Members of the Strategic Alliance of the National Convention Bureaux of Europe will hold their meeting in Russia this year, and this will be the first meeting of the Alliance in this country.
The 12th Assembly of the Strategic Alliance, which was held on February 1, 2019 in Vienna (Austria) decided to hold the next meeting of the Alliance in St. Petersburg on September 30 – October 1, 2019. The participants of the meeting voted for Russia’s Northern Capital after the presentation about the city made by the Russian Convention Bureau (RCB). The members of the Alliance noted that the megalopolis in the North-West of Russia had several advantages, such as transport accessibility, availability of modern infrastructure, and, undoubtedly, rich cultural and historic heritage.
The Russian Convention Bureau joined the European Strategic Alliance in February 2018. Members of the Alliance include heads of National Convention Bureaux of twenty-eight European states. During their regular working meetings, members of the Alliance discuss key issues in development of the event industry on the European market, the current results of the Alliance’s work, strategic plans and joint projects.