Ray Bloom, Chairman of IMEX Group and meetings industry legend, received ICCA’s highest honour during the Farewell Dinner at the 56th ICCA Congress in Prague, Czech Republic. Announcing the award, ICCA President Nina Freysen-Pretorius said: “Tonight we honour a recipient who is a true global citizen, personally known and deeply respected by ICCA members from
The ICCA Board of Directors has selected Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei, on the island of Taiwan, as the host destination for the 2020 Congress, following what was the most competitive bidding exercise in the association’s history. This was announced today during the General Assembly at the 56th ICCA Congress in Prague, Czech Republic. A total of
Association executives from 40 countries will be discovering and developing solutions to the vital industry question – ‘how to keep your association relevant’ – to potential and existing members at this year’s IMEX Association Day. This annual event is taking place on Monday 18 April 2016 at the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel.
Strategic objectives are crucial in successful association bidding, emotional factors are still important in the final decision, but associations are paying even more attention to their bottom-line results.
The ICCA Destination Marketing European Client/Supplier Business Workshop 2015 will take place June 25 - 27 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. A minimum of 10 and maximum 15 convention bureaus (ICCA members) each invite a client to the Workshop to discuss their specific meeting requirements. Clients must conform to strict selection criteria, so ensuring that participating
Rotterdam will be the host city for three new congresses. ICCA, the leading international network for the meeting and congress industry, will be holding its Client Supplier Workshop in Rotterdam in 2015. The ISEV (International Society for Extracellular Vesicles) and the organisers of the International Conference on Child Development in School & Community Settings have
In 2012, ICCA registered, in its database, a record number of meetings in the international association sector. The data of more than 11,150 regularly held association meetings that rotate among at least three countries were registered -- a thousand more than in the previous year. In the annual rankings of international conference countries and conference