Event Planner Spain, event organizers in Spain and Morocco Ideas and resources for events and meeting in Spain and Morocco: event staff, congresses, conventions, events, catering...
Internet leaders: July 5,394,846 page views
Newsletter (15,000+ subscribers) Event Planner Spain mobile version RSS Event Planner Spain
 Search Hotels
 and Venues
 Search Event
 Agencies
 Search Event
 Suppliers
   Services
Event Planner Spain, meeting planners in Spain
See all categories
Amograe Internacional. Audiovisual production, staging, lighting, backdrops, screens, rigging, technicians, local crew.
EIBTM 2014

The Global Meetings & Events Expo, Barcelona 18-20 November
The Global Meetings & Events Expo, Barcelona 18-20 November

Interesting reading
Fourteen Meetings Technology Trends to Watch for 2014 Fourteen Meetings Technology Trends to Watch for 2014 ...
Make Your Meeting Go Viral Make Your Meeting Go Viral ...
The Shift in Desktop to Mobile and Tablet Continues to Transform Hotel Bookings in Q1 2014 The Shift in Desktop to Mobile and Tablet ...
Managing AV for Non-Techies Managing AV for Non-Techies ...

Spanish Association of Destination Management Companies Analyses Impact of Crisis on Inbound MICE Tourism

Send this article to a friend
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Digg Share to Delicious More...
Date of publication: 25/10/2008 – Asociación Española de Destination Management Companies
Spanish Association of Destination Management Companies Analyses Impact of Crisis on Inbound MICE TourismIf Spanish DMCs do not receive financial help from the country's different administrations, they will not be able to travel abroad to promote Spain as a MICE destination, and many operators will be forced to reduce costs and lay off staff.

The Madrid Chapter of the Spanish Association of DMCs met at the Westin Palace Hotel in Madrid on 22 October 2008. The impact of the current financial crisis on the association’s members, dedicated to promoting Spain as a MICE destination, was one of the important items on the agenda.

There was talk of collaboration with OPC Madrid at an early date, above all to convince local and national administrations of the fact that the industry needs support and financial aid.

Juan Antonio Casas, the association’s president, stated, “If financial aid is not forthcoming, it will difficult for us to travel abroad to promote our destinations, and many agencies will be forced to reduce costs and lay off staff.”

Throughout the year, meetings have been held with different public agencies with the aim of requesting collaboration. However, despite the favourable reception, neither proposals nor commitments to carry out specific actions have been received to date. “Instead,” Casa comments, “we have been invited to participate in presentations that are very expensive for our members. In short, we are the people who best know how to promote the destination and its products.”
Comment on this news item
Name     Email

Tags, event suppliers: Agencies  Staff 

Tags, news section: 2008  Agencies  Association  Crisis  Hotel  IT  Madrid  Management  OPC  Palace  Spain  Staff 

Glossary, news section: AIM  MICE  Reception 

Number of views of this article: 5,732

Search all
Loading
Newsletter
Suppliers
Member Access
username
password
Palacio de Ferias y Congresos de Málaga. Trade Fair and Congress Centre Malaga, Convention Centre Spain
Uila Motor y Aventura. Track day, motoring events, 4x4 throughout Spain
CREA Group - Event Management Barcelona. Event, incentive and group trip organization in Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia y Andalusia, Spain
Indigo Travel & Events. DMC expert in incentives travel, technical programmes and exclusive events in Spain and Morocco
Hotel Barceló Sancti Petri. Luxury Meeting Hotel in Cadiz, Spain

 
About Us | Advertise | Contact Us | Legal | Glossary | Site Map
If you are planning any type of event in Spain or Morocco, contact us or browse our directory with more
than 500 quality suppliers to request proposals and quotes directly, free of charge and without commissions.

With more than 4,000,000 page views and 1,000 requests for proposals a month, Event Planner Spain is currently the
most visited event organization portal in Spain, available in eight languages, with visits from 160 different countries.
If you provide services for events in Spain or Morocco, register your company and make the most of our current promotions.
If you want to advertise on our portal, please check advertise or contact us for an interesting proposal.

Event Planner Spain, S.L.
Paseo de la Sierra, 38-20, 29018 Málaga, Spain
© Copyright Event Planner Spain 2006-2014
Tel. +34 952 294 327

GolfCanal. Spacious venue in Central Madrid for all types of outdoor events

Last event supplier

GolfCanal. Spacious venue in Central Madrid for all ...
Hilton Buenavista with El Greco

Last offer

Hilton Buenavista with El Greco ...
The Top Ten Questions to Ask Your Online Media Agency

Last news

The Top Ten Questions to Ask Your Online ...
La Casona de Andrea. Charming event and wedding hotel with riding centre and outdoor activities in Tiedra, Valladolid, Spain

Random event supplier

La Casona de Andrea. Charming event and wedding ...
Book Your Meeting Room in Central Madrid

Random offer

Book Your Meeting Room in Central Madrid ...
Site Inspection Simplified: Four Free Apps to Improve the Process

Random news

Site Inspection Simplified: Four Free Apps to Improve ...

Málaga Convention Bureau Member MPI Member, Meeting Professionals International CO2 Neutral Website Exhibiting at EIBTM, global event for meetings and incentives IMEX 2015 – Frankfurt 19-21 May. The essential worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events ICCA Iberian Chapter