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.

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

SmartMeetings

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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Exciting Developments for Planners at 10 Top International Cities

Smart Meetings

Popular destinations throughout the world have been busy adding new properties and attractions—from a spectacular entertainment venue in Montreal to a stunning convention center in San Jose, Costa Rica—that have enhanced their offerings to meeting groups and tourists.

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Meeting Destinations as Seen on The Bachelorette

SmartMeetings

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.

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Meeting Destinations as Seen on The Bachelorette

SmartMeetings

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.

2017 83

The Planner’s Fire and Ice Travel Guide

SmartMeetings

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

SmartMeetings

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.

Navigating Event Risks Gets Even More Complicated for Planners

Skift

Attendees at the closing celebration at Innovate Europe in Zaragoza, Spain. Jorge Bernal / Flickr Skift Take: Identifying the risks is only the first step. Coming up with a plan that keeps attendees safe while respecting their privacy is much harder.

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Pacific World Reveals Most In-Demand Event Destinations for 2019

PCMA Convene

Spain continues to generate the most interest worldwide, topping both the worldwide and EMEA lists for the second year in a row. Exhibitor. Exhibitor Online ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

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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.

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.

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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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Cvent unveils list of Top 25 Meeting Destinations in Europe for 2019

Event Industry News

The top 10 cities in Europe for 2019 are: London, England Berlin, Germany Barcelona, Spain Paris, France Amsterdam, Netherlands Madrid, Spain Frankfurt, Germany Rome, Italy Prague, Czech Republic Munich, Germany.

2019 81

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.

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Association Meetings Up, Attendees Down

SmartMeetings

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.

tappit continues global expansion with new Barcelona team and APAC partnerships

Event Industry News

tappit, the only truly global cashless solution specialist for sports, festivals and other global entertainment venues, is continuing an impressive 12 month period of European growth with the opening of a new office in Barcelona, Spain. We can’t wait to help events and venues in Spain and beyond provide a more enjoyable experience for fans.”.

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People on the Move

PCMA Convene

He first joined CWT in April 2016 as chief financial officer for Spain, and was appointed Spain Country Manager in April 2017. Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. Rebecca Ramsey.

Akommo

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.

2019 75

International Women’s Day Blog: It’s bigger than the events industry but together we can implement change

Event Industry News

Camila Peters, Business Development Manager Spain and Portugal, Playpass, discusses what International Women’s Day means to her as an event professional. I’ve always had a passion for live music and events so I was thrilled to land my role as Business Development Manager for Spain and Portugal’s division of the NFC and cashless solution provider, Playpass. In my short time with PlayPass, I’m proud to have doubled the size of the team in Spain.

2019 50

Brand-New Luxury for Groups the World Over

SmartMeetings

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.

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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.”

2018 75

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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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.

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Fiber to the Home Conference 2018

PCMA Convene

Fiber to the Home Conference 2017. Overview.

2018 60

Losing consent loses the PR battle: why demonstrators need consent

Gallus Events

The other face of the movement is the one that those who wish Catalonia to remain part of Spain want to highlight. When demonstrators lose the consent of the majority of their supporters their movements suffer.

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9 of the World’s Coolest Convention Centers

SmartMeetings

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.

2017 83

Melia Accelerates Digital Transformation Efforts

SmartMeetings

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.

2017 56

Europe Faces Record-Breaking Heatwave

SmartMeetings

Temperatures in France and Spain are expected to reach at least 104 degrees F, and experts warn against the ‘heat island’ effect of concrete and asphalt in cities that traps heat. Photo by Pedro Kümmel on Unsplash.

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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.

2018 73

The Best New Hotels of 2017

SmartMeetings

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.

2017 81

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.

ICCA Names Top 20 Association Meeting Cities

SmartMeetings

In the rest of the top 10, France and Spain have swapped spots—France is now fourth, while Spain has come in fifth. Spain.

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.

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.

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