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Coronavirus: Tokyo’s Congress Corporation Reports from Japan

Tokyo-based Congress Corporation has sent Iceberg partner Boardroom a letter outlining the current status of the Japanese events industry. The COVID-19 crisis even saw the 2020 Summer Olympics being postponed. Having also had to weather SARS in 2003, Congress President Noriko Takeuchi has been among those lobbying for government relief. From Boardroom…

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Autonomous Tractor Trails Smart Farming Conference

Japan is hosting a “smart farming” conference this year as its manufacturers use technology to improve yield efficiencies in the sector. The International Conference on Agricultural Internet of Things and Smart Farming is being held this April in Tokyo. It comes as the Osaka-based Kubota Corporation has unveiled a fully autonomous tractor. From AMI Intellectual Capitals…

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Edinburgh’s BestCities Departure “Shock”

As a founding member of twenty years’ standing, the departure of Edinburgh from Iceberg partner BestCities Global Alliance came as quite a shock. BestCities’ new MD Lesley Williams felt the loss very keenly, having in the past spent seven years as Head of Business Tourism at Marketing Edinburgh’s Convention Bureau. From Meetings & Incentive Travel…

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BestCities Marks 20th as Madrid Wins Forum

Iceberg partner BestCities Global Alliance is marking its 20th year on the back its Copenhagen Global Forum in December. Madrid has been announced as taking on the baton of the 2020 event, under the banner strapline of “Developing Legacy Together”. In Copenhagen, eighteen international association executives attended. From Meetings International…

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Tokyo Secures Major Parkinson’s Congress

The Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau has announced that the Japanese capital secured its bid to host the 7th Asian and Oceanian Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Congress at the Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba in 2021. AOPMC 2021 is anticipated to lead future breakthroughs in research and attract over 1,200 specialists. From Boardroom…

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Tokyo Wins ISDE 2022 World Congress

The World Congress for Esophageal Diseases is expected to be bigger than ever when it returns to Tokyo in 2022. The International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus was founded by Dr Kōmei Nakayama in 1979, and its first World Congress was held in Japan’s capital in 1980. From AMI Intellectual Capitals…

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WorldMUN2020 and WCPT 2023 in Tokyo

Tokyo has secured two significant international meetings: the 29th Harvard World Model United Nations in 2020 and the World Confederation for Physical Therapy General Meeting and Congress in 2023. WCPT’s congress is expected to attract over 6,000 delegates. WorldMUN 2020 is expected to draw more than 2,100 university students. From Boardroom…

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14 March 2019

UFI Asia-Pacific Conference 2019, Tokyo, Japan

The most important gathering of Asian exhibition industry leaders, this fast-paced, two day event is geared towards providing industry updates and insights from across the region, combined with quality networking and unique cultural experiences.

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20 July 2018

PCMA-ICESAP Knowledge Exchange, Tokyo, Japan

Please note that this Knowledge Exchange will be conducted in Japanese. Participants will be provided with the opportunity to exchange insights on leveraging digital technology so as to better engage with employees by seeking unique, personalized experiences. Evaluate your current engagement strategy to identify opportunities for innovation; Integrate cutting-edge technology into your engagement channels that align…

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Three Key Questions: The USPs of PCOs

At the recent International Association of Professional Congress Organisers Annual Meeting in Tokyo, an Iceberg partner asked four distinguished industry voices – including IAPCO’s new president – what value a PCO brings to the table for associations, what sector trends they were seeing, and how they saw the importance of IAPCO certification. From Boardroom…

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