The councilwoman for tourism is present at the IBTM
At the IBTM world fair, the Sitges Convention Bureau is promoting its services on offer of business tourism, congresses, conventions, incentives and other business meetings. The Fair is being held from today until 1 December in Barcelona.
The Sitges Convention Bureau, the department of Tourism’s program specializing in promoting Sitges as a destination receiving business tourism, congresses, conventions, incentives and other business meetings, is present again this year at the IBTM world market fair. During the fair, the councilwoman for Tourism will hold 45 interviews with sector professionals looking for new destinations for their meetings.
For the councilwoman for Tourism, Aurora Carbonell, “this is a very good opportunity that we have to promote our business tourism options and continue to work to promote what is one of our main calling cards”. Actually, Sitges is the number one destination in this sector, immediately following Barcelona.
IBTM World, held in Barcelona from 29 November to 1 December, is the most important world fair in the sector of business congresses, conventions, incentives, events and company travel on a worldwide level. This professional encounter brings together over 15,500 industry professionals who, during 3 days, promotes and look for business opportunities with more than 3,000 exhibitors. Simultaneously there are training sessions with the significant speakers on sector trends at forums and networking meetings.
During the days previous to the fair, Sitges hosted a series of fam trips organized by the private sector and in collaboration with the Sitges Convention Bureau. Melià Sitges organized an event aimed at the German market, France and Benelux. As a part of the fair, Dolce Sitges and Melià also welcomed in Sitges 40 member of Helmsbriscoe, an association of business tourism professionals with more than 1,200 members from 55 countries from all over the world.