Harry Potter™: The Exhibition is coming to Madrid starting November 18 at IFEMA

Event Industry News

Rowling’s Wizarding World when Harry Potter: The Exhibition comes to Madrid for the first time. Madrid will be […]. The post Harry Potter™: The Exhibition is coming to Madrid starting November 18 at IFEMA appeared first on Event Industry News.

New Five-Star Property Opens in Madrid’s Iconic Plaza España


Spanish hotel group VP Hoteles has opened a new flagship property, VP Plaza España Design 5* , in the heart of Madrid. The post New Five-Star Property Opens in Madrid’s Iconic Plaza España appeared first on Blog.

A Specialz Summer for Xylobands

Event Industry News

They seem to have been a part of the Coldplay arsenal of live audience participation forever but in fact, the very first Xylobands were used on 6th October 2011 for Coldplay’s launch show for Mylo Xyloto in Madrid.

Poken wins five-year contract with Artexis Easyfairs

Event Industry News

The agreement follows the successful deployment of Poken at its Futurizz event in Madrid, which […].

7 Smart Moves at Hilton Quebec & Velas Resorts

Smart Meetings

She’s been with the brand for 14 years in Madrid, London, Miami and New York and was most recently managing director. Jean-Francois Lincourt Hilton Quebec appoints Lincourt general manager. He was most recently hotel manager of Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston.

The perfect speaker briefing

Gallus Events

I’ve delivered presentations in Barcelona, Beijing, Budapest, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London and Madrid. There is a direct correlation between how well a speaker is briefed and how good the conference will be. The better the briefing the better the content.

Baja Convention Managers Named

Smart Meetings

Mexico City and Madrid firms have been awarded a contract as a private joint venture to manage the convention centers of Los Cabos and La Paz in Baja California Sur, the lower half of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula. Trade Fair Institution of Madrid (IFEMA) and Actidea, S.A.

7 Smart Moves—at Mahekal Beach Resort, Kimpton & More

Smart Meetings

Lim will lead the board comprised of members from other CVBs—Berlin, Bogota, Cape Town, Copenhagen, Edinburgh, Dubai, Houston, Madrid, Melbourne, Tokyo and Vancouver. Maria Elena Armenta Mahekal Beach Resort in Playa del Carmen, Mexico has added Armenta as director of sales and marketing.

Tech Star: Sinead Murphy, Director of Live Events, Web Summit

Connect Your Meetings

Web Summit and its correlating events around the world (Collision in New Orleans, Rise in Hong Kong, MoneyConf in Madrid and Surge in Bangalore, India) work differently from most.

Tourism in Barcelona the impact of events

Gallus Events

Within Spain, it is not just Barcelona that sees this side to tourism, Madrid is also having concerns. When event professionals organise international events we bring visitors with us. Our visitors may just stay overnight in a local hotel or they may shop and tour the city.

Valencia submits €170m bid to host Web Summit

Event Industry News

Other contenders for the conference include Munich, Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Bilbao, London and current host city Lisbon. Web Summit’s co-founder Paddy Cosgrave: The city of Valencia has submitted a €170 million open bid to host the Web Summit over a 10-year period. Photograph: Reuters.

6 Day Trips from Santa Fe

Smart Meetings

Artist gallery in Madrid. Madrid. Madrid (pronounced MA-drid) is one of the coolest towns in New Mexico, if not the entire country. Guest room at Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi, Santa Fe. Santa Fe is nicknamed The City Different, and it won’t take groups long to figure out why.

This App Will Help You Never Be Late Again

PCMA Convene

Baltimore, Philadelphia, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Seattle — and 30 international cities, including Paris, Sydney, Tokyo, Berlin, Madrid, Copenhagen, and Barcelona. Barbara Palmer, Senior Editor and Director of Digital Content, Convene.

CWT Meetings & Events research: London to remain top EMEA destination for corporate meetings and events in 2019

Event Industry News

Meanwhile, Madrid (9/6) is off the 2019 list, too. CWT Meetings & Events, a division of global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), today unveiled its predictions for the top ten cities in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in M&E. The ranking is based on proprietary and industry data in CWT’s 2019 Meetings & Events Future Trends report, to be published later this week. 2019 forecast (2018/17 positions in brackets): London, UK (1/1). Moscow, Russia (6/-).

Robe Dreams on

Event Industry News

Eduardo (Edu), founding partner and creative director of Pixelmap Studios in Madrid, lights many dance music events and has become a bit of an expert in the specific optical needs of the genre.

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100 Days and Counting

PCMA Convene

We have also accelerated our grassroots activation of building communities across Europe with education events in Barcelona and Madrid, along with a full slate of activities at IMEX Frankfurt. When I opened the door to PCMA headquarters in late January, it felt very familiar.

ICCA Names Top 20 Association Meeting Cities

Smart Meetings

The biggest rising star this year is Amsterdam, which climbed an impressive five spots to tie Madrid for seventh place. Madrid.

Instagram Stories Celebrate One Year

Smart Meetings

Madrid. Instagram Stories may only be celebrating its first year in existence, but the effect it has on the app—especially for businesses and brands— is significant.

6 Day Trips from Albuquerque

Smart Meetings

Groups journey through the past as they wind through the old mining towns of Sandia Park, Golden, Madrid and Cerrillos. Madrid, another picturesque old town, features a wood-plank sidewalk. Sky City, Acoma Pueblo.

Why Sustainable Conferences Are Important


But, for example, if your conference is in London , making it as central as possible would mean the transport requirements for every single attendee is reduced, similarly for New York, Paris or Madrid.

10 Exceptional Networking Event Examples


Hosted in Madrid, South Summit’s Startup Competition gathers over 3,500 startups and more than 50 investors across hundreds of organizations under one roof. Networking is and always has been one of the primary reasons attendees sign up for events.

Top 10 High Tech Hotels Around the World

Smart Meetings

Madrid, Spain. Pengheng Space Capsules Hotel, Shenzhen, China. Holographic meetings , robot concierges and underwater music systems are no longer items of science fiction—they’re current hotel amenities. These are 10 of the most high-tech hotels in the world right now.

Meeting Destinations Make Best of the World List

Smart Meetings

We’d like to send out special congratulations to the following: Hawaiian Island of Kauai; the state of Georgia; Anchorage, Alaska; Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada; Cartagena, Colombia; Hamburg, Germany; and Madrid, Spain. “We

Travel Industry Reacts to Trump Victory

Smart Meetings

The day before the election, Reuters spoke with Enrique de la Madrid Cordero, Mexico’s secretary of tourism , who said that Mexico is prepared to work with the future president, with no regard to party affiliation.

Ideas and Energy Collide at Collision

PCMA Convene

It took just a few steps onto the show floor at the Collision technology-startup conference to see where its name comes from. Hall H of the New Orleans Ernest N.