On 5th February, at the Hotel Fairmont Monte Carlo in Monaco was held one of the most important business networking events in the worldwide MICE industry: CONFEC Red 2015. Three days in which companies, British buyers and international suppliers exchanged views and experiences in this and the incentives sector.
José Rodado, Senior International Sales Manager and Montse García, Sales Director of PortAventura Business & Events attended on behalf of the PortAventura Convention Centre, and positively confirmed that the sector is on the up compared to recent years.
With a programme focused on One-to-One meetings and networking, CONFEC, for yet another year, reaffirmed its position as a leading forum in the MICE market. The success of this edition was confirmed even before the event date (5th February) with all available supplier vacancies having been booked months in advance.
From 6th to 9th February in Casablanca (Morocco) was held one of the most exclusive and important conferences for companies operating within the world of business and events: ‘CONFEC RED 2014’. This environment is where, for 3 days, the most important companies worldwide were centred, including PortAventura Business & Events.
Three days during which new business proposals and future business dealings were discussed. A new vision of this sector was put forward, thus achieving a positive attitude both nationally and internationally.
The CONFEC organisation holds three events during the course of the year, all based on the future of business on a global scale: CONFEC RED (held earlier this year), CONFEC BLUE (from 12th to 15th June) on the Costa Blanca and CONFEC GREEN (25th and 26th September) with location to be confirmed.
Durante los pasados días 7, 8 y 9 de febrero de 2013, se celebraron tres intensas jornadas de citas “one to one” en las que compradores de agencias y empresas de UK e Irlanda buscaban nuevos destinos e infraestructuras para proponer a sus clientes. De esta manera, los proveedores pudieron captar nuevas agencias y empresas con gran potencial en el sector de organización de eventos.
El evento Dubai “Confec Red“ se inició con un cocktail de bienvenida para todos los asistentes, seguido de dos días de reuniones, citas, actividades de team-building, cenas, etc. Gracias a este formato de evento, se facilitó que parte de las entrevistas tuvieran un mayor contacto con los compradores gracias los coffee breaks, almuerzos, comidas, cenas y otras actividades.
La actividad de team-building consistió en una ginkana en uno de los lujosos resorts de Dubai, concretamente Jumeirah Madinat, terminando después con una cena frente al único hotel de 7 estrellas del mundo: “Burj Al Arab” Hotel.
Para la celebración de la cena de gala, el hotel seleccionado fue el Atlantis, situado en Palm Jumeirah una de las islas artificiales del archipiélago Palm que posee uno de los acuarios privados más grandes del mundo. Montse Garcia, Sales Development Manager de PortAventura Business & Events estuvo allí para participando de este exclusivo encuentro.
On 7, 8 and 9 February 2013, three intense days of one-to-one appointments in which buyers from agencies and companies in the UK and Ireland sought new destinations and infrastructures to recommend to their clients, enabling providers to gain new business from agencies and companies with great potential in the events organisation sector.
The Dubai “Confec Red“ event began with a welcome cocktail for all attendees, followed by days of meetings, appointments, team building activities, dinners, etc. The format of this event made it easier to mingle and facilitated greater contact with buyers thanks to coffee breaks, lunches, dinners and other activities.
The team building activity consisted for a gymkhana at one of the most luxurious resorts in Dubai, Jumeirah Madinat, ending with dinner in front of the only 7-star hotel in the world: Burj Al Arab.
The hotel selected for the gala dinner, was the Atlantis, situated on the artificial island of Palm Jumeirah, which is home to one of the world’s largest private aquariums. Montse Garcia, Sales Development Manager for PortAventura Business & Events was there to participate in this exclusive gathering.