The Algarve Convention Bureau is here to help you with all your needs when it comes to choosing, planning and organising an event - whether it is a conference, convention, business meeting, workshop, exhibition, product launch, award ceremony, sporting event, cultural gathering or incentive.
Our members are all professionals in their chosen fields, and offer a wide range of services and facilities for your event.
DESTINATION MANAGEMENT COMPANIES (DMC): companies with extensive local knowledge, expertise and resources, specialising in the design and implementation of events, activities, tours, transportation and programme logistics. DMCs provide ground services based on local knowledge of their given destinations, including transportation, accommodation, restaurants, activities, excursions, conference venues, themed events and gala dinners, as well as helping with overcoming any language barriers. Many DMCs are also able to provide preferential rates based on the buying power they have with their preferred suppliers.
PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCE ORGANISERS (PCO): companies who specialise in the organisation and administration of conferences, often acting as a consultant to the conference contact or organising committee, and using the experience and knowledge it has gained over many years organising events to help you achieve success with yours.
CONGRESS & MEETING CENTRES: a range of purpose-built or flexible venues for meetings and events of all sizes.
VENUES: unusual or specialist venues for events, receptions and gala dinners.
TRANSFERS & EXCURSIONS: companies able to take care of all your transport needs, including airport transfers, venue-to-hotel transfers, and social and partner programmes.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES: companies offering ideas, facilities and organised programmes for a series of sports, leisure pursuits and incentive activities, including golf, sailing, watersports, etc.
ACCOMMODATION: the widest choice of hotels in the Algarve, suitable for every taste and budget, from large five-star resorts to small country hotels and historic pousadas.