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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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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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KRAKÓW NETWORK Protocol

KRAKÓW NETWORK Protocol

Associated as part of the KRAKÓW NETWORK business initiative, several hundred representatives of the meetings industry and related sectors from Kraków and the region of Małopolska work on a document modelled on the Kaohsiung Protocol Framework announced by ICCA in November 2020 and identifying strategies enabling a recovery of the global meetings market.
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Destination Poland – a new source of information about incentive travel in Poland

Destination Poland – a new source of information about incentive travel in Poland

Poland Convention Bureau of Polish Tourism Organisation in cooperation with SITE Poland introduced a new tool dedicated to the promotion of Poland. Built around the offer of municipal and regional convention bureaux plus the resources, expertise and experience of Poland Convention Bureau and SITE Poland, it joins the Poland Online Site Inspection catalogue as the latest solution targeting the MICE sector.
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“Meet Safe” announced as the 2021 GMID theme

“Meet Safe” announced as the 2021 GMID theme

“Meet Safe” was announced as the main theme of this year’s edition of the Global Meetings Industry Day, which is set to take place on 8 April 2021 with meetings showcasing the potential of the events sector staged simultaneously all around the world.
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SITE Poland awarded for CSR

SITE Poland awarded for CSR

SITE Poland chapter was ranked first in the “Excellence in Sustainability” category, as announced during the annual SITE Global Conference.  The award recognized CSR-related actions taken as part of the “Our impact on people, society and the planet” project.
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Mobility and smart ageing

Mobility and smart ageing

The Urban Mobility & Smart Ageing Conference is a global debate on mobility and smart ageing with researchers, experts, city representatives, business representatives and all those who want to age smarter. Mazurkas Travel, PCO recommended by POT PCB, is a conference organizer. The conference will be held on 22-24.04.2021 completely online.
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Kraków Science Conferences 2021

Kraków Science Conferences 2021

Call for applications for the Kraków Science Conferences programme was closed on 5 February 2021. The project is intended to award funding to institutions organising science conferences in Kraków, and thus promoting the city as a great place for science.
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EVENT ONLINE SESSION

EVENT ONLINE SESSION

EVENT ONLINE SESSION, hosted by the Lublin Conference Center, is a series of discussion panels devoted to online meetings from the perspective of various areas and functions. On February 4 at 11:00 a.m. the panel "Good Practices of Cooperation in the Implementation of Online Events" will be transmitted on the Lublin Conference Center FB profile.
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