About the research
During the project some studies have been carried out by the researchers from University of Lodz and Lillehammer University College. Scientists were supported by representatives of other universities: Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences and Poznan University of Economics. Two goals of the studies have been discussed: educational and substantial. The authors have concerned the effectiveness of using contest as an educational tool. Moreover, they focused on development of MICE tourism in the city of Lodz, and in other second-tier cities in Central Europe.