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ABU DHABI NA EXHIBITION CENTRE


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Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre is a multi-award winning venue offering organisers of exhibitions, conferences and events outstanding facilities spread over a total space of 133,000 square metres. This includes versatile spaces suitable for medium to large scale conferences of up to 6,000 people, 12 exhibition halls, a stunning banqueting facility, as well as outdoor space which includes a grandstand and an impressive Marina. A complete venue solution, ADNEC also boasts a range of restaurants, cafés, shops, business facilities such as airport check-in and six on-site hotels offering c.2,000 rooms. adnec.ae/

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Ágora Bogota - International Convention Center was created from the public-private cooperation agreement for pre-feasibility that was established in 2009, as part of INNOBO, a revitalization project for the city located within the Strategic Operation Ring of Innovation. Ágora is the result of a public-private partnership, led by the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá,

Corferias and the National Government through the Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Tourism, and FONTUR. All of them contributed the consolidation of the events industry by providing the appropriate infrastructure for conventions, congresses, trade shows and public shows. agora-bogota.com/en

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In the heart of Japan and directly connected to an international airport, Aichi Sky Expo is the best choice to plan your event in Japan. Aichi Sky Expo offers 60,000 m2 of exhibition space including a hall (Hall A) of 10,000 m2 without pillars and also outdoor space of 40,000 m2. Aichi Sky Expo, the place where it all begins. www.aichiskyexpo.com/english/

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LAGONISSI

Rightfully recognized as one of the best Athens business hotels, the Grand Resort Lagonissi invites executive travellers to plan the most successful business meetings, corporate meeting events and conference sessions at state-of-theart venues perfectly appointed with upscale amenities and facilities as well as high-tech audio visual equipment that can be provided upon request.

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ISTANBUL CONG

Istanbul Congress Center is an international congress and event destination, boasting worldclass technological infrastructure, experienced staff, and a high-quality service it offers to visitors. Spanning an area of 120.000m2 on a total of eight floors, Istanbul Congress Center hosts social, cultural and professional events of all kinds, including but not limited to national and international congresses, conferences, symposiums, corporate meetings, fairs, exhibitions, concerts, musicals, and theater and movie premieres. www.iccistanbul.com


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MESSE FRANKFURT CONVENTION CENTRE With boundless passion and a wealth of experience, we have been active in the international trade fair business, both in Frankfurt and worldwide, for some 800 years. From automotive to logistics, from textiles to music, from energy efficiency to security, from homes to beauty – Messe Frankfurt’s programme of trade fairs, congresses and other events is extremely comprehensive. And the quality of our events meets the very highest standards. The right people, the right encounters at the right place – this is the basis on which we design our events. We look forward to having you on board as a guest, customer and partner. www.messefrankfurt.com/frankfurt/en


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MICO MILANO MiCo Milano Convention Centre is the congress center in Milan managed by Fiera Milano Congressi, the leading company in Italy in the management of congress spaces and events that also manages Stella Polare, the congress center of

Fiera Milano in Rho and MoMeC, Montecitorio Meeting Center, the executive business suite in the heart of Rome. MiCo Milano Convention Centre, operational since 1994, is home to the most important international association and corporate


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O CONGRESSI events that choose it for its features (18.000 seats, 65 conference rooms and 50,000 square meters of exhibition space), organizational skills and the expertise, the cutting-edge technology, the

variety and flexibility of the offer and the services (operational assistance, catering, logistics). www.micomilano.it/en

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PALAIS DES CONGRES DE PARIS


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Viparis hosts exceptional, exciting, one-of-a-kind and innovative events at nine locations in the Greater Paris region. It would be impossible to list them all, but some of our best-known flagship events include the Paris Motor Show, the Foire de Paris, the International Agriculture Show, Viva Technology and Who’s Next, all of which captivate the public at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. Among the standout events at Paris Nord Villepinte and Paris le Bourget are Maison et Objets, the Paris Horse Show, Japan Expo, the Paris Air Show, the Weather Festival and the Paris Climate Conference. The Salles du Carrousel inside the Louvre and Espace Champerret host events

related to well-being and personal and professional development, among other topics. The Palais des Congrès de Paris is one of the reasons why the capital is a world leader in hosting congresses. It is also a favourite place for lovers of the performing arts – musicals, symphony orchestras, international ballets and exceptional concerts take place within its walls. Issy-LesMoulineaux, another one Palais des Congrès site, offer rich and varied artistic programmes. www.viparis.com/en/qui-sommes-nous

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PALEXPO SWITZERLAND


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Palexpo, Geneva's exhibition and convention centre, offers 106,000 m2 of interconnected event space close to Geneva international airport and the city's rail station. Palexpo is also easily accessible by motorway from the rest of Switzerland as well as from France, Italy and Germany, and offers on-site parking for 2,800 vehicles. palexpo.ch/en

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The convention centre was opened in June 1980.[1] Run by the Panamanian tourist authority, it contains 19 meeting rooms, some of which are capable of hosting up to 600 people.

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RAI AMSTERDAM

A place that brings people together in the physical and virtual worlds, crossing borders and providing inspiration! Based in the famous city of Amsterdam, we've been uniting dierent worlds, people and markets for more than a century, at home and abroad. The RAI is more than just a location, we are a true partner for every event. We bring people together digitally and physically to exchange knowledge, network and inspire each other. www.rai.nl/en


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Bella Center Copenhagen is developing rapidly and has since January 2014 been part of the BC Hospitality Group - one of Denmark’s biggest businesses in the hotel, conference, exhibition and hospitality industry. Bella Center Copenhagen is located centrally in the new part of Copenhagen, Ă˜restad, and also the neighborhood around is developing rapidly into a modern and active part of Copenhagen.

