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ICCA Member Press Releases

22 June 2021
The premier people’s Centre comes to life as a mega vaccination centre in support of the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme

21 June 2021
Bella Arena, that's the name of Copenhagen's brand new Arena - an extension of the Bella Center Copenhagen and with room for 7,000 seated guests - enabling the city to host even larger international events in highly flexible and sustainable settings.

21 June 2021
A prond moment: Shenzhou-12 successfully launch & GONSIN assist China's space industry

17 June 2021
LMC - the joint business tourism promotion structure of Lausanne & Montreux-Vevey Tourism bureaus supported by Vaud Promotion - unveils "LMCare 2025", a global strategy for MICE & Leisure aimed at improving the region's sustainability performance.

17 June 2021
The virtual European Bat Research Symposium EBRS2021 attracted 231 participants from several continents, making the event a worldwide community of bat researchers. The study of bats and zoonotic diseases is an emerging field.

16 June 2021
At the Annual General Meeting, Nancy Tan of Ace:Daytons Direct, Singapore was elected President, André Vietor, BCO Congresos as Vice-President and Sumate Sudasna of Thailand’s Conference and Destination Management (CDM) was elected Treasurer.

15 June 2021
WWEA has chosen the Palacongressi di Rimini to host the annual WWEC conference to be held from 28 to 30 June 2022. The event organized by the WWEA will be for the first time in Italy thanks also to the work of ANEV.

14 June 2021
For the first time, Finland has been ranked number one in an international comparison of sustainable development. The esteemed ranking by the UN and the Bertelsmann Foundation is published annually.

14 June 2021
When resources invested generate a positive – psycho-social, economic and environmental – return with a knock-on effect from the local context to the national reality.

14 June 2021
Korea will debut a brand new comprehensive travel expo, Korea International Travel Expo (KITE 2021), combining four Korea tourism events under MICE, Korea Travel, Luxury Travel and Medical Wellness sectors this coming June 29 – July 13, 2021.

11 June 2021
The Yokohama Visitors and Convention Bureau (YCVB) has created an attractive new set of promotional videos for conference organizers and participants.

09 June 2021
The EICC has secured the 15th World Congress on Endometriosis (WCE2023), with the international healthcare conference set for the venue between 3-6 May 2023, 1,200 delegates are expected to attend, with an estimated economic impact of £3million.

09 June 2021
The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) has become the first venue to achieve the Green Meetings seal of approval. The new initiative builds on Green Tourism’s existing meetings and event venues criteria, which was developed in 2001.

09 June 2021
Yokohama Convention & Visitors Bureau (YCVB) is proud to announce that the 2nd ICCA Asia Pacific Chapter Summit 2020 (ICCA AP Summit 2020) was the first international conference to put the aforementioned system into practice.

08 June 2021
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Basque Culinary Center (BCC), EventFlanders and the City of Bruges have decided to move the 6th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to this autumn, from 31 October to 2 November 2021.

08 June 2021
The Chairman of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), Hon. Dato’ Dr. Noor Zari Hamat has announced the appointment of Mr. Noor Ahmad Hamid as the new Chief Operating Officer of the convention bureau.

07 June 2021
From the brand identity to the website and social media, AIM Group will manage the presentation of the new location and its positioning on the market.

07 June 2021
GONSIN once again escorted Global Health Forum of Boao Forum for Asia

04 June 2021
CTCC joins an exclusive group of international leaders who have implemented the most stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention in their facilities.

03 June 2021
Successfully hosting the ICCA AP Summit 2020 has demonstrated that the Yokohama Convention and Visitors Bureau is firmly placing the coronavirus health crisis in the past and moving ahead with MICE events that are both meaningful and memorable.

25 May 2021
The Hybrid City Alliance is founded on the principles of inclusiveness, collaboration and competence as the member cities encourage, promote and facilitate the delivery of hybrid and multi-city events.

22 May 2021
The Scandinavian Association of Urology’s NUF2022 conference will be arranged at Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre from 8 to 11 June 2022. Initially scheduled for this summer, the conference was rescheduled to next year due to COVID-19

20 May 2021
Daegu City held the Opening Ceremony of EXCO’s 2nd Exhibition Hall (East Wing) on April 28th. The ceremony was held in conjunction with the hall’s opening event - International Green Energy Expo.

19 May 2021
In 2019, the Centre recorded one of the best years in its history, with business increasing by 34%. However, the initial excellent outlook for 2020 took a radical turn after the coronavirus broke out.

18 May 2021
The hybrid event took place in the Hilton hotels located in Quito, Lima, Bogota, Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires. The trends showed in this survey will help the meetings industry navigate through this recovery phase and to make the right decisions.

