Poland Convention Bureau was created in 2002 as a department of Polish Tourism Organisation and is responsible for the promotion of Poland as an attractive destination for meetings and business events.

We are the first contact for anyone seeking information on business partners and conference facilities, who is planning to organize association congress or a corporate event in Poland.

Our main goal is to build the image of Poland as an attractive country for organising of all types of business events. We realize our mission through:

  • participating in international business fairs, which results in gaining new business contacts;
  • organising study tours for foreign journalists and organizers of meetings and business events, including conferences, congresses, product launches, incentives;
  • gaining new business events for Poland;
  • cooperating with foreign media and posting articles and advertisements promoting Poland as a business destination in business press and directories;
  • cooperating with city convention bureaux;
  • networking with Polish business sector within Recommendation Program for  Professional Congress Organizers, Recommendation Program for Incentive Travel Companies;
  • networking with the Polish scientific community within Polish Congress Ambassadors Program;
  • cooperating with international organisations and associations of meeting industry professionals;
  • collection and elaboration of statistical data on Polish meeting industry, in accordance with the recommendations of international organisations such as ICCA - International Congress and Convention Association and the UIA - Union of International Associations, engaged in similar rankings.

The Polish Tourism Organization is a member of the meetings industry associations: International Congress and Convention Association and Union of International Associations.


SITE Young Leaders' Program

Young Leaders of SITE Poland visit the headquarters of the Polish Tourism Organisation

Education is one of the pillars of the SITE association. Participants of the SITE Young Leaders' Program, who were hosted at the headquarters of the Polish Tourism Organisation, are young people looking to grow their future careers in business tourism. During a special EventprofsLAB session, Aneta Książek and Jarosław Marciuk shared their knowledge and experience about the role of digital marketing in the promotion of destinations. They also taught their young audience how to build a professional image on LinkedIn.
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ICCA Business Analytics 2022 Country and City Rankings

ICCA Business Analytics 2022 Country and City Rankings

The IMEX fair in Frankfurt provided an opportunity to present a number of firsts. On 23 May, in the time and place where the international meetings and events industry meets in person, the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) announced to the general public its statistical report for 2022.
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EventprofsLAB educational project MICE industry

EventprofsLAB educational project premieres at the IMEX trade show in Frankfurt

For the first time, the educational project called Eventprofs Creators Lab had its premiere outside Poland. Poland Convention Bureau organised a special mobile photography workshop during the IMEX 2023 trade fair in Frankfurt. The event began and ended at the Polish stand, number G440. The workshop, however, took place in the entire space of the Messe Frankfurt.
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How can National Convention Bureaux Leverage Their Influence for Sustainability

Collaborative Action Plan to Guide Sustainable Business Events

The Strategic Alliance of the National Convention Bureaux of Europe (SANCBE) presents a new whitepaper titled “How can National Convention Bureaux Leverage Their Influence for Sustainability?”. In alignment with the frameworks provided by the European Green Deal and the Net Zero Carbon Events Initiative, it showcases a collaborative action plan towards a shift to sustainable business events and the overall transition for sustainability. The paper was launched on May 22 in Frankfurt/Germany at the brand-new Global Forum for National Convention Bureaux, initiated by SANCBE and supported by ICCA and the IMEX Group.
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Poland Convention Bureau IMEX Frankfurt Polish Tourism Organisation

Poland Rocks at IMEX Frankfurt 2023 - Networking and Collaboration Opportunities Galore

At this year's IMEX, the Poland Convention Bureau team embraced the power of sensory marketing to create captivating experiences and evoke positive emotions among our guests. With a strong focus on engaging the subconscious of consumers and visitors, we aimed to leave a lasting impression. Our Polish stand boasted an impressive lineup of 18 vendors, each showcasing their exceptional products and services. The event also witnessed hundreds of scheduled business meetings at the national stand, further highlighting the dynamic networking opportunities our presence generated.
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Poland Convention Bureau stand IMEX Trade Show