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CENTRE CONVENCIONS INTERNACIONAL BARCELONA


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The CCIB is made up of two architecturally stunning buildings that are linked together by an underground walkway. With a total floor area of around 100,000 sqm and a maximum capacity of 15,000 representatives, both buildings stand out in terms of their size and the great versatility that their spaces can offer. The Convention Centre was built by the famous Spanish architect Jośe Luis Mateo and has been designed so as to allow light to play a central role within the space whilst minimising its visual impact on its environment. The building is made up of 46 well-lit rooms. The rooms are of varying sizes and are spread out across 5 different floors. The standout rooms are the main Multipurpose Room (MP) with a total of 11,340 sqm, and the spectacular Banqueting Hall (P2), with its 1,665 sqm of floor space and terrace with sea views. ccib.es/en

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GRIMALDI FOR

The Grimaldi Forum adapts to all of your projects to make your event truly unique. View our spaces using our interactive map. If The Grimaldi Forum displays so many resources to make shine its double vocation, as to position the Monaco offer on the world map of the business tourism but also to participate in the cultural brilliance of the Principality, the ways to reach its goals need to be moved by fundamental values. Those same that guide our teams in the optimal fulfillment of their missions … Coming first the preservation of the environment, or rather the will to reduce the impact of our activity on the environment, what comes to translate since 2008 our ISO certification 14001 and the implementation of our environmental management system. This state-of-

mind aligns with the commitment of the Principality in the field of sustainable development, at the instigation of H.S.H. Prince Albert II. Welcome was set up here first and foremost to answer the wish of the Principality Government. Without the smile of a warm welcome, and the capacity to answer in the best conditions the expectations of our visitors, all our efforts to aim towards the excellence would be vai.n www.grimaldiforum.com/en


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Centro Citibanamex is a world-class convention and exhibition center located in Mexico City, with an imposing and iconic design that suits any kind of event. It is part of Las Americas Complex, which offers a wide range of entertainment options for all tastes, including restaurants, Las Americas racetrack (a landmark of the city since 1943), kids’

theme park Granja Las Americas, Sports Book and Royal Yak game halls – a perfect blend of business and entertainment. Reaching Centro Citibanamex is easy from anywhere in the city since it is in the area of Mexico City’s new road system. www.centrocitibanamex.com/en


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CIFCO EL SALVADOR

Over the years it has been recognized for innovating its oer by presenting projects that match the needs of visitors through an economic dynamic that drives both trade through business activities, as well as tourism and the exchange of knowledge between micro , small and large businessmen. cifco.gob.sv/en/home


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BAHRAIN INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION & CONVENTION CENTRE Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority was established in 2015 under the Royal Decree number (76) for the year 2015 issued by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain. Whereas the first clause of the Decree number (10) stated that an authority should be established under the supervision of the Council of Ministers In 2015, BTEA started its operations under the Decree number (9) for the year 2015 to append the Tourism Affairs to the Ministry of Industry and Commerce based on the recommendation of HRH Prime Minister and under the law number (62) of the year 2016 to establish and regulate the Bahrain Exhibition and Convention Authority (BECA) and the Decree number (1) for the year 1985 to establish a Supreme Council for Tourism, and the law number (15) for the year 1986 to regulate the Tourism

sector amended by a Law by Decree number (12) for the year 1994. Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA)’s scope of work includes all sectors related to national tourism affairs in the Kingdom: organize conventions and trade exhibitions in the Kingdom of Bahrain; attract international, regional and local conferences to be hosted in the Kingdom; establish, manage, promote and maintain the Authority’s conventions and exhibitions centers directly or through specialized companies or firms BTEA establishes solely or in partnership with others for the same purpose; grant licenses for conventions and trade exhibitions, supervise and assess them. www.bahrainexhibitions.com


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KING HUSSEIN BIN TALAL CONVENTION CENTRE MANAGED BY HILTON


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Uniquely located at the lowest point on Earth and on the shores of the Dead Sea in Jordan, our convention centre is near Mount Nebo, Madaba and the Mujib Nature Reserve. We're only a 65-km drive from Queen Alia International Airport. Host your next meeting, event or wedding in this spectacularly designed venue with modern technology while staying at the adjacent Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa. www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/jordan/kinghussein-bin-talal-convention-centre-managedby-hilton-AMMKHHI/index.html

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THE BJCC

BIRMINGHAM ALABAMA

In the heart of thriving, fun-filled Birmingham is the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex. Here you will find everything you need for whatever your event requires: an array of top-notch facilities, 1,056 adjoining guest rooms in our Westin Birmingham and Sheraton

Birmingham Hotels, our own Uptown Entertainment District with convenient dining and entertainment as well as a helpful event staff and a host of specialized services. www.bjcc.org


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The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) owns and oversees the operations of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC), The Lawn On D Powered by Citizens Bank, Lot On D, the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, the MassMutual Center in SpringďŹ eld, Mass. and the Boston Common Garage. The BCEC and Hynes have earned a rare gold standard from the

International Association of Congress Centres (AIPC), making Boston only the fourth city in North America and the 12th worldwide to have been awarded this top standard, the highest certiďŹ cation level a convention facility can achieve under strict AIPC guidelines. www.massconvention.com

