27 - 29 October 2016


The Iberian MICE Forums team would like to say a very warm THANK YOU to all buyers and suppliers for trusting us and for attending the XIV Edition of the Iberian MICE Forums in Porto. We would also like to express our most sincere gratitude to the Porto Convention Bureau who sponsored a fabulous dinner at Alfândega do Porto and a very nice Post-tour for some of the hosted buyers, showing them the secrets & venues from their destination and of course to the Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa, as well as the DMC and other services partners who made part of our special program during the event: AIM Group International and doc specialized in Wine and Gastronomic events. Without their generosity and support this event would not have been possible. We hope these networking days were inspiring and will encourage you to do business in any of the amazing destinations in Spain and Portugal very soon!
Ana & Andrés

Dear Ana and Andrés, this is a quick note to thank you for inviting me to the Iberian forum and for the great organization of it. It was a real pleasure to meet with you first, and to get to meet all the suppliers. A majority of them were of great interest for what we do and I trust that some of the venues will benefit of some of our groups as I was positively impressed with several Portugal and south Spain’s new products. I trust all agree that Ana, Andrés and the Porto CVB Team did a wonderful job with hosting us and get us to know the wonderful destination of Porto better and through a new and different angle – at least I did appreciate it very much! I look forward to be in touch with you soon…
Gerald L. - France

I would like to take the opportunity to thank you again for the nice forum we had together in Porto. Perfect melting pot between suppliers and buyers, nice hotel with good services, great organization .... Everything was perfect as usual, even the nice weather was there. Thanks to Nicole also despite her missing for all her efficacity! Hoping having the pleasure to meet you again in the near future, I wish you all my best…
Valine B. - France

Thank you for the invitation and a very nice experience in Porto! I hope to attend others in the future. All the best from freezing Oslo :)
Line B. - Norway

A truly warm thank you for a superb insight into so many interesting destinations, hotels, and activities around Portugal, Tenerife and Canary Islands. Met some superb supplies, 4 of which we are already making contact.

This Forum is one of the best and an honor to be invited. You all worked so hard to make our trip such a success and for this I warmly thank you.
Caroline P. - United Kingdom

Thanks for hosting me over in Portugal, I had a great time and have already contacted some venues for some new enquiries we had this week. Hope to see you soon.
Ali C. - United Kingdom

I have been delighted to meet you during this great Iberian Forum, thank you so much for the organization you did, Ana, Nicole and Andrés. The post FamTrip was a relevant discovering as well for hotels than restaurant or venues we had the opportunity to visit. Specially thanks for Mariana.
Veronique J.L. - France

It was lovely to meet you all and to visit Porto. I very much enjoyed it and hope to do business there. Thanks to Ana, Andres, Mariana and Bernardo for all their help and advice. Hope to see you soon … Best wishes!
Amanda C. - Ireland

Dear Ana, Andres, Nicole, well done on another successful Forum, you just get better and better at this!!! You must tell me your secret. All my meetings were successful with many new venues in new destinations. You and all your team did an amazing job of keeping us all fully engaged. I look forward to seeing you all again at the next Forum.
Barrie R.- United Kingdom

Liebe Ana, lieber Andrés! Ich möchte euch nun auf diesem Wege nochmals danken – das Forum war sehr informativ mit interessanten Gesprächen und neuen Kontakten. Und eure Organisation und Betreuung – wie immer – SPITZE!
Astrid R. - Austria

J’ai beaucoup apprécié le workshop et la découverte de Porto et je remercie toute l’équipe pour l’organisation parfaite. Le charme de Porto et la beauté de ses environs sans compter la Valle de Douro qui présente un intérêt exceptionnel ne pourront que séduire mes clients.Je vais leur proposer un programme, il faut souvent faire du push…
Sylvie D. - France

... Very well organized. I like the "human" size of the forum and I really appreciate the kindness of the organizators.
Lindsay Garin, The Westin Palace Madrid - Spain

Iberian Mice Forums allow us to showcase the variety of posibilities that Spain and Portugal offer for events: Sun, gastronomy, history and professionals. Buyers can focus on only one region and find out great ideas.
Ana Hicar, Hilton Sa Torre Mallorca - Spain

Thank you to the Organization! It was a great event! The one-to-one appointments along with all the program gave us the opportunity to have a close contact with all the Buyers! Great job!
Susana Tavares, Hotel Teatro Porto - Portugal

Ana, Andrés & Team simply getting better every year.....like the good reserve Porto wine!
Jesús Rosales, La Manga Club - Spain

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