MICE tourism workshops in Batumi and Tbilisi
MICE tourism expert Harry Fine conducted workshops for members of the Convention and Exhibition Bureau of Georgia (part of Georgian National Tourism Administration) in Tbilisi and Batumi. During the events, Mr. Fine discussed current trends within the MICE tourism sector, emphasized the importance of the segment for the country, outlined advantages and challenges that Georgia faces with regards to further development of the sector, and the role of convention bureaus. During the trip, Mr. Fine visited several sites, including the exhibition complex – “ExpoGeorgia”; and became acquainted with other MICE tourism related resources and potential in the country. The Convention and Exhibition Bureau of Georgia was established in February 2016 as part of the Georgian National Tourism Administration. The Bureau aims to attract MICE tourism events to Georgia, promote the country’s potential abroad, and support the development of the sector on the local level.