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ICCA Member Press Releases

23 July 2021
The host of COP26 the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow has announced its new food strategy which will ensure that sustainable, responsible, and healthier choices sit at the heart of the venue’s events.

23 July 2021
GONSIN Escorted The Second Qingdao Multinationals Summit

22 July 2021
The European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) has elected Ega worldwide as their new Core PCO. The first Annual Meeting under the sign of this new cooperation will take place in September 2022 at the Convention Centre La Nuvola in Rome.

22 July 2021
Korea MICE Bureau launches a new marketing campaign for Korea Unique Venues, including a set of promotional videos and SNS contents.

22 July 2021
STB will continue representation on the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Board for another two-year term from 2021 until 2023. Ms Noredah Othman, the General Manager of Sabah Tourism Board is the newly elected Executive Board member of PATA.

21 July 2021
Ecuador is above Italy, Germany, and China, in the number of people inoculated.

Over15 thousand employees and workers in the tourism industry of Quito take part in the vaccination process

Quito is recognized as the first safe destination of Ecuador

21 July 2021
The International Economic Summit "Russia – Islamic World: KazanSummit 2021" and the Exhibition of the Halal Industry Russia Halal Expo 2021 will be held from 28 to 30 July 2021 in Kazan (Republic of Tatarstan, Russia) in the Kazan Expo IEC.

20 July 2021
Quito is officially having less strict Covid-19 related restrictions and is looking for the recovery of the meetings industry.

19 July 2021
The Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the European Society of Cardiology – which works to improve quality of life and longevity through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure – will hold its next annual congress in IFEMA MADRID.

15 July 2021
Edmonton has successfully secured the Destination Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ Accreditation and is now the first and only Canadian destination, and 1 of 4 destinations in North America, to have obtained the GBAC STAR™ Accreditation.

15 July 2021
The annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes expects to maintain for its 60th edition the participation level of previous years, in which around 15,000 diabetologists and diabetes experts from 130 countries attended.

14 July 2021
GONSIN Discussion System Installed In Multiple Municipal Offices

08 July 2021
The positive evolution of the pandemic and the vaccination has manifested in the scale of events included in the latest congress schedule, such as the EANS Training Course-Vascular organised by the 'European Association of Neurosurgical Societies'

07 July 2021
The National Museum of Finland and Metropolia University of Applied Sciences will host the 10th Interim Meeting of the ICOM-CC Metals Working Group in Finland in 2022. This will be the first time that the meeting takes place in the Nordic countries.

29 June 2021
The Dubai Association Conference will return for its third edition on 21 February 2022, with a series of events in the lead up to maximise its impact and create platforms for associations as they explore the future of the sector

28 June 2021
Estonian authorities have moved a step closer to fully reopening the country’s event sector, lifting the country’s previous 50% occupancy limit for all indoor public spaces. Conference venues will now be allowed to operate at full capacity.

25 June 2021
Visit Tallinn Convention Bureau has created a purpose-built roadmap for event planners looking to organise sustainable, environmentally conscious events. The page features information on local sustainable service providers, hotels and much more.

22 June 2021
Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) has taken the initiative to engage with key industry leaders in the business events industry to nurture collaboration and move forward, in line with the nation’s COVID-19 recovery plan.

22 June 2021
The premier people’s Centre comes to life as a mega vaccination centre in support of the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme

21 June 2021
Bella Arena, that's the name of Copenhagen's brand new Arena - an extension of the Bella Center Copenhagen and with room for 7,000 seated guests - enabling the city to host even larger international events in highly flexible and sustainable settings.

21 June 2021
A prond moment: Shenzhou-12 successfully launch & GONSIN assist China's space industry

17 June 2021
LMC - the joint business tourism promotion structure of Lausanne & Montreux-Vevey Tourism bureaus supported by Vaud Promotion - unveils "LMCare 2025", a global strategy for MICE & Leisure aimed at improving the region's sustainability performance.

17 June 2021
The virtual European Bat Research Symposium EBRS2021 attracted 231 participants from several continents, making the event a worldwide community of bat researchers. The study of bats and zoonotic diseases is an emerging field.

16 June 2021
At the Annual General Meeting, Nancy Tan of Ace:Daytons Direct, Singapore was elected President, André Vietor, BCO Congresos as Vice-President and Sumate Sudasna of Thailand’s Conference and Destination Management (CDM) was elected Treasurer.

15 June 2021
WWEA has chosen the Palacongressi di Rimini to host the annual WWEC conference to be held from 28 to 30 June 2022. The event organized by the WWEA will be for the first time in Italy thanks also to the work of ANEV.

