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Barcelona Convention Bureau

Barcelona’s amenities, equipments together with its history and cutting-edge reputation make it one of the best cities to hold congresses, conventions and incentive trips.

The BCB was set up in 1983 and is a pioneer in its sector in Spain. The experience of all these years has given us an in-depth knowledge of the city together with a close relationship with businesses working in the meetings sector.


  • To promote the city as a congress, convention and incentive trip destination.
  • Free support and advice for businesses and associations that organise congresses, conventions and incentive trips.
  • Promotional activities designed to foster the organisation of meetings in Barcelona and its province.
  • Annual statistical report about congress activity in Barcelona.

Our members

Our more than 300 associate members have been through a rigorous process of analysis, selection and quality control to guarantee their professionalism and level of specialisation in congresses, conventions and incentive trips.

Our members are classified into the eight specialist areas:

  • Local partners: DMCs, PCOs, events organisers and PR firms 
  • Accommodation
  • Meeting spaces 
  • Venues
  • Food: Restaurants and catering services
  • Transport: Coaches, minibuses, and car hire with drivers 
  • Conference services: Audiovisual and computer equipment, consultancy, gifts, official guides, hostesses, lighting and sound, luggage transfer, reprogaphy/graphic arts, signage and communication, technical and artistic productions, simultaneous translation, design, set up and decoration of stands, material for congresses, design studio 
  • Ideas for incentives