Its ever-growing choice of world class venues, hotels and incentives options make it a popular choice for major international events.
One will also discover a major cultural centre blessed with a mild, sunny climate, a fascinating melting pot where historic influences such as its rich maritime past are interlaced with modern trends and lifestyles.
Thanks to its proximity to Cascais, the World Heritage Site of Sintra and the Arrábida amazing nature, Lisbon is a ‘resort city’. From championship golf courses to the excellent shopping and world class gastronomy there’s a staggering choice of incentive activities on offer in the city and the surrounding ocean, beaches, mountains and rivers for your clients. Lisboa Convention Bureau The Lisboa Convention Bureau was founded in 1987 and has 200 members, including hotels, meeting facilities, DMC´s and PCO´s. In addition to guaranteeing the quality of its members and their services, the LCB offers impartial advice and assistance to MICE buyers and event organizers looking to hold events in the Lisbon Region. he LCB offers impartial advice and assistance to mice buyers and event organizers looking to hold events in the Lisbon Region. For association and corporate conferences/congresses, we provide (during the bidding stage), the following services: • production of bidding books • suggestion, contacts and proposal for the most suitable meeting facilities; • sponsoring, organization and escort of site inspection visits in Lisbon; • suggestion of PCO´s and DMC´s; • suggestion of venues for the social program; • promotion of the event in our online channels and production of a brochure – Lisbon Invites. Lisbon experience: culture/history/World heritage sites . modernity . entertainment and nightlife . gastronomy & wines . shopping . more than 210 golf courses . World surfing reserve . Various activities to develop within the city, the rivers, the ocean, the mountains & beach . High quality of our tourism infra-structure . still a vibrant new destination ICCA – LISBON ON TOP 10 THE RANKING OF WORLD CITIES Lisbon is among the 10 the world's most requested cities to host international Congress associations. According to figures released by ICCA-International Congress & Convention Association, the Portuguese capital was in 9th place in the world ranking (8th in European cities) and back to assert itself as a destination of choice for this kind of initiatives. Lisbon appears in the ranking ahead of cities like Copenhagen, Roma, Hong Kong, Estocolmo, Prague and Beijing won in the first twenty. Lisbon is one of the main destinations in the segment of business tourism, with a differentiated and quality tourist offer, at the level of infrastructure, services and unique experiences that provides. Particularly advantageous conditions for this segment, in particular the excellent price-quality ratio hotel, the excellence of the accessibility, the good air links to any part of the world and the privileged location of the airport in the city, with direct access to Metro, They also contribute to these results. The position achieved in ranking ICCA is the reflection of the promotional effort which has been developed with strategic and priority markets, through a continuous and persistent work of promotion, indispensable in promoting the merits of Lisbon, in the face of strong competition. WHATS ON Lisbon Fish & Flavours 10 days, 10 renowned restaurants and chefs. Come and taste the wide range of fish and seafood, complemented by a gourmet market, consisting of exhibitors from various brands, including beverages, confectionery, traditional products and delicatessen. What can you see there? - Cooking sessions, with the creation of innovative gastronomic specialties inspired by the theme of the seafood cuisine. - Cooking classes, promoted by famous chefs. - “Young Talents In Cuisine” - Tasting with experts - Wine pairing - “The Best Pastel de Nata” contest. April, 5 - 15 WEBSUMMIT “The best technologic conference of the planet” By November, Web Summit Lisbon expects to attract over 50 000 high profile attendees from across the globe and 2 750 leading journalists from all over the world. November VOLVO OCEAN RACE Volvo Ocean Race, the biggest around the world regatta and one of the three major international sailing events, returns to Lisbon from October 31st until November 5th, at Doca de Pedrouços and riverfront. Fans can see firsthand the magnificent Volvo Ocean Race sailboats at Doca de Pedrouços, historical site where Caravels once set sail on the Discoveries is now home to the Race Village complex, which features a special free entry entertainment program. October
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