The Mallorca Convention Bureau (MCB) has presented this Monday the "Ambassadors of Mallorca 2022" awards in recognition of 11 personalities who have promoted Mallorca as a venue for congresses and major events during the past year, contributing to the consolidation of the island as a MICE destination.
"With these awards, we want to thank their work and effort in prepararing and presenting Palma's candidacies, as well as their leadership and influence to attract these large events," said Ramón Vidal, president of the Mallorca Convention Bureau, who has also put in value "their contribution to increase the recognition of Mallorca as a MICE destination outside our borders and boosting the economic and social impact of this activity on the island, which is being a key lever for the generation of wealth, innovation and knowledge".
Among the honorees this year is the Balearic Society of Cardiology, for having promoted the celebration of the Spanish Society of Cardiology Congress, which brought together more than 4,000 attendees, being the largest national congress held in Palma during 2022 and which had a direct impact on the city of almost 10,000 hotel roomnights. Dr. Caterina Más Lladó collected the award on behalf of the team.
The rest of the honorees were: Dr. María José Pascual for the International Symposium of the Spanish Society of Allergology and Clinical Immunology; Dr. Juan Carlos de Carlos, for the Spanish Association of Pediatrics Congress; Dr. Amaya de Frutos, for the Spanish Glaucoma Society Congress ; Dr. José Pardo, for the Spanish Society of Radiation Oncology Congress; Mr. Diego Gonzalez Carrasco, from the ADEMA University School, for the International Congress of Oral Education; Dr. Antonio Rosell, for the Spanish Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Congress; Mrs. Elsa Beltrán and Mr. Miguel Omaña, both for the Symposium of the European College of Veterinary Neurology.
In addition, the MCB also awarded the Universitat de les Illes Balears, for promoting the celebration of the scientific dissemination event, Naukas Palma 360º de Ciencia; and Palma Pictures, for promoting international film shootings on our island.
The event was held at the Chamber of Commerce and was attended by the Minister of Health of the Government of the Balearic Islands, Patricia Gómez; the Minister of Transition, Tourism and Sports of the Mallorca Council and president of the Fundació Mallorca Turisme, Andreu Serra; and the Deputy Mayor for Citizen Security of the Palma de Mallorca City Council, Joana María Adrover.
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