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ICCA Member Press Releases

17 December 2020
Nara Prefectural Convention Center was awarded the EXCELLENCE AWARD under “Heart-warming Design” category of the 6th Japan Wood Design Award 2020 for its successful use of Nara's local wood and local artists' wooden furniture.

17 December 2020
Royal Cliff Hotels Group has recently received the International Organisation of Standardisation 22000 (ISO 22000: 2018), the latest Food Safety Management certificate accredited by the British Standard Institute (BSI).

15 December 2020
In Sitges, we are continuing to work for the future because we are a responsible and safe destination, and we aim to continue leading MICE tourism. This past September, we launched the video “Yes, to Meeting in Sitges”, translated into 6 languages

15 December 2020
We are really proud and pleased of being part of the recent edition of IBTM. This year the event was hold online under the motto "Inspiring the future of events". We are willing to show everyone our city and what we can achieve together.

15 December 2020
Ungerboeck has unveiled ‘We Will Event Again’, a powerful video campaign that reflects on the challenges faced by the event industry over the past 12 months.

15 December 2020
Hybrid events are the solution in the COVID-19 era because they take aspects of offline events that are scheduled at certain times and places and combine them with real-time online communication solutions.

15 December 2020
Global convention industry consulting firm, GainingEdge, has released its third annual Competitive Index of international convention destinations. The 2020 edition extends the listing to the world’s top 101 cities.

07 December 2020
Another success for the E&C Division of Italian Exhibition Group on the international congress scene: The EUROPEAN AQUACULTURE SOCIETY to hold its conference at the Palacongressi in Rimini from 27 to 30 September 2022.

07 December 2020
Annual publication of the Michelin Guide Taipei since 2018, providing information on star-awarded, Michelin Plate and Bib Gourmand restaurants, guiding you on explorations of Taipei’s wonderfully wide-ranging world of delicious tastes!

07 December 2020
Beyond delivering the economic benefits of the MICE events, it is important to consider ways to bring a bright future to the next generations

03 December 2020
GONSIN Escorted Heilongjiang Highway Survey and Design Institute

01 December 2020
Challenging times for the MICE industry have made us stronger than ever. Cancun Center is ready to receive its first events after several difficulties. We are very happy to announce that our doors are wide open and ready for this amazing re-launching

27 November 2020
KICC TO LAUNCH NEW PRODUCT The Kenyatta international Convention Centre (KICC) will launch new products as an innovative solution to supplement the already existing traditional conferencing solutions that has been hard hit by the Global pandemic,

26 November 2020
In response to the prolonged COVID-19 situation, Korea MICE Bureau, under the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), released an updated COVID-19 support program for International Conventions to provide extra assistance to groups affected by the pandemic.

23 November 2020
The city of Turku has great strategic goals for a carbon-neutral future. The local Convention Bureau also takes sustainability seriously when promoting the destination for meetings and events.

23 November 2020
For the 8th year in a row, TripAdvisor has awarded the Royal Wing Suites and Spa with its highest honor, the 2020 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best Award.

21 November 2020
Project in Shandong Qilu Petrochemical Engineering Co. Ltd

20 November 2020
The Royal College of Physicians of Thailand (RCPT) recently returned to the award-winning Pattaya Exhibition and Convention Hall (PEACH) for their 36th RCPT Annual meeting.

18 November 2020
The 29th congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS) scheduled for 3 to 5 July 2024 has been officially awarded to the Palacongressi di Rimini.

16 November 2020
AIM Group International and Conference Compass, a company specialising in high-quality mobile apps for medical-scientific societies, have signed a strategic partnership agreement that strengthens their collaboration as a preferred partner.

16 November 2020
The Royal Cliff Hotels Group was once again recognized for its efforts in hygiene and safety by receiving the Safe Travels stamp from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).

11 November 2020
Finland is seen as a sustainable and reliable destination, where everything is sure to work without a hitch - for conference organizers and expats alike. Messukeskus Helsinki receives Sustainable Travel Finland label.

10 November 2020
The award-winning Pattaya Exhibition and Convention Hall (PEACH) was recently honored to welcome back distinguished orthopedic surgeons from the Royal College of Orthopedic Surgeons of Thailand (RCOST) who came for the 42nd RCOST Annual meeting.

10 November 2020
GONSIN successfully applied in Procuratorate of Ningxia autonomous region

10 November 2020
Gonsin successfully applied in Yanta District of Xi'an

09 November 2020
KINTEX receives the ICCA Best Marketing Award

First in the world to receive the marketing awards of UFI and ICCA, the two most prestigious international associations in the global convention and exhibition industry.

