Events

Do not miss ECM new series of knowledge sharing, of best and next practice, of recovery planning and of celebrating the ECM community heroes. It’s about how we can use ECM community to build collaborative advantage by sharing, learning, meeting – and through that growing both as a community and as individual destinations and destination leaders.
Power of Community is for ECM members and by ECM members and we fully leverage the power of this community together.

May
30
Mon
IMEX 2022, Frankfurt @ Messe Frankfurt
May 30 – Jun 2 all-day
IMEX 2022, Frankfurt @ Messe Frankfurt | Frankfurt | Hesse | Germany

ECM will be present at IMEX, May 30-June 2, 2022

Visit us to learn about:

  • ECM conferences
  • ECM activities
  • ECM Summer School
  • ECM Meetings Statistics Report
  • ECM Mentor Programme
  • … and much more!
Jun
2
Thu
11th City Cards Expert Meeting 2022, Genoa
Jun 2 – Jun 3 all-day
11th City Cards Expert Meeting 2022, Genoa @ Zürich | Zürich | Switzerland

#CityDNACityCards Expert Meeting

Join us for the 11th CityDNA City Cards Expert Meeting that will be held in Genoa on June 2-3, 2022.

Our broad approach will include presentations and discussions on latest product developments, successful partnerships, innovating marketing strategies and much more.

Our lunch-to-lunch event provides you with a unique opportunity:

  • to meet and network with European colleagues managing city cards schemes,
  • to share knowledge and insights to stay ahead of the latest market trends & anticipate customers’ needs,
  • and to grow your business as well as strengthen your professional expertise.

This event is open to CityDNA members only, specifically to tourism professionals working on city cards schemes (Product Managers, Project Leaders, Marketing Managers…) who are looking to improve – but also share – their knowledge with other participants.

 

Conditions:

  • The participants’ city must be an existing CityDNA member and already be running a city card scheme.
  • Participants themselves must be directly working on or managing an established city card scheme.
  • For City Cards Project 2022 members, participation is free for the first delegate. Extra delegates will be charged a participation fee, with a maximum of 2 delegates per city in total.
  • For CityDNA members who are not part of the City Cards Project 2022, the attendance is limited to 1 person per city with a participation fee.

 

For more information about the City Cards Project, please contact CityDNAHead Office.

Jun
9
Thu
City Fair 2022, Online
Jun 9 all-day
City Fair 2022, Online

City Fair is the mid-season opportunity to lay the foundations for future sales and product development. Selected travel buyers, product developers and destination managers meet with destination, product and service providers from throuhgout Europe in a full day of B2B online meetings.

City Fair 2022 will be timed after the spring of recovery, the workshop will once again be online in order to maximise return on investment opportunities for tourism businesses and maximising the networking as wide a selection of operators as possible.

  • Develop new product for returning visitors

Don’t miss out on the developments and negotiations for 2022 and beyond: discuss new ideas and consumer demands.

  • Connect with new long-haul and intra-European clients

Meet a selection of product developers and contractors from throughout Europe, China and the USA with direct purchasing responsibility from global tour operators, wholesalers and online intermediaries.
Buyers will attend from around the world, covering all of Europe’s key and emerging inbound markets.

  • Selected travel buyers and product developers together

An efficient day of online B2B meetings dedicated to rethinking tourism strategies and develop new product ideas to ensure a successful and sustainable recovery.

 

As an ECM member, attendance costs just £799 and saves you over £150 compared to non-members if you register before April 14.

Use the code CF22ECM, for ECM members only.

 

Aug
27
Sat
36th CityDNA Summer School 2022, Turin @ AC Hotel by Marriott
Aug 27 – Aug 31 all-day
36th CityDNA Summer School 2022, Turin @ AC Hotel by Marriott | Λιμάνι | Greece
#CityDNASummerSchool

 

The Summer School provides great insights into the structure and functioning of the Meetings Industry. Our programme, filled with up-to-date and cutting edge examples of European best practice, lays out a comprehensive framework for you to build your expertise in one of the tourism industry’s most lucrative sector. It is perfect for those just starting out in the Meetings Industry who want to get up to speed quickly and for those who are exploring its potential as a commercial and economic development tool.

