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Updated edition of “Good Practice Guide: Addressing COVID-19 Requirements for Re-opening Business Events”

Good Practice Guide: Addressing COVID-19 Requirements for Re-opening

The third updated and expanded edition of “Good Practice Guide: Addressing COVID-19 Requirements for Re-opening Business Events” is released. The report is produced jointly by AIPC, the International Association of Convention Centres, ICCA, the International Convention and Congress Association, and UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry. Driven by their Joint Safety & Security […]

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ICCA and BestCities Global Alliance launch Incredible Impacts Awards 2021

BestCities incredible Impact Award

ICCA and BestCities Global Alliance opened applications for the fifth year of the Incredible Impacts Programme – a global initiative that shines a light on associations delivering lasting societal change through congress. This year’s programme also responds to the industry challenges faced as a result of the pandemic by welcoming applications from associations that have successfully […]

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ICCA Congress (hybrid edition)

ICCA World Congress 2020

ICCA has worked in collaboration with Maritz Global Events on the format of this years’ Congress. ICCA’s global community of member-suppliers and associations can experience the future of global events live in Kaohsiung, at a regional hub or virtually from 1-3 November 2020. An innovative virtual platform will give all attendees the opportunity to network […]

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Founder of Khan Academy keynote speaker at ICCA Congress

Salman Khan keynote speaker ICCA congress 2020

Founder and CEO of the nonprofit Khan Academy, Salman Khan, will be joining this years’ ICCA Global Hybrid Congress Experience as keynote speaker. Revolutionize education Salman Khan seeks to remove the barriers to education that leave over 600 million children lacking basic math and reading skills. His free, world-class curriculum—available to anyone, anywhere—has made a […]

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Microsoft’s Bob Bejan keynote speaker ICCA Congress

Bob Bejan ICCA keynote speaker

Bob Bejan, Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President: Global Events, Production Studios and Marketing Community, has been confirmed as a speaker for the 59th ICCA Congress, a global hybrid experience. Bob Bejan is responsible for the development, production and execution of global events and experiential marketing for Microsoft. He and his team are reimagining the corporate event […]

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59th ICCA Congress 2020 – Global Kick-Off

ICCA World Congress 2020

ICCA will hold a Global Kick-Off to share the journey and decision-making process behind the 59th ICCA Congress – a global hybrid experience, and answer questions from press and the wider audience. The broadcast will be held on Friday 11 September 2020, 13:00 CET from the DRPG studios in the UK. Hybrid congress format ICCA […]

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ICCA liveblog on Coronavirus outbreak

Liveblog ICCA on Coronavirus

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has started a liveblog on the Coronavirus outbreak.  The goal is to help meeting professionals find reliable information about the novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak and to share meetings industry-related resources with the global ICCA community of meeting suppliers and associations. When facing uncertainty or crisis, identifying reliable and […]

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ICCA launches Association Community

ICCA President James Rees

ICCA has announced the January 2020 launch of its “ICCA Association Community” in a message on October 15th to its global membership. Offering education, connections, tools and resources to assist and support international associations in organising more effective meetings, the new platform will officially welcome association executives into ICCA’s global association meeting community as affiliates. […]

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