October 2012
PCB's future events
IMEX America and East Coast Sales trip
Meet PCB at IMEX America in Las Vegas, USA, on October 9-11 at the CzechTourism stand 618. Following the IMEX America, PCB will organize the East Coast Sales Trip with its Platinum members in New York.
Sales Trip Geneva
On October 9 and 10, Prague Convention Bureau together with its Platinum members will visit Geneva in Switzerland in order to meet representatives of associations based there.
ICCA Congress
On October 20-24, Prague Convention Bureau will attend the 51st ICCA Congress in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
From November 27 to 29, Prague Convention Bureau will attend the EIBTM fair in Barcelona.
New PCB members
Prague Convention Bureau has recently welcomed its former Gold member Hotel Praha, who decided to renew their membership, and a new associated member CARSLine in the category of Services.
Hotel Praha CARSLine
Congress calendar
The complete list of past and future congresses held in Prague can be found here.
What is hapenning in Prague
Ruzyne Airport becomes Vaclav Havel Airport Prague
On Friday October 5, the anniversary of Vaclav Havel’s birth, a resolution of the Government of the Czech Republic comes to fruition when the Ruzyne airport takes on the name Vaclav Havel Airport Prague. Members of the domestic political leadership, as well as key social and cultural figures have been invited to the formal opening, along with ambassadors of various nations present in the Czech Republic and airport partners. Accompanying the formal opening is a photographic exposition featuring photographs from the CTK archives documenting the life and work of Vaclav Havel, as well as the uncovering of an art object by Borek Sipek commemorating the works of the first post-November president. More info here.
Did you know that ...
... Prague is called “the City of Hundred Spires”
According to the Prague Information service, there are about 500 hundred towers and spires in Prague. Towers and spires thus became one of the symbols of Prague. Some of them can be also used for cultural and entertainment events. Explore their magic and visit the five most famous Prague Towers.
... The Czech Republic is considered to be a superpower in glass work…
Visit some of the famous glass galleries in Prague and admire beautiful works of art the country has become world-known for. Local glasswork factories offer the possibility to experience this traditional Czech craft and to create your own piece of art using your artistic flair to paint a piece of glass.
... Beer is a traditional Czech drink
Due to its long history and first-class quality, the “Czech beer” has become a protected geographical indication of the European Union. The Czech beer tradition dates back to early Middle Ages. There are hundreds of Czech breweries producing thousand kinds and labels of beer nowadays.
Codan consulting Codan Consulting specialises in destination management in Central and Eastern Europe, and it is based in Prague.

Our professional and friendly staff is multilingual and multinational. Our long term experience and knowledge of Prague and the Czech Republic guarantee you high quality services and a personal approach to your project.

We can help you with choosing the hotels, the conference planning, the selection of venues, dining and entertainment, guided tours, fun activities, etc. Knowing the local environment we can act as your “long distance assistant”.

We can arrange your requirements fast and efficient. We can provide recommendations and suggestions to help you to make your Prague Event successful, unforgettable and enjoyable. We are here to ease your work.

Codan Consulting is a Platinum member of Prague Convention Bureau. We will be present at the EIBTM 2012 in Barcelona at the PCB – Czech Tourism stand, we hope to see you there!

For more see member profile here.

Sixth Sense Incentives is here to deliver you full service when organizing your events, conferences, meeting etc. A group of young professionals with rich experiences in the incoming, service and tourism industry, specialised on Prague and the Czech republic is here to provide you the hightest quality service at a reasonable price. Whatever comes to your mind, do not hesitate to contact us …. let us know your wishes and dreams so that we can prepare you tailor-made programs thanks to our close and yearly cooperation with our partners.

Our philosophy is „Details make difference" which is very natural to us by creating unique Meetings, Events and Incentives that meet your business goal. You may ask why with us?

There are six reasons you might consider:

  • special attention to detail „Details make difference"
  • experienced staff from the luxury hotel companies and top destination management companies
  • thriving service to the customer pre, during and post the event
  • expertise of local interests
  • own Team Building department
  • 24 hours response

Themed Events makes the highlight for the farewell dinners and offers to your clients a nice memory for the destination they have visited. Why not to try Czech cooking class, Prague City Rally or one of our Treasure hunts? We have our own teambuildig department who prepares a tailor-made teambuilding activity as per your choice.

For more see member profile here.
Sigth Sense Incentives
Dorint Hotel Don Giovanni Prague

Since 1990 we have been at the forefront of tour operating in the Czech Republic and Central Europe. It has an unrivalled knowledge of the areas within this region.
With our experience and professional approach we are able to cater for every one of your client’s wishes:

  • Leisure
  • MICE
  • Golf
  • Medieval Age Experience
  • Top tailor made incentive programmes
  • Team building activities
  • Impressive venues
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Transportation - Limousines, deluxe coaches, vans, vintage cars, vintage trams and boats
  • Fine dining restaurants
  • Professional photo documentation
  • Presents

We are proud of the fact our customers return year after year in order to benefit from the superior services that we provide. WHY choose US?

  • Experience we have been providing superior tourist services since 1990
  • Professional multilingual team
  • Personal service to each client
  • Knowledge throughout the market
  • Assistance 24/7

As a privately-owned tour company that has been operating for 22 years, we are fully flexible in our catering for your exact needs. From holiday trips to tailor made programmes – we’ll organise everything from A to Z for groups and FITs.
www.artour.cz, www.detenice.cz

AR TOUR PRAGUE was certified by DQS in accordance with international quality standard ISO 9001:2009 for quality management systems.

For more see member profile here.
Past Congresses
ESP 2012
From 8th to 12th September, Prague was the venue of the largest gathering of pathologists in Europe - 24th European Congress of Pathology. The leading European professionals came to Prague Congress Centre to learn and present the news in their field. The Congress was attended by 2,451 delegates, from which 1,953 were pathologists from 85 countries. There were about 500 lectures in 43 sections and almost 900 posters presented at the Congress. The four-days event included six corporate symposia and an exhibition with the participation of 50 companies. This year’s congress was the second European Congress of Pathology in Prague in the history; last time it was held here in 1987, i.e. 25 years ago.
ESP 2012
EADV 2012
From 27th to 30th September, Prague Congress Centre hosted the 21st Annual Congress of the European Association of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV). With more than 7000 participants, European physicians and scientists, this year’s congress was one of the largest events that were held in Prague. This was the second time the EADV has held a Congress in Prague, a city that bridges the cultures of Eastern and Western Europe. The theme of the Congress - “Skin is Vital” - put emphasis on the central importance of skin in our health and well-being.  Leading European, international, regional and local speakers provided top level knowledge in basic as well as clinical dermatology, skin and skin cancer surgery, cosmetic dermatology, skin infections, venereology and many other fields of dermatology.  During the What’s New plenary lectures and Masters of Dermatology sessions Congress participants had the opportunity to meet the leaders of dermatology and medical science.
EADV 2012
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