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GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER ATLANTA Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) features 1.5 million square feet of prime exhibit space and is the world’s largest LEED certified convention center. Consisting of three interconnected buildings, the GWCC offers a variety of flexible and dynamic spaces and hosts hundreds of world-class events each year. Steps from the convention

center’s doors, visitors will find 22-acre Centennial Olympic Park, state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home to the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United, Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame, and the Atlanta Hawks’ recently renovated nest, State Farm Arena. www.gwcca.org/georgia-world-congress-center


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MCCORMICK PLACE


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With over 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space, McCormick Place the largest and most flexible use convention center in North America. Located on Chicago’s lakefront, just minutes from downtown and facing one of the most iconic skylines in the world, the McCormick Place campus provides world-class facilities that can accommodate just about any event. www.mccormickplace.com

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Q CENTER

CHICAGO

Welcome to Q Center. Sure, we’re an IACC-certified conference center. But we’re also much, much more. We offer an experience unlike any other in Chicagoland, or across the country for that matter. An experience you need to see to truly understand. So call us today and plan a tour of Q Center’s 95 acres of lush property and event space. qcenter.com


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ENTION CENTRE The Cairns Convention Centre has won many awards since opening in 1996 for building design and operational performance. The major highlight for the Centre’s team was achieving the 2014 and 2004 AIPC APEX Award for “World’s Best Congress Centre” – which is a client rated survey and the highest international industry accolade. www.cairnsconvention.com.au

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SKYCITY AUCKLAND CONVENTION CENTRE Ideally situated in the heart of Auckland, SkyCity Convention Centre is a premium destination for any meeting or event. With an experienced team dedicated to facilitating an inspiring, exciting event for your delegates, exceptional catering tailored to your taste and budget and an array of

entertainment options on site, the occasion will be remembered by all. skycityauckland.co.nz/functions/conventions/


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VANCOUVER CONVENTION CENTRE Located on Vancouver’s waterfront with a dramatic mountain backdrop, the award-winning Vancouver Convention Centre offers one of the most beautiful settings in the world and convenient access to all the major visitor amenities in the downtown core. As British Columbia’s flagship convention centre, the facility hosts more than 500 events and welcomes hundreds of thousands of attendees each year, while generating significant economic activity for the province. www.vancouverconventioncentre.com

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WAIPUNA HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTRE

Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre is one of New Zealand's and most comprehensive conference facilities and is only 15 minutes from Auckland's city-centre and the international and domestic airports. Meaning 'Spring of Water' in Mรกori. We are set amongst 6.26 acres of beautiful parkland overlooking a pictureque saltwater lagoon. Our

guests enjoy the stunning always changing view of the tidal lagoon and can enjoy walking or cycling the pathways around the lagoon. www.waipunahotel.co.nz/conference


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FIESTA CONVENTION CENTER


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Built as an annex to the Hotel, Fiesta Convention Center is the result of a very well conceived project with a perfect combination between architecture and technology. There are five pavements to hold events, placing Fiesta among the best hotels in Brazil for congresses. It has been awarded twice the prize Jacaré de Ouro (the only such prize for events organized by the magazine Eventos) for being the best Hotel Convention Center in Brazil. In additional to technical and

spatial aspects, the integration with the hotel provides the necessary infrastructure for the excellent performing of activities, from lodging and feeding to even leisure options for the participants. www.fiestahotel.com.br/en/convention-center

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IGUAZÚ Imagine a dream environment for a wedding. It was specially designed for corporate cocktails, meetings or social events. Iguazu Grand oers infrastructure, sophisticated environments and recognized quality services for special moments in a dreamed place.

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AUSTRIA CENTER VIENNA Surrounded by state-of-the-art architecture, just 7 minutes from the city center and within walking distance of the Danube and the Danube Park: Austria's largest conference center, the Austria Center Vienna accommodates 20,000 people and has 24 halls for 100 to 4,320 people, 180 meeting rooms and 22,000 m² exhibition area. www.acv.at/


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Marsa Malaz Kempinski showcases the ďŹ nest European architecture, blended with traditional Arabian elements in all of it 281 luxurious rooms - including 69 suites, two Presidential suites and two Royal suites. Each spacious room provides the latest technology, along with personalized service from our butlers, catering to your every need 24 hours a day.

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BANGKOK CONVENTION AT CENTARA GRAND, CENTRE CENTRALWORLD Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld is in the very heart of Bangkok’s shopping and business district, with easy access by road and via the BTS Skytrain. This five-star hotel, the flagship of Centara Hotels & Resorts, is therefore ideal for those shopping, sightseeing, or on business. At 55 storeys the hotel offers spectacular city views from its guestrooms and restaurants, and provides a satisfying blend of city living with resort-style facilities. A complete lifestyles complex on the 26th floor includes the award-winning SPA Cenvaree along with a fitness centre, tennis courts and an outdoor pool with sundeck. www.centarahotelsresorts.com/centaragrand/cgcw/

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Discover more about BITEC – A world class exhibition and convention centre with award winning hospitality and services. BITEC is a world-class venue for meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions located in the heart of Bangkok. Offering several large scale, multi-purpose event halls and comprehensive exhibition services, BITEC is the first choice for exhibition and conference organisers around the world. Since opening in 1997, BITEC has become an internationally recognised venue for MICE events. Our quality and professional service teams and comprehensive facilities

make us one of the most sought after venues in Asia. BITEC is a proud member of Bhiraj Buri Group, with over 30 years of success in office building, exhibition, event venues and convention centres. By developing buildings in strategic locations and providing a professional identity to our customers, Bhiraj Buri Group properties are distinguished by contemporary architectural excellence whilst addressing the sustainable growth of the community and landscape. www.bitec.co.th/default-en.html

