2016 has been a significant year for the RODENTS sector, which involved an important financial impact on Florence.
Within 2016 The Congress Citadel associated with Florence, Firenze Fiera, welcomed greater than 77. 000 congress delegates plus over 44. 000 conventions plus congresses participants visited Florence due to business won by Firenze Meeting and Visitors Bureau, Firenze Fiera, the main congress centre in Tuscany, and all the PCOs and DMCs partners of FCVB.
Firenze Convention & Visitors Agency presented 55 bids to web host international congresses and 10 of such have been actually won.
FCVB reports that in the next years the particular 10 won bids will have a fiscal impact of 4. 850. 1000, 00 Euros in terms of services such because room nights booked, transports plus facilities for all congresses participants. Even though, the congresses acquired during final years that have been hosted in 2016, contributes for more than 16. 500. 000, 00 Euros. Overall this particular results generated an increase of 2% respect 2015. In fact in 2016, Firenze Convention & Visitors Agency acquired 2 congresses with a many participants: WUWHS, with 5. 1000 delegates won in 2012 and Center Failure, with more than 6. 000 individuals, won in 2014.
Incentive events and conventions signify another success for FCVB: from the 340 requests received from business companies for conventions, product roll-outs and meetings, over 200 are actually confirmed.
After the Location Wedding Planner Congress hosted within Florence in April 2016, the newest company division Tuscany for Wedding ceremonies (opened in 2015) managed more than 40 requests between international plus Italian weddings. This important outcome have a strong positive impact on the particular perception and visibility of Florencia and Tuscany region in general overseas.
“ Our brand new subvention plan, the strong synergy between the main MICE players from the territory and the partnership with the Municipality of Florence make our location a strategic choice for congresses plus events. Thanks to our growth we have been now an important competitor for additional European destinations. ” affirmed Carlotta Ferrari, Director of Firenze Tradition and Visitors Bureau.
Florence introduces the new subvention policy for International conferences to be held within the city. This big result continues to be achieved thanks to the synergic work associated with Firenze Convention and Visitors Agency and its main members: Firenze Fiera Congress and Exihibition Centre, the primary Congress centre of Florence, the particular AV company Tecnoconference TC Team and the catering company Gerist Ricevimenti.
The subvention strategy, for a maximum value of 60. 1000, 00 Euros, is meant to support Florencia bids for new International conferences that needs to be applied for during the bidding stage.
The services offered include a variety of aspects of the event organization, for instance the particular social programme: the city of Florencia can provide the rental for free of numerous exclusive venues for cocktail plus dinner, such as the Salone dei Cinquecento of Palazzo Vecchio (the lovely town hall of Florence), the newest Opera House or even larger renowned locations of Firenze Fiera Our elected representatives and Exhibition Centre inside the Fortezza da Basso, such as the Cavaniglia Pavilion or the charming garden of Palazzo dei Congressi in the very cardiovascular of Florence city center.
Free services at Firenze Fiera Congress and Exhibition Center will include complimentary room for enrollment, staff and President’ s workplace as well as free Wi-Fi for all delegates. Tecnoconference will provide some of its greatest tools and technologies such as customized digital screens with information on the particular sessions’ timing and location plus free APP of the Conference numerous features regarding the scientific programme as well as the speakers’ profiles.
Firenze Convention and Visitors Bureau has established a special booking system that allows the nation’s lawmakers organizers to get an easy revenue of individual reservations choosing the best selected if perhaps with rates 5% lower than one the other side of the coin OLTA, friendly booking terms with out any risk of penalty and with friendly termination policies for guests.