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TAORMINA, ITALY

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EGA Professional Congress Organisers has been responsible for the organisation of some of the most important national and international events held in Italy and their quality and professionalism have been tested by over 5000 clients and guaranteed by more than 40 years activity in the industry...see more

Showcasing Italy to the G7 Summit

WHEN: May 26th-27th 2017
WHERE: Taormina, Italy

INCON Partner EGA had 60 days to organise an experience for the G7 Summit, one of the most important meetings of worldwide leaders. Their aim was to showcase the excellence of Italy and the international leadership of the Italian G7 Presidency... view case

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BY INCON PARTNER: EGA

TAORMINA, ITALY

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INTRODUCTION

In May 2017, INCON Partner EGA managed a two-day agenda for the G7 Summit in Taormina. The Summit hosted the Heads of State of the G7, a group of the most industrialized economies, as well as the European Union (EU). EGA had 60 days to organise the event which involved 20,000 local citizens and 14,000 delegates, journalists and security staff.

G7 2017 Leaders Meeting, TAORMINA, ITALY

WHAT IS G7?

The Group of Seven or G7 is a group consisting of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. These countries, that are the 7 largest advanced economies in the world, represent more than 62% of the global net wealth. Italy held the Presidency in 2017 and was responsible for hosting a summit, attended by the relevant Heads of State and Government.

G7 Summit

TAORMINA, ITALY

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CHALLENGES

EGA had only 60 days to design an Italian experience (within strict protocols) involving :

12 selected locations

170 hotels

5,000 delegates

2,000 journalists

20,000 citizens

  7,000 security staff & law enforcement officers

TAORMINA, ITALY

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OUTCOMES

The two-day agenda, in addition to the Summit works, the bilateral meetings and the press briefings of the G7 Heads of Delegation, included:

  • Welcome Ceremonies
  • G7 Leaders informal walk in the city center and meeting with the citizens
  • The Tricolor Arrows Air Show
  • A Concert by Milan La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra
  • A dinner hosted by the President of the Italian Republic
  • Closing press conference by the Italian President of the Council
  • G7 countries' press conferences
  • The Partners’ programme
  • Taormina Smart Project

20,000

Room nights managed by EGA's Hospitality Team

30,000

Accreditations managed across 4 accreditation centers

72 HOURS

Non-stop live broadcast from 67 radio & TV international networks

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Transportation Integrated System with 110 x Euro 6 (reduced emissions) cars, 20 x electric carts and 30 x Bus Shuttles for 24hr service point to point from airport and return to all G7 venues

110 Event Professional Experts, 200 Technicians and 340 hostesses & stewards

International Media Center with 1,200 working spaces set up with the most innovative technology solutions

International Broadcasting Center with a Satellite Farm, Master Control Room and 70 stands up for live broadcast

Concert produced for 700 international VIPs broadcasted worldwide

TAORMINA, ITALY

ABOUT EGA:

 

EGA Professional Congress Organisers has been responsible for the organisation of some of the most important national and international events held in Italy and their quality and professionalism have been tested by over 5000 clients and guaranteed by more than 40 years activity in the industry.

In the last decade EGA has built a strong experience in EU Framework contracts, in institutional and economic missions abroad and as technical partner for Expo 2010 and 2015 events.

The 35 permanent qualified professionals give the same experience, care and attention to all participants from 10 to 10,000. The DMC division works for the corporate market with the aim of developing the Italian cultural heritage combined with high-level tourism.

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Showcasing Italy to the G7 Summit

WHEN: May 26th-27th 2017
WHERE: Taormina, Italy

INCON Partner EGA had 60 days to organise an experience for the G7 Summit, one of the most important meeting of worldwide leaders. Their aim was to showcase the excellence of Italy and the international leadership of the Italian G7 Presidency... view case

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BY INCON PARTNER: EGA