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ICCA Member Press Releases

17 March 2021
Finnish people associate the sauna with relaxation, conversation, health and connecting with nature. The latest Finland Convention Bureau newsletter introduces sauna culture, three extraordinary hotel openings and fascinating virtual experiences.

17 March 2021
BNDCC is the official the venue of Covid-19 vaccine center, a temporary vaccine facility held in five days with two scheme services; walk-in service and the drive-thru service which is the first implemented both in Indonesia and Southeast Asia.

16 March 2021
GainingEdge and Arena Destination Marketing have created a strategic partnership to offer unique destination representation services in North America.

11 March 2021
To push business beyond boundaries, Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), introduces full range of technology for online conference and meeting, allowing for transition into the new normal digital age.

11 March 2021
To push business beyond boundaries, Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), introduces full range of technology for online conference and meeting, allowing for transition into the new normal digital age.

10 March 2021
If you’re looking for greener and more sustainable choices for your events in Finland: Finland Convention Bureau has hand-picked some examples of venues and suppliers that have been granted the Sustainable Travel Finland label.

08 March 2021
Athens was selected as the host city for the World Tunnel Congress 2023 (WTC2023). The Greek Tunnelling Society joined forces with the Professional Congress Organiser CONVIN SA, the...

08 March 2021
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited ("HML") has launched Harbour Studio, a brand-new facility at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre ("HKCEC") for online and virtual events.

08 March 2021
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) celebrates the International Women’s Day this year with its wonder women in a fun virtual photo meet.

05 March 2021
This stamp allows travellers to easily recognize destinations and tourism businesses around the world that have adopted globally standardized health and hygiene protocols to ensure visitors have a safe and enjoyable experience.

05 March 2021
VICTORIA, B.C. – Destination Greater Victoria is the first major destination marketing organization or convention and visitors’ bureau in North America to achieve a Carbon Neutral designation from leading climate advisory services company Offsetters

05 March 2021
For the sixth time, the ICE Kraków Congress Centre has been singled out for distinction at the international Meetings Star Award competition.

05 March 2021
The International Book Fair in Kraków® attracts thousands of readers from all over the country. For three days, the KRAKDENT® trade show turns the city into a capital of the dental industry.

04 March 2021
IUFoST World Congress coming to Italy for the first time: a successful bid through a collaboration with the Italian Food Technology Association, AIM Group International, the city of Rimini and the Palacongressi di Rimini.

04 March 2021
The Estonian Convention Bureau has bolstered its digital communication offering by launching a much-upgraded version of the ecb.ee website that delivers better tools and new features for event planners.

03 March 2021
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) used its closure period during coronavirus (COVID-19) last year to start streamlining the employee and customer experience, selecting Ungerboeck as their partner to upgrade their Core Systems.

02 March 2021
GainingEdge, has launched the first annual report on Leveraging Intellectual Capital of convention destinations, based on an analysis of international association leadership.

01 March 2021
We want to share some curious facts with you that may surprise you. Since 1880 and until today, Sitges has been positioning itself as a cosmopolitan tourist destination, specialized as a #MICEdestination since 1992.

01 March 2021
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01 March 2021
Xiamen Marathon, as announced by the World Athletics website, was rated as the 2021 World Athletics Elite Platinum Label race, making it the second marathon in China (the 13th in the world) awarded with this distinction.

01 March 2021
Xiamen Marathon, announced by the World Athletics website, was rated as the 2021 World Athletics Elite Platinum Label race, making it the second marathon in China (the 13th in the world) awarded with this distinction.

26 February 2021
Business Events Council Malaysia highlights convention centres’ vital role as business and community engagement platform

24 February 2021
The international promotion of the city of Valencia gains further momentum thanks to the partnership between the Conference Centre and World Design Capital Valencia 2022 in the new agreement signed by the two organisations.

24 February 2021
Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) and Expo Tel Aviv, Israel’s leading exhibition centre, will partner towards fostering further collaboration and cooperation in the regional business tourism sector.

22 February 2021
As the Ungerboeck Learning Center celebrates its 1-year Anniversary, it’s a good opportunity to reflect on what we have learned and a time to celebrate the wins...

