FIR and PCB Sign a Landmark Memorandum of Cooperation in the MICE Sector

The Faculty of International Relations at the Prague University of Economics and Business and the Prague Convention Bureau Sign a Landmark Memorandum of Cooperation in the MICE Sector

In a significant stride towards the advancement of the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions (MICE) sector, the Faculty of International Relations at the Prague University of Economics and Business and the Prague Convention Bureau (PCB) have entered into an exclusive cooperation agreement.

The ceremony took place on April 10th at the Academic Club, VŠE, marking a new chapter of opportunities for both students and professionals within this dynamically evolving industry.

The memorandum of cooperation signifies the fusion of academia and practical industry experience in the meetings industry sector, committing to the enhancement of education, research, and practical application. This collaboration offers students unique opportunities for internships, practical training, and involvement in research projects in direct partnership with industry professionals.

Key aspects of the cooperation include:

  • Exchange programs and internships for students: Students of the Faculty of International Relations will have access to exclusive internships and job opportunities within the meetings industry sector, offered by the PCB and its member organizations.
  • Joint research and educational projects: The collaboration will focus on joint research and the development of educational programs that reflect the current needs and trends in the sector.
  • Expert lectures and workshops: Industry leaders and experts from the PCB will regularly contribute to the educational process at the Faculty of International Relations through guest lectures and workshops.

This partnership represents a commitment from both institutions to support excellence and innovation in the meetings industry sector and promises to serve as a bridge between theory and practice for students preparing to enter this exciting industry.

This partnership with the Prague Convention Bureau opens a world full of opportunities for our students in the meetings industry. I am firmly convinced that collaboration between academia and industry leaders like the PCB is key to building a strong future in this field.

Martina Jirankova, the Dean of the Faculty of International Relations

Promoting education and nurturing new talents with a perspective of a career in the meetings industry is one of the PCB’s strategic goals; therefore, we are very pleased that today’s signing of the memorandum confirms our mutual interest in expanding our existing collaboration significantly, especially in the area of student internships and joint research and educational projects.

Roman Muska, the Managing Director of the Prague Convention Bureau

Prague Convention Bureau (PCB)

Prague Convention Bureau (PCB)

is a non-profit organization established in 2008. The company acts as an official representative of the Prague Congress tourism and promotes the city as one of the European leading congress destinations. Together with Czech tourism bodies, partners and members, the PCB offers effective assistance in organizing conferences, meetings, seminars, exhibitions and incentive events in Prague.

FIR and PCB Sign a Landmark Memorandum of Cooperation in the MICE Sector
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