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MCI Opens New Office in Chile

Geneva, 18th July 2014 MCI, a key driver of innovation in the global meetings, events, association and congress industries, today announced the opening of a new office in Santiago, Chile.

MCI has expanded rapidly in Latin America since its 2009 debut and today serves a growing client-base through five offices in Brazil and Argentina.

According to the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Rankings, Chile is the third leading destination in South America for events, conferences and meetings and registered an impressive growth of 8.1% in 2013.

Bringing the total number of Latin American offices to six, MCI Chile will reinforce the company’s capacity to offer its unique solutions to local organisations and global clients looking to expand in this fast-growing market.  

Lorena Santana Reuss, a renowned entrepreneur and engineer, will drive the strategic growth of MCI Chile as Managing Director. With vast experience in experiential communication and marketing, event design, production and business development, Lorena and her team of 20 talents will tailor MCI’s comprehensive engagement and activation solutions to the unique challenges and opportunities of this key market.

"MCI Chile will bring local companies, brands and associations innovative new ways to design, manage and measure their events to improve return on investment," said Mariano Castex, Managing Director, MCI LatAm. "Chile is building a reputation as an attractive, safe and competitive destination with appropriate capacity and infrastructure for international events.  As of now, MCI has the local expertise and facilities to help corporate and association clients to develop their brands and association communities in this fast-paced new market."

"MCI’s global expertise combined with the local knowledge and connections of my team represent a significant competitive advantage," said Lorena Santana, Managing Director of MCI Chile. "The MCI Group’s leading international position along with its commitment to personalised service, sustainability, digital innovation and return on investment will allow us to consolidate our position in the Chilean market in the medium term.”

From experience management, brand enhancement and content services to professional congress organisation (PCO) and association management, MCI Chile’s comprehensive services will help multinational and local companies and associations to enhance performance, drive business results and grow both locally and globally.  

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For more information please contact:

Lindsey Rodger                                                                                                 

Group PR Manager                                                                                        

MCI Group                                                                                                           

Lindsey.Rodger@mci-group.com                                                                   

+41 (0) 22 33 99 549

                                                                                                               

 

ABOUT MCI

MCI is the world’s leading provider of strategic engagement and activation solutions and has been a key driver of innovation in the meetings, events, association and congress industries since 1987. Through creative live experiences and digitisation, globalisation, brand enhancement and content strategies, MCI helps multinational companies and international associations to enhance organisational performance, grow globally, energise communities and drive business results. An independent, privately held company with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, MCI’s 1,600 experts in 57 cities and 30 countries help clients across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, and India, the Middle East and Africa to unlock their potential and deliver real change.  Find out more at www.mci-group.com.


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