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ICCA Member Press Releases

24 June 2020
Chiba Convention Bureau continued its initiative to reach to business partners around the world. This time through Chiba Japan MICE Promotion Video. The video is focused on Chiba's strengths as best meeting destination.

24 June 2020
Chiba Convention Bureau has launched the COVID-19 Support Program and "Get along with Chiba" is a compilation of message videos campaign from our stakeholders.

23 June 2020
AIM Group’s new company will act as a start-up hub and incubator that fosters digital transformation in communication, brand activation and marketing technology.

23 June 2020
The construction of a new exhibition convention facility is set to begin in Jamsil, Seoul, on the grounds surrounding the current Jamsil Sports Complex.

23 June 2020
The Centre will provide a safe, hygienic, controlled and secure environment to meet client’s business event requirements

22 June 2020
On Wednesday 17 June the Finnish Government outlined that indoor events for more than 500 persons can be organized from August onward in Finland. Messukeskus published COVID-19 safety guidelines and continues to fully plan its autumn program.

22 June 2020
Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) has begun the complex task of reopening as an event venue, adopting new and improved standard practices and participating in various campaigns to ensure safe meetings in the 'new normal'

18 June 2020
Quito is now top 11, rose one place compared to 2018.

MICE industry has been recognized as an important contributor to regional and national economies.

65% of the events that took place in Ecuador in 2019 were hosted in Quito

18 June 2020
GainingEdge held individual advice clinics with 25 CVBs/DMOs in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, the Middle East, and Africa on how destinations can build confidence with stakeholders through effective, credible communications.

18 June 2020
The safety of our clients is of utmost importance to us. Business events suppliers in Finland monitor and follow the advice of authorities regarding the corona virus situation and work together to ensure the safety of the facilities and services.

17 June 2020
Taipei is not only the nucleus for Taiwan’s cultural-creative industry. It also has numerous unique venues combining historical spaces and cultural-creative enterprises, providing participants with one-of-a-kind MICE experiences.

17 June 2020
On June 11, a MICE Restart Press Conference was hosted by the Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), announcing the reopening of domestic MICE with new public health regulation.

10 June 2020
We are spreading word on the movements that Osaka has been taking to safely reinvigorate the MICE industry and local economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

10 June 2020
The beating heart of the European Conference will be the new Meeting and Convention Centre in Bruges, which is currently under construction.

10 June 2020
Under a relatively new support scheme from the City of Tallinn, delegates to international conferences can ride the capital’s buses, trolleys and trams free of charge.

10 June 2020
In a step to encourage growing business tourism in Dubai and promote its potential as a host city for major international conferences and meetings, Dubai Customs has signed a cooperation agreement with the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing

08 June 2020
The Centre's team is moving a step further in sustainability and is currently focusing on strengthening the Centre's environmental commitment by aligning all our operations with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDAs).

08 June 2020
Taipei City offers comprehensive hard and soft MICE facilities, such as the Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei International Convention Center, Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, and other facilities.

03 June 2020
In order to be able to get back to work in the new 1.5m-economy Parthen introduces durable and affordable cardboard division panels suitable for office, hospitalilty industry or registration desks. This makes it easy and safe to keep your distance.

02 June 2020
The Central Epidemic Command Center has announced that after closely observing the global epidemic situation, the risk of contracting COVID-19 is gradually decreasing, and local and international travel is slowly recovering.

01 June 2020
During the Covid-19 pandemic, Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center and Bali Nusa Dua Hotel employees donate blood for saving lives and be safe.

29 May 2020
We strive to make VenueOps the most intuitive and productive software tool for venues around the world. That's why we're SO excited to announce that we've expanded the Eventbooking team to Europe!

28 May 2020
Nara Prefectural Convention Center in Japan, which was closed for a while to prevent the spread of COVID-19, is re-opening with a number of precautionary measures to welcome business events back.

27 May 2020
Points for description Read to know the reasons: 1) No Vaccine 2) Fear of Travel 3) High cost travelling 4) Major Participation from the particular State/ City

27 May 2020
Know what solutions Meetings and More has bring to handle Onsite events in Post Covid Era.

27 May 2020
Covid 19 - The MEET THE MEETING event kicked off the new solution put forward by IEG Event & Conference Division, reaching an audience of over 20,000.

