings are tailored according the needs of the hosted buyers matching the products and services of the participating Convention Bureaus and suppliers. Meetings are chosen by both to assure the right synergy at the event and so both parties do have business interest in eachother and assuring the highest possible ROI opportunities for all involved.



You will meet:

As a participating destination or supplier of MICE services from South 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:


Thanks a lot for the organization of Istanbul event, it was well planned and very well organized and your team was superb and having great professional behaviour. It was really fruitful event for me as I have met many providers which will help me a lot in near future!

Actelion Saudi Arabia

It was a very cosy, intimate and very well organized event with important contacts! Great environment for making business!

Melia Portugal

The event was vivid, productive and diverse.

Gloria Event Management

Thank you for organising such a productive event for South Europe. Innovative, well-thought, efficient and important event that gives an opportunity to promote our region to buyers that are specifically interested in it! It’s a great opportunity!

FH Hotels

Your event was a great mixture of sightseeing, social program and one-to-one meetings which gave the possibility to make useful contacts for placing our future business in the region!

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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 South 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


Sicily Convention Bureau
Four Points by Sheraton Catania Hotel & Conference Center
Italy Incoming DMC
Hotel Villa Diodoro
Villa Fago
Sicily Convention Bureau
Italy Incoming DMC
Villa Fago
Hotel Villa Diodoro
Four Points by Sheraton Catania Hotel & Conference Center
Sicily Convention Bureau
Italy Incoming DMC
Villa Fago
Hotel Villa Diodoro
Four Points by Sheraton Catania Hotel & Conference Center


MCE South Europe 2017 - Sicily