From 16 to 18 June 2014 will be held in Barcelona the largest European Logistics Congress, which is expected to attend by more than 600 CEOs of major multinational corporations and companies in various sectors of the economy. The main event of the logistics industry will be held at the Palacio de Congresos in Barcelona.
In Barcelona will arrive leaders and representatives of international companies such as Renault, Unilever, Nike, Intel, IBM, Telefónica, Burger King, Walt Disney and many others.
Barcelona will host at the first time such a significant event for the European logistics industries. This Congress has already been organized in the main European capitals such as Berlin, Amsterdam and Frankfurt am Main. About the holding the European Congress in Barcelona in 2014 and also in 2015 was announced at the official press conference by the advisor for Enterprise and Employment of the Government of Catalonia Felip Puig. The press conference was also attended by Economic Advisor of City Hall of Barcelona Sonia Recasens and by the director of European Supply Chain & Logistics Summit, Chris Chapman.
During the European Congress of the Palace of Congresses in Barcelona are expected more than 100 conferences with presentations and speakers from major companies. This Congress will greatly facilitate the establishment of direct contacts between the leaders of participating companies, as well as between the Catalan and international corporations.
Felipe Puig also highly emphasized the importance of holding of such a major event for the European economy in Barcelona. The Adviser also noted that the choice of the Catalan capital for Logistics Congress in 2014 and 2015 was no accident, as Barcelona is every time more approved as an important port for sending and receiving of goods to countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia.
In addition, according to Sony Recasens, Barcelona has been converted to priority venue for many international conferences, including these of logistics. And this year, together with the European Congress, in Barcelona will be held the largest in Spain Fair of logistics industry SIL2014.