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MCE South Europe 2019 - Valencia

13 Oct - 15 Oct 2019
Valencia, Spain
Melia Valencia

MCE South Europe is The MICE B2B forum that brings together destinations and event suppliers from South Europe, as well as various other countries, meeting with international event planners. These hosted buyers are keen on finding new business partners from all participation destinations. Through careful participant selection, the business synergy increases greatly. In combination with the highly time-effective and cleaver event programming, many new successful business partnerships are established.

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10:00 – 18:00

MCE South Europe - Registration

15:00 – 18:00

Optional Sightseeing Bike Tour

18:30 – 20:00

Welcome Cocktail and Opening Speeches

20:00 – 23:00

Welcome Networking Dinner at the Iconic Centro del Carme

The Carmen Centre is an emblematic artistic space, with a unique mixture of architectural styles and spectacular rooms devoted to displays, exhibitions, and events. It has different spaces available: two cloisters, one Gothic and the other Renaissance, can host outdoor cocktail parties and the Refectorio, Dormitorio and Ferreres rooms have a large capacity and beautiful construction.They are ideal spaces for stylish events in an original and distinguished setting.




08:00 – 08:30

Welcome Coffee/Tea

08:30 – 09:30

Presentations: Insight into South Europe as MICE Destination

09:30 – 11:05

Scheduled One-to-One Business Meetings

11:05 – 11:30

Networking Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:40

Scheduled One-to-One Business Meetings

13:40 – 14:45

Networking Lunch

14:45 – 15:30

Presentations: Insight into South Europe as MICE Destination

15:30 – 17:05

Scheduled One-to-One Business Meetings

19:30 – 23:30

Evening Dinner Program & Party at the City of Arts and Sciences

The iconic El Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía forms the part of the City of Arts and Sciences and appears as a highly symbolic majestic sculpture, surrounded by the Turia Mediterranean Gardens. In addition to being an international benchmark for lyrical and symphonic content, the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía also offers some diverse and versatile spaces for holding any type of event, function or special celebration and also conferences and corporate or social events.




08:30 – 08:45

Welcome Coffee/Tea

08:45 – 09:30

Tombola & South Europe MICE Suppliers Presentations

09:30 – 11:20

Scheduled One-to-One Business Meetings

11:20 – 11:45

Networking Coffee Break

11:45 – 13:55

Scheduled One-to-One Business Meetings

13:55 – 14:15

Forum Closing Session and Farewells

14:00 – 15:30


15:30 – 17:30

Optional: Old Town Walking Tour

You will meet

When qualified as an event planner and hosted buyer participating at this unique destination experience you will also meet a carefully selected group of destinations and suppliers. Each hotel, hotel chain, DMC, congress center, convention/tourism bureau, or other event supplier is represented by a senior representative assuring the best possible outcome of your encounters. Welcoming you at the forum, all are ready to offer you their HQ services and products, seeking the best way to service your event needs. Meet up with 80 destinations and MICE providers from South Europe and beyond representing:

  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • France
  • Monaco
  • Switzerland
  • Austria
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Malta
  • Greece
  • Bulgaria
  • Turkey
  • Cyprus
  • Serbia
  • Montenegro
  • Croatia
  • Slovenia
  • Czechia
  • Malta
  • And many more!


Very fascinating: a concise meeting format for business meetings and networking, with a very helpful and polite EC team. A big thank you to the complete team involved, which guided me in understanding where to place upcoming business!

Boehringer Ingelheim

A very well-organized event with an extremely high level of attending buyers. All the meetings happened exactly as scheduled and the meeting schedule itself was so personalized that all the buyers that I met were incredibly interested in my product!

Deutsche Hospitality

I enjoyed the atmosphere of the whole event! It was versatile, interesting and fun! I met many new and, most importantly, relevant business contacts. And I loved how meetings were arranged, it was very easy to get to know all the participants!


This workshop is really great and the business opportunities are really good! I totally think that the quality of buyers and the kind of business we did in a couple of days was great and you will definitely see us in the next forums again!

City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau

It is a very interesting event with a great mix of networking opportunities & business meetings. I got an excellent knowledge about the hosting destination and had the chance to see many event locations. Overall, I enjoyed my experience very much!

BCD Meetings & Events, Belgium

Very informative, beneficial and focused on buyers and suppliers needs event! It has been a fantastic experience!

Focusing Events

I am very impressed, both with the 2-day format of the event, Sunday to Tuesday, as well as with the quality of meetings and participants. It is important for us to meet with new leads and at MCE South Europe I met 95% of new high-quality contacts!

The Venues Box

The event was very well planned and superbly organized by the professional EC team. It was a really fruitful event for me as I have met many providers I will cooperate within the near future!


The event was very effective and kept a professional status in every aspect. Although it was intense due to the two days full of meetings, the level of service we all got was really amazing and it made our everyday work really easy!

Divani Collection Hotels

The event is very well organized with highly professional buyers. I especially liked the seriousness and professionalism of the buyers. ROI is a key aspect for any participation and within these settings, we can manage that.

VOI Hotels

The event was vivid, business productive, and the content diverse.

Gloria Event Management

Very high quality of buyers, a well-organized meeting schedule, and optimal duration of 2.5 days. Excellent event!

Le Meridien

Forum Highlights

Caring for Health & Safety

Clean and safe protocols to assure your wellbeing

& Quality

Highly personable service in exclusive event venues

Time Usage

Limited out of office time, many new business leads

Varied Event

The ideal mix of meetings, keynotes & networking

Focussed Get-together

Buyers with MICE business for participating destinations


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