Estonia offers a host of tailored destination supports for event organisers. These grants, provided by the Estonian Business and Innovation Agency, as well as the cities of Tallinn and Tartu, aim to elevate Estonia’s status as a preferred destination for international conferences. Here’s a brief overview:
1. Estonian Business and Innovation Agency’s Conference Grant:
- Launched in 2016: This grant focuses on enhancing Estonia’s reputation as a host for international conferences.
- Financial Support: It covers organisational and external marketing costs.
- Maximum Grant: max €30,000 / 70% of eligible costs
- Eligibility: Open to legal entities registered in Estonia, including public authorities and local authorities.
- Learn More: Estonian Business and Innovation Agency’s website for detailed information.
5. Site Inspection Funding
- Estonian Convention Bureau offers support for the costs associated with in-person site inspections, including travel and accommodation for key decision-makers who are exploring Estonia as a potential host for their future event.
6. Bid Support Funding
- The Estonian Convention Bureau is your partner in creating compelling bid documents and presentations.
- Support is provided to help you with the bidding process, including financial assistance for creating outstanding bid materials.
- Additionally, support may include covering travel expenses, accommodation, and conference registration fees for presenting the bid at the preceding conference.
- If needed, the bureau’s expert team can assist you in preparing bid documents, crafting presentations introducing Estonia as the destination, and organising site inspection visits for international organisations.
- Feel free to contact the bureau’s team at any time for guidance and support.