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OCENTER CITY Messe Berlin has been organising international trade fairs and congresses since 1822. We organise more than 100 regional, national and international in-house and guest events each year. Besides the leading international trade shows ITB Berlin/Asia, International Green Week Berlin, IFA, InnoTrans and Fruit Logistica Berlin/HongKong our mainly international programme of trade fairs covers a wide range of events - be it the food, travel, logistics, healthcare IT or consumer electronics– Messe Berlin’s portfolio has many highlights to offer. www.messe-berlin.de/en/

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In the heart of the hotel zone, just 20 minutes from the Cancun International Airport , is Cancun International Convention Center (Cancun ICC), the city's ďŹ rst and only convention center. Cancun ICC has 14,200 m² (152,847 ft2) of event space; surrounded by 4,000 hotel rooms, restaurants, beautiful white-sand beaches, delicious cuisine and a service of the highest quality, which allow lodging any type of event, from an executive breakfast, wedding, congress or conventions, to plays and musical concerts. Without doubt the best option for any type of event! cancunicc.com/


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A multi-purpose conference and exhibition centre in the hub of Cape Town’s business and entertainment centre, the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) combines the impassioned dedication of its capable personnel with an extensive range of premium venues, services and facilities. We create captivating experiences that sees hosts and their guests returning year after year. This innovative venue offers a comprehensive array of services for international and locally based clients, playing host to prominent global conferences, trade shows, concerts and celebrated stage productions. Our expertise in transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary has seen elegant weddings, glamorous banquets and film shoots come to life. We roll out the red carpet, whether it is a discreet business meeting or an international exhibition. Let the CTICC be your next destination and expect to be amazed by the possibilities. www.cticc.co.za/

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The Cascades hotel’s tiered silhouette rises out of its tropical surroundings like an Aztec temple. Cascading waterways add to the ambience of a hidden kingdom set in a lush wonderland. All the 243 rooms enjoy views over the landscaped gardens or the series of sparkling pools set in between the cascading waterways. The hotel is home to a selection of excellent restaurants and boasts no less than three swimming pools, including one for children and a heated pool, with the perfect additions of a private beach and tanning island. The Cascades hotel’s rooms are centrally situated: an easy stroll towards the rolling greens below brings you to the Gary Player Country Club, while an equally gentle walk in the other direction leads to the glamorous entrance of the resort’s main Entertainment Centre. www.sun-city-south-africa.com/cascades-hotel

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CENTRO DE CONGRESSOS DO ALGARVE The Algarve Congress Centre is a leading venue for conferences and exclusive events in Southern Portugal. The Congress Centre is modern, spacious and functional, providing an outstanding service – just some of the factors you can count on for your event. www.centrocongressosalgarve.com/

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COSTA RICA CONVENTION CENTER The Costa Rica Convention Center (CRCC) is an advanced eco-friendly architectural work inspired by Costa Rican biodiversity, culture and authenticity. The design was conceived to oer unique experiences for visitors in a sustainable, modern and versatile fashion. The CRCC is a country

project to meet the demand of business tourism in providing room and better conditions to host and conduct both national and international conferences, conventions and social events. costaricacc.com/en/


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The epicentre for business in the Middle East, Dubai World Trade Centre has played a pivotal role in the growth of Dubai’s business tourism and trade since our inauguration in 1979. We connect people, products and ideas from around the globe through our year-round calendar of international trade fairs, blockbuster consumer shows and prestigious international conferences, which are complemented by our innovative free zone and award-winning real estate developments. As the region’s largest purpose-built complex for events and exhibitions, we provide a platform for unparalleled business and networking opportunities. www.dwtc.com/en

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Opened by former president, Nelson Mandela in 1997, the Durban ICC was South Africa’s first International Convention Centre and has played a pioneering role in attracting international events to our shores since its inception. This world-class facility, renowned for its high standards of service excellence, has successfully staged some of the world’s most prestigious and complex events. This multi-award winning Centre has been voted “Africa’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre” by the World Travel Awards no fewer than 17 times in 18 years and has been rated amongst the World’s Top 17 convention centres by AIPC. The Durban ICC offers you the largest flat floor, column-free multipurpose event space in Africa.

Incorporating the Durban ICC Arena and Durban Exhibition Centre, the complex offers you 112,000m² of flexible exhibition and meeting space. Service excellence is the heart-beat of the Durban ICC team and this commitment to quality is expressed through its five-star grading by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa and its several international ISO Certifications. The Centre maintains its ISO9001 certification for Quality Management in its operational systems, ISO14001 for its Environmental Responsibility, OHSAS18001 for Health & Safety and its ISO22000 certification ensures the highest standards of Food Safety. icc.co.za/

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EGYPT EXPO & CONVENTION AUTHORITY Egypt’s leading business events venue, EECA , is superbly located in Cairo , adjacent to the bustling Cairo central business district. The Center comprises three major buildings : Convention halls, Banquet hall and the exhibition complex. The perfect venue for meetings, conferences, exhibitions and special events, the CICC offers flexible meeting rooms,ranging from smaller spaces suitable for events for up to 50 people, to an auditorium accommodating 2,500 persons. It also features five exhibition halls and offers a total exhibition space of 20,000 square metres. www.eeca.gov.eg

