December 2013
PCB's future events
Press Trip for European MICE Media
From 9th to 11th December, Prague Convention Bureau together with the Prague City Tourism will organize a press trip to Prague for journalists representing European MICE media. Prague Convention Bureau and the Prague City Tourism will be represented by Lucie Rajdlova.
Ambassador Christmas Cocktail
On 12th December, Prague Convention Bureau together with the Prague Congress Centre will organize the Ambassador Christmas Cocktail which will be held in ZOOM Restaurant of Prague Congress Centre. The event is held under the auspices of Prague City Councillor Mr. Václav Novotný. All participants are also invited to attend STRAUS – GALA concert organized by Prague Congress Centre.
6th EFAPCO Congress
Prague Convention Bureau will attend the 6th EFAPCO Conference held from 17 to 18 January, 2014 in Malaga, Spain. Prague Convention Bureau will be represented by Lenka Žlebková.
Conventa
On 22 – 23 January 2014, Prague Convention Bureau will attend the South East European exhibition for meetings, events and incentives – CONVENTA - which will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Prague Convention Bureau will be represented by Dagmar Brožová.
New PCB members
Prague Convention Bureau has recently welcomed a new Platinum member - Stones Catering in the category of Catering & Restaurants, and a new Associated member – Artlingua in the category of Services.
The National House of Vinohrady has recently upgraded its membership to Platinum.
Prague Convention Bureau has established cooperation with Xoco Club company.
Congress calendar
The complete list of past and future congresses held in Prague can be found here.
What is hapenning in Prague
Prague shortlisted for 2017 ICCA Congress!
Representatives of Prague Convention Bureau announced great news upon their arrival from the 52nd World Congress of the ICCA in Shanghai, China. Prague has been shortlisted for 2017 ICCA Congress! More here
Prague Convention Bureau Appoints New Team Member
In November, Ms. Barbora Vopěnková, new Corporate Meetings and Incentives Manager, has joined Prague Convention Bureau´s team, replacing Ms. Jitka Kolářová who worked in this position for 3 years. More here
Christmas in Prague 2013
Live Nativity scene, demonstrations of traditional folk crafts and solemnly lit Christmas tree create an atmosphere of Christmas in beautiful squares of Prague. Apart from your shopping you can also taste the Prague Christmas cookies, punch, grog or mulled wine. Want to visit Prague during Christmas time? Prague City Tourism (formerly Prague Information Service) has put together all infromation about Christmas in Prague here
Did you know that ...
… Conference Centre of the Institute of the Molecular Genetics ranks among the most modern conference facilities in Central Europe
The Conference Centre of the Institute of the Molecular Genetics (KC UMG) represents one the most modern conference and exhibition premises in the Czech Republic. It features the Milan Hasek Conference Hall, beautiful auditorium with 298 seats, equipped with state-of-the-art technical equipment. In addition, the KC UMG also offers modern exhibition spaces of more than 300 m² and four adjacent conference rooms. The Academy of Architects of the Czech Republic has called upon the building of the Institute of Molecular Genetics to participate in the Grand Prix of Architects 2008. Moreover, the building was also nominated for the Building of the Year 2007. The Institute of Molecular Genetics has been cooperating with the company C-IN for 3 years. C-IN is thus responsible for the overall conference centre management. For more information, please click here.
… Václav Havel Airport Prague Takes Eighth Place in the 2013 Sleeping in Airports Survey
Václav Havel Airport Prague has been chosen by passengers as one of ten airports in Europe offering the greatest comfort while waiting for departure. More than 15,000 respondents from around the globe took part in the survey. More here.
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR from Prague Convention Bureau´s team!

Members
SIXTH SENSE INCENTIVES
We all live in a very turbulent time, where creativy and flexibility together with accuracy has become a standard… Stress when organizing events appears everywhere therefore why not to avoid it or at least lower it?