Poland Rocks! Let`s Talk Business Song

During the IMEX trade show in Frankfurt, at the Polish national stand, we sang a specially created song for this occasion. Brian Allan and Basia Giewont were our musical ambassadors in Germany, and with their performances, they generated a lot of positive emotions among the guests and exhibitors at Messe Frankfurt. The Musical Happy Hour attracted many trade fair participants who joined in the collective singing.
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The Polish Congress Ambassadors Gala in Gdynia

The Polish Congress Ambassadors Gala in Gdynia

On 15 May 2023, the Polish Congress Ambassadors Gala took place at the Courtyard by Marriott Gdynia Waterfront Hotel. This important event is part of the Polish Congress Ambassadors Programme, which is jointly implemented by the Polish Tourism Organisation (PTO) and the Polish Conference and Congress Association (PCCA). The objective of the programme is to attract congresses to Poland and to provide effective assistance in bringing such events to our country by Polish professionals, such as scientists and experts from various industries, who operate within the structures of international organisations. During the gala, ambassadors and patrons were recognised for their efforts in 2020-2021.
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IMEX Frankfurt Trade Show 2023

IMEX Frankfurt Trade Show 2023 coming up in just one week

IMEX Frankfurt Trade Show 2023 is coming up in just one week. The Poland Convention Bureau of the Polish Tourism Organisation is the organiser of the Polish representation at the IMEX Trade Show in Frankfurt am Main. The trade show will take place between 23 and 25 May with the theme Human Nature. At the Polish stand, a record number of vendors will be displaying their products. Some of the hits of this year’s fair are sure to be the Musical Mornings and Musical Happy Hour.
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Routes Europe 2023 Visit Poland

The entire European aviation industry gathered in Łódź for Routes Europe 2023

From May 9th to 11th, the 16th Routes Europe 2023 Forum took place in Łódź. The international event was hosted by the city of Łódź and Łódź Airport. Over 1,100 delegates from across Europe, as well as the United States, Canada, United Arab Emirates, China, and Israel, participated in the event. Among them were representatives of 93 airlines and 250 airports.
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The Polish Congress Ambassadors Gala

The Polish Congress Ambassadors Gala returns and will be organised in Gdynia

In mid-May of 2023, Gdynia will serve as the center of events for The Polish Congress Ambassadors Programme. The recognition of laureates from the years 2020 and 2021 presents a favourable opportunity for integrating the scientific community with industry professionals in the meetings sector and to acquaint ambassadors with new products, trends, and venues.
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New Trends in Tourism Conference in Gdansk

New Trends in Tourism Conference in Gdansk - 2023 edition summary

The recent New Trends in Tourism conference held in Gdansk, Poland, highlighted the importance of data-driven marketing strategies, customer experiences, and sustainable tourism in shaping the future of the tourism industry. From analyzing social media activity to measuring customer emotions and experiences, the conference featured presentations on various techniques and tools for leveraging data to better understand customer behaviour, tailor marketing efforts, and drive tourist traffic.
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Meetings, by Default, or meetings by Design events in Poland

"Meetings, by Default or meetings by Design" three events in Poland

Three Polish cities join a worldwide tour. Wroclaw, Krakow, and Gdansk are joining a global event celebrating the premiere of a book that serves as a guide on how to design better meetings to make them more productive, engaging, and effective. The authors of the book, "Meetings, by Default, or meetings by Design?" Mike van der Vijver and Eric de Groot, will meet with the local MICE industry and explore and discover the new role of F2F meetings in the post-pandemic world.
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New Trends in Tourism ntt23

New Trends in Tourism Conference 2023 in Gdansk

The Gdańsk European Solidarity Centre will once again host the New Trends in Tourism conference on April 14, 2023. The event will cover four areas: statistics in the tourism industry,  destination marketing, experiential tourism, and sustainable tourism. The special guest of the conference will be Wojciech Modest Amaro.
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