24 - 26 September 2024

Druskininkai, Lithuania

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The first and only boutique Spa & Wellness Workshop

SPA-CE is a 2-day boutique workshop, part of the ESPA Congress, where agencies and tour operators meet the best European natural and medical Spas and Health resorts.

The 15th edition of SPA-CE will continue with its original concept, bringing you a first-hand experience of the host destination. The main purpose of the workshop is for the most important providers of Health, Spa and Wellness services from European countries to meet with tour operators, tourist agencies, patient organisations and other potential buyers of their services.

The destinations

Pre-tour (Option 1 in the programme)

23 September 2024

Palanga

Nestled along the picturesque coastline of Lithuania, Palanga stands as a captivating gem, blending natural beauty with rich cultural heritage. Renowned for its therapeutic coastal air and mineral-rich waters, stunning beaches, lush pine forests, and vibrant atmosphere, Palanga beckons visitors with its charm and allure. From its iconic pier stretching into the Baltic Sea to its bustling promenade lined with cafes and shops, Palanga offers a perfect blend of relaxation and excitement. Whether exploring historic landmarks, indulging in local cuisine, or simply basking in the serenity of its coastal landscapes, Palanga promises an unforgettable experience for all who wander its shores.

Pre-tour (Option 1&2 in the programme)

24 September 2024

Birštonas

Birštonas - Lithuania's Tranquil Spa Oasis. Tucked away amidst lush forests and serene riverbanks, Birštonas beckons with its idyllic setting and renowned balneology & spa traditions. As a haven for relaxation and wellness, Birštonas offers a sanctuary where visitors can rejuvenate mind, body, and spirit. With its natural mineral springs and therapeutic mud baths, coupled with modern spa facilities, Birštonas provides an unparalleled retreat experience. Whether you seek solace in nature or wish to indulge in luxurious spa treatments, Birštonas promises a truly revitalizing escape.

Main event destination

25 September 2024

Druskininkai

Druskininkai is an eco-friendly resort that advocates for environmental conservation and nurturing, offering a variety of attractions to impress even the most discerning tourists: the water amusement park and the winter entertainment complex “Snow Arena” allow visitors to experience winter in the resort during the summer, and vice versa in winter. Throughout the year, in the green resort town, one can enjoy natural resources, exceptionally clean air, high-quality procedures, leisure activities, and cultural events. Druskininkai has experience in organizing international events, and the resort town infrastructure is fully adapted for high-level conferences.

The Venues

Snow Arena Druskininkai

This is the only winter sports complex open all year round in the Baltic States. Three skiing tracks designed for alpine skiing and snowboarding are built on an area covering 8 hectares. This is a place where lovers of active and extreme sports gather, with features designed for the performance of various tricks. The average temperature on the ski track at the Snow Arena fluctuates between -2oC and -4oC.

A lot of attention is devoted to equipment maintenance and the comfort of the visitors.After entertaining activities, you can regain your energy and strength by enjoying healthy, always fresh, and delicious food at the restaurants found at the complex.

Restaurant – Music Club Druskininkai Kolonada

Restaurant-Music Club DRUSKININKAI KOLONADA is situated in a cozy corner of Druskininkai Physiotherapy Park in the very center of the town, at the confluence of the Nemunas and Ratnyčėlė. The Restaurant-Music Club has a special history. The building dates back to Polish times. The Colonnade was a meeting place for vacationers and a place to stroll under the roof. During the season, an orchestra used to play in the park and concerts were held. Later, a summer canteen was opened here. The Colonnade continues to attract visitors with its authentic architecture, excellent menus and musical performances.

Conference center Grand SPA Lietuva

The modern conference center Grand SPA Lietuva is adapted for various sizes of conferences, seminars, and training. It is linked to three-and four-star hotels, the modern treatment center and the water park, therefore work-related conferences and seminars can be easily combined with wellness treatments and other entertainment. 7 modern conference and meeting rooms with a total area covering more than 1,000 square meters. Grand SPA Lietuva is the largest health and wellness center, located in the very heart of Druskininkai resort, next to the Druskininkai Church, on the slope of the confluence of the two rivers. Grand SPA Lietuva has its own mineral water spring. The main advantage of this entire complex is that everything is under one roof, all city infrastructure is nearby, taxi, musical fountain, shops and boutiques, town events.

Grand SPA Lietuva Video: Grand SPA Lietuva

Thank you for the invitation to this event, which brought us, in addition to several new contacts, also valuable knowledge about the partners with whom we already cooperate.

Lukas Krema

Hosted buyer, Lazne Travel, Czech Republic

The most positive was the targeting of buyers directly on the spa and medical offer, contact with buyers from new destinations, the real interest of the participants in the offer, meetings, programmes and networking. We enjoyed the workshop very much and look forward to future editions!

Radka Ševcová

Exhibitor, Falkensteiner Spa Resort Marienbad, Czech Republic

Thank you for the opportunity to be part of this great conference. Like previous years you always ensured that everything is well organised and a programme, which is well diversified. You generated over the years a state-of-the art conference for CEE and for professionals in the medical spa bussiness it is a must to be here.

Franz J. Biesel & Heike Jachmann,

Hosted buyers, Kuren & Wellness, Germany

SPA-CE workshop is an excellent opportunity for us providers to introduce ourselves to interested buyers from all over Europe. The most important thing here is the personal contact we establish with the buyer, as it is much easier to present the offer to them in-person. The time allocated to the one2one meeting is used effectively. Kudos to the organizers for organizing the event.

Beti Drevenšek

Exhibitor, Terme Zreče - Unitur, Slovenia

Preliminary Programme for 2024

From rolling-workshop to business meetings, best practice cases and first-hand experiences, SPA-CE 2024 will offer it all.

Get in touch

Feel free to contact our team about any questions you might have about attending or exhibiting at the SPA-CE B2B Workshop.

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