Yearly Archives: 2017

Activities of Madrid Convention Bureau in February

In February, Madrid hosted various national and international congresses, conferences and meetings associated with different fields and topics, including the 5th International Congress on Sport, Doping and Society; the Congress of the Spanish Society for Wounds (SEHER); the SAE International Teaching Open Day; the Mechanical Parts Roadshow organised by the BCN agency; and the Oxford… Read more »

Madrid Convention Bureau: where to find us

Meeting & Incentive Summit (Madrid), 28/03 M&I Forum Europe Spring (Paris), 28/03-01/04 Associations World Congress (Vienna), 02-04/05 M&I Forum Americas (Cancun), 07-10/05 Imex (Frankfurt), 16-18/05

Madrid’s Plaza Mayor blows out its 400 candles

This year Madrid will commemorate the 400 years of existence of one of its most important sites: Plaza Mayor. Showcasing the square and restoring its central role in city life is the underlying aim of the celebrations surrounding its 400th anniversary. The associated programme of activities was presented in February by the Mayor of Madrid, Manuela… Read more »

Five Madrid hotels take home an ‘Oscar’ for the excellence and quality of their services

Five hotels from the Hotel Business Association of Madrid (AEHM) received the hotel industry’s  ‘Oscar’ for the excellence and quality of their services at the 15th edition of TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards in 2017. Representatives from Hotel Orfila, Barceló Emperatriz, Artiem Madrid, Artistic B&B and Only YOU Boutique Hotel Madrid collected the awards in a… Read more »

Madrid will be hosting seven major international congresses in 2017

Madrid cements its reputation as a world famous destination for meetings tourism. In 2017, seven large-scale international congresses are already confirmed as taking place in the capital, expecting to generate more than 700,000 overnight stays in the city and a direct expenditure of 180 million euros. The city of Madrid continues to consolidate its position… Read more »

Some 1,065,000 people visited the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in 2016

More than a million people, 1,064,835 to be exact, visited the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum over the course of 2016, amounting to a 10% increase compared to 967,908 visitors in 2015. This is the third record-breaking year for visitor numbers in the museum’s history and the fourth year that numbers… Read more »

Hilton Madrid Airport hosts the HelmsBriscoe European Regional Meeting

From 15 to 17 January, Hilton Madrid Airport hosted the Regional Meeting held by HelmsBriscoe Europe, the biggest purchaser in terms of volume in the Meetings and Events Industry. More than 200 Meetings Tourism professionals met at this hotel to examine future sector trends. HelmsBriscoe picked Madrid as host city for this event, specifically the… Read more »

The Hotel Meliá Galgos introduces the new and exclusive service THE LEVEL

The Meliá Galgos presents THE LEVEL, an exclusive service with 75 spacious and elegant rooms and a 500sqm lounge area where design and customer service come together, turning this space into a unique location, offering five-star service right in the heart of the Salamanca Neighbourhood. In the new THE LEVEL Meliá Galgos, located on our… Read more »