Become an affiliate
The main services on offer to affiliated facilities.
Once affiliated, members can access numerous services.
The Padua Convention Bureau supports local affiliates by increasing their visibility in the events market both in Italy and abroad. It helps them to generate business opportunities by implementing initiatives aimed at promoting Padua and the region and boosting its reputation as a brand name for quality events. This is achieved through participation in workshops and trade fairs, a constant media presence, fam trips and site inspections, and support for nominations put forward at national and international events.
Online Visibility on the Destination Congress Portal
Each affiliate member has a dedicated space within the destination convention portal. Content related to Padova Convention Bureau members are photos, main contacts, and a data sheet with a description of the services offered by the provider. It is possible to include a link that from the target convention portal allows users to access the affiliate member's private site. It is possible to make requests through the site. There is a members area that affiliates can access to consult business databases, to access offers, documents, materials.
Participation in trade fairs and workshops
Padova Convention Bureau participates in trade fairs and workshops. Where possible and it can participate, each affiliate is represented as a co-exhibitor. The participation is free of charge or at subsidized rates,
Affiliate members will have the right to access the Padova Convention Bureau's business contacts database, according to GDPR guidelines, and are entitled to advice and support in making appointments with potential clients as well as in organizing events of a commercial and promotional nature.
Fam Trips & Tours
The Padua Convention Bureau, in conjunction with its affiliate members, organises familiarisation trips, sales missions and inspection visits for meeting planners, PCOs, travel agencies and specialist tour operators who are interested in getting to know the area and the services provided by affiliates.
Assistance in Bid applications
Padua Convention Bureau provides assistance and support to affiliate members in preparing national and international bid applications through its consulting services.
Media and trade contacts
Requests that Padova Convention Bureau receives from national and international journalists, tour operators, PCOs, Meeting Planners and event organizers are communicated to affiliates for their involvement.
Inclusion in promotional and information kits
When organizing site inspections, workshops, and sponsored promotions and events, an "information kit" including affiliate member materials is expected to be delivered. Padova Convention Bureau presentations include the electronic presentation of each individual affiliate.
Padova Convention Bureau shares with affiliates an internal calendar of the most salient conference events. It also provides for 'updating the events and meetings posted in the relevant section of the website, to promote and communicate them.
Padova Convention Bureau regularly sends a newsletter in Italian and English to all contacts in the Padova Convention Bureau database and in which each affiliate can contribute by sending news.
Economic, industry data and training
Padova Convention Bureau, for the purpose of keeping operators up-to-date and for better information, will provide associate members with economic data and analysis on current international and national trends in the convention world. In addition, Padova Convention Bureau will organize specific training and update courses for affiliate members and invite them, where possible, to training activities organized by third parties.
Technical and photographic materials
The photographic archives of Padua Convention Bureau will be available free of charge to affiliate members. These can be used by affiliates for their own publications. Information materials, texts, videos, floor plans are available upon request so that projects and applications can be prepared.
Use of the Padua Convention Bureau Brand
Each affiliate member may use the Padova Convention Bureau's trademark and include it in its promotional materials, website and documents as a mark of guarantee of the quality of the services offered.
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