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Seminar: Financial Support for the Bidding & Organisation of Conferences - Cyprus Tourism Organisation / Cyprus Convention Bureau

Event Details:

  • Date:       Thusrday, 29 March 2018
  • Time:      16:00
  • Venue:    The Cyprus Institute – Guy Ourisson Building, Seminar Room, 1st Floor, Athalassa Campus
  • Speaker: Christodoulos Papachristodoulou, Cyprus Tourism Organisation 

* The seminar will be in English and the event is open to the public.

Abstract
In order to support the development and promotion of Conference Tourism in Cyprus, the Cyprus Tourism Organisation / Cyprus Convention Bureau has prepared two Incentive Schemes aimed at assisting, among others, Academic Institutions towards the attraction and hosting of conferences in Cyprus. 
More specifically, the first Scheme concerns the Provision of assistance (both technical and financial) to Academic Institutions in their effort to bid for and attract to Cyprus, International Conferences. According to its terms financial support is given for the purchase of air tickets and hotel stay. Technical assistance in the form of development of presentations for Cyprus, support letters and promotional leaflets and giveaways for key persons in the decision making process. 
As far as the support of the Conference Organisation is concerned, financial assistance is granted based on a formula described in the Scheme, also available in an Excel format. Conferences with at least 60% of participants coming from abroad are eligible. 

About The Speaker
Christodoulos Papachristodoulou studied Law at the University of Athens, qualified as a lawyer following the Cyprus Law Office examinations and holds an MBA from the University of Cyprus. Fluent in Greek (native) and English, Christodoulos has been with the CTO since 2011, holding the position of Tourism Officer. Christodoulos has been working at the Strategy Department of CTO, in the Special Products branch. His duties have included in the past the development of Sports and Domestic Tourism while at present he is responsible for Religious Tourism and also being a member of the Cyprus Convention Bureau (a special unit within CTO dealing with the development of Conference Tourism). 

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Additional Info

  • Date: Thursday, 29 March 2018
  • Time: Starts: 16:30
  • Speaker: Christodoulos Papachristodoulou
  • Speaker Position: Cyprus Tourism Organisation