Mind the Cultural Differences When Meeting in Europe

Mind the Cultural Differences When Meeting in Europe

A Q&A with Miguel Neves, CDMP, SYNAXIS Meetings & Events, London

Beyond Borders: What are the major cultural differences between Europe and North America when it comes to doing business?
Miguel Neves: Europeans tend to be more formal in their communication styles; workplace hierarchies are more rigid; and the dress code is stricter. On the other hand, North Americans begin the business day earlier, work longer hours, have less time off, and are more willing to drastically relocate or become a ‘road warrior’ for p

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