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

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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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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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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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Fiber to the Home Conference 2018

PCMA Convene

Fiber to the Home Conference 2017. Overview.

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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.

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.

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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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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ICCA Names Top 20 Association Meeting Cities

Smart Meetings

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

Easyfairs continues Gleanin rollout

Event Industry News

After experiencing success using Gleanin Connect across a number of visitor acquisition campaigns for its events portfolio run out of the UK during 2016, Easyfairs has now implemented the platform on over 50 of its events taking place this year in Asia, Africa, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and the US.

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.

Baja Convention Managers Named

Smart Meetings

IFEMA has more than 30 years’ experience as an event organizer of trade shows, conventions, large congresses and sporting events, making it one of Spain’s biggest players in that arena.

How a Multi-Hub Digital Hub Kept the Human Touch

PCMA Convene

A global pharmaceutical company faced a unique challenge last year: It needed to educate 400 physicians across Spain about a new product. The new product was shared in 18 hub locations.

25 Things You Don’t Know About Paul Somogyi

Connect Your Meetings

If I could move anywhere in the world, I’d live in Spain. If you’ve been to any Connect events, chances are you’ve met Paul Somogyi. The guy tends to stick out, you know, being a whole head taller than most.

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Eventinterface Selected an ibtm 2017 Tech Watch Award 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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Could a Landmark Piece of U.S. Legislation Intersect With GDPR?

PCMA Convene

If that means someone from New York has equal rights to data privacy as someone from Spain, it seems like a reasonable cost compared to a discrimination lawsuit.”.

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Dunk with Dwyane Wade at Marriott’s Master Class Series

Smart Meetings

Golf clinic with Thomas Bjorn at The Westin La Quinta Golf Resort & Spa, Benahavis, Marbella, Spain. Are you an old dog eager to learn a new trick? Enroll in a master class at Marriott !

2018 Education Conferences: The #1 Education Events Guide


Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona, Spain. Last Updated May 4, 2018. One of the best ways to network and learn about the latest trends in education is to attend an educational conference. Here's a look at some of the top 2018 education events.

Essential conferences for event planners in 2017

Plan Your Meetings

June 8-11, Marbella, Spain. November 28-30, Barcelona, Spain. There remains a litany of conferences for meeting and event professionals to receive education and valuable networking throughout the duration of 2017.

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Lessons from Romanias Famous Theatrical Street Festival

Canadian Special Events

Austria, Spain, UK, Germany and Italy were among the countries participating in B-FIT in the Street!