5 of Spain’s best Festivals in 2017

Event Industry News

Spain is definitely the land of spectacular and interesting festivals. All over Spain all year round there are numerous festivals and celebrations in many villages, towns and cities, marking everything from religious dates to solstices, food and traditions.

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GAME OF THRONES®: THE TOURING EXHIBITION will kick off its worldwide tour in Barcelona, Spain

Event Industry News

The post GAME OF THRONES®: THE TOURING EXHIBITION will kick off its worldwide tour in Barcelona, Spain appeared first on Event Industry News.

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NBA targets new audiences with new experience in Spain

Event Industry News

The post NBA targets new audiences with new experience in Spain appeared first on Event Industry News. NBA has launched its latest iteration of its European fan experiences ‘NBA Zone’, in partnership with leading Spanish bank BBVA.

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Fiesta time for Neptunus as Ford launches its latest model in Spain

Event Industry News

Neptunus has partnered with leading events and communications agency Mansfields Design for the European media launch of the all-new Ford Fiesta, held in Spain throughout July through a series of events staged within a bespoke temporary exhibition space.

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Report: World’s Top Meetings Destinations in 2018

Smart Meetings

In Europe, countries in top demand by meeting planners are Spain, the United Kingdom and France. In Europe overall, Spain ranks first in demand, with more than 15 percent of Pacific World’s RFPs worldwide. Spain Appeals to All.

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Try New Event Ideas For 2018: Create a Roadshow, Book Underrated Venues, Create a Unique Event Experience

Endless Events

As we kick off 2018, we’re excited to discover a lot of new event ideas for 2018 to energize our event planning.

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Meeting Destinations as Seen on The Bachelorette

Smart Meetings

Rioja, Spain. The last men standing each enjoyed a night in the Fantasy Suite with Lindsay at Hotel Viura in Rioja, Spain. ABC’s The Bachelorette is about so much more than Rachel Lindsay’s journey to a proposal on the program’s most dramatic finale ever.

The Planner’s Fire and Ice Travel Guide

Smart Meetings

Seville, Spain—Dorne. After a riveting midseason episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones on Sunday, the show’s omnipresent buzz is stronger than ever. One major appeal is the transcendent scenery. It turns out, these places aren’t all that other-worldly.

Terrorist Attack Impacting Travel Plans? You May be Insured

Smart Meetings

In the days after a van drove into a crowd in Barcelona, Spain, killing 17 people and injuring more than 100 others, many already traveling in the area—and many more planning trips—were left wondering what to do in the face of an incident that was labeled a terrorist attack.

EventsCase Event Management Software opens London office and doubles up staff

Event Industry News

EventsCase, with every bit of kit you need to manage your conferences, has seen a rapid growth in 2016 that led to the hiring of 10 new staff members for its technical office in Spain and its new headquarters in London.

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Spanish music fans launch online petition in fightback against ticket touts #stopticketabuse

Event Industry News

The President of the Bruce Springsteen fan club in Spain, Joan Colet, yesterday (13 June) launched a petition on change.org calling on the Spanish Congress and Government to take on for-profit secondary ticketing websites.

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EventsCase exhibits at IBTM World and sets up freedom wall

Event Industry News

EventsCase was one of the exhibitors at the recently concluded IBTM World in Barcelona, Spain. The event, which ran from November 29 to December 1 at the Fira de Barcelona’s Gran Via venue is the biggest trade exhibition in Europe for the business tourism, congress and incentives industry.


Event Industry News

Spain. Akommo is an international team of passionate, knowledgeable and hard-working event professionals with over 10 years’ experience in event accommodation and event planning in cities throughout Europe, such as Cannes and Barcelona.

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Taquilla.com finishes 2017 with 25 million euros in gross ticket sales

Event Industry News

The event ticket search engine leader in Spain estimates that it has saved its visitors more than 4 million euros. At the end of 2017, Taquilla.com has processed one million tickets for 25 million euros in gross sales.

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Event Technology Awards 2017 Judge’s Spotlight: Alex Barbero

Event Industry News

Full Name: Alex Barbero Company: Grupo Eventoplus Job Title: Senior Sales Executive Alex is Senior Sales Executive at Grupo Eventoplus, the leading online and offline media group dedicated to the event industry in Spain, Argentina and Mexico, […]. Returning as a judge for this year’s Event Technology Awards is Alex Barbero, Senior Sales Executive at Eventoplus.

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

Event Industry News

This autumn, Harry Potter™ fans in Spain will have the chance to experience more from J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World when Harry Potter: The Exhibition comes to Madrid for the first time.

Association Meetings Up, Attendees Down

Smart Meetings

Italy, Spain and Japan follow next in the rankings. Cities with the most international association meetings last year were Vienna, Seoul and Barcelona, Spain, followed by Copenhagen, London and Amsterdam.

Marriott Says ‘Full Speed Ahead’ to Meetings at Sea

Smart Meetings

11 in Vigo, Spain, to mark start of construction, the hospitality company’s position as a leader in the luxury meetings market will expand to include the seven seas.

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Tourism in Barcelona the impact of events

Gallus Events

For Spain, Catalonia, and Barcelona in particular, tourism is a super successful, money making enterprise. Within Spain, it is not just Barcelona that sees this side to tourism, Madrid is also having concerns.

TickX launches personalised discovery service as they surpass a landmark 100 ticket partners

Event Industry News

TickX currently operates in the UK, Ireland, Spain and the Netherlands and plans to build out their global inventory in 2019. TickX has today announced the launch of their new personalised discovery platform, designed to make it easier than ever for users to find experiences that they love based on their interests and preferences.