19 February 2021
For the first time, the international No-Dig 2022 conference brings together experts in trenchless techniques from around the world to Finland. The event, organised at Messukeskus 3 – 5 October 2022, is hosted by the Finnish Society for Trenchless Te

17 February 2021
GainingEdge, has launched a new internal unit, GainingEdge Analysis & Research (GEAR), with a mission to expand and improve the quality of research available to international convention destinations.

15 February 2021
The opening of a new aquarium, 'Aqua Planet Gwanggyo', completes the Suwon MICE Complex in Korea's Gyeonggi Province.

09 February 2021
The English Core Cities have joined forces to come together in a UK industry first, to support the conference and events industry as it continues to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, with the launch of Hybrid Events Solution UK (HESUK)

09 February 2021
The Chiba hosted Monorailex 2019 organized by the International Monorail Association is among the recipients of the Japan National Tourism Organization Recognition Award 2020.

08 February 2021
The Lantern Festival signifies the arrival of spring, and is also called the “Little New Year.” Lively and wonderfully colorful activities will be held in celebration all over the place, bursting with glowing lanterns and festoons!

06 February 2021
GONSIN Escorted Bao'an Administration of Shenzhen Transportation Bureau

05 February 2021
Triumph Group International collaborated with Fondazione Cortina 2021 for the Opening Ceremony of the 2021 Alpine World Ski Championships in Cortina d’Ampezzo. The show will retrace the history of the world ski championship and illuminate the uniquen

05 February 2021
The virtual TSCW conference 2021 in Tampere, Finland brought together over 1700 participants and 200 speakers from 66 countries. The conference covered themes from mobility to healthcare and security to sustainability.

05 February 2021
A new regional Convention Bureau has been launched today in the UK representing Bristol, Bath and the surrounding area. The bureau will proactively promote the region as a location for business events.

04 February 2021
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) is celebrating the Year of the Metal Ox with a delightful festive menu for a safe and convenient Reunion Dinner this Chinese New Year Eve, with the options of door-delivery and self-collection.

01 February 2021
Site visits are an essential element of preparations for any major event and serve as a prelude to the congress or conference. They are an opportunity for planners and organisers to get to know the venue, explore its capacity and technical specificat

27 January 2021
We are starting a new year with enthusiasm, with many projects and in the hope of seeing the return of in-person events very soon. We are strongly committed to the MICE sector and that is why, we are working for the future, we want to see you again.

26 January 2021
In a time when many governments are scrutinized over their handling of COVID-19, Taipei City's MICE community developed a measured response plan for creating a safe environment during the transformation of its business events scene.

25 January 2021
The Chinese New Year is approaching, time to get out and buy all your New Year goods, sweeping out the old to bring in the new.

23 January 2021
GONSIN Promotes Education Modernization With Its Powerful Technology

22 January 2021
Ungerboeck, The World’s Event Software, hires Casey Jessmon as Chief Information Security Officer. Mr. Jessmon joins Ungerboeck with more than 10 years of experience in operational information security.

22 January 2021
The MICE community in Taipei has been working hard on planning how to provide Covid19 secure event services once the borders will open for MICE event participants.

21 January 2021
When the time is right, the Finnish business events industry will make sure that meeting planners and congress guests who come to Finland can enjoy their trip safely.

21 January 2021
The MICE community in Taipei is considering the present challenges as a catalyst for positive change in all segments of their E & C industries.New options are aggressively initiated to replace the traditional event format.

20 January 2021
Over 8’000 allergy and clinical immunology experts will convene at the EAACI Hybrid Congress 2021, taking place on 10 – 12 July 2021 in Krakow, in ICE Kraków Congress Center.

20 January 2021
Over 8’000 allergy and clinical immunology experts will convene at the EAACI Hybrid Congress 2021, taking place on 10 – 12 July 2021 in Krakow, in ICE Kraków Congress Center.

20 January 2021
For any MICE event the “ Touch of Taiwanese Food “ has been a highlight in the program schedules, the local cuisine have been influenced by its history and its geographic location.

20 January 2021
“All” Taipei’s MICE suppliers are working hard to ensure that all health guidelines are met and exceeded, so participants will know that they are as safe, maybe even safer, on a planned and tightly managed MICE trip than they would be at home.

20 January 2021
The MICE community in Taipei is preparing themselves to start serving domestic events after months of reflection and revising their operating formulas as needed to add “health safety“ as a major factor to the planning and delivery process.