Azerbaijan Convention Bureau
- Azerbaijan Convention Bureau
The Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan is very proud to announce that a new player is going to appear on the Professional Convention Map very soon with Azerbaijan setting up its Convention Bureau (AzCB) to enhance MICE tourism capabilities in congresses and conferences.
Coming as a partnership of the public and private sectors Azerbaijan Convention Bureau represents the Alliance of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan and industry members operating on the market.
The newly formed AzCB Azerbaijan Convention Bureau is making a debut during EIBTM 2013 and is thrilled at this opportunity to showcase Azerbaijan as unique meeting destination which combines Europe and Asia.
Azerbaijan hosting the first ever European Olympic Games in June 2015 is determined to become a serious player for the MICE industry and confirms its capability to organize mega events, which was demonstrated during the Eurovision Song Contest in 2012.
Information about the work of the Azerbaijan Convention Bureau will be continuously updated on our website until the personal website of the AzCB is launched.
- Azerbaijan Convention Bureau held its 1st Steering Committee Meeting.
Mr. Nazim Samadov, Deputy Minister of Culture & Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan attended the Steering Committee Meeting of the Azerbaijan Convention Bureau (AzCB) which was held on the 13th of February, 2014 at Four Seasons Hotel Baku.
The Meeting brought together the public and the private sectors represented by the local industry members of AzCB to discuss joint issues and cooperation for 2014. These members, namely the majority of international brand hotels and professional Destination Management Companies of Baku, committed to joint efforts in a Public-Private Partnership model to promote Azerbaijan as a MICE destination and thus to generate positive effects on the country`s economy.
The first Meeting Agenda of AzCB aimed at the cooperation of the Bureau`s main marketing activities for the current year along with discussions of the ways to achieve profitable all year round business from MICE activities.
- “Victory Tour” tourism agency became a member of Azerbaijan Convention Bureau!
“Victory Tour” tourism agency is operating successfully in Azerbaijan since 2005 years and is one of the leading companies among tourism sectors. There are five main sales departments in the Company: Air-tickets Reservation Department, Outgoing tourism, Incoming tourism, Visa/Transport Department and Business travel/ MICE department.
Holding of different events in Azerbaijan, booking of foreign and local companies, thematic tours, business travels, cooperative events and other organizations are including to the activity of Business travel/MICE department. For developing of MICE (functional) market and attracting customers to this department new MICE.az project and in the scope of this project www.mice.az site was created in 2012 years in Azerbaijan.
In relation to the recently development in our country, establishing of new world class hotels and reaching of infrastructures to international and higher level, interest of foreign organizations increased to Azerbaijan on MICE direction. Especially on that score “Victory Tour” took next successful step with becoming a member of newly created Azerbaijan Convention Bureau (AzCB) under signed contract on December 10, 2013 for developing of Business travel/MICE department.