M&I Forum Europe Autumn 2020 MICE event in Madrid

M&I Europe Autumn 2020

Madrid, Spain

When 27-30 September 2020

When Where

European buyers meet global suppliers

The MICE calendar's unmissable event, M&I Forums brings together the industry's leading buyers and suppliers for 3 days of immersive networking.

Recently voted Europe's leading MICE tourism destination at the World Travel Awards, Madrid is the perfect host for M&I Europe Autumn 2020. We will introduce you to a wide range of hand-picked global suppliers who you will want to meet. Together we will explore the impressive transformation of Spain's capital city, taking in all the new hotels, restaurants and public areas by foot. This event will allow you to experience the best of the new Madrid.

215

Buyers

40

Meetings

3

Days

200

suppliers

8,000

total number of meetings

46

AVG. Destinations at last year's forums

Madrid

This lively city of art, sport and culture boasts one of Europe's most impressive airports and a wealth of large event venues. It also ranks high on lifestyle, with a renowned dining and nightlife scene and easy accessibility to a huge choice of activities in the surrounding areas. You'll get to experience Madrid from your clients' perspective, and sample its updated MICE offering first-hand.


Our Host Venue

Hotel Riu Plaza Espana

With capacity for up to 1,500 people and 5000sqm of event facilities, the Hotel Riu Plaza España will surpass expectations. Located on the Gran Vía, the Riu Plaza España is ideally located for exploring the city, and the Sky Bar is ideal for winding down after meetings.

Hosted Buyer Package

Fully hosted package

Fully hosted package

All qualified buyers will be fully hosted by M&I Forums, including airfare, accommodations and planned activities.

An efficient one-stop shop

An efficient one-stop shop

You choose who you want to meet by setting an agenda tailormade to your business needs. This ensures your time is fully optimised.

Stay ahead of the game

Stay ahead of the game

Our Forums are the best way of keeping up-to-date with the latest destination trends and developments. They are suitable for executives at all levels.

See the destination in action

See the destination in action

Through site inspections and social events in our partner properties, you will get the chance to discover some of the world's most relevant Meetings & Incentives venues, hotels and leisure options of the moment.

Network with your peers

Network with your peers

From teambuilding activities to social events, you will have plenty of opportunities to network with suppliers and your peers beyond the meetings floor.

Highly enjoyable format

Highly enjoyable format

Whether you're a seasoned Meetings & Incentives veteran or an account executive in your first agency position, our Forums are highly sociable, accessible and enjoyable. Isn't that why you chose this business?

Event details

Over three days, you'll meet the world's elite buyers during 40 one-to-one pre-scheduled meetings, social dinners and networking activities. Make sure you're part of it.

Event Itinerary

Sunday 27th September 2020
Open
 
18:30
Optional site visits
19:00 - 22:00
Opening night
Monday 28th September 2020
Open
 
08:15 - 08:30
Registration and briefing
08:30 - 10:50
Pre-scheduled meetings
10:50 - 11:10
Refreshments
11:10 - 13:00
Pre-scheduled meetings
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch
14:45 - 17:30
Networking activities
19:00 - 23:00
Networking dinner
Tuesday 29th September 2020
Open
 
08:15 - 08:30
Briefing
08:30 - 10:55
Pre-scheduled meetings
10:35 - 10:55
Refreshments
10:55 - 12:30
Pre-scheduled meetings
12:30 - 13:30
Pre-scheduled meetings
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 17:30
Leisure time to discover the destination
19:00 - 00:00
Awards dinner and closing party
Wednesday 30th September 2020
Open
 
09:00 - 10:40
Pre-scheduled meetings
10:40 - 11:00
Refreshments
11:00 - 13:00
Pre-scheduled meetings
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch
14:35+
Departures
 

"Still one of the best supplier / buyer events in the industry. Gives an excellent balance of networking and one to one meetings with quality and relevant suppliers."

Darren Cox BCD M&E - UK Read more

I would like to attend. What do I do next?

To attend Meeting & Incentive Forums as a Meetings & Incentives buyer you need to:

  1. Sign up
  2. After we receive your sign up form we will get in touch with you and send you a registration form
Sign Up

Do I qualify?

To qualify for attendance at the European Forums you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a meeting planner from an event agency, corporate company, association or independent organisation
  • Organise a minimum of 5 international MICE events per year in Europe or worldwide (outside your own country)
  • Be responsible for and/or the main influencer for booking venues for your events
  • Ideally have an international events budget in excess of €500k
  • Organise meetings, conferences, incentive travel, product launches, exhibitions or corporate hospitality programmes for a minimum of 30 guests per group

Forum Partners

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