Cartagena Convention Bureau (OCC) as a part of Cartagena Puerto de Culturas (Cartagena Port of Cultures) is responsible for promoting Cartagena as the ideal destination for congresses, conventions and incentive trips.
Its main objective is to promote and support all kinds of professional meetings in the city, offering free and neutral advice to the event organizers.
Within this organization private sector companies collaborate to provide services to those events carried out in the city.
The work of the Cartagena Convention Bureau is focused on activities to promote Cartagena as a city for meetings, as well as advisory actions for planning and organising events and meetings, and acting as the go-between for the organisers, public institutions and associates.
The services offered by the Cartagena Convention Bureau include:
Carrying out promotional activities for the city, designed to advertise meetings tourism in Cartagena.
Offering advice about meeting venues, accommodation, cultural and activity programmes, service providers, travel agencies and any other professional services needed to hold an event in Cartagena.
Preparing technical documentation to facilitate applications, as well as collaborating in the session for presenting them: preparing the application dossier, institutional reference letter and other documents, based on the requirements and characteristics of each meeting.
Organising and managing exploratory visits to the city of Cartagena, as requested by the event organisers.
Providing tourist materials about Cartagena to the event participants.
Collaborating to promote and disseminate details of the event in the media, online and on the Cartagena Convention Bureau’s social media pages.