MADRID, OCTOBER 3-4, 2017
MADRID, OCTOBER 3-4, 2017
After two editions that have analyzed the ecosystem and mainstreeming of shopping and quality tourism and its impact on the economic and social growth of cities and of the country, the leit motiv for this year will be "Shopping and Quality Tourism in the Future Agenda of Global Cities".
Accordingly, the focus will be on setting a public-private action plan, along with other more practical proposals, that will enable a significant increase in the arrivals of quality and shopping tourism in our country, capable of providing higher profitability than conventional tourism.
The Summit Shopping Tourism & Economy Madrid 2017 will be held at CaixaForum Madrid in October and last for a day and a half with top representatives from the public and private sector. The summit will be a meeting point for the entire community linked to quality and shopping tourism with a common commitment to place Spanish cities among the best destinations in the world.
The Summit is one of the initiatives developed by The Shopping & Quality Tourism Institute that is the think tank that analyzes and promotes quality and shopping tourism in Spain.
With the aim of setting a public-private action plan that will enable a substantial increase in quality and shopping tourism in our country, the 2017 Summit will link all the business and institutional stakeholders that are in some way part of the Ecosystem of this type of tourism, involving various sectors, due to the capillarity of the impact it has economically and socially.
All this, based on the potential of quality and shopping tourism for boosting the Spanish economy, which stems from identifying the players and segments involved in tourism, as identified in the previous two editions of the Summit.
In sum, the Summit will continue to focus on the need to link quality visitors to our city destinations, so that this type of tourism can become the spearhead of sustained economic growth over time.
The third edition of the Summit entitled “Shopping and Quality Tourism in the Future Agenda of Global Cities” will address the following topics of debate:
The Summit Shopping Tourism & Economy Madrid 2017 is the third edition of this international summit aimed at analyzing and discussing the phenomenon of Shopping Tourism that is having an enormous impact worldwide. Thus, the Summit takes place over two days with debates and presentations, 300 professionals, 50 speakers - from the spheres of finance, technology, real estate, education, culture, trade and major brands - and with Administration representatives.
In 2015 edition, the following speakers were in attendance
Vice-President, Minister of the Presidency and for Regional Administrations of the Spanish Government.
Minister of Energy, Tourism and the Digital Agenda, Spanish Government.
Minister of Employment and Social Security, Spanish Government.
Mayor of Madrid.
General Director of Trade Policy and Competitiveness, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Industry and Competitiveness, Spanish Government.
Secretary of State for Tourism, Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda, Government of Spain.
High Commissioner for Marca España, Government of Spain.
General Manager, Instituto de Turismo de España (Turespaña).
General Director for Trade and Consumption of the Madrid Community.
Tourism General Manager, Generalitat de Catalunya.
Regional Director -Southern Europe & Latam (WTTC).
General Director for Spanish Citizens Abroad and of Consular and Migratory Affairs.
President, Instituto Elcano.
Director of Tourism of Madrid Destino, Madrid City Council.
President Tourism Commission, Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces of Spain.
General Manager, IFEMA.
Regional Director for Europe, World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
President of the Organizing Committee of Summit Shopping Tourism & Economy Madrid 2017.
President, El Corte Inglés.
Chairman & CEO, Iberia.
Corporate Vice President, Samsung.
General Manager, CaixaBank.
President, Telefónica (1996-2000).
President CITpax and from Fundación Iberoamericana Empresarial.
Senior Vice President and Group Head of Market Insights, MasterCard.
Chief Operating Officer North & Central Europe & Global Accounts, Global Bue.
Managing Director, La Zagaleta.
Marquis of Griñón, President, Círculo Fortuny.
International Marketing Director, El Corte Inglés.
Director of Corporate Development, Strategic Planning and Research, CaixaBank.
Director B2B, Samsung Spain.
General Manager, Global Blue España.
Managing Partner Spain, Retail High Streets, Cushman & Wakefield.
President Madrid Foro Empresarial.
CEO - General Manager, Les Roches Marbella.
Head of Travel, Google Spain.
Sales Director Customer Experience, Oracle Spain.
President, Federación Española de Asociaciones de Viviendas y Apartamentos Turísticos (FEVITUR).
General Manager, CaixaForum Madrid.
President, Hotusa Group.
Vicepresident Spain, Meliá Hotels International.
Luxury & Travel Division Leader, Nielsen.
CEO and Partner, Horwath HTL Spain.
Chief Executive Officer, Seastainable Ventures.
Manager of International Marketing and Tourism, El Corte Inglés.
Iberia’s Communications & Institutional Relations Director.
Executive Director of the Technical Secretariat of the Presidency of CaixaBank in Madrid.
Samsung's Communications & Institutional Relations Director.
Marketing Director Spain & Portugal at MasterCard.
General Manager at Global Blue España.
Former Ambassador of Spain to Saudi Arabia.
Director at Circulo Fortuny.
Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Spain.
Communications Director, La Zagaleta.
CEO Cushman & Wakefield Spain.
Member of Summit Shopping Tourism & Economy Madrid 2017.
Summit Shopping Tourism & Economy Madrid 2016
Aimed at professionals and leaders of:
The Summit Shopping Tourism & Economy Madrid 2016 will be held at the CaixaForum Madrid, located at Paseo del Prado, 36, Madrid.
How to get there
By car: if you’re driving, see below for coordinates and directions:
By plane: 15 km from Madrid-Barajas Airport.
Metro: Atocha (line 1).
Public bus service: 6, 10, 14, 26, 27, 32, 34, 37 & 45.
By train: Atocha (C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8 & C10).
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