Spain as a Perfect MICE Destination
Spain has a privileged situation in lots of senses. Its geographical position makes it a link between Europe and Africa; the weather is perfect during most of the year in almost the whole country; tourism is one of the biggest commercial sectors in the country, with thousands and thousands of tourists every year who are able to choose between the wide range of offers, from mountains to beaches, from rural villages to modern cities. This week, we want to talk to you about Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing and Exhibitions (MICE) industry and why it is growing exponentially in Spain. Do you want to organize a congress or a meeting and don’t know where to do it? We have the answer.
MICE stands for Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing and Exhibitions and these events are commonly organized in cities with tourism attractive and with great venues which are able to welcome hundreds of visitors. But not everything has to be massive installations, there are often MICE events set in smaller venues to make it closer.
Here is where Spain has to say its words. For everyone planning to organize a MICE event, Spain is one of the most suitable options to choose from. As tourism is an immensely strong industry in the Mediterranean country, running an event of this magnitude is perfect both for organizers and for employees and attendants to the meeting. For sure, the qualities that Spanish cities offer are crucial for everyone involved in this industry to enjoy a reliable public transportation, a great stock of hotels and resorts and large and modern venues for events to be a dream come true. This is why Spain has become one of the top destinations in the world in terms of tourism, but why makes it such a perfect destination for MICE industry?
Modern cities but not huge: Big cities are always an option because there you have every facility you may demand. Massive venues are the best options for those who want to make a big meeting with hundreds of attendants and guests, establishing stands and making of the events an exhibition. For this purpose, the main cities in the country are the most recommendable options. Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Sevilla, Alicante or Bilbao are just a few of the cities which are capable of receiving a large amount of visitors and at the same time have great convention centers to arrange MICE events. In case you wanted to organize a more intimate corporation event, there are smaller towns as Pamplona, Málaga, San Sebastian, etc. where you can find exceptional venues which are able to cover everything you need.
Outstanding venues: Spain has a large number of venues which are updated to the last technology. These places are versatile and capable of hosting lots of people without it being a problem at all. With more than 40 exhibition and convention centers, Spain offers all kind of possibilities for you to organize your event, among which you can find genuine works of art by Norman Foster in Valencia or Santiago Calatrava in San Sebastián or Oviedo. Apart from that, numerous locations as universities, fairgrounds and sport centers are also available to set the perfect MICE event.
Attractive for attendees: Spain is one of the most attractive destinations for companies that want to make an event of this type. In fact, Spain is the fourth favorite country only after Britain, France and Germany, and it’s the only country to have two of its cities among the top 10 preferred cities in the world to hold MICE events. As you can see, business tourism is a highly important activity for Spain.
Fantastic weather: among those privileged countries to have privileged weather we can find Spain, where the climate is one of the most important factors that attract people not only to go on vacation but also for making business. Organizing MICE events in Spain will probably be a synonym of success in terms of weather.
Excellent mobility: the most important cities in the country count with quality airports and train stations which makes moving around the whole country an easy task. Wherever you have to go, there is no problem to make it, and this is a key factor in current times.
Costs: money is also a crucial point when arranging a big corporate event. So, Spain highlights for not being an expensive country where spending some days without ending ruined is possible.
From I Live Spain, as experts as we are in Spain, we can set everything ready for you to organize the best possible MICE event. We will manage the different spaces, gastronomic options, accommodation, leisure activities and so on. You won’t have to worry about anything except enjoying as much as you can and just live the best event possible.
Contact us to know more about the MICE options in SPAIN.