Mallorca Destino MICE | 13 and 14 December 2018

The II edition of the “Mallorca: MICE Destination” forum was held at the Palacio de Congresos de Palma on December 13 and 14 with the main sponsorship of the Fundació Mallorca Turisme and Meliá Hotels International, co-organized by Palau de Congressos de Palma , MPI Iberian Chapter, Mallorca Convention Bureau and Pidelaluna events.

It was a hybrid event (congress + training day + networking event + specialized forum with individual meetings between invited event agencies and local suppliers) characterized by:

– the presence of 20 national and international speakers thanks to the collaboration with the largest sector association in the world, MPI (Meeting Professionals International), such as TED speaker Sarah Dodd or Elling Hamso, director of the ROI Institute

– 3 round tables in which experts such as Christoph Tessmar, director of the Barcelona Convention Bureau, Soraya Romero, sustainability manager of Iberostar participated

– 31 partner companies that exhibited their products and services in an exhibition and networking space

– 11 national hosted buyers

– 113 individual meetings with local suppliers

– 43 students, for whom a specific program was developed

– 220 registered attendees, all professionals in the event industry

– 16 elevator pitches of partner companies

– presence during the event of 4 key media outlets in the industry: Eventoplus, Meet In, MICE.es and Punto MICE

– a teambuilding activity and at the same time site inspection, during which we visited two newly opened or renovated meeting spaces (Hotel Es Princep and Meliá Palma Marina)

– and a special networking and teambuilding opportunity offered by the Food & Friends restaurant and gastronomic space during the dinner cocktail at its new location in Palma

Designed with the Event Design Canvas methodology, the event was considered as responsible and sustainable as possible by reducing the consumption of paper and plastics and using only recycled paper and plastic; implementing the EventsCase app with the purpose of registering, accessing and evaluating online sessions; collaborating with the Mallorca Integra Foundation; offering catering based on local product and highlighting and making visible all the advantages of incorporating an active CSR policy during a round table moderated by Eric Mottard, CEO of Grupo Eventoplus.

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