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A lavishly imagined dream, Emirates Palace offers you a magical location to enjoy the quintessence of award-winning 5-star luxury hospitality and authentic local experiences. From 394 luxurious rooms and suites, to our award-winning culinary cuisine, Emirates Palace is the definition of an unrivaled and Arabian fantasy. Located in the heart of Abu Dhabi, the Capital of the United Arab Emirates and only 40 minutes from the airport, Emirates Palace is grand in both its design and myriad of offerings. From a 1.3 km pristine beach, landscaped pools and a private marina overlooking a natural bay, Emirates Palace is perfect for a once-in-a lifetime holiday or for events and meetings that make a statement, with some of the city’s largest hotel conference centres and the latest technology. An ethereal experience, Emirates Palace is truly one of the most inspiring hotels in Abu Dhabi and we look forward to welcoming you. www.kempinski.com/en/abudhabi/emirate s-palace/


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EPIC SANA LISBOA  HOTEL With a privileged and strategic location in Lisbon – in Amoreiras and a short distance from Marquês de Pombal and Avenida da Liberdade – EPIC SANA Lisboa is the ideal hotel for any visit to the capital, both for leisure or business. The comfort of the rooms and the personalised service, right down to the smallest detail, elevate the EPIC SANA to much more than a hotel. An experience you will want to repeat. The hotel has 2 bars with different concepts: the Scale Lobby Bar and, at the top, the Up Scale Bar with an infinity pool. And for your meetings and events, the EPIC SANA Lisboa dedicates 1,760 m2 divided by 14 meeting rooms, which allow to hold events up to 1,300 people. lisboa.epic.sanahotels.com/e

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LONDON Whatever the ambition, we genuinely care about what our clients do and are committed to helping them achieve great event outcomes. www.excel.london/

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Fira de Barcelona is one of the most important trade fair organisations in Europe in terms of the volume and quality of its events, the high level of its venues and its organisational experience and professionalism. It leads the Spanish trade fair market, especially in terms of industrial and professional fairs, and its positioning as a global operator is closely linked to the brand of Barcelona, one of the most dynamic cities in Europe, with more than a century of trade fair tradition. Fira is an economic and social driver and one of the best platforms for business, commercial promotion, the industrial fabric, the international reach of companies, knowledge exchange and talent attraction. Its annual contribution to the economy of the city and the surrounding area is estimated to be worth more than 2.6 billion euros and over 40,000 jobs and its activity also generates social and public value. www.ďŹ rabarcelona.com/en/

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HILTON LONDON BANKSIDE Hilton London Bankside represents the next generation of design-led Hilton Hotels. Ideally located in the heart of Bankside and only a stone’s throw away from some of London’s must-visit landmarks including Tate Modern, Borough Market and The Shard.

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Create unforgettable memories on our family resort in the Maldives, located 40 minutes by speedboat from Velana International Airport, Male. Our beachfront hotel offers 160 spacious and modern, Overwater, Beach or Garden villas, with stunning views of the glistening Maldivian sea and the unspoiled beach that surrounds our resort. Soak up the sun as you partake in a range of activities, whether you’re looking for adventure or relaxation; from surfing along the

grand waves to indulging in soothing spa treatments at the Kandooma Spa by COMO Shambhala. Our little guests can play all day at the Kandoo Kids Club while you explore the treasures of the sea, assisted by our PADI certified 5-star Dive Centre. Feast on scrumptious meals, be it international or local cuisine as you dine with us. www.maldives.holidayinnresorts.com/

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HONG KONG CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTRE The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) is one of the two major convention and exhibition venues in Hong Kong, along with AsiaWorld-Expo. It is located in Wan Chai North, Hong Kong Island. Built along the Victoria Harbour, it is linked by covered walkways to nearby hotels and commercial buildings. www.hkcec.com/en


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SYDNEY Situated at the intersection of Sydney’s academic, cultural and technology precincts, ICC Sydney affords delegates, exhibitors and visitors convenient access to Australia’s most cosmopolitan city. The emerging financial, dining and retail precinct of Barangaroo is nearby; there are numerous galleries, theatres and concert halls within easy reach; and the bustling city centre is only a short walk away. Managed by a uniquely talented team, ICC Sydney is well placed to deliver extraordinary experiences every time. Whether you are organising a convention for

thousands or a more intimate corporate event, our team will go out of their way to deliver a truly memorable event. But ICC Sydney is more than a landmark venue. ICC Sydney functions as an incubator for ideas, a champion of change and an advocate for community. Through our Legacy Program, we give clients the opportunity to contribute to the city’s cultural capital—and advance the social and sustainability objectives of their events—in real and meaningful ways. www.iccsydney.com.au/

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The new and exciting International Convention Centre Wales has taken inspiration from the world’s best convention centres. The result of this exciting joint venture between the Welsh Government and the Celtic Manor Resort: a stunning venue specifically designed for world class conventions, events and meetings. www.iccwales.com/

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JAMAICA CONFERENCE CENTRE, KINGSTON The Jamaica Conference Centre, is the Caribbean’s most sophisticated meeting place. Located on the picturesque Kingston Waterfront, in the heart of the downtown business district, the Conference Centre is a testament to Jamaican architecture

and functional elegance, offering comprehensive facilities and services to meet the most stringent requirements of conference planners. www.jamaicaconference.com/

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JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai welcomes you to the heart of the city's bustling downtown district with modern luxury and award-winning service. Soaring high above Sheikh Zayed Road, our 5-star hotel is one of the tallest in the world and boasts awe-inspiring views of the water and the Dubai cityscape. Gracefully furnished rooms and suites provide a restful sanctuary, with deluxe bedding, complimentary Wi-Fi, sleek marble bathrooms and 24-hour room service. Elsewhere at the hotel, enjoy a swim in the heated outdoor pool or a refreshing workout in the fitness center before easing tired muscles with a massage at SARAY Spa. Sample the flavors of the world at our 10 different restaurants and lounges, which offer Japanese, Italian, Indian and Thai cuisine. For those planning an event in downtown Dubai, UAE our hotel offers 80,000 square feet of adaptable space, including a striking ballroom and outdoor venues. Should you wish to explore, Dubai Mall, the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Opera are all minutes away. www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dxbjw-jw-marriottmarquis-hotel-dubai/


