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ICCA Member Press Releases

19 April 2018
Lviv participated for the 1st time in Global Meetings Industry Day celebration. On April 12, Lviv Convention Bureau organized an event in Ukrainian retro style – “Business starts with a meeting” – for all the representatives of the field.

17 April 2018
Discover the crown jewels of the U.S.’s first Queen City, celebrating its 250th anniversary this year
The No. 1 travel destination in the Carolinas and one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., Charlotte, North Carolina, is a city on the rise.

16 April 2018
the renowned maestro, collected music that was rescued from the Nazi concentration camps
As the State of Israel prepares to celebrate its 70th anniversary, the concert is a tribute to the memory of those who perished in the Holocaust, but also a timely reminder of the enduring defiance and hope of the Jewish people.” Chairman JNF

16 April 2018
the renowned maestro, collected music that was rescued from the Nazi concentration camps
As the State of Israel prepares to celebrate its 70th anniversary, the concert is a tribute to the memory of those who perished in the Holocaust, but also a timely reminder of the enduring defiance and hope of the Jewish people.” Chairman JNF

15 April 2018
Tokyo won the bid due to the recognition of Japan’s long-standing contribution to the ISID’s mission, strong support from academia and government, long-term commitment of the Japan Bid Committee, assured financial and in-kind support from the TMG.

From left:  Ari Kristinn Jónsson rektor of HR, Jón Atli Benediktsson rektor of HÍ, Fríða Björk Ingvarsdóttir rektor of LHÍ, Dagur B. Eggertsson Mayor of Reykjavík and Þorsteinn Örn Guðmundsson Managing Director of Meet in Reykjavík
12 April 2018
University of Iceland (HÍ), Reykjavík University (HR) and the Iceland University of the Arts (LHÍ)
The object of the agreement is to increase the number of international academic meetings and conferences held by universities in Iceland.

12 April 2018
INHOUSE Venue Technical Management signs service contract with Kievits Kroon and Roodevalley Faircity
INHOUSE Venue Technical Management (IVTM) was formed to cater for the daily technical requirements of key Conferencing, Exhibition and Entertainment venues around South Africa and has recently signed with Kievits Kroon and Roodevalley Faircity

12 April 2018
QSNCC Welcomes Convention & Exhibition (Putrajaya) Sdn. Bhd. (Co-X)

09 April 2018
•Cologne Convention Bureau publishes new study
How significant is the meeting market for the economy of the city of Cologne? A study commissioned by the Cologne Convention Bureau (CCB) answers this question and provides the first-ever detailed breakdown of the economic effects of Meetings.

05 April 2018
Doing business fast among the flowers
Fam Trip Noordwijk, The Beach of Amsterdam

CIMGlobal 20
05 April 2018
Tenacity, fortitude and an eye on service delivery have helped CIMGlobal rank as a leading global meeting organiser, and 2018 marks their 20th year in the business.
Tenacity, fortitude and an eye on service delivery have helped CIMGlobal rank as a leading global meeting organiser, and 2018 marks their 20th year in the business.

02 April 2018
N.C.C. Management & Development Co., Ltd, the manager of Queen Sirikit National Convention Center presented funds raised, 1 million baht from “August 12th Half Marathon Bangkok 2017, the charity event.

29 March 2018
Malaysia was unanimously chosen as the host for Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress (APAO) 2021 to be held at Kuala Lumpur.

27 March 2018
One of the world’s most loved comedians, Bill Bailey, is bringing his show ‘Bill Bailey Live in Asia Tour 2018’ to Thailand and has chosen the Royal Cliff Hotels Group for his one-night-only show in Pattaya city.

26 March 2018
The famous Hollywood actress Mayim Bialik was one of the main speakers at The 6th global forum for Combating Antisemitism that was held at The International Convention Center in Jerusalem

26 March 2018
The Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) of the City of Athens would like to welcome the 85th International Conference on Libraries and Information which will be held in Athens, in August 2019.

25 March 2018
Lights Out and Unplugged Performance as MITEC Joins Global Action in Support of the Environment
MITEC not only turned off all non-essential lights during the Earth Hour but hosted a performance by Stomp the Rhythm, pushing the limits of "STOMP"ing through arrays of beats and tones using percussion instruments from recycled materials.

22 March 2018
The Centre Hosts Various Activities For Team Members To Celebrate International Women’s Day
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) is at the forefront of employing and developing female staff. Currently 52% of its Managers are women. In total the Centre employs 145 women, of which 79 hold executive to senior managerial positions.

21 March 2018
Three recently won tenders enrich the 2018 event portfolio
AIM Group International, a leading company in the organisation of congresses, meetings and events, strengthens its presence in the medical and scientific field thanks to the acquisition of three important national conferences.

21 March 2018
South Korea sets to hold a series of roadshows across USA and Europe from March to April this year.

20 March 2018
Two young, inspiring future leaders from Africa – Mercy Cherono Too and Stalin Tawanda Mau Mau – are the first recipients of GainingEdge’s Scholar Programme which debuted in January this year.

