Located on the ancient Silk Road, Azerbaijan plays an important role in the global space today.
The song contest "Eurovision", which was hald in 2012, was a clear indication of how Azerbaijan is able to receive visitors, the number of which at the time exceeded - 50 thousand.
Today Azerbaijan is preparing to receive in 2015 the first European Olympic Games and one of the Grand Prix Formula-1 races. In a short time, Azerbaijan was the organizer of a number of international events.
The growing trend of international attention and business organizations looking for new sites for its activities, has led to the need to create the Azerbaijan Convention Bureau, which is a key market player MICE (business tourism) in the region. Established on the basis of partnership between the public and private sectors, Convention Bureau is an alliance of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan and representatives of the tourism industry, acting at the national tourist market.