AIM Group International welcome you to explore the city of 100 spires, “Golden Prague”, a jewel in the heart of Europe and a destination which surpasses your expectations; be it for an incentive, meeting, conference or corporate event. With over 50 years of experience in organising the highest quality events, including healthcare and pharmaceutical investigator meetings, AIM Group International has been operating in Prague since 1996..
|Panska 7/890 |
110 00 Praha 1
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Ms Sonia Lounova - Senior Project Manager / Ms Markéta Koutenská – Head of DMC
|Specialise In||Incentives, Conferences, Meetings, Conventions, Congresses, Conference Logistics, Corporate Functions, Corporate Group Travel, Corporate Meetings, Corporate Travel, Events, Gala Dinners, Hotel Bookings, Local Excursions, Product Launches, Special Interest Groups, Teambuilding Events, Themed Dinners|
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Opened in the nineties, AIM Prague Office was one of the first international companies to offer congress, meeting and DMC services in the city and indeed, together with their clients, they helped form and direct the MICE industry in the Czech Republic after the fall of the Iron Curtain.
During the past decade Prague Office remained at the forefront of the industry and has been appointed as official service supplier during governmental international summits.
Dynamic, creative, concentrated and multilingual professional team brings something unusual and special to your events. Working on the highest level, be maximally flexible, be focused on every detail – it is AIM Prague Office.
YOUR SUCCESS IN PRAGUE
Situated at the heart of Europe, the capital of the Czech Republic is often called the "City of a Hundred Spires" or the "Golden City". The styles of all historical periods are revealed in its architecture, including Baroque, Gothic and Art Nouveau.
The very setting of Prague adds to its uniqueness. The city grew up in the basin of the longest Bohemian river, the Vltava and gradually came to cover the surrounding hill-slopes and plateaux. A walk through the narrow streets of the historic centre, along the embankments, across the bridges and in the lively pedestrian zones offer delightful views to add to your impression of this magnificent city.
In the sphere of culture Prague is home to many well-known theatres, orchestras, large museums and art galleries. Many major sports events also take place in Prague, including European and World Championships.
Prague has become an important tourist centre with its abundance of good sightseeing, restaurants, shopping and a varied nightlife making it a perfect incentive destination, within a reasonably short flying time from the UK.
Early afternoon arrival with meet and greet service and luggage assistance.
Transfer to the hotel. Welcome basket in room with fruit, snacks and drinks.
Walking tour in the late afternoon passing the Old Town Square, admiring the unique astronomical clock, the outstanding Tyn Cathedral, the Powder Tower, the famous business street "Na prikope" and the Wenceslas Square.
Dinner at the brewery "U Fleku" dating back to 1499.
At "Knight's room" enjoy a sumptuous dinner and sing-along entertainment, including folklore dance presentation.
Alternative: Private concert performance at the Chapel of Mirrors for the entire group is possible and afterwards the group could dine together at the nearby new restaurant "Bellevue".
Morning departure for a visit to Prague Castle (Hradcany) by coach or, for an even more adventurous journey, by an old-timer tram ride up to the castle, with jazz music and refreshments on board. The journey would take approx. 30 minutes.
Upon arrival, the party would split into various smaller groups, exploring the many sights, such as the Strahov monastery with the famous National Library, where some 130,000 books are deposited.
From there enjoy the outstanding view over Prague before continuing to Loreto church, the exact copy of the original Santa Casa in Italy. Walking through the narrow streets you will pass many medieval palaces before reaching the Hradcany castle, the largest castle complex in Europe, which is more than 1,000 years old. Visit of St. Vitus Cathedral and the Royal Palace before enjoying some time at leisure at the romantic "Golden Lane", famous for the little houses and their shops.
Afterwards, bus transfer to the pier. Board a privately chartered boat for a 45 minutes journey to "Castle Troja", with refreshments aboard.
Upon arrival, walk through the gardens to the "Stables", where lunch will be served.
After lunch - guided tour through the art gallery before returning back to Prague by deluxe coach.
Tonight, enjoy a performance of "The Laterna Magika", the best show in town, featuring multi-media techniques of a high standard which embrace music, mime, ballet film, humour, surrealism and philosophy.
Late morning departure by coach for the 30 minute drive to the south-east of Prague (35km) to "Castle Pruhonice" where you enjoy a picnic lunch in the grounds of the castle. Possible theme, such as "The Twenties", etc.