19 March 2018
Sarawak’s boldest campaign in Business Events, Redefining Global Tribes, once again made a favourable impression to over 400 associations’ executives at the Associations World Congress (AWC) held last week in the Belgian port city, Antwerp.

19 March 2018
In the summer of 2020,Lviv will host the International Congress of Individual Psychology for the 1st time.Every 3 years the event gathers about 500 professionals from all around the world,to share experieces and discuss important issues in the field.

19 March 2018
Colombo - Historic International Gathering – July 6th - 8th, 2018, Sugathadasa Stadium Complex
A special convention of Jehova's Witnesses will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 6th to 8th July 2018 with the participation of over 3,500 pax.

18 March 2018
Fitz Club - Racquets, Health & Fitness, the best luxury sports centre in the Eastern Seaboard ran by the Royal Cliff Hotels Group, hosted another thrilling Fitz Club Squash Tournament for the 5th time.

16 March 2018
The Sutton Place Hotels, a sophisticated collection of luxury properties in North America, is opening a new hotel in Halifax’s Nova Centre, the complex that is home to the newly opened Halifax Convention Centre.

16 March 2018
The Estonian Hotel and Restaurant Association (EHRL) has named the Estonian Convention Bureau the winner of the association's “Best of the Year” award for 2017.

16 March 2018
We are pleased to announce that Yokohama has been chosen as host for the World Meeting on Sexual Medicine (WMSM) in 2020.
This is the first time for the conference to be held in Japan.

15 March 2018
Hop on over and join Royal Cliff’s Funtasea Easter Wonderland to celebrate an unforgettable Easter with the entire family on Sunday, 8 April 2018 at Panorama - Dramatic Atmosphere!

15 March 2018
MindMeeting and Asia Concentrate Launch Joint Venture: Orange Gibbon
MindMeeting (the Netherlands) and Asia Concentrate (Taiwan) have agreed on a joint venture that will provide Meeting Design services for Far East markets. The new company will have the name Orange Gibbon and it will be offering advanced MD solutions

15 March 2018
The Valencia Conference Centre’s turnover in 2017 rose by 5.4% compared to the previous year. Last year, 80,766 visitors attended a total of 101 events which resulted in a total of around 67,000 overnight stays in the city.

14 March 2018
The Utrecht Convention Bureau (UCB, part of Utrecht Marketing) has set up a structure for regional cooperation on the conference market. Today it is publishing its revised manual, Congresses in Utrecht.

11 March 2018
People from all ages and all over Israel came here wearing unique costumes for the 4th time here at ICC.
Ms. Katahira Yoshimi who specializes in spreading the Manga culture and the Japanese ambassador in Israel, Mr. Koji were the guest of honors.

09 March 2018
The ICCA Board of Directors came together for a Strategic Meeting in Istanbul with the support of Istanbul CVB and Turkish Airlines. In order to make ICCA’s meeting a great success numerous local stakeholders supported the meeting.

09 March 2018
BC Hospitality Group and Danish ATP Real Estate are joining forces in a brand new hotel project that will secure the return of the American multinational hotel company, Hilton to the Danish capital Copenhagen.

09 March 2018
Sarawak looks forward in fostering closer ties with international associations, federation and societies at the Associations World Congress from 12th - 14th March in Antwerp, Belgium.

07 March 2018
In 2017 the number of exhibition visitors to the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre rose on average by five percent over the previous assessment.

07 March 2018
At the Eventex Awards, Floretina2017 and AIPPI World Congress obtained three recognitions, and at the FCE Awards the SIAARTI Academy was awarded by the Jury and the Public
AIM Group International, a leading company in the organisation of congresses, meetings and events, has received new awards for their highly-innovative, effective and creative events organised

07 March 2018
Kenes Group, a leading Professional Conference Organiser (PCO) and Association Management Company (AMC), was one of the top winners at the 8th Eventex Awards.

05 March 2018
GainingEdge organised an incentive event for Japan National Tourism Organization / Japan Convention Bureau at the Sydney Fish Market to reflect Japan’s convention branding “New Ideas Start Here”.

02 March 2018
A warm welcome to the 2018 UFI delegates to the new and largest venue in Malaysia, in conjunction with the 13th UFI Asia Pacific Conference.

01 March 2018
Japanese characters took over the international Convention Center in Jerusalem for the Haruco, Haru – spring, Con – convention.
The convention is dedicated to Japanese animation and comics (anime and manga), popular Japanese culture and gaming (Japanese console and board games).

18 September 2017
n line with the Macao SAR Government’s policy of giving “Priority to Conventions”, so as to attract a greater number of regional and international conventions to Macao, in a bid to promote the city´s exchanges with the other parts of the world and

14 July 2017
FIEXPO Latin America, ICCA´s first Association Relations Partner (ARP) celebrated ten years as the key business space for the continent’s meetings industry at Santiago de Chile in the first of the three-year cycle as host city.

11 May 2017
New Zealand is delivering tailored association conferences that exceed expectations and Tourism New Zealand say listening is the key.

11 May 2017
The Monaco Convention Bureau (CVB) changed the way in which convention buyers perceive the Principality by launching a new travel trade marketing campaign back in 2013.
This campaign was designed to shift perceptions within Monaco’s key markets,