Lima to amass US$1.5 billion from MICE events in 2017

Published on : Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Lima MICE events in 2017Lima Convention and Visitors Bureau have predicted that Lima will draw some US$1.5 billion from hosting business and professional meetings in 2017 in spite of natural disasters. The Andean country is currently at the mercy of heavy rains, landslides and floods that have destroyed infrastructure and crops, as well as left many citizens homeless.


Chairman Carlos Canales underlined events such as business conventions will benefit technicians and professionals, as well as thousands of Micro-and-Small (MSEs) and Small-and-Medium (SMEs) enterprises.


On the other hand, Canales said 27 events accredited by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) took place in Lima in the first quarter of 2017.


“This figure [27] meant a 23% increase compared to the [number of] events held in the same period last year,” he stated.


Canales also highlighted Lima Convention Center should be included in the offer of meetings and private business gatherings, in order to generate more revenues for the country.


Lima’s tourist services were never affected by “Coastal El NiƱo” climate phenomenon.


“We were able to inform in advance about the calm reigning in various destinations, as well as to encourage confidence [needed] to visit our city,” anales affirmed. “Fortunately, there were no cancellations by participants or of events in Lima,” he added.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

arrow2Follow TTW
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  stumbleupon-logo   rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo


  • 06 THSA 2018
  • 07 miltcongress 2018
  • 08 ShanghaiWTF 18
  • 09 APHIC 18
  • 09 brainlinx 2018
  • 10 Digital Travel Summit EU 2018
  • 10 ITE 2018
  • 11 questexevents 18
  • 12 Traveldaily 18
  • 30 PATA


Get our toolbar!
Review on