The botanical garden is worth visiting, comprising of an abundance of trees, flowers, lakes and waterfalls, it serves the Czechs as a recreation area. Picnic lunch on the lawn or tent as back-up in case of bad weather.
Instead of using a coach, the transfer could be arranged by chauffeur-driven old-timer cars.
In the evening depart the hotel by deluxe coach for a gala dinner in one of the private rooms at the Municipal House.
Fanfare blowers announce the guests' arrival before cocktails, followed by gala dinner and then accompanied by either classical or folklore programme. Possible show block of the "Black Theatre".
At leisure until departure for the airport.
HALF DAY TOURS
Prague Castle (Hradcany)
Morning departure for a visit to Prague Castle (Hradcany) by coach. The possibility exists to enjoy an old-timer tram ride up to the castle, with music and refreshments on board. First stop at the Strahov monastery with the famous National library, where some 130,000 books are deposited. From there enjoy the outstanding view over Prague before continuing to Loreto church, the exact copy of the original Santa Casa in Italy. Walking through the narrow streets you will pass many medieval palaces, before reaching Hradcany Castle, the largest castle complex in Europe, which is more than 1,000 years old. Visit of St. Vitus Cathedral and the Royal Palace before enjoying some time at leisure at the romantic "Golden Lane", famous for the little houses and their shops.
Starting from Wenceslas Square you will come to the "Golden Cross" - the cross-roads located at the very centre of Prague and being also the beginning of the pedestrian mall of the city. Through the famous business street "Na prikope", dominated by the Powder Tower, you will proceed to the Celetna street, the medieval thoroughfare of the town, nowadays a romantic lane with plenty of beautiful Baroque and Rococo buildings. You will see the Old Town Square with its unique astronomical clock and the outstanding Tyn Cathedral. Through the romantic lanes of the former Jewish Quarter and the Old Town you will come to the famous Charles Bridge, crossing the river to the Lesser Town Square and the visit the Baroque church of St. Nicholas where the tour could end.
Throughout this walking tour, again in smaller groups with different "routings", several "surprises" are awaiting the participants at certain check-points.
- 4-5 "Marionettes" are performing excerpts out of Emperor Rudolph's II. life. - 1-2 couples dressed up in Renaissance costumes are performing music out of this period.
- 2-3 couples dancing a "Mozart" minuet.
- "Schwejk" duo is playing traditional soldier and marching songs.
The Jewish Prague
From the original Jewish Quarter, only six out of nine synagogues, the Town Hall and a part of the Jewish Cemetery were preserved. While numerous excellent writers and artists were inspired by narrow lanes, the mystical and romantic atmosphere and by suggestive local legends to creative deeds, the rationally thinking Prague city fathers seized the occasion to create building sites for new and presentable building projects directly in the city centre. Visit the Old New Synagogue (the oldest part dates back to the 13th century, making the it the oldest preserved synagogue in Europe) and the Old Jewish Cemetery. Among more than 12,000 tombstones are those of important personalities such as Rabbi Löw, Davis Gans, etc. In addition, you are looking out for the "Golem". The clay man, created by Rabbi Löw, had prophetic faculties. It is said that the lifeless Golem has been lying in the loft of the Old New Synagogue.
The Prague of Franz Kafka (and other literary men)
Hardly any other town in the world has produced so many poets and artists in such a small area and in such a short time. Prague catered to every culture - German, Jewish and Czech - the humus of familiarity. A walk will show how the geniuses lived and worked. Friedrich Torberg was one of them. He learnt how to write the "Prager Tagblatt"- or Egon Erwin Kisch - the only "raging reporter" of the twenties and thirties who is read even today. But hardly any other name is more connected with Prague than the name of Franz Kafka. "This mummy has claws", he said about his native town, which did not release its hold on him for his entire life. Visit his birthplace, his school and his preferred bars, e.g. "U Golema".
These could be arranged at the hotel premises, or a visit to an appropriate restaurant, such as the "Vikarka", or the "U Modre Ruze", could be incorporated in the sightseeing tour.
Konopiste Chateau on the edge of the district town of Benesov, 45 km south of Prague. Originally a French type castle with four towers dating from c.1300, many times rebuilt. The present chateau was given its form in 1889 - 1894 when it belonged to the successor to the Austro-Hungarian throne Ferdinand d'Este. In 1914 a secret meeting with the German Emperor Wilhelm was held here. Valuable collections, e.g. armour, statues and pictures of St. George, etc. An English park with a rose garden and sculptures brought from Italy.
