INCON, the dynamic partnership of the world’s leading conference, event and destination management companies met in Lisbon from 18th-19th February for its annual University and Leadership retreat.
INCON teamed up with the Lisbon Convention Bureau and Tivoli hotels to organise a Meetings’s Industry seminar. INCON’s local partner Aim Group International Lisbon office managed all aspects of the meeting and brought all the groups together. The meeting gathered a broad group of key stakeholders from the Lisbon’s meetings industry to discuss ways to build joint strategies for the future and debate how to attract more international meetings to the city. The seminar included presentations from senior level speakers from across Europe and as far afield as Australia. The seminar concluded with a stimulating workshop where a number of actions were agreed to ensure that Lisbon maintains it leadership position as a top meetings destination.
Francisco Moser, President, Lisbon Convention Bureau commented “we are grateful to INCON for coming to Lisbon and helping share their expertise and perspectives to ensure strategies are in place to secure Lisbon’s position in the top 10 global destinations in coming years.
Roslyn McLeod, Managing Director of arinex and Co-Chair of INCON states, “Lisbon is on track to escalate its position to a higher ranking as an international meeting destination. More than just passionate, enthusiasm our recent visit highlighted a combination of compelling factors that will attract more meetings to the city. Safe, easy proximity across the city and to the convention center, good hotels and attractive pricing in a charming European environment make Lisbon an appealing destination. The INCON Partners chose Lisbon to have their winter meeting to experience the changes taking place in the Lisbon landscape and came away with positive impressions to invite future business.”Susanna Tocca, Managing Director, AIM Group International Lisbon commented 'We were thrilled with the opportunity to welcome all the leaders of INCON to our City. We need all their voices to raise the profile of Lisbon and to communicate its splendid facilities and attractiveness for Congress organizers and delegates alike”