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INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) is a State Corporation established under the Tourism Act 2011 whose objective and purpose is to promote the business of Meetings, Incentives travel, Conferences and Exhibitions also known as MICE. KICC is the largest Convention centre in Eastern Africa with the capacity to hold a large number of delegates. Our largest room, The Tsavo ballroom has the capacity to host over 4000 delegates. KICC boasts of state of the art all round facilities such as simultaneous interpretation Equipment (SIE) with the capability of translating upto 7 languages, a modern business center, banking facility,

Expansive grounds, ample and secure parking. The center has been revamped and refurbished over the years. The renovations at the center have seen the rebranding of meeting rooms and a large percentage of the facility to reect the great diversity of Kenya’s tourist attractions. The center is PAD friendly with ramps that go throughout the center making it accessible to all our guests. The Kenyatta International Convention Centre has well trained and professional employees who are happy to help and give you a world class experience. We look forward to serving you soon! kicc.co.ke/

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The landmark Kigali Convention Centre (KCC) is the first and largest Convention Centre in the region, and the leading destination for events in Rwanda. Its unique design integrates all the facilities and functional technology with a clear reference to the culture and traditions of Africa. The Kigali Convention Centre is situated in the heart of the city with easy access to Kigali International Airport as well as corporate, government and diplomatic mission offices. Getting to the Convention Centre is fast and convenient with its location just 5 km away from the city center and 5 km away from Kigali International Airport. The KCC is the no.1 event venue in Kigali and throughout Rwanda, offering a premium environment for regional and international conventions, exhibitions, festivals, meetings and other events. www.kigalicc.com/

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The award-winning Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre is Malaysia’s premier facility and Asia’s first AIPC (International Association of Congress Centres) Gold Standard venue, purpose-built for international, regional and national conventions, tradeshows, consumer exhibitions, meetings and events, entertainment and intimate private functions. The pristine world-class venue offers over 33,000sqm of flexible function space complemented by innovative valueadd meeting and event solutions that are customised to suit its business mix and

designed to create bespoke experiences and a memorable customer journey. Expertise is delivered by its highly knowledgeable and professional team. The pristine world-class venue offers over 33,000sqm of flexible function space complemented by innovative value-add meeting and event solutions that are customised to suit its business mix and designed to create bespoke experiences and a memorable customer journey. Expertise is delivered by its highly knowledgeable and professional team. www.klccconventioncentre.com/

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The Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), located adjacent to the Las Vegas Strip, encompasses approximately 3.2 million square feet with exhibit space of 2 million square feet and meeting space of nearly 250,000 square feet. The facility is one of the busiest centers in the world - centrally located within three miles of over 100,000 guest rooms. Operated by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), the center is well known for its versatility,

size, and amenities. In addition to exhibit and convention space, 144 meeting rooms handle seating capacities ranging from 20 to 2,500. A grand lobby and registration area eďŹƒciently link existing exhibit halls with new exhibit and meeting rooms, and allow simultaneous set-up, break-down and exhibiting of multiple events. www.lvcva.com/who-we-are/ourfacilities/las-vegas-convention-center/

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LLOYD ERSKINE SANDIFORD CENTRE

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The Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC) formerly known as Sherbourne Conference Centre is the largest standalone conference facility on the picturesque island of Barbados. Established in August 1994, this meeting venue quickly became the premier conference venue in the Caribbean and has been duly rewarded over the years for its quality service and versatile facilities. These include the ‘Caribbean’s Leading Conference Centre’ by the World Travel Awards (2003-2006 & 2009) and the ‘Achievement of Excellence – Support Services’ by the Barbados Tourism Awards 2009 http://lescbarbados.com/

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MAZAGAN BEACH & GOLF RESORT Whether you're on a romantic getaway with that someone special, making once-in-a-lifetime memories with the kids or enjoying a local weekend break, Mazagan offers you and your loved ones a diverse range of experiences to suit. Culture lovers will delight in our regional excursions, adrenaline enthusiasts will get their pulses racing with our action-packed adventures,

and those looking to relax and rejuvenate will find their sanctuary in our wellbeing offerings. Or you might be looking for a little of everything. Thanks to our unparalleled location – nestled between the glittering Atlantic Ocean and luscious Moroccan forest – here, the options are endless. www.mazaganbeachresort.com/


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MELBOURNE CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION CENTRE Customers are at the heart of everything we do. They influence our products, improve our services and shape what we deliver at MCEC. It’s our customers’ expectations that challenge us to continually innovate and think outside the box. Whether we’re sourcing the latest technologies from around the world or locally farmed produce from down the road, our vision at MCEC is to create an environment that continually inspires and excites. So when any one of our 2.5 million visitors drops by, our team is always on hand to make the experience a memorable one. mcec.com.au/


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D LAS VEGAS From legendary events at the Grand Garden Arena to world-class shows, dining, and nightlife, MGM Grand is the Entertainment Authority. An MGM Resorts Destination. We didn't invent entertainment—we perfected it. From starstudded events at the Grand Garden Arena to world-class shows, dining, and nightlife at a variety of restaurants, lounges, our stunning new nightclub, Hakkasan, MGM Grand is the Entertainment Authority. Take in a show at the Grand Garden Arena, KÀ™ by Cirque du Soleil®, Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club, or the intimate Hollywood Theatre.

