The Union of International Associations (UIA) has invited 25,000 international associations to participate in its 8th edition of the Survey on International Meetings Issues to uncover how they organize their meetings and conferences. The Report will be released on 12th November 2020 at the annual UIA Associate Members Meeting in Prague and be freely available to the public on the UIA’s website.
UIA offers 30 and 90 Day access options to its associations database Yearbook of International Organizations Online.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) technical guidance from the World Health Organization:
The UIA welcome's it's newest Associate Member, the Davos Convention Bureau.
The Convention Bureau Davos (CB) represents and markets the Destination Davos Klosters international and national as meeting place for congresses, meetings, incentives and events.
The UIA welcome's it's newest Associate Member, the World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Federation (WBPF).
The UIA extends a warm welcome to it's newest Associate Member, Promperú - Comision del Peru para la Exportacion y el Turismo. Promperú promotes tourism and awareness of the MICE industry in Peru.
"The UIA Round Tables are organized annually by the Union of International Associations, the Brussels-based research institute and documentation centre. They lie at the very core of UIA’s education project, and provide an opportunity to learn through networking and practice how to better run associations. UIA has been a pioneer in monitoring and provision of information on international organizations, international associations and their global challenges since its establishment in 1907."
You can read the full article here: https://boardroom.global/getting-in-shape-with-uia-round-table-europe/
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The UIA welcomes its newest Associate Member - Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC)!
BITEC is a world class exhibition and convention venue. For over two decades BITEC continues to serve the MICE industry through a diverse portfolio of events including global congresses, meetings and product display events. Its offering includes:
The UIA welcomes its newest Associate Member - Strategic Research & Insight!
Strategic Research & Marketing is a full-service research and evaluation agency based in Cardiff, Wales. With many years of experience across a large number of projects and sectors, they offer assistance in a wide range of research areas.
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Let's overcome COVID-19! Healing Unique Venues found in Busan
On the 17th of June, 2020, the Finnish Government agreed to ease the restrictions as follows:
We are really looking forward participating at #MeetGB Virtual event on Tuesday, 23rd June.
If you are joining, stop by our virtual booth #11 and discover how the London CVB is ready to support you with your future events.
The safety of our clients and our personnel is of utmost importance to us at the Finland Convention Bureau. Business events suppliers in Finland monitor and follow the advice of authorities regarding the corona virus situation and work together around health safety to ensure the safety of the facilities and services.
We want to thank our clients for cooperation during this exceptional situation which affects us all. We hope to meet you all soon again!
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-19.