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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.

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 Convention Bureau Wrocław is a new member of ICCA!

Convention Bureau Wrocław is a new member of ICCA!

We are happy to announce that the Convention Bureau - Wrocław returns to the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). Joining this international Association brings for Wrocław many benefits, especially a wide range of new opportunities that ensure attracting congress, conferences and seminars to the capital of the Lower Silesia region. It is an opportunity to gain new contacts and promote our city in the international area.
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New hotels in Warsaw

New hotels in Warsaw

The hotel industry is hoping to return to pre-pandemic normality. After the burdensome 2021, when several planned investments were successfully opened despite the odds, 2022 is turning out to be very promising. As long as the unpredictable pandemic situation allows, new international hotel brands will be opening their hotels in Poland. 
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Poland Convention Bureau POT puts focus on content marketing

Poland Convention Bureau POT puts focus on content marketing

During the Covid-19 pandemic remote channels of contact have become the foundation for our daily communication. That is why, in cooperation with the POT International Offices and municipal Convention Bureaux, we are conducting intense promotional activities online, targeted at the representatives of the meeting industry, in order to maintain interest in Poland and build trust among meeting and event planners.
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PCB POT collecting data for its 2022 report

PCB POT collecting data for its 2022 report

The beginning of the year is a time for summaries, including the statistical ones. Like every year in January, Poland Convention Bureau POT, in cooperation with municipal and regional Convention Bureaux, has been collecting data for the Poland Meetings & Events Industry Report. It will already be the 13th edition of the publication whose goal is to define the size of the market of meetings and events in Poland, marking yet another year in the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Recommendations of Poland Convention Bureau POT extended

Recommendations of Poland Convention Bureau POT extended

For almost 20 years, the Polish Tourism Organisation has been carrying out PCO, ITC and CB Recommendation Programmes, which are included in the annual PCB strategic plan and serve to professionalise the Polish meeting industry by developing professional conference services in Poland, improving knowledge and skills as well as strengthening the professional standing of those active in the market through international cooperation.In view of the current situation in the meeting industry caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and thus the limited possibility of organising live meetings, the current recommendations are extended until the end of 2022, as had been the case in 2021.
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Foreign meeting planners come to Wrocław

Foreign meeting planners come to Wrocław

On 16-18 December, Poland Convention Bureau POT, in cooperation with POT International Offices as well as the local host - Convention Bureau Wrocław, organised a study/fam trip held within the “Poland. We Are Meeting Again” campaign, intended for representatives of the meeting industry from priority markets, i.e. Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. It was the first foreign fam trip prepared by PCB POT since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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2021 Poland Meetings & Events Industry Report

2021 Poland Meetings & Events Industry Report

Together with municipal and regional conventions bureaux, recommended organisers of congresses and incentive trips as well as international organisations and associations, Poland Convention Bureau - Polish Tourism Organisation (PCB POT) has produced its annual Poland Meetings & Events Industry Report.
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Poland promoted at IBTM World 2021

Poland promoted at IBTM World 2021

Like every year, the Polish Tourism Organisation was responsible for the Polish national stand at IBTM World in Barcelona (30.11-2.12.2021) -  one of the most important events in the meeting industry. This year’s offer was accompanied by a promo campaign called #PolandWeAreMeetingAgain.
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Organizing Committee of the ICCA congress in Krakow

Krakow to host the 61st ICCA Congress!

We are proud to announce that Krakow has been selected as the host city for the 61st ICCA Congress in 2022! Hosting the International Congress and Convention Association is a huge success not only for the city of Krakow, but for the entire country.
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Poland Online Site Inspection 2.0 - new functionalities

Poland Online Site Inspection 2.0 - new functionalities

A year after the premiere of Poland Online Site Inspection (POSI), a comprehensive online guide for meeting planners, the Polish Tourism Organisation - Poland Convention Bureau summarizes the project and implements two new categories: Incentive & Inspiration and Hybrid Meetings & Virtual Events. POSI allows event organisers to interactively and individually explore the many congress, conference and event facilities Poland has to offer – from anywhere in the world and at any time.
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Study on impact of coronavirus on European convention sector

Study on impact of coronavirus on European convention sector

11 May 2021. The Strategic Alliance of the National Convention Bureaux of Europe has published an update of its 2020 study on “The Impact of Coronavirus on Europe’s Convention Sector”. The report, prepared by Tourism Economics, provides three recovery scenarios to reflect the possible range of developments given the level of uncertainty about how the pandemic situation will evolve over the coming months.
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Meetings Week Poland 2021:  Let's take advantage of the time of the new opening

Meetings Week Poland 2021: Let's take advantage of the time of the new opening

The ninth edition of Meetings Week Poland (MWP) was devoted to the meetings industry 2.0, i.e. to the transformation that both the industry and the tools it offers are undergoing. The participants, touching upon various aspects of the meetings and events market, saw -  in a difficult pandemic situation - the opportunity to create a market from scratch and take advantage of the chance to make a difference.
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Revolution in Kraków: KRAKÓW NETWORK Protocol announced!

Revolution in Kraków: KRAKÓW NETWORK Protocol announced!

The document inspired by ICCA’s Kaohsiung Protocol, for which the Polish MICE industry had been waiting for a few months, was announced in ICE Kraków Congress Centre on Tuesday 23rd March 2021. During the webinar, members of KRAKÓW NETWORK – a business initiative originated and organised by the Krakow Festival Office (KBF), the operator of the ICE Kraków Congress Centre – presented the process of elaboration and the main assumptions of the Protocol. The KRAKÓW NETWORK Protocol is covered by the honorary patronage of the Polish Tourist Organisation and the Poland Convention Bureau.
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Success of Warsaw Kick-Off 2021

Success of Warsaw Kick-Off 2021

The virtual fam trip in Warsaw attracted over 160 guests from mainly Europe, but also Mexico and the USA. The event was organized as a streaming on an online platform for international meeting planners.
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Poland supports UIA Survey 2021

Poland supports UIA Survey 2021

Polish Tourism Organisation - Poland Convention Bureau joined Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau and Seoul Tourism Organisation as a partner of the comprehensive UIA Survey on COVID-19 Impact on International Association Meetings conducted in March-October 2021 among 25,000 international associations worldwide.
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Meetings industry at ITB Berlin’s digital edition

Meetings industry at ITB Berlin’s digital edition

As is the case each year, Polish Tourism Organisation will host the Polish national stand at ITB Berlin. Joining the list of exhibitors for the first time ever, Poland Convention Bureau will simultaneously support the business tourism offer presented by professional incoming travel agencies specialised in services aimed at meetings and events.
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Virtual Fam trip in Warsaw

Virtual Fam trip in Warsaw

The virtual fam trip "Warsaw Kick Off 2021" organized by the Warsaw Convention Bureau and Mazurkas Travel - certified by POT PCB, will begin March 2, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
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Successful launch of Destination Poland

Successful launch of Destination Poland

For a week now PCB POT has been successfully communicating the launch of Destination Poland, its brand-new project implemented in cooperation with SITE Poland, which has already been covered by foreign and domestic trade publications and POT’s International Offices.
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