Relax in style at the Grand Spa, 6-acre Pool Complex, and Wet Republic. Indulge in gourmet cuisine at a variety of award-winning restaurants including Craftsteak, FiAMMA, and the renowned Joël Robuchon. Grab a drink at one of our lounges and toast to the good life. Revel in the beauty of our stunning new nightclub Hakkasan, all-star DJs Tiesto, Calvin Harris, and Steve Aoki. It’s easy to see why MGM Grand is Las Vegas’ Entertainment Authority. mgmgrand.mgmresorts.com/en.html

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NVENTION CENTER Nestled in the heart of iconic Miami is the state-of-theart Miami Beach Convention Center, near beautiful beaches, eclectic shopping, ďŹ ne dining and upscale resorts. The Miami Beach Convention Center is situated just 12 miles from Miami International Airport, making it a perfect meeting space for domestic and international travelers alike. www.miamibeachconvention.com/

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Situated along the elegant corridor of Rose Hall, Montego Bay, the Montego Bay Convention Centre with its ocean front location and panoramic views oers the very best meeting and convention facilities in the Caribbean. parking 1With a combined total of 139, 302 square feet of meeting, exhibition and ballroom spaces this world-class facility will provide

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OMAN CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTRE

The Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre is located in its own fully integrated precinct only four kilometres from Muscat International Airport. Architecturally advanced in design and capability, this world class venue will be amongst the first to be built to meet the rigorous LEED certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The Centre ensures a flow of the meeting spaces to suit the most discerning conference and exhibition organisers. It also incorporates expansive concourse areas to enable ease of large delegations with floor to ceiling windows

overlooking landscaped gardens and water features. The Centre features two tiered auditoriums to seat 3,200 and 450, while the five exhibition halls feature 22,396 square metres of column-free exhibition space. Hall 1 acts as a multi-purpose space for plenary sessions, concerts, performances and gala dinners on a larger scale. Halls 1 & 2 combined can seat over 10,000 seated in theatre-style. www.omanconvention.com/


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PALAIS DES CONGRÈS MARRAKECH BY MÖVENPICK MANSOUR EDDAHBI At Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, we believe that professional meetings should be a source of inspiration. Our spectacular location allows meeting planners and their participants to enjoy effective meetings while making the most of their time by taking advantage of everything on their doorstep. The 5-star Mövenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi offers direct access to the 5,600 sqm Palais des Congrès Marrakech, which is managed by Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts. Exhibition space of 2,700 sqm complement two spacious auditoriums and 20 meeting rooms. Congresses, exhibitions, black-tie galas, fashion & product launches, festivals, concerts & theatre; these events of significance require attention to detail and meticulous planning. The Palais des Congres Marrakech will ensure your meetings & events are successful and unforgettable. ww.movenpick.com/en/africa/morocco/marrakech/marrakech/meetings-events/

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At QNCC, we pride ourselves in providing an environment that nurtures inspiration and excellence. One of the largest and most technologically advanced venues in the Middle East. Our state-of-the-art production and presentation facilities, topped with expert sta, enables you to create tailor-made experiences that deliver above and beyond the clients expectations. www.qncc.qa/about-qncc/overview

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SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE Sandton Convention Centre is South Africa's leading event venue, offering prestigious multi-use event spaces and venues in the financial hub of Johannesburg. Conveniently located in the vibrant business district of Sandton in northern Johannesburg and within easy reach of the Gautrain and O. R. Tambo International Airport, the Centre is flanked by a number of leading hotels, sophisticated shopping centres and entertainment complexes. The on-site amenities and high level of varied services ensure the venue is fully equipped

to facilitate a full range of function and events and able to host anything from small business meetings to the largest conferences. Venues range from an intimate 10-seat function room to the grand Pavilion which can comfortably cater for 4,500 cocktail guests. The Centre is spread over four main levels with multiple venues, offers ample secure parking and a highly skilled and experienced team. www.tsogosun.com/sandton-convention-centrescc


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SHENYANG NEW WORLD EXPO

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Having its opening in March 2017, Shenyang New World EXPO ("EXPO") is the newest and most innovative conference and exhibition venue in Northeastern China. EXPO is managed and operated by Shenyang New World EXPO (Management) Limited ("SML"), a subsidiary of the Hong Kong-listed NWS Holding Limited with 30 years of professional experience in the management and operation of event and exhibition venues. EXPO holds 24,000 sqm of gross exhibition space with 4,000 sqm of multi-functional convention, meeting and banquet space, including a 1,684 sqm column-free convention hall and 17 multi-functional meeting rooms. Our venue is also equipped with spacious concourses and lobbies, ďŹ ve-star food and beverage services and spacious underground parking for our visitors. By using state-of-the-art technology and equipment together with acute planning and management, Shenyang New World EXPO is the ideal place to hold worldclass exhibitions and conferences. www.shenyangnwexpo.com/en/Index.ht ml

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SHERATON LIMA HOTEL & CONVENTION CENTER Business and leisure travelers will enjoy a comfortable and convenient stay at Sheraton Lima Hotel & Convention Center. Located near the Historic District and less than 7 miles from Jorge Chavez International Airport, our hotel is convenient to area attractions, next to a popular and busy shopping center and offers a free shuttle to Miraflores, where Larcomar Shopping Center is located. The Magic Circuit of Water, the Huaca Huallamarca Pyramid and the Huaca Pucllana Pyramid are nearby. Feel at home in our air-conditioned rooms featuring plush bedding, spacious work areas and flat-screen TVs. Treat yourself to a delectable Peruvian dining experience at our two hotel restaurants. Take advantage of perks such as free parking, 24-hour front desk service. Keep up with your exercise routine by using our fitness center, tennis court and seasonal outdoor pool to stay active. Reserve our event space if you'll be hosting a business or social event during your visit. Enjoy a rewarding stay in Peru at Sheraton Lima. www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/limsi-sheraton-lima-hoteland-convention-center/


