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Vienna Convention Bureau returns to ICCA Board of Directors

| November 20, 2014

Ulrike von Arnold, Deputy Director of the Vienna Tourist Board’s Vienna Convention Bureau (VCB), has been appointed 2nd Vice President of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) with immediate effect.

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Dubai’s hosting of 2018 ICCA Congress to boost business events industry across the Middle East

| November 19, 2014
Dubai’s hosting of 2018 ICCA Congress to boost business events industry across the Middle East

Emirate wins bid to host global meeting industry’s most prestigious event

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ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter chooses Brighton for annual debate 2015

| November 15, 2014
ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter chooses Brighton for annual debate 2015

Brighton has been selected to host the first Annual Debate of the ICCA UK and Ireland Chapter. The two-day event, which will take place March 24th-25th 2015, includes an evening reception and dinner and was secured by Brighton following a competitive RFP.

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ICCA announces 2018 Congress destination

| November 6, 2014
ICCA announces 2018 Congress destination

At the Closing Session of the 53rd ICCA Congress, held in Antalya, Turkey, ICCA President Nina Freysen-Pretorius announced that the ICCA Board of Directors had selected Dubai as the host destination for 2018, saying:

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Monaco Convention Bureau wins ICCA Best Marketing Award

| November 6, 2014
Monaco Convention Bureau wins ICCA Best Marketing Award

The winner was announced at the Closing Ceremony of the 53rd ICCA Congress, taking place 1-5 November in Antalya, Turkey. Monaco Convention Bureau was awarded for their campaign aimed at overcoming negative stereotypes by twisting clichés around to reposition their brand.

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ICCA launches second edition of Big Data Search tool

| November 4, 2014

Just five months after introducing its first-ever Big Data tool for members’ research needs, ICCA announced the launch of Edition 2 at the 53rd ICCA Congress, taking place 1-5 November in Antalya, Turkey.

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The World PCO Alliance Members at the Forefront of the Congress Industry

| November 4, 2014
The World PCO Alliance Members at the Forefront of the Congress Industry

Antalya, 4 November 2014 At the ICCA (International Conference & Convention Association) Congress in Antalya, Turkey, two of the World PCO Alliance members were elected to the Board of Directors:

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ICCA elects first African president

| November 3, 2014
ICCA elects first African president

Nina Freysen-Pretorius, Founder and CEO of The Conference Company, South Africa, has been elected as new ICCA President at the Genral Assembly of the 53rd ICCA Congress, taking place 1-5 November in Antalya, Turkey

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ICCA Members show loyalty despite geopolitical challenges

| November 3, 2014
ICCA Members show loyalty despite geopolitical challenges

In a time when many international meetings are struggling to convince their delegates that it is safe to travel despite the geopolitical unrest in the world, ICCA members have shown their loyalty and resilience by registering in large numbers for the 53rd ICCA Congress, taking place 1-5 November in Antalya, Turkey.

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Leith’s announces sponsorship deal with ICCA UK & Ireland

| October 31, 2014

Leith’s, a brand of Levy Restaurants UK, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s sports, leisure and hospitality sector, has become a major sponsor of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) UK & Ireland Chapter.

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2014 ICCA Congress most global ever. Attracts record participants for Business Exchange

| October 11, 2014
2014 ICCA Congress most global ever. Attracts record participants for Business Exchange

With only 3 more weeks to go, the 2014 ICCA Congress passed 800 registrations. The 53rd ICCA Congress is taking place 1-5 November in Antalya, Turkey. Leading international meetings industry suppliers from 71 coutries have registered for the upcoming ICCA Congress, which already is an all-time record, further demonstrating ICCA’s position as the meetings industry’s […]

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Next ICCA CEC Summer Meeting is coming up

| July 31, 2014
Next ICCA CEC Summer Meeting is coming up

This years International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA) Central European Chapter Summer Meeting will be held in Belgrade (Serbia, August 27th-29th). Gdansk Convention Bureau, as ICCA member encourages meetings industry professionals to participate in the meeting. The registration is still open.

