INCON BEST PRACTICE CASE STUDY: EGA

 
 
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TAORMINA, ITALY

‘Showcasing Italy to the G7 Summit’

G7 Summit


BY INCON PARTNER: EGA WORLDWIDE CONGRESSES & EVENTS

 
 
TAORMINA, ITALY |   © mariocutroneo/ Flickr

TAORMINA, ITALY | © mariocutroneo/ Flickr

 
 

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

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.

VISIT EVENT SITE: ITALIAN G7 SUMMIT →

 
 
G7 Summit,   TAORMINA ,  ITALY

G7 Summit, TAORMINA, ITALY

 
 

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

TAORMINA, ITALY

 
 

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

 
 
TAORMINA, ITALY

TAORMINA, ITALY

 
 

ABOUT INCON PARTNER

 

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.

Find out more: EGA WORLDWIDE CONGRESSES & EVENTS →

 
 

 
 
 
 

INCON is a global partnership of trusted conference and association management companies, whose unique collaboration results in the design and delivery of innovative and impactful client events. INCON Partners operate in over 170 destinations from over 81 global offices with a staff of 3,500 employees spread throughout the world.

 
 

 
 
 

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