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Firenze Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official partner of the Municipality of Florence operating since 1995 as destination promoter of the city with the aim to increase quantity, quality and scientific importance of events, conferences and international weddings to be held in the city.

 

The numerous partnerships and relationships with hotels, conference facilities, local organizers, venues and event suppliers allow FCVB to provide the best rates for all venues and services, unique contracting facilitations with a vast array of cost and time-effective solutions.

 

FCVB is supported by more than 250 Partners which are highly specialized and qualified local touristic and congresses operators such as the Congress centre Firenze Fiera, many hotels, Professional Congress Organizers (PCO), Destination Management Companies (DMC), venues and services for events, tour operators and caterings.

 

 The activity of promotion of FCVB is heading for MICE, destination weddings and leisure markets.

 

 

MICE

> MICE

The aim of the MICE division is to increase quantity, quality and scientific importance of events, conferences to be held in the city. FCVB offers expert services to corporate, association and independent meeting planners in order to support them in the site selection process as well as in planning and producing successful meetings, incentives, conventions, exhibitions and events. FCVB can provide a wide range of information about the city, including: accommodation and transportation facilities, lists of local suppliers such as Professional Congress Organizers (PCO), Destination Management Companies (DMC), hotels and party service suppliers such as AV, interpretation services, sightseeing companies, unique venues and tourist resources, stand contractors.
The department dedicated to corporate events manages more the 300 event requests that we receive every year. The aim of this division is to find and suggest the best services and rates thanks to the support of our partners.

 

LEISURE

> LEISURE

The recognition of FCVB as the official partner of the Municipality of Florence created the opportunity to open a new branch of activity dedicated to the Leisure Tourism, an increasing segment which generates a strong economic impact on the city and its operators. This project, named Destination Florence, has been developed thanks to the partnership with the Municipality of Florence and it is entirely dedicated to destination governance and touristic flows.
Although, Destination Florence provides the promotion of the city of Florence as destination for quality leisure tourism, besides the selling of tourist services.
The project consists also in the realization of an important and strategic website specifically designed for the promotion and commercialization of the city of Florence: www.destinationflorence.com

LEISURE

 

 
Wedding

> WEDDING

Tuscany for Weddings is the division dedicated to destination weddings, developed with Toscana Promozione Turistica: a unique opportunity for all who wish to organize a wedding in Florence or in Tuscany. We can provide the best suppliers, the best rates, venues and any service you need for a wedding or vows renewal in Florence.
Although, Tuscany for weddings created www.tuscanyforweddings.com, a website that presents the entire selection of venues and services that we offer, for any kind of wedding.
In 2016 Florence hosted the 3rd edition of the annual Destination wedding Planners Congress (DWP Congress), the only business focused event that welcomes the 150 top wedding planners of the world coming from over 50 countries.

 
 

A professional team at your disposal

 

MANAGEMENT

Giacomo Billi
President
presidente@conventionbureau.it
+39 055 29881

 

MANAGEMENT

Carlotta Ferrari
Director
c.ferrari@conventionbureau.it
+39 055 29881

 
 

ACCOUNT DEPARTMENT

Gianna Francini
Secretariat

segreteria@conventionbureau.it
+39 055 2988138

 

SALES & MARKETING

Eleonora Odorino
Sales & Membership Manager

e.odorino@conventionbureau.it
+39 055 2988131

 
 

EVENTS & CORPORATE

Cristina Perconte
Project Leader

c.perconte@conventionbureau.it
+39 055 2988130

 

EVENTS & CORPORATE

Anna Lisa Laddomada
Junior Project Leader

a.laddomada@conventionbureau.it
+39 055 2988140

 
 

CONGRESSES & BIDDING

Leonardo Visani
Congress Developer Manager

l.visani@conventionbureau.it
+39 055 2988133

 

CONGRESSES & BIDDING

Ilenia Pasi
Project Leader

i.pasi@conventionbureau.it
+39 055 2988135

 
 

CONGRESSES & BIDDING

Silvia Fontana
Junior Assistant

s.fontana@conventionbureau.it
+39 055 2988122

 

COMMUNICATION

Federica Prayer
Strategic Marketing & Press Office

f.prayer@conventionbureau.it
+39 055 2988132

 
 

COMMUNICATION

Teresa Santoro
Web Marketing 

t.santoro@conventionbureau.it
+39 055 2988136

 

COMMUNICATION

Elisabetta Licitra
Junior Assistant

fcvb@conventionbureau.it
+39 055 2988143

 
 

TUSCANY FOR WEDDINGS

Chiara Gheri
Division Manager

c.gheri@conventionbureau.it
+39 055 2988134

 

LEISURE

Marta Galletti
Destination Florence

destination@conventionbureau.it
+39 055 29881

 

 

 

Why chose Florence Convention and Visitors Bureau?

 

With the istitutional support of the Tuscan Regional government, Florence municipality and Florence Chamber of Commerce, FCVB is the only organisation of its kind: a tightly-knit highly professional network able to connect local and central governmental offices and administration, private firms and cultural institutions.

FCVB is a committed, time-effective friend for any event planner which is able to propose countless facilities and venues for all requirements. We daily endeavor to facilitate all aspects of event and conference organisation, and make the planning and management of any kind of event simpler, faster and seamless. And, at FCVB, we reply to all queries within 24 hours!

As a completely nonprofit consortium operating as destination promoter for Florence, FCVB aims exclusively to increasing quantity, quality and scientific importance of events and conferences held in the city. We do not wish to profit, thus our services are completely free of charge.

Our numerous partnerships and premium relationships with hotels, conference facilities, local professional organisers, locations and event suppliers, allow us to provide the most efficient and incisive action. FCVB only is capable of sourcing the best existing rates for all venues and any kind of service, and provides unique contracting facilitations, providing event planners with a vast array of cost and time-effective solutions.

FCVB offers a series of diverse, extremely useful, services. Clients may count on us for strategic, highly-skilled, event planning assistance as well as support in arranging professional press coverage. And we supply truly valuable benefits reserved to delegates, from tourist information and conference Apps, to a congress card which enables event attendees, and their travel companions, to enjoy Florence’s mesmerizing art, delectable cuisine, transport and innumerable other amenities, at discounted rates.

Finally, well, we have been working hard and it shows! With 600.000 delegates and visitors to the Congress&Exhibition Centre and major world conferences confirmed for the next years, as well as a striking increase of the private companies that have decided to sustain us, FCVB today can boast exceptional, unrivalled credentials.

 

 

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