MCI Group lands in Lisbon and Hangzhou

MCI Group lands in Lisbon and Hangzhou

Widening its market in Asia and Europe

Geneva, 19 March 2019. MCI Group[1], the global leader in meetings, events, congresses, association management and strategic consulting, is pleased to announce the launch of two new offices, MCI Hangzhou and MCI Portugal.

MCI Hangzhou follows a joint venture partnership with two state-owned enterprises: Hangzhou Tourism Investment Co., Ltd and Hangzhou Zhonghe Investment Co., Ltd. While, MCI Portugal strengthens MCI Group’s presence in Europe with a synergy between the Spanish offices of Barcelona, Madrid and now Lisbon.

With these two new offices, MCI Group will further strengthen its unique presence in two extremely prominent MICE destinations.

MCI Hangzhou plans to build a team of 8-10 staff in the early growth phase. The office will leverage its shareholders’ network and insights of provincial and local political, economic, and social know-how whereas their financial investment is expected to establish a locally-based team of professionals that aspires to be a key player of the strategic development of MICE in Hangzhou city.

With MCI China as majority shareholder, the new office will curate and create content for the company’s partners’ integrated space projects “Urban Constellation” and “Qianjiang Century Park” to enhance their visibility and engagement with their audiences.

Hangzhou, famous or the UNESCO World Heritage sites[2] of West Lake and Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, is the capital of Zhejiang Province in east China. As the host city of 2016 G20 Summit,

Hangzhou demonstrated its ability to host large international conferences and conventions and has been awarded the 2022 Asian Games[3]. it is home to the e-commerce giant Alibaba[4], and a hotbed for internet and tech startup communities. ICCA[5] ranked Hangzhou second to Beijing and Shanghai between 2011 and 2015 and among the global Top 100 in 2015.

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