OSixth Sense Incentives is here to deliver you full service when organizing your events, incentive stays, conferences, meeting etc. Group of young professionals with rich experiences in the incoming, hospitality and tourism industry, specialised on Prague and the Czech Republic is here to provide you the hightest quality service at a reasonable price.

Our philosophy „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
• own Team Building department

Sixth Sense Incentives is prepared to be your destination management company for Prague and the Czech Republic.

NATIONAL HOUSE OF VINOHRADY

120 years among the best in Prague

The beautiful Neo-Renaissance National House of Vinohrady conveniently located right by the city centre was built in 1894. Since then, for almost 120 years, it has held thousands of finest events in Prague.

The biggest attraction of the National House are three outstanding luxurious halls
and four syndicate rooms. All three halls together with two break out rooms are conveniently placed on the same floor. The halls are surrounding a grand foyer making it a beautiful place for a welcome drink, exhibition and social gatherings of all kinds.

With a good number of break out rooms together with beautiful large halls and a very good location, the National House is a perfect choice not only for gala dinners, balls or cultural events but also for exhibitions, seminars and especially for conferences of all kinds. Other benefits are handy parking and technical support, including high-speed internet, Wi-Fi, etc.

Thanks to our long experience we provide the highest quality services. Our commitment to quality makes us focus constantly on innovation, improvement, long-term relationships with customers and partners, as well as being part of the cultural life of Prague.

For more see member`s profile here.

PRAGUE CONGRESS CENTRE
Located in the heart of the city, Prague Congress Centre is the largest and most prestigious conference venue in the Czech Republic. Our clients highly appreciate the location and the stunning view of the historic city centre.

In 20 halls and 50 meeting rooms with capacity ranging from 20 to 2,800 delegates, PCC offers space for all kinds of events for up to 9,300 participants. For trade fairs or corporate presentations clients can use an attractive exhibition space (13,000 sq. m. in total). Further highlights include outstanding catering services, modern AV technology or full wheelchair access.

Excellent public transportation (just 5 minutes from the city centre) and the adjacent four-star Holiday Inn Prague Congress Centre Hotel give our clients the comfort they need.

PCC takes pride in having a reputation of maximum responsiveness to clients and a professional and friendly team of employees with a sense of invention. Nothing makes us happier than satisfied clients:

“… the service provided by the Centre staff in helping to produce and deliver our meeting in Prague was by far superior to that we have experienced in any other city or at any other venue. You are all to be commended for your excellent work ethic, skill, and professionalism.”

A. W. Rowe

Executive Director, ISHLT 2012

For more see member`s profile here

Past Congresses
12th European Congress of Internal Medicine

In early October, the 12th European Congress of Internal Medicine was held at the Prague Congress Centre. The event was organized by the European Federation of Internal Medicine in cooperation with the Czech Society for Internal Medicine. The ECIM Board Meeting took place simultaneously with the National Congress of the Czech Society for Internal Medicine. The Congress was attended by 1,540 experts from all over the world. Most participants, as usual, came from Portugal, Greece, Spain, Turkey and Italy. The next ECIM Congress will be held in Geneva, Switzerland in May 2014. The congress was organized by GUARANT International. See photos from the congress here

42nd ESCP Symposium on Clinical Pharmacy

From 16th to 18th October 2013, Prague hosted 42nd ESCP Symposium on Clinical Pharmacy which was held in Clarion Congress Hotel Prague. The Annual European Symposium is the main scientific event of the ESCP. This year's theme was "Implementation of Clinical Pharmacy Practice: Research, Education and Management". Apart from plenary lectures, the scientific programme of the Symposium included moderated discussions, round table discussions and workshops. The Conference hosted up to 600 participants not only from Europe, but also from more distant countries, with a selection of renowned guest speakers. Those included for example Dr. Jeannell Mansur, the practice leader for medication safety at Join Commission International (JCI), who is a noted speaker and author. Full conference management service was provided by C-IN. More information about the conference is available here. Watch a video from the conference here.

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