WE LIKE TO WORK ON CONTENT AND PROGRAMME DESIGN, AS WELL AS LOGISTICS

WE LIKE TO WORK ON CONTENT AND PROGRAMME DESIGN, AS WELL AS LOGISTICS

Expert Meetings
Around the World

MICHEL IRS has experience and expertise in devising innovative, tailor-made solutions to the challenge of ensuring that the investment that clients make when organising an expert meeting delivers real value to both the convenor of the meeting and to the experts who participate in it. Understanding the client’s strategic objectives is vital to our ability to help plan and execute successful expert meetings, however complicated the context in which the meeting must take place and the logistical or content obstacles that may stand in the way. Working with local partners, MICHEL IRS has a proven track record in Africa, Latin America as well as Europe, and has trained, multi-lingual international staff and associates fit for a variety of geographical contexts.

THE RANGE OF SERVICES FOR DELEGATIONS INCLUDES:

  • Programme drafting
    – subject-related programme planning
    – organising experts and interlocutors
    – contacting specialist speakers
    – arranging on-site visits to institutions, cultural sites, roundtables and panel discussions
  • On-trip support
  • Assistance in procuring visas
    – drawing up letters of invitation (based on valid Foreign Offices guidelines)
    – facilitating contacts with diplomatic/consular missions (when applicable)
  • Assistance with every aspect of travel organisation for participants of all levels
    – booking flights
    – arranging hotel accommodation
    – organising transfers
    – handling travel expenses claims and reimbursements
  • VIP services
    – application for exemption from entry and exit requirements (where applicable)
    – advice and assistance in matters of protocol
    – individual arrangements with the VIP service at airports
    – coordinating with local office of criminal investigation and police authorities (when applicable)
  • Negotiation of hotel quotas
    – firm and contingent reservations at favourable rates
  • Transport
    – soliciting offers
    – drawing up transport schedules
    – coordinating transfers and, where necessary, security services
  • Additional services
    – Recommending, negotiating terms and prices as well as booking of event locations
    – arranging city guides, photographers, musicians and other service providers
    – preparing cultural, sports and entertainment programmes
    – recommending, negotiating terms and prices as well as booking of catering firms

EVENTS WE HAVE DONE AROUND THE WORLD:

  • ASIA NETWORK The contribution of projects funded in the “University-Business-Partnership Programme” I Bangkok, Thailand I December 2017
    DAAD THAILAND
  • Formation en mode d’apprentissage mixte sur l’ «Assurance qualité externe dans l’enseignement supérieur» pour des pays sélectionnés de l’Afrique centrale et Madagascar I December 2016
    DAAD CAMEROON
  • Kick‐Off Meeting „Research Networks for Health Innovations in Sub‐Saharan Africa“ I Dar es Salaam, Tanzania I February 2017
    PT DLR TANZANIA
  • Green Climate Fund Workshop on Readiness I Bridgetown, Barbados I July 2013
    GIZ BARBADOS

Our Services

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