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ICCA Member Press Releases

26 October 2021
Today, Copenhagen Legacy Lab by Wonderful Copenhagen CVB was revealed as the winner of the Global Destination Sustainability Movement’s estimable Innovation Award 2021.

25 October 2021
The drop in the number of coronavirus cases and the preventive measures introduced have paved the way for the Centre's activities to progressively pick up speed, increasing the initial revenue forecast from congress activities in 2022 by 59%.

19 October 2021
Now that Finland officially reopens, we can’t wait to welcome organizers and delegates back again for safe and successful meetings and events. We’re looking forward to welcoming you to the brand new event venues and hotels in Finnish cities.

14 October 2021
GONSIN Escorted National Water Conservancy And Hydropower Construction

13 October 2021
Between 7 June and 22 September 2021, over 800,000 people in Kuala Lumpur were vaccinated at the Centre’s PPV

12 October 2021
Hybrid City Alliance is looking for a Hybrid Event Project Manager. Do you know a hybrid expert who would like to join us and help us manage and execute a pilot one day multi city event across 11 global destinations?

07 October 2021
BITEC emphasizes its position as one of APAC's five leaders of the MICE industry certified by TIS 22300:2551, MICE Security Management System.

30 September 2021
Over the last few months, the Convention Park Luxembourg, with the European Convention Center Luxembourg as its centrepiece, has been working on a new joint action called "Privilege Pass Convention Park Luxembourg".

30 September 2021
Three large international events were held in the Kazan Expo IEC this summer: AgroVolga-2021, KazanSummit-2021, and Tatarstan Petrochemical Forum-2021, which became a bright example of using multiple event formats in one venue.

30 September 2021
Finland’s last restrictions on events will end at the end of September and business events are given a go-ahead to resume from October 1st. General hygiene requirements still apply to ensure the health and safety of participants and organizers.

29 September 2021
See the latest Kenes Group comparative study contrasting the results of two separate surveys, one carried out in July 2020 and the latest in July 2021.

28 September 2021
In line with its commitment to the environment and to mark World Tourism Day, the Valencia Conference Centre staged its 'Time Capsule' event, to raise awareness about sustainable development.

24 September 2021
The International Chemistry Olympiad (ICHO) 2021 Japan was held virtually and its participants fully enjoyed realistic virtual sites of Kansai area including Nara, Japan with their own VR avatars.

23 September 2021
Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC) received Thailand Energy Awards in the category of excellent controlled building, organized by the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE), Ministry of Energy.

23 September 2021
Ireland hosted the first in-person business conference in Dublin since March 2020 on September 21st 2021, bringing approximately 450 industry delegates to the award-winning Convention Centre Dublin (CCD) to kick-off Irish business events again.

23 September 2021
Covering 2021-2023, the roadmap outlines an array of action plans to attract more conventions to Thailand and elevate the country's international profile. It comprises four key strategies: Upgrade, Upskill, Upstage and Uplift.

21 September 2021
AVS welcomes four new regional venues in key conference areas for the UK, growing the portfolio of academic venues to 41. Conference Oxford, Brighton University, Winchester University and Nottingham Conferences are a welcome addition to membership.

21 September 2021
AVS welcomes Royal College of Music, London Metropolitan University, Queen Mary Venues and University of West London to their growing portfolio, making venues in London now 15 strong.

21 September 2021
Conference Leeds, the conferencing bureau for the city of Leeds, launches Independent Venues Month in October shining a spotlight on the range of independent venues the city has to offer.

21 September 2021
Conference Leeds, the conferencing bureau for the city of Leeds, is inviting organisers to experience the exceptional with the launch of its #ExploreLeeds campaign, which showcases Leeds as a premier conference destination.

20 September 2021
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) is Malaysia’s first venue to be granted the Safe Business Events (SafeBE) certification, a hygiene and safety label, by Bureau Veritas.

17 September 2021
The major reference event for the transplant community was organised in hybrid format with large attendance of 2.600 participants overall, of which 1.200 in-person, from 74 countries.

