Yearly Archives: 2015

New Partners of Madrid Convention Bureau

    We want to welcome 6 new companies that have recently become partners of Madrid Convention Bureau:     Grupo Abasa                              Conference Studio                … Read more »

IFEMA hosts CPHI Worldwide

  According to sources at IFEMA, the international pharmaceutical ingredients expo CPHI Worldwide, the industry’s leading global event, brought 150 million euros to Madrid as it swept through the capital city. The event drew 2,500 companies from the pharmaceutical ingredients sector and 36,000 professionals from 153 countries. 74 Spanish companies participated in this year’s edition…. Read more »

InterContinental Madrid, Spain’s Leading Business Hotel 2015

  For the second year running, InterContinental Madrid has received one of the awards commonly referred to as the “Tourism Oscars.” The World Travel Awards recognise excellence in all sectors of the travel and tourism industry. InterContinental Madrid boasts over sixty years of history. Since the very beginning it has been firmly committed to the… Read more »

Where to find us

  Where we will be: –              IBTM World (17-19 November), Barcelona , Spain –              M&I Eastern Europe Gulf & India (22-26 November), Vienna –              Connections Meeting Europe 2015 (9-12 December), Lisbon & Algarve Where we have been: –              IMEX America (13-15 October), Las Vegas – USA –              M&I Europe Autumn (19-23 October), St Julian’s, Malta… Read more »


  In  October, MCB’s Congresses Department submitted six bids for international congresses to be held between 2016 and 2019, with a total of 19,000 potential participants. It also organised two technical visits by organisers of confirmed congresses in Madrid to finalise the venue and supplier selection process. Finally, during this period seven bids were won… Read more »

Madrid presentation in Chicago, 1 October

  Madrid Convention Bureau held an event in Chicago, presenting the city of Madrid as a destination for business, congresses, meeting and incentive tourism for the top incentive agencies and firms in Chicago and its surrounding area.   Nine companies associated with MCB also took part in the event, which steered away from traditional formats… Read more »

Shopping Tourism and Economy Summit

  On 5 and 6 October, Madrid celebrated its 2015 Shopping Tourism & Economy Summit. It was the first European summit devoted exclusively to shopping tourism, recognising the phenomenon as one of the main drivers of urban economic development in the years to come due to its added value, its capacity to create jobs and… Read more »

Airlines and Airport

  Royal Air Maroc launches a new route between Rabat and Madrid in October Since 26 October, flights have been running three times a week between Rabat Airport and Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport. The Moroccan airline is offering flights on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in a 160-passenger Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Ethiopian offering direct flights between… Read more »