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10 years of the Poland Convention Bureau

February 1, 2012

10 years of The Poland Convention Bureau

The year 2012 is a special year for the Poland Convention Bureau PTO and for many representatives of the industry, as this is the year when we will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of the PCB’s establishment. We would like to thank everyone who has been supporting the development of the Polish meetings industry and have participated in the PCB’s activities. This is a good occasion for summarising the undertakings which we succeeded in completing in 2011.

Recommended organizers
Since early 2012 Poland Convention Bureau has granted a further recommendations for professional congress organizers and incentive travel companies. Poland Convention Bureau runs 2 Recommendation Programs for  companies specializing in complex organization and operation of congresses and incentive travel in Poland. Recommendations can get the companies to have relevant experience, technical equipment and qualified staff to enable full implementation of the congress or incentive program.

Personality of the Year titles awarded!
On 20 January 2012 Warsaw’s Pepsi Arena hosted the official presentation of the “MICE Poland Personality of the Year 2011” awards, granted to outstanding figures in the meetings industry in three categories. Just like every year, the MICE Poland Personality of the Year, which is one of this sector’s vital events in Poland, attracted professionals from the whole country.

Wroclaw organizes the World Games 2017
World Games – Olympic Games at non-Olympic sports for the first time in history will be held in Poland. Wroclaw defeated, among others Cape Town and Budapest in the competition to host this event in 2017. World Games is an event which takes place one year after the Summer Olympics, having the task of promoting non-Olympic disciplines and introduce them to the Olympics. Participants will compete for medals in 37 disciplines such as karate, parachuting, archery, gymnastics, sumo, rock climbing, squash, bowling, billiards or dance sports. Interestingly, each of the cities of the organizers may throw in their own unusual discipline .

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