 

 

Sep
8
Thu
17th TourMIS Users’ Workshop & International Seminar 2022, Vienna @ Modul University
Sep 8 – Sep 9 all-day
17th TourMIS Users' Workshop & International Seminar 2022, Vienna @ Modul University | Wien | Wien | Austria

#TourMIS2022

The 17th TourMIS Users’ Workshop and International Seminar is organised by European Cities Marketing, the European Travel CommissionMODUL University Vienna & UNWTO and is aimed at city, regional, national, and international tourism organizations, as well as universities and companies from the hospitality and tourism industry.

It is directed toward managers, academics, as well as consultants and representatives of governments and international organizations dealing with tourism. Participants are invited to register for both days or can choose to participate in just one event.

More information soon!

Oct
11
Tue
IMEX America 2022, Las Vegas @ Mandalay Bay
Oct 11 – Oct 13 all-day
IMEX America 2022, Las Vegas @ Mandalay Bay | Las Vegas | Nevada | United States

IMEX America sets the pace for doing business on an international scale. Increasing in size and scope annually, this event features the largest Hosted Buyer Program in North America and attracts thousands of buyers and exhibitors from the U.S. and around the world. The energy at IMEX America is everywhere, connecting everyone with key players, generating innovative ideas and driving business with the force of global opportunities. Plug into the power source at IMEX America: the pulse of the meetings industry.

Oct
19
Wed
CityDNA Autumn Conference, Tel Aviv
Oct 19 – Oct 22 all-day
CityDNA Autumn Conference, Tel Aviv

City Destinations Alliance and Tel Aviv Global & Tourism are proud to announce that the next CityDNA Autumn Conference will take place on October 19-22, 2022 in Tel Aviv!
We are so excited to meet you in this wonderful city and can’t wait to discover its many wonders together. Pencil the date in your calendar already and join us this October in Tel Aviv!

Stay tuned for more info!

Nov
24
Thu
9th TIC Expert Meeting 2022, Gothenburg
Nov 24 – Nov 25 all-day
9th TIC Expert Meeting 2022, Gothenburg

#ECMTIC2022

Join us for the 9th ECM TIC Expert Meeting that will be held in Gothenburg on November 24-25, 2022.

 

European Cities Marketing, through its TIC Knowledge Group, organises every year an Expert Meeting for Tourist Information Centres managers and staff exclusively, whether they are ECM members or not.

This event will provide you with a unique opportunity:

  • to meet and network with colleagues working in Tourist Information Centres all across Europe,
  • to share knowledge and best practice with other destinations to stay ahead of the latest market’s trends,
  • and to grow your business as well as strengthen your professional expertise.

The TIC Expert Meeting offers a mix of incentive and exchange opportunities for all attendees. This is why the diversity of participants is of great importance. This event is for managers and TIC front office professionals coming from small and large cities and working for either public or private tourist information organisations – whether they are ECM members or not.

 

Please note:

  • The attendance is limited to 90 persons, with a maximum of 2 delegates per city!
  • Lunches and dinner included
  • Your participation fee does not cover accommodation or transport

The aim of the meeting is of course to get to know your European colleagues, to share knowledge with them but most of all, we want you to have fun and leave full of inspiration and with a bunch of new friends.

We are looking forward to welcoming you for this ninth edition!

Nov
29
Tue
IBTM World 2022, Barcelona @ Fira Gran Via Barcelona
Nov 29 – Dec 1 all-day
IBTM World 2022, Barcelona @ Fira Gran Via Barcelona | L'Hospitalet de Llobregat | Catalonia | Spain

ECM will be present at IBTM World, November 29-December 1, 2022

Visit us to learn about:

  • ECM workshops
  • ECM activities
  • ECM Summer School
  • ECM Mentor Programme
  • ECM Meetings Statistics Report
  • … and much more!