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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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Aarhus is playing host to the annual ICCA Scandinavia Conference 2013 on 4-5th March 2013.

| March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Aarhus is playing host to the annual ICCA Scandinavia Conference 2013 on 4-5th March 2013.

Aarhus is playing host to the annual ICCA Scandinavia Conference 2013 on 4-5th March 2013. On the agenda will be the future development and possibilities of the recently launched Scandinavian Sustainability Index, The Digital Conference, and other ‘hot potatoes’ within the Meetings Industry.

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Thessaloniki hosted successfully the ICCA Joint 4-Chapter Summit 2013

| March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Thessaloniki hosted successfully the ICCA Joint 4-Chapter Summit 2013

High-profile professionals of the meeting industry gathered in Thessaloniki, Greece on 31 January – 2 February 2013 to participate in the ICCA Joint 4-Chapter Summit 2013. The summit was jointly organized by four ICCA Chapters – Mediterranean, UK/Ireland, Central European and Middle East, aiming to deliver inter-chapter education and create business synergies opportunities among its […]

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ICCA opens new African regional office

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
ICCA opens new African regional office

Opening of new African regional office acknowledges development of the international association meetings market in the African region.

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A very special Chinese New Year for ICCA!

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
A very special Chinese New Year for ICCA!

This is a very special year for ICCA, as it celebrates its 50 year anniversary throughout the whole year, ending with a climactic Gala evening at the 2013 ICCA Congress in Shanghai, China-P.R.

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Young Professionals Set to Shine at AIME 2013

| February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

4th February, Kuala Lumpur: Once again, 28 young professionals will join their peers from across the world on 24 – 25 February 2013 at the annual Forum for Young Professionals (FYP), held in conjunction with the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) show. 

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ICCA Joint 4 Chapter Summit 2013

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments
ICCA Joint 4 Chapter Summit 2013

Four ICCA Chapters are joining forces at a Summit to be held from 31 January to 02 February 2013 in Thessaloniki, Greece, to share education and business synergies.

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ARTION at the ICCA Forum for Young Professionals

| November 14, 2012 | 0 Comments
ARTION at the ICCA Forum for Young Professionals

For the third consecutive year, an ARTION executive officer was selected, among hundreds of other candidates from all over the world, to attend the Forum for Young Professionals organized every year by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) as part of the EIBTM exhibition in Barcelona. This year the exhibition will take place on […]

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Meet Taiwan’s “Shake to Share” campaign wins ICCA Best Marketing Award

| October 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
Meet Taiwan’s “Shake to Share” campaign wins ICCA Best Marketing Award

Meet Taiwan’s “Shake to Share” campaign is a technology-enabled programme which combines the spirit of ancient culture and modern technology to effectively turn delegates into destination promoters. Meet Taiwan’s “Shake to Share” meetings app allows users to share their photos through social media channels by shaking their smartphone. The winner was announced during the closing session at the […]

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Anne Wallin Rødven receives Moises Shuster Award at 51st ICCA Congress in Puerto Rico

| October 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Anne Wallin Rødven receives Moises Shuster Award at 51st ICCA Congress in Puerto Rico

In recognition of her outstanding contribution to ICCA and the international meetings industry Mrs. Anne Wallin Rødven, Convention Director at VisitOslo – the Oslo Convention and Visitors Bureau, received the Moises Shuster Award at last night’s Gala Dinner during the 51st ICCA Congress in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Moises Shuster Award is the association’s […]

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KERRIN MACPHIE TAKES THE HELM OF ICCA CHAPTER

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

The ACC Liverpool director of sales, who has been a board member of the UK & Ireland Chapter for four years, officially took up the chair position yesterday (SUN) at a gathering of the UK & Ireland Chapter meeting at the ICCA Congress in San Juan, Puerto Rico. MacPhie replaces James Rees who has moved […]

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ARTION Conferences & Events In the top four finalists for the ICCA Best Marketing Award

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
ARTION Conferences & Events In the top four finalists for the ICCA Best Marketing Award

ARTION Conferences & Events is among the top four finalists for the Best Marketing Campaign Award given by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA Best Marketing Award). The company’s marketing campaign presents the successful bid to organise the 37th World Association of Chefs Societies Congress in Athens in 2016, amidst the Greek economic crisis and […]

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Gdansk Convention Bureau entry in 2012 ICCA Best Marketing Award

| September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
Gdansk Convention Bureau entry in 2012 ICCA Best Marketing Award

Solidarity, sea, amber and gothic castles – for this year’s ICCA Best Marketing Award edition Gdansk Convention Bureau presented the campaign based on ’4 business tourism products’. GCB application did not classified for the close final, but working on presentation was a chance for GCB to summarise certain stage of activities and determine goals for […]

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