The Tourist Office of Spain in Chicago Celebrates World Tapas Day 2017

We are proud to promote World #TapasDay at the IBTM America 2017 trade show taking place in Hollywood, Florida. Turespaña, with the Tourist Office of Spain in Chicago, will be participating in this specialized trade show geared toward meeting and industry professionals from North America. The show will take place June 14-16 at the Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Florida.

To highlight World #TapasDay, celebrated worldwide on June 15, the Tourist Office of Spain in Chicago will sponsor the afternoon break on that date; all participants will be treated a selection of Spanish-style tapas paired with wines from Spain. The World #TapasDay banner will be displayed, along with a presentation regarding information on culinary tourism in Spain. Due to Spain’s strong gastronomical component and the fact that culinary tourism has an above average expenditure, incentive and meeting organizers are an ideal audience.

Restricted event, exclusively for MICE industry professionals registered to attend the IBTM America 2017 show.




In a nutshell:  

What?: Enjoy an afternoon break filled with tapas and wines from Spain and learn about culinary tourism in Spain.

When?: Thursday, June 15, 2017

Where?: IBTM America 2017. Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Florida.    


Admission?: All MICE industry professionals attending IBTM America 2017 are welcome to attend the tapas and wine break.


World #TapasDay also showcases Spain as a leading tourism destination. The four Tourist Offices of Spain in the USA (Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and New York) are working in cooperation to promote this event in their respective markets through online and offline activities varying from experiential events, an infographic, video promotions, newsletters, to social media sweepstakes and more!

See our website and social media channels (Facebook, Twitter and YouTube) to find out all you need to know about this delicious day.