Here at Advidi, we love a conference guide: Dubai, Cascais, Barcelona, Bangkok – we’ve covered them all. This year we hoping to add a little something *extra*, so we went to the tastemakers themselves… the Advidi team, of course.

Whether you’re just attending the TES Affiliate Conference or planning on extending your stay to explore the vibrant city of Lisbon, our personalized recommendations aim to enrich your entire experience and get your sense sizzling, from beginning to end.

From the beachside town of Cascais to the thriving city of Lisbon, the Advidi team has got you covered.


Look, you can’t visit TES without saying hi to the Advidi team. Rick, Alba, Claire, Dila, and Nadir can be found at table 67 at the Meet Market and Booth 7 for the rest of the conference. They’ll be there to chat insights, trends, offers and generally have a blast.

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The Dating Panel | Sunday Feb 25 | 14:00.

Featuring NOVA’s Jason Impiglia (and 6 other Dating experts), this session promises to dissect industry dynamics, challenges, and opportunities for 2024. Gain insights from luminaries in the field and stay ahead of the curve.



Ok, so you’ve been to our ‘must-do’ recommendations for inside the conference, now it’s time to indulge your palate with recommendations from our team:

Restaurante Furnas Do Guincho Dennis | Senior Affiliate Manager

Nestled along the scenic coastline, Furnas do Guincho promises not just a meal, but a culinary journey. From tasty seafood dishes to traditional Portuguese fare, there’s something for everyone. With panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and a cozy ambiance, it’s the perfect spot for a client dinner. Don’t miss their signature dishes like the grilled octopus or the mouthwatering seafood rice.

Cantinho do Avillez Marina | Strategic Partner Lead

Tucked away in the heart of Cascais, Cantinho do Avillez offers a fusion of traditional flavors and innovative cuisine. From the aromatic grilled sardines to the creamy pastéis de nata, each bite is a celebration of Portuguese culinary heritage. With its warm hospitality and inviting atmosphere, there’s no wonder this restaurant is a local favorite.

Yakuza by Olivier Val | Medior Affiliate Manager 

Experience the vibrant flavors of Japanese cuisine with a twist at Yakuza Cascais. Located within the luxurious Sheraton Cascais Resort, this restaurant offers a sophisticated dining experience against a backdrop of modern decor and serene surroundings. Try their perfectly crafted sushi rolls, sashimi platters, and robata-grilled delicacies, prepared by master chefs. Whether you’re a sushi aficionado or new to Japanese cuisine, Yakuza promises a culinary adventure unlike any other.


Networking is hard, quench your thirst along the picturesque coast of Cascais.

Maré de José Avillez Marina | Strategic Partner Lead 

The sister restaurant of Cantinho do Avillez, Mare José Avillez is not just a restaurant; it’s a haven for cocktail aficionados. Sip on expertly crafted drinks while enjoying stunning views of the ocean. From classic cocktails to innovative signatures, their bar offers a journey through Portuguese flavors with every sip.


Tucked away in a cozy corner of Lisbon, Malacopa is a gem for those seeking cocktails and vibrant nightlife. With its eclectic decor and lively atmosphere, it’s the perfect spot to unwind after a long day at the conference or kick off a night of celebrations. Whether you’re a cocktail connoisseur or a casual sipper, their expert mixologists will craft the perfect drink to suit your taste.




Look, we understand that if you’re heading to Portugal for a conference, there’s a good chance you’ll be extending your trip to include more than just Cascais. So, here are a few tips for neighboring Lisbon. A vibrant SOMETHING Explore Lisbon’s culinary and nightlife scene with recommendations from our team and our local partners (shout out to Alba’s affiliate).

Damas Kiara | Content Manager 

Located in the vibrant Graça neighborhood, Damas Bar offers more than just drinks – it’s a cultural hub where food, music, and community converge. Indulge in delectable tapas and refreshing cocktails while soaking in the eclectic atmosphere. With live music performances and art exhibitions, every visit to Damas Bar is a unique experience filled with creativity and camaraderie. Come for the drinks, stay for the culture.

Palácio Chiado Val | Medior Affiliate Manager 

Step into a realm of historical charm at Palácio Chiado. Housed within a stunning palace, this venue offers an array of Portuguese dishes. From traditional delicacies to innovative plates, every bite is a celebration of local cuisine. With its ambiance and impeccable service, Palácio Chiado invites you to enjoy an unforgettable night.


So there you have it, the complete guide to your TES experience. From the moment you unload your bags on your hotel room bed to the bing of the seatbelt light on the other side, you have no excuse not to enjoy yourself.

And don’t forget to schedule a meeting with the Advidi team – Rick, Alba, Dila, Claire and Nadir  – to ensure you squeeze every insight and opportunity out of the few days!



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