18 May 2021
We are proud to announce that Kraków has been shortlisted as a host city for the 61st ICCA Congress! ICCA has selected 3 cities as potential organisers of the 2022 event. Kraków’s rivals are Athens and Bangkok.

17 May 2021
The ninth edition of Meetings Week Poland (MWP) was devoted to the meetings industry 2.0, i.e. to the transformation that both the industry and the tools it offers are undergoing.

17 May 2021
Helsingborg is home to a wide range of event and meeting locations, affording you almost limitless possibilities. Welcome to Helsingborg!

Visit our website! www.helsingborgceb.com/en

14 May 2021
Congress destination Copenhagen is ready with a brand-new and forward-looking Copenhagen Sustainability Guide with solutions and strategic thoughts on next-generation events and congresses that leaves no-one behind.

14 May 2021
The hybrid event will bring together thought leaders and policy makers from the global mobility and smart city community in the city of Copenhagen for the next two years.

13 May 2021
Research and lead generation company, Sarah Fleming Associates known to many as “SFA”, have rebranded as SFA-connect and launched a new website (www.sfa-connect.com) which symbolises the new vision they have for their customers.

13 May 2021
Find out the latest in Chiba, Japan through the Spring 2021 Edition of the Chiba Update Newsletter. Browse the newly released excursion guidebook and find out which plans best suit your need. These and more!

12 May 2021
Polish Tourism Organisation Poland Convention Bureau implements two new categories: Incentive & Inspiration and Hybrid Meetings & Virtual Events.

11 May 2021
Unique opportunity to connect North & South American travel and meetings industries with Quito, Ecuador, its delegates, attractions and activities in destination. The virtual travel expo will take place from June 8 – 10, 2021.

11 May 2021
Unique opportunity to connect North & South American travel and meetings industries with Quito, Ecuador, its delegates, attractions and activities in destination. The virtual travel expo will take place from June 8 – 10, 2021.

11 May 2021
The huge commitment spent in 2020 to innovate event formats limited by the pandemic sees the recognition of innovative, hybrid and digital projects, which stood out due to their effectiveness, creativity and responsiveness.

11 May 2021
Kenes Group once again stole the show at the 11th Global Eventex Awards. The company won first place in two new categories and an impressive five other prestigious trophies.

10 May 2021
Construction is well underway on the Bruges Meeting and Convention Centre (BMCC).The structural works are now complete and the interior works are currently being carried out. The BMCC will be up and running by January 2022.

05 May 2021
KRAKÓW NETWORK Protocol inspired by ICCA’s Kaohsiung Protocol, for which the Polish MICE industry had been waiting for a few months, was announced in ICE Kraków Congress Centre.

05 May 2021
VIENNA ANNOUNCES €4 MILLION MEETING FUND TO SUPPORT LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANISERS, AND HYBRID EVENTS BETWEEN 2021 AND 2023

04 May 2021
Breaking news! The Urban Future. Global Conference on sustainable cities will be one of the first events to kick off H22 City Expo’s 35 days in the summer of 2022!

04 May 2021
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre launches its interactive virtual tour

03 May 2021
We now know the “Sitges MICE Fan” winners who will be waking up in Sitges. Want to know who they are too? You can find out here, as well as all the latest news about the MICE sector in Sitges.

01 May 2021
As the first Nordic event organiser, Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre has received a COVID-19 certificate in recognition of exemplary work for Covid-19 safety. The certificate has been awarded by SAFE Asset Group.

28 April 2021
The web-platform and communications campaign on lung health and air quality is aimed at health professionals and will involve content and events related to Digital Health, topic chosen by the European Respiratory Society as the focus theme for 2021.

26 April 2021
The guidebook showcased 9 attractive plans from a half-day to full-day tours exploring the Japanese history and cultural heritage, temples, food, hands-on experiences, and more. It also introduces Chiba-exclusive venues for meetings and conventions.

26 April 2021
The guidebook showcased 9 attractive plans from a half-day to full-day tours exploring the Japanese history and cultural heritage, temples, food, hands-on experiences, and more. It also introduces Chiba-exclusive venues for meetings and conventions.

23 April 2021
Korea is set to unveil its newest convention center, Ulsan Exhibition and Convention Center (UECO) on April 29, 2021. UECO will be the 17th convention center in Korea, anticipated to turn the Southeastern Metropolitan City of Ulsan into the next hub

22 April 2021
VICTORIA, B.C. – Destination Greater Victoria and the City of Victoria have announced that the Victoria Conference Centre has been designated as 'carbon neutral' by noted corporate sustainability management firms Synergy Enterprises and Offsetters.

22 April 2021
Copenhagen welcomes back the EULAR European Congress of Rheumatology in 2022, as the association marks its achievements and 75th anniversary in the city where it all began.