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15th Amorgos Convention of Culture & Tourism – “YPERIA 2017”

| August 17, 2017
15th Amorgos Convention of Culture & Tourism – “YPERIA 2017”
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The Cultural Association of Tholaria – Amorgos and Aegialis Hotel & Spa are pleased to invite you to the 15th Amorgos Convention of Culture & Tourism – “YPERIA 2017” and 8th Amorgos Film Festival which will be held on the Greek island of Amorgos from the 25th to the 30th of October 2017. 

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Associations World Congress 2018 heads to Antwerp

| August 7, 2017
Associations World Congress 2018 heads to Antwerp
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The Association of Association Executives (AAE) today announces that its next Associations World Congress will be held in Antwerp, Belgium, on 12 – 14 March 2018.

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Valencia, Headquarters of Great Congresses and Meetings in 2017

| July 31, 2017
Valencia, Headquarters of Great Congresses and Meetings in 2017
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In recent years Valencia has positioned itself as a destination for international meetings, rising as the third city in Spain in terms of the number of meetings it hosts. According to the ranking of the International Association of Congresses and Conventions (ICCA), 38 international congresses are held annually, compared to 10 that used to take place two decades ago.

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Associations UK Congress 2017 heads north to Manchester Central

| July 20, 2017
Associations UK Congress 2017 heads north to Manchester Central
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The Association of Association Executives (AAE) has today revealed the venue for its annual Associations UK Congress, which will be held on December 14th and 15th 2017 at Manchester Central.

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International Veterinary Dermatology Congress Chooses Lausanne to Celebrate 29th Year

| July 19, 2017
International Veterinary Dermatology Congress Chooses Lausanne to Celebrate 29th Year
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Lausanne Tourism & Convention Bureau announced that the European Society and College of Veterinary Dermatology (ESVD-ECVD) will be holding its 29th annual congress at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, 7th-9th September 2017.

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ICCA releases rankings by participant numbers

| June 19, 2017
ICCA releases rankings by participant numbers
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More, but smaller meetings; Vienna, Seoul and Barcelona top the city charts

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Central Hall Westminster chosen to host 11th BNC Event Show

| June 12, 2017
Central Hall Westminster chosen to host 11th BNC Event Show
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Central Hall Westminster today announces that it has been chosen to host the 11th summer BNC Event Show on Wednesday 12th July.

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Defence & Security Conference Prague

| June 12, 2017
Defence & Security Conference Prague
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European Vision. European Responsibility.

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Australia to host the “Davos” of women’s events in 2018

| May 13, 2017
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TOKYO: The CEO of Business Events Sydney (BESydney), Lyn Lewis-Smith, announced that Sydney will host the 2018 Global Summit of Women.

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The Philippines will host the 6th UNWTO Conference on Tourism Statistics

| May 10, 2017
The Philippines will host the 6th UNWTO Conference on Tourism Statistics
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Policy leaders, statisticians, academicians and private sector will convene in Manila, The Philippines, next June 2017 (21-24), to discuss new methodologies to measure the full impacts of tourism. The 6th edition of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) International Conference on Statistics, an official event of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017, will […]

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ICCA announces all-time record number of association meetings in 2016

| May 8, 2017
ICCA announces all-time record number of association meetings in 2016
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The number of international association meetings continues to double every ten years. Paris reclaims the top spot in the 2016 city ranking.

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The heart continues to beat for Vienna

| May 6, 2017
The heart continues to beat for Vienna
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Heart Failure 2018, the annual congress of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology will take place in Vienna, Austria, from May 26 – 29, 2018 at the Messe Wien Exhibition & Congress Center. More than 5.000 participants from approximately 100 countries will attend the meeting.

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ECMDubrovnik2017: Constant change is the only constant in urban travel

| May 4, 2017
ECMDubrovnik2017: Constant change is the only constant in urban travel
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At the European Cities Marketing International Conference in Dubrovnik, May 31-June 3, 2017, Europe’s city marketers and tourism professionals will meet industry thought leaders and leading tourism academics from around the globe to debate and strategise the new normal in urban travel and tourism.

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The 3th UNWTO International Congress on Ethics presents the Recommendations on the Responsible Use of Ratings and Reviews

| May 2, 2017
The 3th UNWTO International Congress on Ethics presents the Recommendations on the Responsible Use of Ratings and Reviews
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  Tourism stakeholders have convened in Krakow, Poland, in the 3th World Tourism Organization International Congress on Ethics to underline the need to continue advancing the ethical framework of the sector. The event, which was conducted on 26-28 April, is one of the pillars of the ‘Enhancing the Understanding of European Tourism’ Project, implemented by […]

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Europe’s largest urological congress chose Copenhagen for 2018

| May 2, 2017
Europe’s largest urological congress chose Copenhagen for 2018
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15,000 delegates, including doctors and specialists, from more than 100 countries will come to Copenhagen in Spring 2018, after Europe’s biggest urological congress chose the Danish capital to host EAU18. The choice of Copenhagen supports the region’s research position and demonstrates that the city is an attractive destination for international knowledge congresses.

