Interviews

An hour and a half long conversation, that could easily have lasted a whole afternoon. Gonçalo Castel‑Branco is a creative man, not only in events, and a born talker. Not afraid to take risks, to get things done, he is the mentor of The Presidential Train project, an original idea by his eldest daughter, that won him the award for Best Public Event at Bea World 2017. His career path is full of remarkable events.

He came early to the interview, impeccably dressed. We talked for over an hour. António Paraíso is a specialist in luxury brands, in international trade, and is frequently invited as a speaker for events in Portugal and abroad, where he discusses over these and other themes, always aiming at inspiring people.

Since reopening in 2013 under the Dolce brand, conferences have been assuming a growing importance in Campo Real Lisboa's turnover.

Catherine Chaulet, Global DMC Partners President, talks to Event Point International as this network unveils its 2018 Global Destination Index and 2019 Meeting & Incentive Destinations Hot List.

The new General Regulation on Data Protection (GRDP) entered into force on 25th May, but there are still many doubts about its application.

The PCMA European Influencers Summit will take place from 23-25 September at the Barceló Sevilla Renacimiento hotel. Luca Favetta, PCMA Regional Business Director, EMEA, explains what can we can expect from the event.

At a time when events by tlc is celebrating its 15th anniversary, we talked with its leader Diogo Assis, considered by some Portuguese entities as one of the "40 Business Leaders of the Future". Events by tlc has won national and international awards and is present in Portugal, Brazil, Spain and Florida. We went to find out the secret to this success.

In a city booming with events, Marriott Prague is a landmark in the Czech capital. We chatted with William Boulton Smith, the hotel manager.

The newly elected president of IACC (the association that represents small or medium size venues) for Europe, Lotta Boman, shares with Event Point her mandate strategy and the way she sees the industry.