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International association outsourcing driven by desire for higher quality, not cheaper deals

| July 11, 2014
International association outsourcing driven by desire for higher quality, not cheaper deals

At the ICCA Hybrid Workshop on the Future for Association Outsourcing, held on 4th July during ICCA’s annual Research,

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ICCA goes Hybrid with workshop Outsourcing for Associations

| June 24, 2014

On Friday, 4 July, ICCA will hold a two-hour hybrid workshop about what associations REALLY think about the risks and rewards of outsourcing and what the marketing implications are for suppliers.

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ICCA and MCI Win UNWTO’s Most Innovative Project Award For ICCA Scandinavian Sustainability Index

| June 24, 2014
ICCA and MCI Win UNWTO’s Most Innovative Project Award For ICCA Scandinavian Sustainability Index

The ICCA Scandinavian Destinations Sustainability Index, an effective tool developed by ICCA and MCI to measure and drive progress on the industry-transforming Sustainable Scandinavian Meetings Region collaboration, has received the ‘Most Innovative Project Award’ at the 2nd United Nations World Tourism Organisation’s (UNWTO) Knowledge Network Global Forum.

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ICCA UK and Ireland Chapter sets sights on membership growth

| June 10, 2014
ICCA UK and Ireland Chapter sets sights on membership growth

ICCA UK and Ireland Chapter today announces a number of new members to the fold as it promotes broader engagement of the association.

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FIEXPO earns “ICCA supported trade show” status

| June 5, 2014
FIEXPO earns “ICCA supported trade show” status

FIEXPO Latin America was announced as an “ICCA supported trade show” by ICCA CEO Martin Sirk and ICCA President Arnaldo Nardone at the last day of the show.

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The ICCA Mediterranean Chapter meets in Rome

| February 5, 2014
The ICCA Mediterranean Chapter meets in Rome

11 Mediterranean countries debate on strategic themes for the development of the Mediterranean congress market.

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ICCA’S STRENGTHENS AIME TRAINING PROGRAM: “THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME”

| January 15, 2014

ICCA’s unique training program, the Forum for Young Professionals, has expanded its stellar line-up of senior industry speakers.  

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ICCA’s Specialised Industry Training for Young Professionals at AIME 2014

| December 5, 2013

In conjunction with AIME 2014, ICCA will once again be running its popular Forum for Young Professional from Feb 16-17 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. 

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Gdansk Convention Bureau wins ICCA Best Marketing Award for Christmas CSR Campaign

| November 8, 2013
Gdansk Convention Bureau wins ICCA Best Marketing Award for Christmas CSR Campaign

The winner was announced at the closing session of the 52nd ICCA Congress, taking place 2-6 November in Shanghai, China-P.R.. Gdansk Convention Bureau was awarded for its Christmas CSR Campaign held during EIBTM 2012.

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Danish MINDblowing Meetings concept nominated for ICCA’s Best Marketing Award

| October 31, 2013
Danish MINDblowing Meetings concept nominated for ICCA’s Best Marketing Award

Last week, the finalists of the ICCA Best Marketing Award 2013 were announced and among the finalists of this year’s competition is the MINDblowing Meetings campaign of VisitDenmark. 

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Copenhagen’s International PR Efforts nominated for an ICCA Best PR Award

| October 30, 2013
Copenhagen’s International PR Efforts nominated for an ICCA Best PR Award

Wonderful Copenhagen Convention Bureau is one of five finalists nominated for the Best PR Award given by ICCA at the 52nd ICCA Congress in Shanghai this week.

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ICCA announces Best PR Award finalists

| October 23, 2013
ICCA announces Best PR Award finalists

The judging panel of the very first “ICCA Best PR Award” announced a shortlist of 5 finalists today, from which a winner will be selected at the ICCA Congress in Shanghai, China-P.R..

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Gdansk in the ICCA Best Marketing Award Final!

| October 11, 2013
Gdansk in the ICCA Best Marketing Award Final!