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Lausanne to Host One of Switzerland’s Largest Conferences

| April 25, 2017
Lausanne to Host One of Switzerland’s Largest Conferences
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Lausanne Tourism & Convention Bureau today announces that SGAIM (Swiss Society of General Internal Medicine) will be holding one of the largest Swiss conferences during 2017 at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, 3-5th May 2017.

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Elysia International Yoga & Wellness Convention 2017 – Amorgos – Greece

| April 18, 2017
Elysia International Yoga & Wellness Convention 2017 – Amorgos – Greece
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ELYSIA 2017, The 1st International Yoga Convention in Greece, took place from the 5th to the 11th of April, 2017, on the island of Amorgos. It was organized by 5* Aegialis Hotel & Spa in Aegiali. Around 100 participants from 22 countries from around the globe, enjoyed not only the workshops and presentations from 22 […]

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World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health 2018 to be hosted in Dubai

| April 6, 2017
World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health 2018 to be hosted in Dubai
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The event will bring together specialists and experts in the field from around the world to build innovative solutions

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AMPELOS 2017 Symposium, in Santorini

| March 24, 2017
AMPELOS 2017 Symposium, in Santorini
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The 4th International Symposium Ampelos 2017 focused on the “Mediterranean Vineyards and Climate Change” will be held in Santorini Island, at the Petros M. Nomikos Conference Center, 12-14 May 2017.

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Conference in a circus? Why not!

| February 13, 2017
Conference in a circus? Why not!
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  Prague Congress Centre has a new management with new fresh ideas. Attendees of the latest “Conference in a Different Way” could experience it with all their senses – sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch.

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AIPC 2017 in Sydney

| February 6, 2017
AIPC 2017 in Sydney
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Under the overall theme of “Transformation” our 2017 Annual Conference in Sydney promises to be one of the most exciting and informative ever, with a destination and newly-opened host facility that exemplify many of the most current trends and thoughts about the future of the industry.

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Best Estonian conferences in 2016 recognised in Tallinn

| January 25, 2017
Best Estonian conferences in 2016 recognised in Tallinn
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The organisers of the most outstanding international conferences have been recognised as part of the ‘Conference of the Year’ competition, with more than 100 participants spread around Estonia.

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Poland to host 3rd International Congress on Ethics and Tourism: promoting shared responsibility

| December 30, 2016
Poland to host 3rd International Congress on Ethics and Tourism: promoting shared responsibility
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Coinciding with the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development to be celebrated throughout 2017, the third International Congress on Ethics and Tourism will be held in Poland, on 27-28 April 2017. Organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with the European Commission (EC) and the Government of Poland, the event will focus […]

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ACES – Athens 4th Airport Chief Executives’ Symposium

| December 14, 2016
ACES – Athens 4th Airport Chief Executives’ Symposium
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  An Athens International Airport initiative

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Prague Will Host the Congress of Congresses

| December 8, 2016
Prague Will Host the Congress of Congresses
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8th December 2016, Prague –  The Czech capital will welcome meetings professionals including top planners from all over the world for the 56th Congress of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), which will take place between 12 and 15 November 2017. 

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WTM London 2016 Conference and Events Sees A Record 19,000 Attendees

| December 6, 2016
WTM London 2016 Conference and Events Sees A Record 19,000 Attendees
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World Travel Market London 2016’s Conference and Event programme experienced a 5% increase, taking the number of attendees to a record of almost 19,000.

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Programme revealed for Associations World Congress 2017 in Vienna

| November 29, 2016
Programme revealed for Associations World Congress 2017 in Vienna
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The Association of Association Executives (AAE) today reveals the programme for the Associations World Congress to be held 2-4 May 2017 at the Austria Center Vienna.

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UNWTO congress to discuss the links between cultural heritage and creative tourism

| November 23, 2016
UNWTO congress to discuss the links between cultural heritage and creative tourism
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The World Tourism Organization and the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Bulgaria will jointly host the International Congress on World Civilizations and Creative Tourism on 29 November – 1 December 2016 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The Congress will discuss how creative tourism can play a significant role in safeguarding and promoting tangible and intangible heritage as […]

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Oman secures International Medical Congress

| November 23, 2016
Oman secures International Medical Congress
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The Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC) in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman has announced it will host the 2019 SICOT (International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology) Orthopaedic World Congress  in association with the Pan Arab Orthopaedic Society (PAOS).

