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SUNNYSIDE MEETINGS

COMPARISON WITH THE REGION

Until recently Poreč was known mostly for its family tourism, which is focused on the sun and sea. In the last couple of years, there have been significant moves in terms of seasonality and also the meetings industry. The whole of Istria, in fact, has a huge potential for incentive programmes. The congress infrastructure already exists, including the main culinary and sports programmes, as well as the salubrious surroundings that make them special. It’s just the appropriate connections to form real incentive products that have to be put in place, which will definitely make them seriously competitive. The list of events is getting longer every year and is moving Poreč up the ladder of event destinations in Croatia. If Poreč continues to be a tourist champion of Croatia, it will definitely make a break into the international congress scene.

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POREČ FACT SHEET

Destination population:16,696
The number of 4* and 5* category hotel rooms:6,746
The number of 4* and 5* category hotels:18
The size of the largest hall in the city (in m2):1,036
Maximum hall capacity in theatre style (largest hall in the city)1,000
Banquet hall maximum capacity (largest hall in the city):576
The number of professional studios for digital and hybrid events:NA
Average internet speed when organising events (Mbps):20
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DESTINATION INDICATORS 2022

ICCA Index – worldwide ranking 2022NA / 1.25
ACI Airport Connectivity Index*732 / 2.89
Numbeo Quality of Life Index**190.97 / 3.83
Numbeo Safety Index***86.45 / 4.76
GDS IndexNA
Nomad List Overall Score3.48

 

READ MORE ABOUT THE MEETING EXPERIENCE INDEX AT: https://kongres-magazine.eu/mtlg-meetologues-of-new-europe/.


 

*ACI Europe Airport Connectivity (higher is better) is based on the SEO NetScan connectivity model, which measures airport connectivity in a more comprehensive way. It measures the number and quality of direct/non-stop connections as well as indirect connections via other airports. The NetScan model brings the most relevant connection components of every single market (frequency, travel time, connecting time) together into a single indicator: the Airport Connectivity Index. Find out more at www.aci-europe.org.

**NUMBEO Quality of Life Index (higher is better) is an estimation of overall quality of life by using an empirical formula which takes into account purchasing power index (higher is better), pollution index (lower is better), house price to income ratio (lower is better), cost of living index (lower is better), safety index (higher is better), health care index (higher is better), traffic commute time index (lower is better) and climate index (higher is better). Find out more at www.numbeo.com.

***NUMBEO Safety Index (higher is better) is an estimation of the overall level of safety in a given city or country. Find out more at www.numbeo.com.

MTLG CATEGORY

M MEETING DESTINATION

Destinations that can host up to 1,200 attendees.

OVERALL PERFORMANCE

POREČ INDIVIDUAL GRADES 2022 
Natural and cultural factors4.85
General and transport infrastructure4.54
Tourist infrastructure4.77
Meeting infrastructure4.47
Subjective grade4.66
Marketing Buzz4.22
ICCA index - worldwide ranking1.25
Numbeo Quality of life Index3.83
Numbeo Safety Index4.76
ACI Airport Connectivity Index2.89
Nomad List Overall Score3.48
FINAL GRADE4.02
6 YEARS RESULTS201720182019202020212022
FINAL GRADE3.823.933.873.964.004.02

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Zagrebačka 9
Poreč, Croatia
E: info@myporec.com
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