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Hilton Madrid Airport hosts the HelmsBriscoe European Regional Meeting

From 15 to 17 January, Hilton Madrid Airport hosted the Regional Meeting held by HelmsBriscoe Europe, the biggest purchaser in terms of volume in the Meetings and Events Industry. More than 200 Meetings Tourism professionals met at this hotel to examine future sector trends.

©Juan Naharro
©Juan Naharro

HelmsBriscoe picked Madrid as host city for this event, specifically the Hilton Madrid Airport as its main conference centre in the capital. The hotel’s meetings facilities consist of 1,700 square metres of flexible space that can be adapted to suit any requirements, plus 284 bedrooms split between two towers.

All meeting rooms in the hotel have been awarded the prestigious ‘Hilton Meetings Qualified’ certificate, guaranteeing the highest standard of service and customer care.

“We’re proud to be hosting the regional meeting for HelmsBriscoe, a leading name in the tourism industry, and it’s a great opportunity to learn from top professionals in the sector. After closing 2016 with more than 75 million visitors, we’re looking forward to seeing what 2017 has in store for us” said the General Manager of Hilton Madrid Airport, Iñigo Arruti.

HelmsBriscoe, present in more than 55 countries

Founded in 1992, HelmsBriscoe has an extensive network of members spread over more than 55 countries, with over 1,300 associates, 48,000 programmes and an estimated six million hotel rooms booked during last year.

This initiative is further proof of Hilton Madrid Airport’s commitment to strengthening its large-scale event management customer portfolio with offers that can be adapted to suit the needs and expectations of all markets. Under the ‘Meet with Purpose’ slogan, Hilton Worldwide seeks to always offer added value to the organisation of every event held in its hotels.

Madrid Convention Bureau, of which the Hilton Madrid Airport hotel is a member company, supported this meeting by laying on the venue for a social event for delegates in Casa Patas and guided tours of the city centre, plus information and a presentation about the destination during the working day.

Iuliia Tore

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