Last week (April, 18th – 21th) Warsaw Convention Bureau took part in Transport Research Arena (TRA) 2016 international conference. Warsaw CvB, as a local partner helped to involve authorities to support the event, secured a complimentary public transport tickets for the conference attendees, provided packages of materials for the event participants (brochures, maps, gadgets etc.), enabled promotion of the event on public transport and shared a stand with tourism information for the whole duration of the conference.
Transport Research Arena is the most important transport research event in Europe, gathering every 2 years the key stakeholders: researchers, experts, operators, industry and policy-makers. According to the organizers, this year’s edition brought together over 2400 participants, which was ‘far beyond our expatations’, said the representative of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Construction. The event showed a favorable image of the city, which was praised for its charm, tidiness and excellent public transport. It was also an indisputable success for the venue - PGE National Stadium and the co-organizers - Ministry of Infrastructure and Construction and Road and Bridge Research Institute.