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Convention Services Manager
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.
+46 (0)702 076 409
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.
Supports PCMA through Convene Presents Education Sessions at Convening Leaders and Education Conference, Convening Leaders Hybrid & Rebroadcast, Virtual Edge Institute Sponsorship, Digital Event Strategist Certification Sponsorship, Education Foundation Dinner Celebrating Professional Achievement, and Convene Magazine.
The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) is the principal authority for the planning, supervision, development and marketing of tourism in Dubai. They also market and promote the emirate’s commerce sector, and are responsible for the licensing and classification of all tourism services, including hotels establishments, tour operators, travel agents, and all other tourism services. DTCM is committed to strengthening the Dubai economy through attracting tourists, inward investment into the emirate and delivering Dubai’s tourism vision for 2020, which includes welcoming 20 million visitors per year by 2020. They have played a pivotal role in Dubai’s rise to prominence as one of the world’s leading tourism destinations, welcoming more than 10 million visitors in 2012 and 11 million in 2013. In addition to its headquarters in Dubai, DTCM operates 20 offices worldwide.
Our vision: Dubai will be the leading destination for global travel, business and events by 2020.
Our mission: Strengthen the Dubai economy by attracting tourists and inward investment into the emirate.
[+971] 600 55 5559
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.
514.844.4006 Luc Charbonneau
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.
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Vancouver Convention Centre
35 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois USA
877.827.7262 (toll-free in USA)
Fax: +1 312.423.7222