MPI chooses Copenhagen for EMEC 2016

Meeting
Professionals International (MPI) has selected Copenhagen, Denmark, as
the destination for its 2016 European Meetings & Events Conference
(EMEC).

The association revealed it will return for a third time for a conference in the Danish capital, during the closing of its EMEC 2015 in Krakow, Poland.
 
The association held its former Professional Education Conference-Europe in Copenhagen in 1998 and 2007.

EMEC 2016  will take place 7-9 February, 2016, at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel.
 
“MPI
is thrilled to return to Copenhagen,” said Paul Van Deventer, president
and CEO of MPI. “In selecting the host city for EMEC, MPI works closely
with our European volunteer leaders, strategic partners and Pierre
Fernandez – the head of MPI’s European operations – to identify
destinations that provide world-class infrastructures and facilities,
are accessible for our membership and align with our culture to push the
envelope in meeting design. Copenhagen excels in each of those areas.”
 
Copenhagen
has figured prominently in a list of leading convention destinations of
the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA).
 
“MPI
Denmark, together with our partners VisitDenmark, Wonderful Copenhagen
CVB and Radisson Blu Scandinavia, are honoured to welcome EMEC 2016 to
Copenhagen, and we are all excited about this unique opportunity to
showcase the Danish Meetovation meeting design concept. Our vision is to
help make this conference a state-of-the-art event where Meetovation
meeting designs are implemented in the execution,” said Helle Svaneborg,
president of the board of directors, MPI Denmark Chapter.
 
Copenhagen
has a long track record of sustainable meetings management and was
voted Europe’s Green Capital for 2014 by the European Environment
Commission.
 
MPI membership is comprised of approximately 18,500 members belonging to 70 chapters and clubs worldwide.
 
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