26 May 2020
Leeds’ teams including Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust and the University of Leeds are working to help in the fight against COVID-19 at a regional, national and international level.

26 May 2020
The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre ("HKCEC") is ready to welcome events back to Hong Kong. With a series of preventive measures in place, the HKCEC welcomed the city's first exhibition since the COVID-19 pandemic.

26 May 2020
In response to the current COVID-19 situation, the Korea MICE Bureau, under the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), has introduced a new support program for conventions and meetings & incentives to provide extra assistance to groups affected by COVID-1

25 May 2020
Quito, la ciudad de los recintos para eventos

22 May 2020
Social distancing has become second nature in today’s COVID-19 world and the Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) has enhanced and updated its Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to adapt to the requirements.

21 May 2020
Air Canada's CleanCare+, includes mandatory temperature check, required health questionnaire, mandatory face coverings for passengers and crew, Customer Care kit for hand cleaning and hygiene, and more personal space in economy class.

20 May 2020
AIM Group International paves the way on how to realise events despite the Covid-19 crisis by organising a full digital congress as a virtual digital experience for the Italian Academy of Prosthetic Odontology (AIOP).

20 May 2020
This Kenes Group white paper explores the expedition into uncharted territory – that of the virtual conference.

18 May 2020
Amidst the Covid 19 pandemic, Quito Tourism tries to boost the Meeting & Conventions Industry launching a new initiative called “CoLaboratory” (the name of the initiative combines the words collaboration and laboratory).

18 May 2020
Holding and taking part in trade shows in Italy in complete safety, in total respect of the rules and healthcare protocols, protecting the health of companies and visitors: HERE’S ITALIAN EXHIBITION GROUP’S #SAFEBUSINESS PROJECT.

16 May 2020
EveStance is Evenesis' newest solution to help event, space & venue owners including convention centres to monitor in real-time and ensure every social distancing guidelines are adhered to. Any violation will trigger alerts via email, SMS & WhatsApp.

15 May 2020
Organisers of international congresses embrace Utrecht as their inspiring congress destination The city reached the 98th place in the ICCA Ranking, which means Utrecht re-entered the top 100 of most popular congress destinations worldwide.

15 May 2020
In February 2019, the BestCities Global Alliance, which is managed by GainingEdge, published a news article on the benefits of partnership. The importance of working more closely together is even more pronounced as a strategic response to COVID-19.

14 May 2020
The Greek capital moved up to the 17th place in the world and the 12th in Europe for 2019, its highest ranking ever at the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Annual Report 2019.

14 May 2020
At a press conference on Tuesday the Icelandic Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir announced that from June 15, the 14 day quarantine will not be mandatory for passengers arriving at Keflavík International Airport. Instead, tourists and Icelandic resi

13 May 2020
Cape Town has once again ranked as the top city for hosting international association meetings in Africa, according to the 2019 International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Statistics Report.

13 May 2020
New reporting is out on Taipei’s convention and exhibition industry international rankings! According to the latest statistics from the ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association), released yesterday evening (May 12), in 2019 the total

12 May 2020
Kenes Group was one of the big winners at the 10th-anniversary edition of the Global Eventex Awards. The company won first place in Cause Event and an impressive five other prestigious accolades.

12 May 2020
Following Boardroom's call to offer support, Taiwan got back with an in-depth explanation of what they are doing to provide a safe environment in these dire times. Here is what they said.

11 May 2020
Safety, safeguarding relationships with customers, rescheduling events, newformats. These are the drivers guiding IEG Event & Conference Division.

11 May 2020
ICC’s digital platform offers a friendly solution for managing congresses, trade shows, and business functions

Allows producers and organizers to set up conferences or events

05 May 2020
In recognition of Global Meetings Industry Day on April 14, Quito’s official tourism organization, the Quito Tourism Board, launched online-based MICE Week from April 14th to 17th for Latin America, to discuss the industry’s future after COVID-19

05 May 2020
The entire team is working seamlessly at a strategic, tactical and operational level to turn this threat into an opportunity for improvement and progress. This task also includes the Centre's suppliers whose contributions help to attract business.

04 May 2020
Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre points the way for the sustainable event business globally.