Guided tour through the chateau, before returning back to Prague.
FULL DAY TOURS
The castle of Czech Princesses and Queens, located on the confluence of the Labe and Vlatava rivers. It was rebuilt into a Renaissance chateau in the second half of the 16th century. The complex was recently returned to the Lobkovic family to whom it had belonged since 1739.
During this excursion you will enjoy the lovely countryside, the famous centre of Bohemian wine production. Guided tour through the castle and afterwards enjoy a wine tasting in the royal wine cellar. Return transfer back to Prague.
Carlsbad (Karlovy Vary)
Departure from Prague for a 2-hour bus drive to the spa village; Carlsbad. Also famous for the "Moser" crystal and for the "Becherovka" factory.
Throughout the bus drive a video on Carlsbad can be shown to pass the time and some refreshments and snacks are handed out to the participants. Upon arrival enjoy a guided tour through the "Becherovka" factory, which was founded by Jan Becher in 1807, who dubbed the product (herbal based Schnapps) based on an Englishman's recipe. The tour gives you an excellent insight into the Schnapps production and at the end you are invited to taste the products (various kinds of Becherovka), followed by shopping at the adjacent store.
After the tour enjoy some lunch at the famous "Grandhotel Pupp".
In the afternoon shopping at leisure or possible visit to the "Moser" crystal factory.
Zvikov and Orlik
Morning departure by coach to the ruins "Zvikov" and the castle "Orlik", both of these impressive buildings are owned by the famous Schwarzenberg family. During a bus transfer of approx. 1 1/2 hours to the ruin "Zvikov", the tourguide will keep everybody interested, listening to Prague's history and the Czech lifestyle in general. Upon arrival in "Zvikov", a brief walk to the ruin for a sightseeing tour, with a boat trip afterwards (weather depending, otherwise transfer by coach) to the castle "Orlik". Luncheon at the original Czech restaurant "U Toryka", which is part of the castle. Afterwards a guided tour through the magnificent castle admiring the hunt exhibits of the Princes of Schwarzenberg.
U Fleku Evening
Deluxe coach transfer or even more special, a transfer by old timer tram to the pub - "U Fleku".
Upon arrival a guided tour through the brewery tasting the delicious Porter beer and watching a video presentation of the beer production. A small souvenir is given to each guest in remembrance of the evening. Afterwards proceed into one of the cosy and rustic rooms for a typical Czech dinner, such as Goulash and bread dumplings with plenty of beer and a "Schwejk" music duo to guarantee a most enjoyable evening.
Citadel Medieval Evening
Approximately 20-30 minutes drive from Prague in the village of Drevcice, lies the Citadel with the same name, dating back to 1051. It consists of 3 floors and a vaulted gothic basement with a total capacity for 600 pax (220 pax on each floor). Inside the citadel, there are wooden beamed ceilings, propped up by original period columns. A wooden staircase interconnects the individual floors. The whole area is lit by impressive combinations of candles and resinous kindling sticks. Enjoy a medieval feast and an abundant program with the jousting of brave knights, performance of a fire spitter and medieval games.
INDUSTRIAL PALACE (Vystaviste)
Space - 28.330 sq. metres
No. of rooms: 7.
Capacity of largest 7.670 sq. metres
Space - 1.616 sq. metres
No. of rooms: 17
Capacity of largest 611 sq. Metres.
PRAGUE CONGRESS CENTRE
Main halls: 20
Meeting rooms: 60
Capacity of break out rooms from 10 to 2 766 pax
Plenary Hall Capacity: 2766 pax (incl. balcony)
Total Capacity: 9000 pax
A new modern multi-functional congress and cultural centre
Multipurpose: Exhibitions, Concerts, Seminars, Meetings, Social and Business Activities, Training Courses and Presentations
Enjoy panoramic views of Prague whilst you are being served refreshments and snacks. A wide choice of musical entertainment is available.
Hot Air Balloon Flights
Admire Prague and the countryside from a spectacular bird's eye view. Afterwards the group is rewarded with certificates and champagne.
Fencers dressed in historical costumes dating back to the 14th-17th century re-enact duels. During the presentation different styles and the progression of fighting over the centuries are shown.
Enjoy medieval or renaissance music played on original instruments. Perfect background for all sorts of events.
With the famous pantomime; Boris Hybner in his "Studio Gag".
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