06 November 2020
Annual publication of the Michelin Guide Taipei since 2018, providing information on star-awarded, Michelin Plate and Bib Gourmand restaurants, guiding you on explorations of Taipei’s wonderfully wide-ranging world of delicious tastes!

05 November 2020
Keeping the business events industry resilient and transforming

04 November 2020
Dubai’s business events sector continues to lay the groundwork for a sustainable post-Covid recovery, with the city marking a number of major bid wins as meetings professionals around the world look to get their plans back on track

04 November 2020
Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre is increasingly committed to promoting responsible travel & events by joining Visit Finland’s Sustainable Travel Finland program.

03 November 2020
The R?ga Conference 2020 will be taking place on the 12th and 13th of November online.

02 November 2020
The award-winning Pattaya Exhibition and Convention Hall (PEACH) was recently honored to welcome back distinguished pediatricians from the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of Thailand (PIDST) who came for the 24th PIDST Annual meeting.

30 October 2020
The objectives of this strategic approach aim to increase the volume of business and maintain sustainable, efficient infrastructures, while also maximising levels of customer satisfaction.

30 October 2020
With impeccable high-speed internet, access to the latest tech and multilingual staff well-versed in setting up advanced solutions, Riga is ideal ground for bringing #Phygital events to life. Tech comes naturally to locals. Giraffe Visual, MikroTik a

29 October 2020
Royal Cliff Hotels Group was recently honored to welcome members of the ultra-exclusive Ferrari Owners Club of Thailand where guests and motoring enthusiasts were able to get up close and personal with an eye-catching line up of 21 sleek Ferraris.

28 October 2020
With success of the 3rd Princess Maha Chakri Award Forum – 3rd PMCA FORUM was successfully held during October 22-23, 2020, Bangkok, Thailand and organized in a blended format. The Opening Ceremony is on-site which there were Ambassadors from ASEAN a

27 October 2020
Virtual and hybrid meetings have been a creative way to keep the meetings industry alive this year but there seems no doubt that Hybrid is here to stay so how will hotels, venues and destination marketing organisations attract business in the future

26 October 2020
Korea MICE Expo (KME), Korea's largest trade show for meeting professionals and incentive planners, returns this year as a hybrid event for the first time, held offline at Songdo ConvensiA, Incheon with a corresponding virtual event.

22 October 2020
September and October are usually the busiest months for association meetings in Finland. This year is no exception - only the formats are different: there are dozens of online and hybrid meetings and conferences this autumn in all Finnish cities.

22 October 2020
Victoria’s scientific community will take centre stage at two high-profile international business events.

20 October 2020
In an effort to foster a collective rethink of the convention industry, the Palais des congrès de Montréal announces it will be hosting the MTL Reunion international conference this coming October 28.

20 October 2020
GainingEdge is excited to announce the appointment of Stephen Pearce as Partner responsible for Tourism and Leisure Development Consulting. Stephen had a distinguished 19-year career with Tourism Vancouver where he was the Vice President, Marketing.

20 October 2020
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is delighted to announce that Thailand has won the bid to host the world’s top blogger event, Travel Blog Exchange 2021 (TBEX Asia 2021), from 20-22 October 2021, in Phuket. #NCCIE

20 October 2020
On 8 October, TBEX Asia 2021's press announcement was held in Phuket Thailand.

16 October 2020
Sri Lanka Convention Bureau (SLCB) is partnering up with Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) and Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo to host the Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) 2020 Conference in December 2020.

15 October 2020
Visit Finland has issued Sustainable Travel Finland labels to around 30 Finnish travel & event service companies. This new accreditation program signifies that these companies satisfy Visit Finland’s sustainable travel criteria.

15 October 2020
Gonsin successfully applied in Yanta District of Xi'an

14 October 2020
Quito Tourism Board, the MICE division, and the Convention Bureaus of Bogota, Buenos Aires, Lima, and Sao Paulo announced a regional MICE Alliance to create joint promotion and marketing strategies that would accelerate the tourism recovery.

14 October 2020
Gonsin Escorted Hubei Branch of AIR CHINA

14 October 2020
When Malaysia won the bid in June 2017 at WTC2017 to be the WTC2020 congress’s host, the co-organisers did not expect the decade-old tradition of a face-to-face congress since 1974 to be thwarted by the Covid-19 pandemic.