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The Sunshine Coast Convention Centre is the ultimate conference, meeting and event venue destination and located within natural beauty of bush and beach at Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort. We are a premier convention, meeting and event destination combining a world class business and leisure venue with event expertise to create unique experiences which are outside the box. Our centre and facilities cater for groups, organisations and associations across a wide range of industries and interests. The brand new purpose built venue combined with quality hospitality,

activities and accommodation options on-site allow us to deliver tailored solutions for business events for groups of 10 up to 2,500 guests. With fresh air and fresh ideas, we oer a exible new way to conference. Creatively integrating indoor and open spaces, team or relaxation activities, world class technology, hospitality and services to deliver wonderful experiences and smart business outcomes. sunshineccc.com/

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Suntec Singapore is the World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre, located at the heart of Asia's most integrated meetings, conventions and exhibitions hub. With great versatility featuring 42,000 m² of flexible customisable space, free WiFi, digital signage, an excellent range of culinary choices and a dedicated team of service experts, this award-winning facility can cater to events from 10 to 10,000 persons. Only 20 minutes from Changi International Airport, Suntec Singapore is conveniently located in the Central Business District and just minutes from the city's entertainment and cultural attractions. Suntec Singapore offers direct access to 5,200 hotel rooms, 1,000 retail outlets, 300 restaurants, 6 museums and Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay. www.suntecsingapore.com/

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SWISSÔTEL LIMA An elegant and modern luxury hotel, Swissôtel Lima is located in the heart of San Isidro, the most attractive business, residential and cultural district of the city. At walking distance of exclusive stores, restaurants and nightclubs, Swissôtel Lima is within easy reach of Lima's main attractions, as well as being just seven miles away from Jorge Chavez International Airport. Stay in one of our 345 rooms and suites, equipped

with state-of-the-art technology, stylish contemporary designs and comfortable accommodations. You can also enjoy our Executive Lounge that offers meeting rooms, private workstations, breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet, snacks, refreshments and newspapers available throughout your whole stay. Our range of high-end suites and work spaces offer business and leisure


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A travelers all they need. Relax in one of our 13 comfortable Spa treatment rooms, including 3 VIP rooms with luxury features; where you can enjoy our exclusive body and facial treatments. Lounge in our indoor and outdoor heated pool or stay active in our Gym equipped with the latest technology and equipment. If you are looking to host an event, Swissotel Lima has one of the largest Convention

Centers in the city, fully-equipped to hold a variety of events such as congresses, seminars, conferences, or product presentations. It also oers spacious and seamlessly designed meeting rooms, to organize Lima´s most exclusive events.. www.swissotel.com/hotels/lima/

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THE CONVENTION CENTRE DUBLIN


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The Convention Centre Dublin was developed to provide a world-class conference venue in the heart of Ireland’s capital city. Located just 15 minutes from the airport in Dublin’s Docklands, the finance and technology hub of the city, The CCD is ideally positioned to entice the international business tourism market. Since The CCD opened in September 2010, we have hosted over 1,800 events. As business tourists spend money on hotels, taxis, dining out, entertainment, shopping, cultural experiences and tourist attractions, events held at The CCD

help to generate significant revenue for the Irish economy. To date, we have won 42 industry awards, and continue to position Ireland on the world stage for international conferences, congresses and events. We strive to offer a truly world-class venue in every sense, from the quality of the facility, through to every aspect of our service. Our aim is to offer conference and event organisers, as well as conference delegates, an unrivalled event experience. www.theccd.ie/

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THE WORLD TRAD CENTER CURAÇAO The World Trade Center Curaçao is the most complete complex for the development of your business or event in the Caribbean and it can fulfill your needs from the highest standard to the most single task, all in one location. The center is composed of 7 principal

parts: Auditorium, Trade Mart, Exhibition Hall, Business Center, Executive Congress Center, International Building and the Clarion Hotel & Suites. www.worldtradecentercuracao.com/


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TOKYO INTERNATIONAL FORUM

The Tokyo International Forum, which is located in Tokyo's central Marunouchi district, is a convention and arts center equipped with a range of facilities including 8 small-to-large-size halls, 34 conference rooms, a symbolic glass atrium, a refreshing and plant-ďŹ lled ground-level plaza, a variety of shops and restaurants, and an art museum. The Forum is visited by more than 20 million people each year, and it serves as a center for promoting and communicating comprehensive culture and information. The Forum hosts a diverse program of events throughout the year at its distinctive and varied halls and conference rooms, including international conferences, ceremonies, academic meetings, exhibitions, concerts, musicals, and fashion shows. People of all ages from various backgrounds gather here to interact and enjoy the vast array of culture and information on oer. www.t-i-forum.co.jp/en/


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Best in Travel Magazine // Issue 95 // World's Best M.I.C.E Destinations  

Discover excellence in MICE tourism, this issue covers MICE brands that have world-class services and an all-conquering customer experience....

Best in Travel Magazine // Issue 95 // World's Best M.I.C.E Destinations  

Discover excellence in MICE tourism, this issue covers MICE brands that have world-class services and an all-conquering customer experience....