Last week, finalists of the ICCA Best Marketing Award were announced. Among the finalists of this year’s competition is Gdansk Convention Bureau / Gdansk Tourist Organization. Gdansk Convention Bureau/Gdansk Tourist Organizasation was nominated  for its CSR project – Gdansk Christmas Baubles held during EIBTM 2012 in Barcelona. The other finalists are : – Melbourne Convention Bureau […]

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The ICCA Best PR Award: We are watching you!

| October 11, 2013
The ICCA Best PR Award: We are watching you!

The judging panel of the very first “ICCA Best PR Award” has been carefully evaluating the PR coverage of ICCA members over the course of the year.

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ICCA and EIBTM join forces in recognising the importance of young people in the Meetings Industry

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
ICCA and EIBTM join forces in recognising the importance of young people in the Meetings Industry

ICCA Forum for Young Professionals extends capacity to accommodate 35 Young Professionals

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International associations anticipate strong meetings growth in 2014

| September 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

4 September 2013 Another generally positive performance by association meetings in 2013 has created the foundations for significantly stronger future growth,

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The Iberian Chapter of ICCA steps up its presence in the sector’s professional forums

| July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Iberian Chapter of ICCA (International Congress and Conventions Association),

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ICCA announces destination for 2016 Congress

| May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
ICCA announces destination for 2016 Congress

Frankfurt, 20 May 2013 After presentations from the two shortlisted destinations, Kuching in Sarawak, Malaysia, and the Czech Republic capital Prague, ICCA President Arnaldo Nardone on behalf of the ICCA Board of Directors today announced at the mid-year ICCA meeting held alongside IMEX,

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ICCA 2012 statistics: international association sector shows significant growth

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
ICCA 2012 statistics: international association sector shows significant growth

With the release of the 2012 Top 20 Rankings for cities and countries, ICCA is reporting another year of continued strength in the international association meetings market.

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Berlin is 3rd most popular convention destination in the world

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

 Berlin has moved into the top three international conference destinations, as shown by the latest statistics from the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA).

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Germany ranked as leading European conference destination: 2nd place worldwide

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

 Germany has once again been confirmed as a top conference and meeting destination. For the ninth consecutive year, the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA) has ranked Germany as the leading European conference location for international associations. At the same time, Germany has also maintained its outstanding second place globally, behind only the USA. 

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Edinburgh strengthens status as world conference destination

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Figures released Monday 13th May, by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) have revealed that Edinburgh has once again strengthened its position as one of the world’s most successful conference destinations. 

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Copenhagen world’s 8th most popular congress city

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Copenhagen world’s 8th most popular congress city

With a total of 137 international congresses held in 2012, Copenhagen has consolidated its position as one of the world’s most appealing congress cities. And that success looks set to continue: the city has never had so many congresses on its order books.

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London rises up in world’s business tourism rankings

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

New figures published today by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) shows that London has continued its ascent of world rankings as a major centre for business tourism.

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ICCA launches new resource for international association meeting planners

| May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
ICCA launches new resource for international association meeting planners

Following an extensive consultation and development process, in the second half of April 2013 ICCA has launched an Association Portal, specifically designed for association executives to assist them in organising quality meetings. Qualifying association executives can register on http://associations.iccaworld.com to access a password-protected section in the ICCA website, which draws together ICCA’s unique data and […]

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ICCA to host seminar on international association meetings market in Latin America at first edition of WTM

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

ICCA has announced that it is set to host a special seminar entitled “The growth of the Latin American Congress & Convention Sector in the World Scenario” during the first edition of World Travel Market Latin America, taking place 23-25 April 2013 in Brazil.

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St Petersburg ready for the ICCA CEC Summer Meeting!

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
St Petersburg ready for the ICCA CEC Summer Meeting!

Between 15th and 17th of April 2013 the CEO of Gdansk Tourist Organization / Gdańsk Convention Bureau Anna Gorska, also serving as Chair of the ICCA Central European Chapter, was in St. Petersburg for the site visit, checking the state of preparation of the city to host the prestigious summer meeting of the chapter.

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ICCA optimistic on continued growth of international association meetings market in the Middle East

| March 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
ICCA optimistic on continued growth of international association meetings market in the Middle East

Opening of new ICCA Middle East Regional Office recognises development of the international association meetings industry in the Middle East region.

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