Meeting Planner Guides

When it comes to meeting and events planning, the world of possibilities can easily get overwhelming. That’s why our partner cities are committed to giving MICE professionals the most seamless possible experience as they put their events together. One way for this to happen is through meeting planner guides.

Below are the amazing guides that our partner cities have put together to help planners bring together their vision of what their events should look like.

 

Tokyo

The Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau reminds event planners and conference organizers why Tokyo has always been one of the most sought-after venues in the world through The Tokyo Meeting Planners Guide 2022-2023. 

The guide features 125 pages filled with information on potential venues, hotels and activities throughout the city. With vibrant pictures showcasing the culture and beauty of Tokyo, the guide also highlights the impressive safety record and the remarkable technology applied throughout the city, further proving Tokyo’s eligibility as a world-class destination.

Click here to find out more about Tokyo’s guide.

 

Melbourne

The Melbourne Convention Bureau has recently unveiled its latest inspiration tool – the interactive Melbourne e-guide.

The first edition of this e-guide connects event planners and delegates with inspiring new and undiscovered experiences of Melbourne. This e-guide showcases a snapshot of why Melbourne is a popular destination for both domestic and international meetings and events.

In addition, the Melbourne Convention Bureau’s 2019 Melbourne Incentive Planners’ Guide gives event planners all the support they’ll need to plan and organize any kind of event in Melbourne. Available in two languages – English and Chinese – the guide gives a run-through of different suppliers and experiences that will make the event memorable for the participating incentive groups. 

From shopping centres and cultural experiences to animal engagement adventures and gourmet food and wine must-tries, the guide gives a visual tour of what the city is like. 

An online incentive supplier search is provided for those who want to browse the different hotels, venues, restaurants and services around the city. For event planners who want a more guided experience, a planning tool is also available, helping them map out itineraries and adopt a more seamless process in planning their event.

Click this link to see Melbourne’s guide.

Or click here to visit Melbourne's brand new e-guide.

 

Singapore 

The Singapore Exhibition and Convention Bureau emphasize the combination of business and leisure when planning events in the city. Singapore does have everything a planner will ever need to create dynamic experiences, something that is beautifully outlined in the Meeting Planner’s Guide to Singapore.

The guide gives a mix of accolades they’ve received from past organizers, visitors and event participants, as well as channels of support and other good reasons why Singapore is one of the best places in the world to hold an event. It provides a list of suppliers, venues, hotels and other relevant parties that will help you create the event you envision, plus fast facts that will help you find your way around the city.

Here’s the link for you to download the Singapore guide.

 

Berlin

The Berlin Convention Office gives event planners a seamless experience with Meeting Guide Berlin, an online resource that provides all the best reasons why you should consider Berlin as your next venue. The online guide allows users to choose hotels and venues based on the expected number of participants. It allows you to filter through service partners and incentives broken down into specific categories.

Files can be easily downloaded through the site, with options for you to choose between event kits and PR kits. 

Start looking through your event options in Berlin through this link.

 

Copenhagen 

The Copenhagen Convention Bureau provides a clean and easy-to-navigate online resource that allows event planners to consider all their options should they choose to hold an event in this beautiful capital. 

On the landing page, event planners are given an array of tiles where they can choose hotels and venues and consider vendors that can provide transportation, furniture and exhibition design, event staffing, and technical solutions.

Considering Copenhagen for your next event? Here’s the link to their meeting planner guide.

 

Dublin 

The Dublin Convention Bureau shows its support to event planners through the Planners Toolkit, a collective resource where event planners can download useful guides like MICE support guidelines, a guide to running green meetings, and air access guides, among others.

This same online resource is also where you can find The Dublin Directory, which lists all available venues, hotels and suppliers in Dublin. You can either download the file or view the directory online.

Click here to access the toolkit.

 

Houston

Visit Houston is a wonderful resource that takes you through the city of Houston, its culture and its people. With a list of things to do, hotels, and upcoming events, it’s a great tool to see what Houston offers. 

But more than their curated lists, Visit Houston allows site guests to either download or view their free Visitors Guide. You can also download the Visit Houston AR app, which gives you a more immersive tour through your mobile device.

For event planners, there’s an option to send a request for proposal that outlines the specifics of your event, allowing the Houston team to send you more specific resources that fit your needs.

Click here to discover more about Houston.

 

Guadalajara

Guadalajara, the newest addition to our alliance, shows event planners what they have to offer through the Visit Guadalajara guide. This online resource tells you the top reasons why Guadalajara should be your next event venue. It includes a fact sheet that gives you some of the basics about Guadalajara, as well as a list of things to do and potential event venues.

Click here to visit this online guide.

 

Cape Town

The Cape Town & Western Cape Convention Bureau takes event planners through a series of steps to help them create the ultimate event to this side of the globe. Through the Cape Town Event Planner, you can submit specific details about your event so that they can create a proposal that matches your every need.

To fill out the form and submit your event details, just click here.

 

Madrid

The Madrid Convention Bureau promotes sustainability, which is why they don’t provide hard copies of their guidebooks. However, they more than makeup for it with their online resources, which highlights all the essential details that event planners will ever need to plan a successful event in Madrid.

Their website has an entire section dedicated to documents and reports, with each file available for download in PDF format. These guides include a practical guide to sustainability, as well as a MICE map for Madrid. A guide called What’s New in Madrid 2022 is also available, as well as guides from previous years.

If you want to find out what your event options are in Madrid, click on this link to get started.

 

Vancouver

Vancouver created a comprehensive brochure outlining all the reasons why Vancouver is an excellent venue for any kind of event. Aside from giving detailed information about the YVR Airport and the Vancouver Convention Centre, it also lists down unique venues, hotels and meeting spaces, and dining options, as well as guides on sustainability and health and mindfulness.

Click here to access the guide.

 

Conclusion

Truly, these guides give event and meeting planners a different perspective, allowing them to create unique events with the least possible hiccups along the way. 

The effort put into these guides also highlights the sense of community that plays a critical role in the MICE industry. These guides are ot just mere promotional materials for each city – the effort placed into making these guides as informative as possible is also a testament to how we care for each other in this industry. As long as there are ways for us to pave the way toward better experiences for every MICE professional, we will always grab that opportunity.