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8th International Congress on HPV & Polyomavirus in Skin Cancer

| November 10, 2016
8th International Congress on HPV & Polyomavirus in Skin Cancer
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Within a few days the 8th International Congress on HPV & Polyomavirus in Skin Cancer, will take place in the Maastricht Exhibition and Conference Center (MECC), Maastricht, the Netherlands. The conference will be held from November 16 until November 18 with delegates coming from over 14 countries in Europe.

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Medical Meetings take centre stage at INCON meeting in Gothenburg

| November 4, 2016
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INCON, the dynamic partnership of the world’s leading conference, association and event management companies met in Gothenburg 3-6 November for its annual University and Leadership retreat. The meeting was organised and hosted by the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre with its hotel Gothia Towers as well as Gothenburg & Co.

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The 15th International Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases (ICNMD) and the 16th World Congress of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus (ISDE) are coming to Vienna in 2018

| November 1, 2016
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From July 6-10, 2018 up to 1,000 participants from all over the world will meet at the Vienna Hilton Hotel for the 15th International Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases (ICNMD) to discuss the latest advances in the treatment, healing and palliative care of muscular, nervous and neuromuscular junction disorders. Hosted every two years by the World […]

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Central Hall Westminster hosts Grand Challenges Conference

| October 31, 2016
Central Hall Westminster hosts Grand Challenges Conference
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Central Hall Westminster recently played host to the annual Grand Challenges meeting held between 24th and 26th October 2016. The meeting was co-hosted by the Wellcome Trust, Grand Challenges Canada, USAID, the EC and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. 

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Lausanne to host World Anti-Doping Agency conference

| October 31, 2016
Lausanne to host World Anti-Doping Agency conference
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  Lausanne Tourism & Convention Bureau today announces that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will be holding its thirteenth annual international symposium on 13-15 March 2017, at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne.

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The Azores revealed as destination for ABTA’s 2017 Travel Convention

| October 24, 2016
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ABTA announced that The Azores will be the destination for the 2017 Travel Convention. The Convention will take place from 9 to 11 October 2017 at the Teatro Micalense, which is located in the heart of the old town of Ponta Delgada in Sao Miguel, the largest of the nine Azores islands. The Portuguese Association […]

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CAPA and ACTE announce Australasia 2017 corporate travel conference schedule

| October 24, 2016
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Building on the success of their first combined corporate travel events in Australasia and the Asia Pacific in 2016, the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) and CAPA – Centre for Aviation have announced a comprehensive conference programme for 2017.

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Association Awards UK finalists revealed ahead of Associations Congress UK

| October 24, 2016
Association Awards UK finalists revealed ahead of Associations Congress UK
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The Association of Association Executives (AAE), organisers of the Associations Congress UK, has unveiled the shortlisted entries for the 2016 Association Awards UK. Winners will be announced at an inaugural celebratory dinner, to be held at Hilton London Wembley on Thursday 17th November, at the end of day one of the Associations Congress UK. Finalists […]

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Successful International Conference on Ecology and Tradition in Amorgos

| October 20, 2016
Successful International Conference on Ecology and Tradition in Amorgos
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The 14th International Convention on Tourism and Culture YPERIA 2016 took place successfully on Amorgos Island, Greece, from Wednesday October 12th to Monday October 17th 2016, under the auspices of the Municipality of Amorgos, the Ministry of Culture and FedHATTA and sponsored by the Greek National Tourism Organization and the General Secretariat of the Aegean […]

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Luxor hosts UNWTO 5th UNWTO Global Summit on City Tourism: Cities: Local Culture for Global Travellers

| October 17, 2016
Luxor hosts UNWTO 5th UNWTO Global Summit on City Tourism: Cities: Local Culture for Global Travellers
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The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt are organizing the 5th Global Summit on City Tourism: “Cities: Local Culture for Global Travellers” on 1-2 November 2016 in Luxor. During the summit, UNWTO will launch the Mayors for Tourism Initiative.

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Middle East debut for Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ Global Conference

| October 11, 2016
Middle East debut for Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ Global Conference
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His Excellency Helal Saeed Almarri to give keynote address Preferred Hotels & Resorts triples its Middle East hotel portfolio with 22 properties More than 100 delegates from 60 member hotels around the world will be attending the Preferred Hotels & Resorts 2016 Global Conference taking place for the first time in the Middle East, at […]

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