NYC & Company hosts MICE educational to New York City

NYC & Company, the official tourism organisation and convention bureau for New York City, hosted its annual educational for UK event agencies in the city from 27 February – 3 March 2013 to highlight its offerings as a MICE destination.

Nine clients from UK agencies including Black Tomato Agency, Universal WorldEvents, WRG Creative Communications, The Appointment Group and Concerto Live were treated to a full programme of site inspections, venue visits and incentive activities, with each full day of the programme managed by a different New York City DMC.

Highlights of the itinerary included a tour and meal at Grand Central Terminal, which is currently celebrating its Centennial; visits to key sites in Lower Manhattan and a backstage tour of Foxwoods Theatre, home to Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark. The group also tested their music mixing skills during a DJ masterclass and enjoyed a networking lunch with NYC & Company’s Signature Collection of luxury hotels at the Museum of Modern Art.

The group, accompanied by NYC & Company’s European MICE sales and marketing director Paul Black, was hosted at eventi, A Kimpton Hotel, which opened in 2010 with 237 bedrooms, 55 suites and flexible meeting and event space of its own including a 1,600 square foot terrace, a screening room and ballroom space.

ConferenceNews

Author

ConferenceNews

Conference News resides at the heart of the conference industry examining the issues affecting organisers, venues, destinations and suppliers. Published monthly, Conference News features the latest news, interviews and industry analysis from market influencers.

banner