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MCE South Europe

24 Oct - 26 Oct 2021
Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal
Pestana Vila Sol

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.

60+
Buyers
35
B2B Meetings
84%
Returning Suppliers

You will meet

At Europe Congress we apply strict and lengthy qualification processes to assure you’re meeting event planners that are your most likely next business partners. Each invited hosted buyer has been in touch with our in-house recruitment team and is personally interviewed via telephone conversations, subject to pre-registration, and reference checking before an invitation is extended. The decision-making event buyers have upcoming business for South Europe as well as other destinations and organize business events on a high frequency. Our 10 years+ experience in these processes have offered a proven track record of highly successful B2B matchmaking. The up to 80 that you will meet in person at the forum are from:


  • Germany, Austria, Switzerland: 20%
  • The United Kingdom & Ireland: 20%
  • France, Benelux & Scandinavia: 20%
  • Central & Eastern Europe: 10%
  • Russia & CIS: 10%
  • Middle East & Asia: 10%
  • North America: 10%

  • Representing: 65% Agencies, 25% Corporates, 10% Associations

October

24

ARRIVAL DAY

12:00 – 17:00

MCE South Europe - Registration

12:30 – 16:30

Optional Sightseeing Tour

17:00 – 18:00

Welcome Cocktail & Opening Speeches

18:00 – 23:00

Welcome Networking Dinner Program

October

25

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

October

26

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

14:30 – 19:00

Optional Site Inspection & Sightseeing Tours

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

The best way of connecting with new destinations and its MICE suppliers! Excellent forum with great suppliers to meet during match-made one-to-one meetings. This event is the most effective on the market!

New Horizons

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

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 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

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

B2B
Matchmaking

Your next business partners in your meeting schedule

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