Congratulations to December's Researcher of the Month: Heinz Kaltschmidt, Manager of Graz Convention Bureau at Graz Tourist Board.
Congratulations to ICCA's Researcher of the Year 2017: Mr. Hairul Esa from Putrajaya International Convention Centre.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Elif Balci Fisunoglu as ICCA's new Regional Director for Europe, who will take up her post on 1 January 2018.
If you are responsible for choosing future venues for international congresses, corporate meetings, business or incentive travels and you want to know more about Latin American and Caribbean destinations..
For the first time in the history of the Olympics, the XXIII Winter Games will be linked to an initiative focusing on ways citizens the world over can meet their responsibilities to our planet and the environment while applying legacy Olympics ..
ICCA is a CAE Approved Provider, meaning ICCA's education sessions meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential.
Perhaps it's just that time of year again when we look back on a year gone by and wonder where the time went and if we could have done more, done better or simply do what needed to be done, before we start again with another year.
I encourage you to not lose faith but rather use the ICCA congress and membership platform to explore and identify together positive solutions to this change that is as we know unavoidable.
Due to increased activities on education, networking and advocacy, ICCA membership in the Middle East region has increased over 70% in the last 18 months.
Dubai is gearing up to host the 57th Congress of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) next year, following the conclusion of this year’s edition in Prague.
The Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index) has released today its second ranking of the sustainability performance of 40 meeting and events cities worldwide.
"We're always enthusiastic when we get unusual requests but when our friends at the Spartan Race told us they wanted to organize 24 hours obstacles race in Iceland in the middle of December, we weren't sure they were serious."
19 congresses confirmed during 2017 which will be held in 2018/2019: Florence will be expecting more than 20.000 delegates. The economic impact generated is around € 21.000.000 in terms of services.
Sarawak continues to sustain its global appeal in Business Events secured 89 more Business Events (BE) in 2017 - 60 bids won and 29 bids supported – which is disbursed statewide from 2018 to 2022.
Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) wins 13th Biennial International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) Congress with 4500 pax for 2021/05/17
Groningen Convention Bureau wins International Congress of the European Society of Cardiovascular and Endovascular Surgery -ESCVS- with 800 pax for 2019/05/22-25: https://goo.gl/1tvnmK
VisitBrighton wins Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading -SSSR- with 500 pax for 2018/07/18
Firenze Convention and Visitors Bureau wins EAACI - PAAM 2019 - Pediatric Allergy and Asthma Meeting with 1.700 pax for 2019: https://goo.gl/4JvW31
Firenze Convention and Visitors Bureau wins TIES - Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference – ESTC with 600 pax for 2018/05/15-18: https://goo.gl/4JvW31
Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre wins World Hospital Congress with 1000 pax for 2019
Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre wins Royal Congress of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists in 2020 with 2500 pax for March 2020
The Trans Luxury Hotel wins The 25th ASEAN Federation of Cement Manufacturers Technical Symposium & Exhibition with 400 pax for 2018/04/02-07: https://goo.gl/Mks7GA
Visit Belfast wins World Congress on Healthy Ageing -WCHA- with 1000 pax for 2021
Guayaquil Convention and Visitors Bureau wins IV Congreso Latinoamericano de Patología Vulvovaginal with 400 pax for 2018/10/11-13
Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center wins 3rd Meeting of the Federation of Asian Organisations for Radiation Oncology with 300 pax for 2018/09/06 - 2018/09/08