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ICCA Global Association Community Forum 2022

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ICCA is proud to announce that the first in-person ICCA Global Association Community Forum will be hosted by the city of Lausanne, Switzerland on 5-7 September 2022.

This newly launched initiative will bring together global association executives and meeting suppliers in a collaborative setting to explore innovative meeting design with a focus on regeneration and legacy impact.

Come together and explore how we can work together to create meetings that truly matter.


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About Lausanne 

Nestled between Lake Geneva and the Alps, Lausanne will offer a perfectly scenic and secluded setting for this year’s forum. Ranked 1st in the best 25 small cities in the world and located in the heart of Europe with access from major international airports, Lausanne will offer all attendees an exclusive and enjoyable experience. 

About the venue 

Located in Lausanne city center with a dramatic mountains and lake view, the Beaulieu Convention Center offers a breathtaking experience in the heart of the Olympic Capital. 

Who should join 

  • Aimed at association executives and ICCA members globally with an interest in the future outlook for association meetings and creating meaningful and sustainable meetings together. 

  • ICCA members and association executives wanting to network in an exclusive setting and have opportunity for 1-2-1 business meetings to create meaningful partnerships. 

Programme and format 

The event will be collaborative and interactive in format, which educational content being explored through group activities. There will also be a business networking element incorporated to allow ICCA members and association executives to meet on a 1-2-1 basis to fully explore each other’s needs and work together towards improved event delivery. 

  • Monday 5 September – arrival and evening activity 

  • Tuesday 6 September – full day educational programme and evening dinner and social activity 

  • Wednesday 7 September – educational programme in the morning, lunch and departure (with options for associations to extend their stay to explore Lausanne further) 

What will I learn?

  • What are the key trends with regards to innovate event design 

  • How to create meetings that leave a legacy behind 

  • How does event delivery need to adapt to current and future needs

  • Practical tips on making your meetings more regenerative

  • How can meeting suppliers and associations work together to create meetings that matter 



Sign me up 

The registration for the ICCA Global Association Community Forum is now open.  


Registration Type Registration Fee
ICCA Member Euro 690
Association Free*
Observer Euro 990

*Attendance for Association Executives is upon approval.


For Association Executives: 

Association registration will be free of charge. During registration associations can apply to be fully hosted by Lausanne and have their accommodation and travel covered. 

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For ICCA Members: 

Places for ICCA members will be limited and allocated on a first come first serve basis, to assure a good balance between meeting suppliers and associations attending. Members have to be in good standing. 

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For More Information:
Email ICCA Events Team
+31 20 398 1919