Industry Research

Where convention skill meets ICCA knowledge

Irina Bryksin

ICCA and MCI's innovative self sustainability checklist!

ICCA and MCI wanted to do more around sustainability for the 58th ICCA Congress in October 2019 in Houston. While we did as many other conferences do nowadays—using biodegradable badges and electronic post-conference surveys, not handing out conference bags, following good waste management…

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Lessons in legacy: International Aids Society

The Incredible Impacts Programme celebrates the “beyond tourism” value of international association meetings to create a powerful platform to advocate their positive societal impact. A panel of independent judges from the association world each year determines which meetings have proven impact to…

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The rise of the Latin American association market

Opportunities for the Association Market in the Latin American and Caribbean region The association sector has seen a significant growth in the Latin American and Caribbean region, from 255 associations represented at the beginning of 2000 to 620 active representations in 2019. This has enabled the…

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The rapidly-growing Middle Eastern association market

The association sector has seen a significance growth in importance in the Middle East in recent years, driven by an educated, professional middle class; a desire for professional education, standards and accreditations; and an understanding by international associations that this is a market of…

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