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AIPC 2018: How the Global Affects the Local

Iceberg partner AIPC, the international association of congress centres, represents more than 185 venues in 60 countries. The AIPC Annual Congress fosters excellence in every aspect of centre management, and the 2018 event at ExCeL London saw about 250 delegates tackling the theme of “Strategies for a Changing World!”. From Boardroom…

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St Petersburg Wins 25th World Energy Congress

St Petersburg has won the 25th running of the World Energy Congress in 2022. Russia saw off competition from Portugal and the USA to host the six-day event, which is run by the World Energy Council and attracts around 4,000 international delegates. Russia last hosted in Moscow fifty years ago. From Association Meetings International…

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ACC Liverpool Announces Six Major Event Wins

ACC Liverpool has confirmed a series of six conference wins that will bring in more than 7,000 delegates and millions of pounds’ economic impact over the next five years. The first three will be the European Veterinary Dermatology Congress in 2019, and the National Osteoporosis Society and National Union of Students in 2020. From Meetpie.com…

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Brisbane Hosts IPSA World Congress of Political Science

Brisbane has just become a hub for world politics and governance as more than 2,400 political science experts gathered for a five-day congress hosted at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. The 25th IPSA World Congress of Political Science attracted nearly 1,000 more delegates than were expected, eighty percent from abroad. From Association Meetings International…

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Dubai to Host World Congress of Gastroenterology 2021

Dubai has emerged as host city for the World Gastroenterology Organisation’s biennial World Congress of Gastroenterology 2021. The Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre will welcome over 6,000 delegates from around the world, all of them gathering to share knowledge and best practice, and to advance the health science of gastroenterology. From tmf dialogue marketing…

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UFI to Host its 2020 Global Congress in Oman

UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, has chosen Oman and its new Convention & Exhibition Centre to host its 2020 Global Congress. The annual event brings together more than 500 industry professionals from over 50 countries. Last year it was hosted in Johannesburg, and the year before in Shanghai. From Boardroom…

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Valencia Conference Centre Bags AIPC’s Apex Award

The Valencia Conference Centre in Spain has just snagged AIPC’s Apex Award in London. The International Association of Convention Centres trophy is notoriously difficult to win, since it is judged by each facilities’ users. Client testimonials were analysed by market research firm Ipsos under rigorous evaluation criteria established for judging the award. From Association Meetings International…

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MCEC Expansion Opens with Malaria World Congress

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s expansion has been officially opened by Victoria Acting Premier James Merlino. The AU$205 million project adds 20,000 square metres, making MCEC at 70,000 square metres Australia’s largest conference and exhibition venue. The first event held in the new expansion was the 1st Malaria World Congress. From CIM News Magazine…

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Adelaide: BioMed City Attracts Conference Dividend

Adelaide’s decision to build one of the largest life science hubs in the Southern Hemisphere has begun to pay dividends, with the city now winning a major international biomedical event. The South Australian capital will host the triennial World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering in 2024, bringing in over 2,500 delegates. From Intellectual Capitals…

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Sapporo: A Japanese Legacy of Wilder Meetings

The rich natural environment of Sapporo has much to offer when it comes to hosting meetings, as it did for the 5th International Wildlife Management Congress of July 2015. Japan’s fifth-largest city boasts academic institutions that lead in the fields of geosciences, organic chemistry, agriculture, forestry, energy, medicine, pharma, animal behavior and veterinary sciences. From Boardroom…

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Successful Meetings Survey: International Meeting Trends

Recently Successful Meetings sent out a survey to its readership about their international events. While most planners responding thought the number they held in 2018 would stay the same, almost a third said it would increase, and only six percent decrease. Cost, travel time and language barrier are still the top challenges. From Successful Meetings…

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Newcastle Enjoys Life Sciences Conference Boom

Newcastle is enjoying a boom in medical conferences, as it prepares to welcome almost 4,000 delegates this year to a string of national and international association meetings in the life sciences. Four major conferences are taking place in September alone: on the thyroid, obesity, nutrition, and a joint conference on teratology (developmental abnormalities). From Meetpie.com…

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