Professional event organisers posted missing at many events

Gallus Events

Over the last couple of months I’ve snapped a few flyers for events that I’ve seen in both the UK and Spain. Everyone seems to be an event organiser these days.

Dresden for Events and EventProfs

Gallus Events

We are a mixed bunch, including event planners from Mexico, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK. A day and a half in Dresden, surely more than enough time to see everything the city has to offer #eventprofs? Well, not by a long shot.

Hashtags, Emojis, GIFs.Oh My!

CXApp Blog - Events

Through emojis, you can show pride for your country, such as Spain's presence in the world cup through the emoji's above. Emojis, hashtags, 'GIFs'.you you may hate them or love them, but one thing's for sure, they are here to stay.

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6 Good Reasons for Creating a Multi-Hub Digital Event

PCMA Convene

To learn how Vanneste and Rosa Garriga Mora, DES, a meeting architect for the Kenes Group in Barcelona, held an 18-hub event for 400 physicians in Spain read “ How a Multi-Hub Digital Hub Kept the Human Touch.”

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IBTM World 2018 Puts New Tech Center Stage

Smart Meetings

27–29 in Barcelona, Spain. Modern technology, such as virtual reality , is changing the meetings and events industry in ways that would have been unimaginable only a few years ago.

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Fiber to the Home Conference 2018

PCMA Convene

Fiber to the Home Conference 2017. Overview.

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

Event Industry News

Barcelona, Spain (5/2). While safety and security are always a priority when planning any meetings and events, it seems the terrorist attacks in the UK, Germany, Spain and France in 2016 and 2017 have not significantly dampened demand in London, Berlin, Barcelona and Paris. 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.

Events to attend as a hosted buyer (in the next 6 months)

Plan Your Meetings

28-30 – Barcelona, Spain. If you’re growing your professional education while on a budget, hosted-buyer programs may be just the kind of initiative you need. Hosted buyer program at WEC.

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9 of the World’s Coolest Convention Centers

Smart Meetings

Photo credit: Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center Fira Barcelona Gran Via Location: Barcelona, Spain. Incredible convention centers aren’t limited to the United States — here are a few of our favorites across the globe.

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The Ultimate Guide to Corporate Event Planning


Do you think you could organise an event in Spain even if you don’t speak Spanish and you’ve never been in this country before? As Peter Drucker once said, “Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.”

Brand-New Luxury for Groups the World Over

Smart Meetings

OD Barcelona; Barcelona, Spain The newest hotel from Balearic boutique hotel group OD Hotels has opened in heart of Barcelona’s L'Eixample District. It’s already won an award for Top Sustainable Hotel Development Project in Spain.

Facial Recognition Gaining Traction for Event Use


If you were wondering which technology is most likely to be a game-changer for meetings and events in 2019, the happenings at the IBTM World Show in Barcelona, Spain, in late November provided some strong hints.

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Melia Accelerates Digital Transformation Efforts

Smart Meetings

Founded in 1956 in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, MHI is one of the largest hotel companies in the world and the largest hotel chain in Spain, in terms of both resort and city hotels.

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New Event Forecast: Stable Growth in 2019

Smart Meetings

Both areas anticipate growth in number of meetings, with Spain and Germany leading the way in activity in Europe.

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Event Technology Awards Judges’ Spotlight: Alex Barbero

Event Industry News

Grupo Eventoplus organises some big events in Spain, a Summit for the MICE industry called Meeting and Incentives Summit, a Trade Show called EventoDays and an Awards Gala Dinner called Premios Eventoplus, as well as smaller meetings for our Club members…I’m involved in different areas in each one.

Illustrations Help Speakers at Business Events Land Visual Punch

PCMA Convene

Artist Patrik Instedt worked with economist Kjell Nordstrom, creating images like “The Leader As an Eagle” (above) to illustrate Nordstrom’s presentation at PCMA Influencers Summit in Seville, Spain.

PRESS RELEASE: Boomset Announced as a 2017 BizBash Event Style Award Winner


Submissions flooded in from across North America, as well as India, Belgium, Spain, Mexico, Qatar, Tokyo, and other global destinations. Contact: Boomset, Inc.

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The Best New Hotels of 2017

Smart Meetings

Spain. Spain. Spain. Four Seasons Maldives Private Island at Voavah. From a long list of 675 properties spanning more than 50 countries, Condé Nast Traveler has selected its best hotel openings from the past year.

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Robe Dreams on

Event Industry News

The 2018 Dreambeach festival, staged near the charming fishing town of Villaricos in Andalucía, Spain, is a picturesque location traditionally known for its unspoiled beaches and jaw-dropping sunsets … and now … for hosting the largest dance music festival in Spain!

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European live music business unites to stop ticket touting

Event Industry News

Sam Shemtob, FEAT Director: “ The growth and effectiveness of grassroots movements against industrial ticket touting in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Switzerland in recent years has been invigorating.

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2019 Tech Conferences: The #1 Tech Events Guide


Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona, Spain. Malaga, Spain. Marbella, Spain. Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona, Spain. The most authoritative 2019 tech conferences directory on the web. Period. Searching for top technology events to attend in 2019?

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Eventinterface selected an ibtm 2017 Tech Watch Awards Finalist


The winner will be announced at ibtm world 2017, hosted in Barcelona, Spain, November 28 to 30. Eventinterface has been selected as one of the finalist for the renowned Tech Watch Awards by ibtm, the leading exhibition for the meetings industry.

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Top 10 Most Beautiful Cities to Host a Meeting

Smart Meetings

Barcelona, Spain. Seville, Spain. Get your passport ready! Conde Nast Traveler has released a list of the 50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World, many of which would make great meeting destinations. The list highlights cities rich in history, architecture and natural beauty.