Quito seeks to position meeting tourism in Fiexpo 2019
With the aim of attracting top-level international events, the stand of the Ecuadorian capital includes a sector for tourism companies with the objective of attracting first-rate international events
Quito will participate in FIEXPO 2019, the most important Fair of the Meetings and Incentives Market of Latin America and the Caribbean, which will be held in Santiago, Chile until June 12, 2019.
This important event will be attended by the main destinations, venues and suppliers throughout the continent, including travel agencies and incentives, MICE associations, meeting planners, among others.
FIEXPO 2019 will develop an intense agenda of business meetings, training and networking, which will be complemented by the Latin American Political Forum on Meetings Tourism, where ministers, secretaries, mayors, mayors, parliamentarians and governors of the region will participate. to discuss joint policies for the development of this sector.
In this international meeting, Quito, hand in hand with the private sector, shares a stand with the purpose of exchanging experiences regarding meeting tourism and attracting top-level international events.
One of the benefits of Quito is to incorporate within its offer, modern and heritage sites to develop events and conventions. The Metropolitan Convention Center of Quito, an emblematic project of the city that opened its doors in 2018, is one of the favorite places to hold important congresses and seminars.
It also has the Accessibility and Universal Design Certification awarded by the Global Universal Design Commission (GUDC), making it the first building in Ecuador and South America to comply with this regulation.
Also, places such as the Eugenio Espejo Convention Center and the Contemporary Art Center preserve its architecture and history, hosting different important environments and heritage spaces, important local and international events.
The strategic location of Quito, as well as its tourist, economic and urban development have allowed for two consecutive years it has been considered by the World Travel Awards as the leading destination for Meetings, Conferences and Events in South America, a mention that positions the capital among the best cities in the region.
FIEXPO 2019 will be the platform to coordinate actions to promote Quito and expand the network of business contacts with representatives of the MICE industry and thus generate new business opportunities that strengthen the destination as the preferred site for congresses, conventions, incentives and events in the region.