Tag: ICCA

Rixos Premium Dubai JBR hosted 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 19:42

The Hozpitality Group's 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards, held on 12th June 2019 at Rixos Premium Dubai JBR. After receiving over 68,500 votes, the winners for Popular Choice categories ... Read More

Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 21:02

The key theme of RCB's participation at SPIEF'2109, presented in various formats was "Politics and Business: Effective Interaction for Development of the Event Industry." "As part of implementing the national ... Read More

European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to advance development, innovation and partnerships

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 17:07

Innovation, partnerships and managing rising tourist numbers have been top of the agenda at the 64th Meeting of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Regional Commission for Europe, held in Zagreb, ... Read More

Joachim König receives 2019 Joint Meetings Industry Council Unity Award

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 23:11

Kai Hattendorf, President of the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) has announced the winner of the 2019 JMIC Unity Award as Joachim König, Managing Director of HCC Hannover Congress Center ... Read More

ICCA UK & Ireland members stridently confident and upbeat about political challenges

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 17:50

Venue and destination members of the ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter voiced positive attitudes and commitment to the challenges of Brexit and ongoing political uncertainty in the UK during the ... Read More

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 20:04

The annual ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) revealed that Colombia is included in the top 30 countries who host international congresses. Last year, Colombia hosted 147 ... Read More

Cape Town to chair BestCities board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 17:49

Corne Koch, Head of Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau, a division of WESGRO, has been elected to the role of board chair for BestCities Global Alliance. She will ... Read More

Madrid and Barcelona beat London and Singapore to world’s ‘Top 5 congress cities’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 19:30

The city of Madrid climbs to third in the ranking of world congress cities, published by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) for 2018. This positioning is reinforced by ... Read More

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

editor editor- May 15, 2019 00:00

Prague hosted a record number of conferences and congresses in 2018. Over 4,500 events took place in its collective accommodation establishments last year – that is more than a third of ... Read More

Paris ranked as world’s top destination for international meetings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 15:55

In its latest report, the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) ranked Paris the world's number one destination for meetings, outpacing the second-place holder, Vienna, by a margin of 40 ... Read More

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:01

Policy makers from national and regional governments worldwide will explore The Business of Placemaking with leading business events industry professionals at this year’s IMEX Policy Forum. This year the annual ... Read More

St. Petersburg’s Expoforum to increase focus on international markets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 17:02

Expoforum, the newly built congress and exhibition center located in Russia’s historic imperial capital city St. Petersburg, is taking steps to increase its profile as a leading venue and destination ... Read More

New Asian and Latin American membership for Joint Meetings Industry Council

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 19:07

SACEOS – the Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organizers and Suppliers - and ACCCLATAM, the Association of Convention Centers of the Caribbean and Latin America - are the latest ... Read More

Tourism KZN to lobby for more conferences at Meetings Africa

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 25, 2019 23:06

The new drive by KwaZulu Natal to go after more meetings and incentive tourism is good news for South African Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom who has been working tirelessly to ... Read More

ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter prepares for Harrogate conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 17:05

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) UK & Ireland Chapter Conference will take place from 26-28 March, 2019 in Harrogate. This year’s conference will feature: leading Irish business coach, ... Read More

IBTM Arabia: Business events in UAE and GCC – what you need to know

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 16:30

Some of the fastest growing economies in the world can be found in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In recent years, with a construction and investment boom ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt Association Day centers on high value insights & inspiration

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 16:30

“I’m always looking for support with innovation and Association Day provides the perfect opportunity to get new ideas.” Danielle Michel, Director of Corporate Program at the Airports Council International European ... Read More

Brussels preparing for 2019 European Association Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 20:07

On Thursday 28 February and Friday 1 March 2019, international association professionals will meet for the European Association Summit. It will be held in Brussels, Europe's top conference city. The ... Read More

12 is better than one: The importance of partnerships in impact work

editor editor- February 5, 2019 01:32

Paul Vallee is Managing Director of the BestCities Global Alliance. He is responsible for the successful delivery of the alliance’s strategic plan, performance monitoring, and overseeing its operations. Paul is ... Read More

BestCities Global Alliance launches new brand platform

editor editor- January 24, 2019 23:07

BestCities Global Alliance has kicked off 2019 by unveiling a new brand platform. Read More

Joint Meetings Industry Council: New Charter, Constitution, President in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 16:25

The Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) has set the course for the years ahead. At the final meeting of 2018 members reached a consensus on a number of key structural ... Read More

Monterey County working towards sustainability

editor editor- December 28, 2018 23:15

Monterey County Tourism is addressing plastics and measuring sustainability progress as critical steps. Read More

Monterey County Tourism walking the walk of sustainability

editor editor- December 21, 2018 21:32

Meetings and events are big business in Monterey County, which is a destination known for inspiration and innovation and now sustainability. Read More

IMEX Group: Leveraging assets set to dominate 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 05:41

2018 has been the year when interest in live events, experiential activities, women in leadership, mental wellbeing and robots skyrocketed. In 2019, IMEX Group expects all these trends to continue; ... Read More

Leading industry figures take the helm at Cape Town Tourism

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 4, 2018 22:05

Two renowned tourism professionals to provide guidance to Cape Town's premier industry organisation. Read More

Germany takes top spots as leading European conference location

editor editor- May 14, 2013 01:28

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany & NEW YORK, New York – New figures released by International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA) show that a total of 649 international association conferences were ... Read More

ICCA Forum for Young Professionals set to take place as part of EIBTM

editor editor- August 23, 2012 04:59

EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ) has partnered with the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) once again to deliver The Forum for Young Professionals (FYP), which will take place from Novemb Read More

ICCA Chief delivers keynote session at IT&CM China

editor editor- April 18, 2012 03:08

SHANGHAI, China – IT&CM China 2012 keynote session, “China’s Century: Fulfilling its Destiny as a Mega Meetings Destination,” delivered by ICCA CEO Mr. Martin Sirk, enjoyed a huge turnout. Read More

Shaping the image of a business destination

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2010 07:16

SEOUL, Korea (eTN) - More than in any other travel segment, the lack of safety or the bad image of a destination has an immediate adverse effect on business and ... Read More

IMEX Association Day takes shape for 2010

editor editor- November 11, 2009 05:16

Organizers of the IMEX Association Day 2010 in Frankfurt have announced a diverse and topical program intended to provide association executives with unrivaled educational insight in a day of intensiv Read More

Cologne Convention Bureau networked

editor editor- December 24, 2008 02:54

COLOGNE - Only a few months after commencing of its operations, the Cologne Convention Bureau (CCB) has become a member of the international trade associations, ICCA and MPI. Read More

MGTO hosts talk with key speaker on business tourism

editor editor- July 4, 2008 02:04

Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) and the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) have once again joined hands to present a talk on business tourism in Macau, this time conducted Read More

Mibexpo Russia organiser EUROEXPO joins ICCA

editor editor- May 30, 2008 03:59

With its head office in Moscow and the international office in Vienna, Euroexpo is well known as an organizer of over 12 international exhibitions and conferences annually held in Moscow; ... Read More