ECMPortugal welcomes back meetings and incentives!

The Event Brief

Industry: Insurance

Event Type: Annual Brokers Incentive 

Nº of people: 37 

Region/Country: Germany 

Event Location: Lisbon, Portugal 

ECMPortugal was contacted to put together an incentive program with a clear objective in mind to join the top company brokers for a networking trip to Lisbon. After 18 months of not meeting face to face, the client felt it was important to create an in-person experience.

Lisbon, Portugal

The goal was to create a memorable incentive filled with unique experiences, seeing the city of Lisbon and its surroundings, and at the same time ensuring ample space for valuable networking moments. 

With Covid-19 regulations in place the right balance had to be found between safety and creating group experiences.

Electric Tuk-tuks in Lisbon
E-tuk-tuks in Lisbon

The Event Solution

September was the chosen time of the year, which meant the weather would be perfect for outdoor activities. The activities included a sunset cruise on the Tagus River, a driving experience along the cost in stylish convertibles, a visit of the city in e-tuk-tuks, and the use of an exclusive e-tram complemented the diverse and bespoke incentive program. 

Dinners and lunches took place in the outdoors and in various exclusive venues. 

The entire incentive program adhered to a tailored Covid-19 safety plan, which was shared with the delegates, the client and all the local partners involved, including transportation, venue facilities and activities. 

Sunset Cruise on the Tagus River in Portugal
Sunset Cruise on the Tagus River

The Verdict

The goal of the brief was achieved by offering a diverse, unique and active incentive program in a safe and enjoyable environment for delegates who wanted to re-connect in person and spend valuable networking days. 

“Now that we are back in Germany, I want to say many, many thanks to you! You did an excellent job! All of the guests enjoyed the wonderful trip and were very happy. They had a lot of beautiful experiences. I will call you when we plan the next trip to Portugal. It was a big pleasure to work with you. Thank you so much ECMPortugal!” Client – Insurance Company

“Having been out of live events for over 18 months came with some concerns and challenges. Could we still deliver the same high standard and create the same experiences we were used to prior to the Covid-19 pandemic? How would we need to prepare to ensure a safe environment for our guests and yet offer the best possible experience of our destination? Although many things had changed in the past months and many more considerations had to be made, some things remained the same – our fantastic partners were still there and ready to offer our guests a fully enjoyable experience, and together we achieved to do what we love most: create great events that leave behind lasting and unique memories of our amazing destination!” Carmo Barba – ECMPortugal 

ECMPortugal specializes in unique and bespoke programs for meetings, incentives and corporate events throughout Portugal. Please get in touch with our events team on hello@ecmportugal.com for a tailored itinerary.

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