The 20 biggest conferences hosted by Madrid in 2023 had an impact of 88 million euro

These twenty association meetings brought 72,000 professional visitors to the Spanish capital and created more than 42,000 direct and indirect jobs The majority of expenditure was on areas like accommodation and restaurants, which accounted respectively for 44 million and 20.5 million euro Among these heavily attended conferences hosted by Madrid last year, the European Society… Read more »

Madrid is named the World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination for the fifth year running

The Spanish capital wins the grand final of the 2023 World Travel Awards, the tourism industry’s most prestigious international accolades   The Spanish capital was competing against the cities that won the other regional categories of the World Travel Awards, including Abu Dhabi, Las Vegas, Paris, Seoul and Singapore. Industry professionals reaffirmed their confidence in… Read more »

Madrid presents its offerings at the IBTM World MICE tourism fair

Madrid City Council is taking part, via Madrid Convention Bureau, in this international professional meeting held in Barcelona The city council is promoting the Spanish capital’s range of specialised goods and services for the MICE segment in partnership with 24 companies from Madrid. Over 500 professional meetings will be held in total. The Madrid stand… Read more »

The Spanish capital reaffirmed its leading position at the 30th edition of the World Travel Awards, the travel industry’s most prestigious international awards

 Madrid is named Europe’s top MICE destination for the sixth year in a row Travel industry professionals once again ranked Madrid in first place, ahead of other European cities like Copenhagen, Paris and Vienna Madrid will now compete to be renamed the top MICE destination in the world at the Grand Final Gala Ceremony The… Read more »

Govtech 4 Impact World Congress

21 – 34 May, 2024 | Madrid, Spain BREAKTHROUGH TECHNOLOGIES FOR FUTURE GOVERNMENTS Tough challenges demand agile governments that can harness the power of technology with the vision of entrepreneurial public servants and the creativity of impact-driven innovators. This requires meaningful interaction between governments, corporations, academics, investors, new entrepreneurs, and crucially, citizens. The G4I… Read more »

NATO Summit: organisational excellence in Madrid

The NATO Summit, which had widespread media coverage, was held in Madrid from 28 to 30 June and undoubtedly served to strengthen the city’s international image with regards to professional event organisation. Appearing in articles and reports, as well as in the press and on TV, for weeks Madrid and its tourist offerings were news… Read more »

Madrid reaffirms its position as the world’s top MICE destination

The Spanish capital is named World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination at the World Travel Awards for the third year in a row This latest achievement is the third international award won by Madrid’s MICE sector in 2021 Given out by industry professionals, the award highlights Madrid’s quality and competitiveness as a destination and its… Read more »

The Mayor of Madrid, with the Tourism team

Madrid explores the enormous value of congress legacy at Global Forum 2021

The Spanish capital co-organised this annual event held by BestCities Global Alliance, a network of cities that host international conferences From 2 to 5 December, this event brought the alliance’s 11 member destinations and 20 international associations to Madrid,, where they discovered the city’s MICE amenities in situ One of the forum’s highlights is the… Read more »

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