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About Gdansk Convention Bureau

Gdansk Convention Bureau is responsible for the development and promotion of business tourism in Gdansk and in the region. We have received an official recommendation from Poland Convention Bureau and have more than 140 members. Part of major international organisations, such as the ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association), Cruise Baltic and ECM (European Cities Marketing), we have an energetic team of experienced employees whose portfolio includes the organisation of large-scale events and conferences.

Our tasks

The chief objective of GCB is to popularise and promote Gdansk and the region on the international scene as an attractive destination for the meetings industry. Main tasks:

Providing event organisers with relevant support and assistance, preparing and publishing information resources, providing information about the potential of the city and the region, providing tourist information points and helpdesks, organising “site inspections” and providing the GCBeVENT app.

What we can do for you:

  • We will help you to get in touch with the right hotels
  • We will provide information about professional congress organizers (PCOs) and local service providers from our region.
  • We will arrange site inspections at the most interesting conference venues in Gdansk and in the region
  • We will provide the GCBeVENT app
  • We will offer attractive prices for the Tourist Card
  • We will put you in touch with transport companies, interpreters, guides and restaurants
  • We will suggest original activities after the conference
  • We will help you to get in touch directly with the local tourism industry, and municipal and regional authorities
  • We will provide a Tourist Information Point and a Helpdesk for your conference for 300 people or more (if possible)
  • We will provide promotional materials about Gdansk and the region, including maps, folders, guides, etc.
  • We will share our expertise and experience

 

Note that more than 4,000 business meetings are held in the region annually (including 3,200 in Gdansk alone) with 430,000 attendees, and the numbers grow year by year!

Gdansk is Poland's 3rd city in terms of the number of meetings. Read a report on the meetings industry: Meeting's Market Report (4.93 MB)