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With an international network of resources, BestCities Global Alliance connects you with 11 premier meeting destinations, unified by a commitment to deliver exceptional standards: Berlin, Bogotá, Cape Town, Copenhagen, Dubai, Edinburgh, Houston, Melbourne, Singapore, Tokyo and Vancouver.
As a meeting planner we understand that you are accountable for delivering excellence and thanks to our practice of knowledge and insight sharing, you never again have to start planning your event from the beginning. BestCities provides continuous, professional service up to and beyond your event, including bid support, assistance with local customs and visas as well as advice on local suppliers.
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Convention, meeting and incentive travel that’s easy to plan and hard to forget. Calgary is a sparkling cosmopolitan city with a reputation for warm, Western welcomes. It’s a bustling business centre that's also full of exciting opportunities to play.
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ranked first in the Americas for international association events, ahead of New York, Washington and Buenos Aires, according to the Union of International Association’s (UIA) International Meetings Statistics Report in 2014, for the fourth straight year.
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Melbourne Convention Bureau Over four decades of experience in attracting and securing international association conferences and incentive programs, for Melbourne and Victoria. Jointly funded by the Victorian State Government, City of Melbourne, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre and over 270 industry partners, MCB proactively seeks out new international business event opportunities and develops comprehensive business cases, by working collaboratively with associations, corporate organizations and event planners from around the world. We can connect your association with industry leaders to create an outcome focused and legacy-creating program, helping to drive maximum attendance at your event. We pride ourselves on always taking the ‘Team Melbourne’ approach to make sure your event is a success and we look forward to welcoming you to Melbourne soon.
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is a cutting-edge venue located in the heart of Melbourne and has everything you need for a memorable event. It has also been recognized as Australasia’s Leading Meetings and Conference Center at the prestigious World Travel Awards for the past four years. The amazing spaces, leading technology, award-winning food and highly-skilled staff at MCEC will ensure your event is one to remember. Discover an event space as extraordinary as the city it calls home.
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Opening in 2016, the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre, is set to become an iconic landmark for Muscat and the Sultanate of Oman. The Centre is only 10 minutes from the new Muscat International Airport. Located in its own precinct, this world-class facility is perfectly suited to host international, regional and national conventions, exhibitions and business events. Amongst its features are a tiered auditorium seating 3,200 people and more than 22,000 square meters of exhibition space.
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Vancouver Convention Centre
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