14 June 2021
For the first time, Finland has been ranked number one in an international comparison of sustainable development. The esteemed ranking by the UN and the Bertelsmann Foundation is published annually.

14 June 2021
When resources invested generate a positive – psycho-social, economic and environmental – return with a knock-on effect from the local context to the national reality.

14 June 2021
Korea will debut a brand new comprehensive travel expo, Korea International Travel Expo (KITE 2021), combining four Korea tourism events under MICE, Korea Travel, Luxury Travel and Medical Wellness sectors this coming June 29 – July 13, 2021.

11 June 2021
The Yokohama Visitors and Convention Bureau (YCVB) has created an attractive new set of promotional videos for conference organizers and participants.

09 June 2021
The EICC has secured the 15th World Congress on Endometriosis (WCE2023), with the international healthcare conference set for the venue between 3-6 May 2023, 1,200 delegates are expected to attend, with an estimated economic impact of £3million.

09 June 2021
The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) has become the first venue to achieve the Green Meetings seal of approval. The new initiative builds on Green Tourism’s existing meetings and event venues criteria, which was developed in 2001.

09 June 2021
Yokohama Convention & Visitors Bureau (YCVB) is proud to announce that the 2nd ICCA Asia Pacific Chapter Summit 2020 (ICCA AP Summit 2020) was the first international conference to put the aforementioned system into practice.

08 June 2021
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Basque Culinary Center (BCC), EventFlanders and the City of Bruges have decided to move the 6th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to this autumn, from 31 October to 2 November 2021.

08 June 2021
The Chairman of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), Hon. Dato’ Dr. Noor Zari Hamat has announced the appointment of Mr. Noor Ahmad Hamid as the new Chief Operating Officer of the convention bureau.

07 June 2021
From the brand identity to the website and social media, AIM Group will manage the presentation of the new location and its positioning on the market.

07 June 2021
GONSIN once again escorted Global Health Forum of Boao Forum for Asia

04 June 2021
CTCC joins an exclusive group of international leaders who have implemented the most stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention in their facilities.

03 June 2021
Successfully hosting the ICCA AP Summit 2020 has demonstrated that the Yokohama Convention and Visitors Bureau is firmly placing the coronavirus health crisis in the past and moving ahead with MICE events that are both meaningful and memorable.

25 May 2021
The Hybrid City Alliance is founded on the principles of inclusiveness, collaboration and competence as the member cities encourage, promote and facilitate the delivery of hybrid and multi-city events.

22 May 2021
The Scandinavian Association of Urology’s NUF2022 conference will be arranged at Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre from 8 to 11 June 2022. Initially scheduled for this summer, the conference was rescheduled to next year due to COVID-19

20 May 2021
Daegu City held the Opening Ceremony of EXCO’s 2nd Exhibition Hall (East Wing) on April 28th. The ceremony was held in conjunction with the hall’s opening event - International Green Energy Expo.

19 May 2021
In 2019, the Centre recorded one of the best years in its history, with business increasing by 34%. However, the initial excellent outlook for 2020 took a radical turn after the coronavirus broke out.

18 May 2021
The hybrid event took place in the Hilton hotels located in Quito, Lima, Bogota, Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires. The trends showed in this survey will help the meetings industry navigate through this recovery phase and to make the right decisions.

18 May 2021
We are proud to announce that Kraków has been shortlisted as a host city for the 61st ICCA Congress! ICCA has selected 3 cities as potential organisers of the 2022 event. Kraków’s rivals are Athens and Bangkok.

17 May 2021
The ninth edition of Meetings Week Poland (MWP) was devoted to the meetings industry 2.0, i.e. to the transformation that both the industry and the tools it offers are undergoing.

17 May 2021
Helsingborg is home to a wide range of event and meeting locations, affording you almost limitless possibilities. Welcome to Helsingborg!

Visit our website! www.helsingborgceb.com/en

14 May 2021
Congress destination Copenhagen is ready with a brand-new and forward-looking Copenhagen Sustainability Guide with solutions and strategic thoughts on next-generation events and congresses that leaves no-one behind.

14 May 2021
The hybrid event will bring together thought leaders and policy makers from the global mobility and smart city community in the city of Copenhagen for the next two years.

13 May 2021
Research and lead generation company, Sarah Fleming Associates known to many as “SFA”, have rebranded as SFA-connect and launched a new website (www.sfa-connect.com) which symbolises the new vision they have for their customers.

13 May 2021
Find out the latest in Chiba, Japan through the Spring 2021 Edition of the Chiba Update Newsletter. Browse the newly released excursion guidebook and find out which plans best suit your need. These and more!