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Chiara Palieri

Senior Director and MICE Executive Advisor to the Saudi Government

Chiara Palieri is an award-winning Senior Director and MICE Executive Advisor (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) to the Saudi government who has been featured on CNN, Arab News, Euronews and she is an influential advocate and speaker for Gen Y issues, education and women in leadership. A true global citizen equipped with 12 years of best-in-class MICE experience as Executive Conference Producer that spans across 8 countries, Chiara has produced IPs and managed more than 100 high caliber LSEs for royalty, government entities, top PCOs/PEOs and Fortune 500 companies before moving into national and city-level MICE sector strategy for the Saudi government. As a key sector SME in the Kingdom, Chiara led the MICE file at the Royal Commission for Riyadh from 2019 to 2024 and heavily contributed to the national MICE strategy developed by the Saudi Conventions and Exhibitions General Authority.

As a powerful global connector, she has worked with an unparalleled network of royalty, heads of state, VVIPs, investors and influential individuals, including His Majesty King Charles, Angela Merkel, Michelle Obama, Viviane Reding, Melanne Verveer, Giorgio Napolitano, Mario Monti and others. Awards and previous roles include: Charle Magne Youth Prize Award for Italy (European Parliament), Young Italian in the World- Excellence Award, One Young World and UN World Youth Conference Ambassador, WHO Ambassador, Youth Advisor for the European Commission, Global Changemaker by the British Council, Candidate for the Young European of the Year.

As an activist and spokesperson for her generation, Chiara speaks on stages around the world, including the Women's Forum on Economy and Society, TEDx and the World Innovation Summit for Education, among others. Having made excellence her brand, Chiara has been widely recognized as emerging industry leader in international affairs, business events sector strategy, high-level conference production and management (specializing in Ministerial and Government protocol), B2B/B2C MICE LSEs and public speaking; a sought-after, high-level global MICE Executive Advisor.

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