Porto hosts M&I Flagship Forum
Turismo do Porto e Norte -Porto Convention & Visitors Bureau had submitted an application for 2020, but the pandemic forced the postponement of the event. In 2022 it’s happening.
The M&I Flagship Forum will take place in Porto and has 550 participants, including 230 buyers. This is a key event in the meetings industry. For three days, buyers and suppliers carry out a networking program, with individual meetings, but also moments of relaxation, always important for establishing relationships. At the same time, participants have the opportunity to discover and explore the destination. “We will be welcoming a total of 550 participants, 230 of which are top European buyers based on our destination key strategic markets. We are preparing an unforgettable edition, together with our partners. For those who are joining us in this adventure, prepare yourselves for a true immersion of our culture, traditions, gastronomy & wines, sites, architecture, fun and most important our people!”, says Luís Pedro Martins, head of Turismo do Porto e Norte de Portugal.
In Porto, the event will take place in the following venues:
Alfândega do Porto
The Alfândega Congress Centre - Porto offers a wide range of services, capable of responding to the highest standards, ensuring the most modern equipment and the most effective and competitive solutions. Located in the historic city centre of Porto, by the Douro River, Alfândega is an historic building, the former Customs House, recovered by Arch. Souto Moura.
Porto Cruise Terminal
The Porto Cruise Terminal is the largest project ever for the opening of the Port of Leixões to the city and an important gateway of the region boosting the cruise and events tourism in the North of Portugal region.
This Wine Village owned by The Fladgate Partnership group, consists of two rooms, The Baron’s Hall and The Baron’s Gallery, and was renovated in order to host the most diverse events with large and small audiences. The history and tradition of this 1756 building, combined with the contemporary event rooms, make The Baron’s Hall & Gallery a superb and refined space, perfect for any event.
Palácio da Bolsa
Located in the centre of Porto, Palácio da Bolsa is an authentic work of art, with undisputed prominence as a representative of the city, with the grand architectural design of the Hall of Nations and the famous Arab Room.