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In 2018 we will travel to the Algarve, Portugal for our 19th annual conference - 29-31 May 2018.

Further details and program will be published closer to the date.

Registratin will be available in a couple of weeks.

We hope to see you all!

29th May 2018

18:00 - 18:45

New Members / First time attendants Workshop (By invitation only)


19:00 - 22:00 

Welcomes Reception & Dinner


30th May 2018

09:00 - 17:00

Conference Day 1


20:00 - 22:00

Informal Dinner

31st May 2018

09:00 - 17:00

Conference Day 2


19:00 - 23:00

Magnificent Dinner Event


Registration will be available soon!
MSPA member - 1st participant from your company  € 445,-
MSPA member - 2nd participant from your company  € 395,-
MSPA member - 3rd participant from your company  € 380,-
NON MSPA member - full conference  € 695,-
NON MSPA member - ONE day registration  € 595,-
Client - full conference  € 445,-
1-day conference registration fee (members/clients)*  € 380,-
Dinner Event – Thursday May 31st  € 120,-
LATE registration supplement, after March 30th, 2018  € 125,-


  • The above fees are per person, in EURO and excluding VAT. Dutch VAT will be applied to all customers located in The Netherlands. The reversed charged principle will be applied for European customers that provide us with a valid VAT number. All customers outside of the European Union are exempt from VAT.
  • The FULL two-day conference fees are including attendance of the conference, Welcome reception & Dinner on Tuesday May 29th, informal dinner on Wednesday May 30th, coffee/tea breaks & lunches during the 2 main conference days and all conference materials.
  • The ONE-day conference fee is excluding the Welcomes reception/dinner and including the informal dinner on May 30th. Of course you can register separately for the Welcomes reception.

  • Over 200 delegates from Europe, Africa and the rest of the World
  • Major keynote speakers, on topics relevant to our industry are coming, break out sessions & dynamic discussions covering topics of National and International interest in which to participate
  • Sightseeing tour of the area again included in the conference program!
  • Vendor show providing you with interesting insight into the latest industry technologies and services.
  • Plenty of time for networking, socialising and relaxing is built into the conference programme. 
  • A full social programme is planned, using the facilities of an excellent hotel. 
  • This year MSPA arranged again that for all conference delegates the dinners on Tuesday and Wednesday are included in the conference fees when you register for the full 2 days of conference.
  • An outstanding location for our closing dinner EVENT on Thursday evening; pre-registration is required.

The conference location as well as official conference hotel is the Grand Real Santa Eulalia Hotel (5*) in Algarve (Albufeira), Portugal.

They provided absolutely outstanding room rates and many options in types of rooms; a limited number of rooms are blocked for MSPA guests until March 30th, 2018! 

After this dates rooms are only available on request and the special MSPA rate is not guaranteed anymore! Single Room : €140 per night - Double/Twin Room : €155 per night

These rates include breakfast buffet, taxes, WIFI internet and are well under half the standard room rates. Why not extend your stay for a few days before or after the conference? Rates will be available only to conference delegates. - USE THE GROUPCODE - MSPA2018

In case you cannot make your reservation via the hotel reservation tool or you have a question, feel free to email the reservations department at or +351 289 598 010 and they will assist you.

Grand Real Santa Eulalia Hotel.

The Grande Real Santa Eulalia Hotel is a resort hotel in the Algarve, Albufeira, across from Santa Eulália beach. More than any other five star hotel, this is a destination where you can live a great experience in just the one location.

With a total of 344 rooms throughout the Resort and a large conference area with over 18 meeting rooms, the Grande Real Santa Eulalia offers numerous facilities like 5 restaurants where the cuisine strives for quality, 5 bars, 2 tennis courts, disco 1 and 18 rooms prepared for social and business events. In Real Spa Thalasso find a relaxed and relaxing atmosphere that invites you to a unique sensory experience.

The nearest airport is Faro Airport (FAO).

Direct flights are available from major European cities, Amsterdam, Brussels, Berlin, Milan, Moscow, Paris, Rome, Vienna and many more...

However Lisbon Airport is only a 2 hour drive away as well.

Google “Direct flights Faro” or visit the website of TAP Portugal -

Transfer from and to the Airport

Taxi stand is available right in front of the airport. 

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