MICE – final project international seminar “Vocational competences in MICE sector” took place in Sucha Beskidzka at WSTiE Wyższa Szkoła Turystyki i Ekologii on the 19/09/22.
Partners from Poland 🇵🇱 Hungary 🇭🇺 and Ireland 🇮🇪☘️ met to summarise the project 👏👏 and discuss the challenges in business including MICE sector. We talked about “What makes a good event” and how to improve and increase professional competences and the ability to use various types of tools needed on the business market and required by customers and organisers of MICE events (Meetings – Incentives – Conferences – Events).
Maria Grzechynka, the Chancellor of WSTiE opened the conference. Prof. of WSTiE, dr Marek Nocoń presented his findings around vocational competences in MICE SECTOR Strategic Partnership Action 2 Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. Dr Bartłomiej Walas, prof. of WSTiE presented his research around Polish, Irish and Hungarian competences in MICE industry. Anna Jędrocha from Symposium Cracoviense outlined the current post covid situation in MICE sector. Dr Aleksandra Ścibich – Kopiec Was representing our company EDU SMART TC LIMITED with her speech “Model and standard competencies of employees in the MICE sector in Ireland”.
The last part of the conference – experts panel” was host by prof. of WSTiE, dr Bartlomiej Walas
Thank you to all panelists for your input!
The objectives and results of the seminar correspond directly to the priorities of Action 2 Strategic Partnerships in the field of vocational education and training.
We discussed different strategies for business looking at tools and solutions enabling the development of key and professional competences of event organisers, and thus improving the quality of MICE services and increasing soft skills allowing for building local and inter-industry partnerships (HORECA, PR, marketing, etc.).