Costa Rica Convention Center receives important recognition

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Costa Rica Convention Center receives important recognition
Source: ICT
May 13, 2021

The venue has been awarded as one of the best in the world by the 2021 Eventex Awards

The Costa Rica Convention Center (CCCR) continues to stand out for its quality of service, operation and infrastructure. On this occasion, it obtained three recognitions in the eleventh delivery of the Eventex 2021 Awards, global awards that are given to events and experience marketing around the world.

The awards obtained are: the gold award, received in the category of "People's Choice" for the second consecutive year, thanks to the public vote and two bronze, one in the category of "Best Convention Center in the World", due to the operation and different qualities of the venue, as well as another received in the category of "Most Versatile Venue", where the adaptability of the venue was highlighted.

The foregoing adds up to the more than 18 international certifications, recognitions and awards that they have received since its inauguration in August 2018 and that help to position Costa Rica within the world map of the Meetings Industry, which is awaiting that sanitary restrictions improve for the realization of a large number of events and makes our country one of the first options in Latin America as the venue for important events.

Álvaro Rojas, General Manager of the Costa Rica Convention Center highlighted that these recognitions are the reward for the effort and work developed by an entire team that has been leading, working and developing different initiatives for several years at the Center.

“These recognitions are the manifestation of the great vision that the ICT and the private sector have had in the diversification of tourism products, placing Costa Rica as one of the most important emerging destinations in the Meetings Industry at a global level, which it has represented more than 20% of tourism worldwide and that attracts a tourist who spends up to 5 times more than the traditional tourist, so for Grupo Heroica, operator of the CCCR, it is an honor and a responsibility to have collaborated in this positioning ", highlighted Rojas .
Pride of the tourism sector
For his part, Gustavo Alvarado, Director of Tourism Management at ICT, expressed great pride in the awards obtained that serve as an incentive and motivation to continue working intensely in positioning the Costa Rica Convention Center as one of the most outstanding venues and the most visible face of the consolidated offer that the country currently offers in tourism for meetings, congresses and conventions.

"Obtaining these international recognitions validate the efforts made since the opening of the property and are the result of a marketing strategy to place Costa Rica in an increasingly competitive position in this segment, a situation that poses greater challenges in the current context of permanent innovation and resilience for the future ”, concluded Alvarado.

For its part, the private sector that participates in meeting tourism represented by the Costa Rica Convention Bureau states: “We congratulate the ICT, Grupo Heroica and the Costa Rica Convention Center for these great achievements, which undoubtedly encourage us to continue with the country's effort to continue growing and positioning ourselves in an industry that offers so many benefits such as the meetings industry which, beyond tourism, also brings us innovation, knowledge, talent, best practices, among others ”added Tatiana Orozco, director of this association .
Awards with international prestige
The Eventex Awards are the most appreciated awards in the world of events and experimental marketing, they represent a true symbol of excellence since their foundation in 2009. For the 2021 edition, 561 entries were counted and received from a total of 37 countries.

"Receiving an Eventex award is tremendous recognition for the Costa Rica Convention Center. Each award is based entirely on merit and recognizes the company's fantastic creativity, flexibility and drive for innovation," commented Ovanes Ovanessian, co-founder of Eventex Awards.

The aim of the awards is to celebrate creativity, innovation and efficiency in the industry. Each year, the competition highlights the best agencies, events and technology in the world of events.


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