17 September 2021
On September 28, the 3rd edition of the Rotterdam Experiment will take place online, and live at Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Center. We are going to be talking about the lessons learned from being a Host City of the Eurovision Song Contest.

15 September 2021
Business Events Council Malaysia Appeals to MOTAC to Re-open Purpose Built Venues

15 September 2021
The Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau and the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Successfully Host IAPCO EDGE MALAYSIA Seminar for Malaysian Business Events Professionals

15 September 2021
The Kenes Group team successfully carried out in-person association events in Europe and the US. One fully in-person event gathered 490 healthcare professionals in Paris while another hybrid event had 660 participants altogether.

13 September 2021
GONSIN Conference Solution successfully applied in Shenzhen Stock Exchange

10 September 2021
Mr. Chakkarin Aungpratip, Sales Director of Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), received the Thailand MICE Venue Standard Certification (TMVS) at the MICE Standard Day 2021 event by the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau

08 September 2021
Event teachers from all over Germany, the Netherlands and Scotland met on June, 11th as part of the 2nd Event Education Symposium of the Hannover University of Applied Sciences and Arts at the invitation of the Event Management degree programme.

08 September 2021
Event teachers from all over Germany, the Netherlands and Scotland met on June, 11th as part of the 2nd Event Education Symposium of the Hannover University of Applied Sciences and Arts at the invitation of the Event Management degree programme.

08 September 2021
An unusually high number of international sports championships taking place in Estonia this year has helped fill the gap left by the Covid-19 tourism slump, giving hoteliers much-needed respite.

08 September 2021
ASM Global has appointed experienced Middle East venue management and entertainment professional Dr. Debbie Kristiansen as General Manager of the new Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre, due to open in 2022.

06 September 2021
From 20 to 23 September 2022, the international PHPCI conference will be held in the new Bruges Meeting & Convention Centre.

03 September 2021
Marking another mutual collaboration for the business events industry, Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) is proud to officially announce the signing of Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with Thailand Convention Bureau (TCEB).

02 September 2021
Edmonton has just joined GDS-Index to be benchmarked for responsible and regenerative tourism under Explore Edmonton.

02 September 2021
The European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO)'s congress in Copenhagen in 2022 will be a precedent worth noting for how to create more tactical and lasting impacts and legacies at future events.

02 September 2021
850 participants arrived to Krakow in Poland to attend the 20th Congress of the Polish Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Therapy.

02 September 2021
'Asian Wound Care Association & 3rd Global Wound' is the world class conference that is to be held at Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre from 15 – 17 October 2021.

27 August 2021
GONSIN Voting System Escorted In Zhongxian,Chongqing

26 August 2021
Copenhagen has been named the world’s safest city in a new report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

24 August 2021
Ungerboeck & Thought Industries Win Brandon Hall Group Bronze Award for Excellence in Learning and Development

24 August 2021
N.C.C. Management & Development Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce the debut of the new Queen Sirikit National Convention Center or QSNCC.

20 August 2021
The Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) has recently made Sabah part of the international Hybrid City Alliance together with Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Kuching.

19 August 2021
Korea will host the Yeosu World Island Exhibition, to be held in 2026, under the theme ‘Connecting the Island, Sea and the Future’.

17 August 2021
The Rethink Meetings publication has information and suggestions (including MICE & TECH providers) for hybrid and virtual events, gamification, low-tech activities, immersive experiences, health and safety emerging technologies, multi-site meetings…

16 August 2021
As of July 26, travel to Finland is possible for all travelers who can present a certificate of having received the full Covid-19 vaccines 14 days prior to arriving in Finland.

16 August 2021
ASM Global, the world's leading producer of entertainment experience has announced its recent appoints as the managing operator for the new Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre- opening in mid 2022.

12 August 2021
Quito Meeting Board has launched a program to support the local MICE Industry by offering subvention funding to organizations interested in hosting events

12 August 2021
Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands will open the brand-new, state-of-the-art MECC Maastricht conference centre on Thursday, 16 September.

10 August 2021
Dubai’s business events sector continues to build on its momentum as one of the first cities in the world to reopen for international meetings, with a busy calendar of high profile conferences on the horizon through the rest of 2021 and into 2022