Governmental meetings are conducted at a regional and international level across the calendar year. It is a sector with huge potential, featuring numbers between 50 to 50,000 pax. Governmental meetings have been catergorised as high net worth meetings and we will collect and distribute data on this new revenue source by bringing it into our Business Intelligence proposition. It does, however, require a specific analytical approach, but the combined skillset of our Business Intelligence database - and our expert analysts - will deliver real results for our members.
The new Governmental Meetings (GM) database is a work in progress and will be progressive in terms of numbers at the outset. We are currently gathering data and if you want to share your data on Governmental Meetings to enhance and quicken the process, please use the feedback button on Business Intelligence or forward to Kavitha.email@example.com.
By joining forces, we can turn this into an exciting new commercial asset and deliver substantial business opportunities.
ICCA Business Intelligence Governmental Meetings FAQ
When was the GM database launched?
On 1 October 2023 we launched the Governmental Meetings database, as we believe it has vast potential. Governmental meetings occur at local, regional, and international levels all across the world.
Why was the GM database launched?
Traditionally, ICCA has focused on association meetings. By applying our analytical expertise to the sphere of governmental meetings, we can bring new and exciting business opportunities directly to our members. In pandemic times, it once again became clear how robust this particular segment is, which triggered us to take action.
What distinguishes Governmental meetings from Association meetings?
Governmental meetings are conducted at a regional and international level across the calendar year. It is a sector with huge potential. The main difference with Association meetings lies in the decision-making process. It does therefore require a specific analytical approach when it comes to attracting the next edition of a Governmental meeting to your destination or venue.
What are the criteria to include GM profiles?
Criteria for inclusion are: rotating within at least 2 countries and attended by a minimum of 50 delegates.
When will you release the first GM statistics analysis?
Our first statistical analysis of governmental meetings business will only come after our members have been able to actively contribute their intelligence to the database, we estimate this publication will be released no sooner than Q3 2024.
Will you combine Association and Governmental meetings in your statistics reports?
We will make a clear distinction between the two types of meetings, as the decision-making process is so different. However, we will also offer an alternative ranking which considers both types of meetings, to give our members all the opportunity to reach out to the media and/or stakeholders.
Who can access this GM database?
Members can access the database as a subset of the Association database and can easily contribute by sending overviews to ICCA’s Research department.
How many meetings are in the GM database at the moment?
The new ICCA GM database will be progressive at the outset as we test and populate the database with our members’ data. Now it’s a matter of growing using member input. ICCA’s dedicated Research team invites you to start sharing your data on Governmental Meetings with us now. By joining forces, we can turn this into an exciting new commercial asset and deliver even more business opportunities to ICCA members.
Please share your info by using the feedback button in ICCA Business Intelligence (BI), or by sending your lists directly to Kavitha.firstname.lastname@example.org