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MCE South Europe 2022

23 Oct - 25 Oct 2022
Madrid, Spain
Hotel Meliá Avenida América

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 clever event programming, many new successful business partnerships are established.

70+
Event Solutions
2,5
Days
100
% Satisfaction

October

23

ARRIVAL DAY

10:00 – 17:00

MCE South Europe - Registration

12:30 – 16:30

Optional Sightseeing Tour

Discover the elegant city of Madrid with its manicured parks, beautiful boulevards and neo-classical sculptures. The guides will pick you up from Hotel Meliá Avenida América and drive to the main avenue La Castellana, from here the bus tour with stops at Prado Museum, Templo de Debod  and Casa de Campo starts.

The bus tour route is the following: Castellana - Barrio de Salamanca - Retiro  - Cibeles – Neptuno - stop at Prado Museum. Gran Vía, Plaza de España - stop at Templo de Debod - Madrid Río and stop at Puente de Segovia/Casa de Campo.

Reaching the next stop Plaza de Oriente will be even more exciting as there will be a walking tour around all the tourist attractions with experienced and friendly guides with stop for delicious tapas. With the tour concluding at the Hotel Meliá Avenida América.

The walking tour route is the following: Plaza de Oriente, Catedral, Palacio Real, Vistillas, Calle Mayor, Plaza de la Villla y Plaza Mayor. Areas: Cuchilleros/Cava Baja - Puerta del Sol - Calle de Alcalá/Canalejas y Plaza de Sta Ana.

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13:00 – 16:30

Site Inspection Tour

During this site inspection trip you will visit several venues, namely Hotel Puerta America,Hoteles Elba, Hoteles Santos, Hotel Princesa Plaza. Enjoy discovering these venues and panoramic views with traditional snacks and drinks.

17:30 – 19:00

Welcome Cocktail & Opening Speeches

19:00 – 23:00

Welcome Networking Dinner Program at Palacio del Negralejo





The Palacio Del Negralejo is a spectacular complex with 30.000 m2 of facilities with all the services you may need to organize your event. The facilities are presided by the Palacio del Negralejo, giving name to the property, a 18th century palace was built for summer leisure of the nobility of Madrid on the Vega de Henares.

The property includes scenic gardens, courtyards and other outdoor spaces that allow the combination of indoor celebrations with welcome cocktails in the gardens. Special attention is given to the gastronomy at the Palacio del Negralejo. Their chefs are specialized in Vasco-Castellana cuisine which adds a wide selection of traditional and international cuisine.

October

24

FORUM DAY 1

08:00 – 08:30

Welcome Coffee/Tea

08:30 – 09:30

Keynote – 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

Keynote Session

15:30 – 17:05

Scheduled One-to-One Business Meetings

18:30 – 23:00

Evening program: Networking Dinner & Party at NuBel at the Reina Sofia Museum

NuBel: A State-of-the-Art Space at the Heart of Madrid!

Architect Jean Nouvel designed this striking space for brunch, tapas & cocktails with patio dining! Ultramodern and even galactic place features oval shapes and that very intense red color. The chef, Javier Muñoz Calero, is the one who has given this place a twist and the one who makes the guests fall in love with his fun, creative and impeccable cuisine!
 

 

October

25

FORUM DAY 2

08:30 – 08:45

Welcome Coffee/Tea

08:45 – 09:30

South Europe MICE Suppliers Presentation & Tombola

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

Lunch

15:00 – 19:00

Optional Sightseeing Tour

Discover the elegant city of Madrid with its manicured parks, beautiful boulevards and neo-classical sculptures. The guides will pick you up from Hotel Meliá Avenida América and drive to the main avenue La Castellana , from here the bus tour with stops at Prado Museum, Templo de Debod  and Casa de Campo starts.

The bus tour route is the following: Castellana - Barrio de Salamanca - Retiro  - Cibeles – Neptuno - stop at Prado Museum. Gran Vía, Plaza de España - stop at Templo de Debod - Madrid Río and stop at Puente de Segovia/Casa de Campo.

Reaching the next stop Plaza de Oriente will be even more exciting as there will be a walking tour around all the tourist attractions with experienced and friendly guides with stop for delicious tapas. With the tour concluding at the Hotel Meliá Avenida América.

The walking tour route is the following: Plaza de Oriente, Catedral, Palacio Real, Vistillas, Calle Mayor, Plaza de la Villla y Plaza Mayor. Areas: Cuchilleros/Cava Baja - Puerta del Sol - Calle de Alcalá/Canalejas y Plaza de Sta Ana.

brown concrete structure

15:30 – 19:00

Site Inspection

During the site inspection trip you will visit several venues, namely Hotel Puerta America, Hoteles Elba, Hoteles Santos, Hotel Princesa Plaza. Enjoy discovering these venues and panoramic views with traditional snacks and drinks.

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!

Testimonials

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!

Tapahtumallinen

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!

Actelion

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

B2B
Matchmaking

Your next business partners in your meeting schedule

Boutique
& Quality

Highly personable service in exclusive event venues

Effective
Time Usage

Limited out of office time, many new business leads

Varied Event
Program

The ideal mix of meetings, keynotes & networking

Focussed Get-together

Buyers with MICE business for participating destinations

Caring for Health & Safety

Clean and safe protocols to assure your wellbeing

Thank You to Our Partners