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21st of September 2020
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International Meetings Statistics Report, 61st edition
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3rd of August 2020
17th of July 2020
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UIA's Associations Round Table in Prague has been moved to 4-5 Feb 2021
8th of June 2020

9 June 2020

Union of International Associations (UIA) Round Table Asia-Pacific goes virtual – hosted and powered by Seoul Tourism Organization

UIA’s 8th Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific on 17 & 18 September 2020 will take place in a virtual meeting space set in Seoul

In its 14th year of organizing Round Tables for international associations, this will be the first time UIA will hold the event in a fully virtual format.


The programme of this UIA Associations Round Table will address topics of immediate interest and relevance for associations, such as working with remote teams, finding the ideal destination for an event, association business model innovation, mobilizing resources, achieving goals and finding partners. A keynote speech from the UIA President on the UN’s 75th Anniversary will also be part of the programme.

Registration for the Round Table will open in late June via the UIA website: https://uia.org/roundtable/2020/asiapacific

UIA’s 14th Associations Round Table Europe will be held in Prague on 12 & 13 November 2020
https://uia.org/roundtable/2020/europe


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14th of May 2020
23rd of April 2020

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.

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27th of November 2020
Our world is rapidly changing and we have to adapt and move with these changes as they happen. The events industry is also finding itself in a rapid transformation. One of the key questions is 'how can we plan for, and organise events with the current uncertainty of being able to get our audience together in a physical location?' During the 1st Rotterdam Experiment we will discover the exciting possibilities mixed reality offers the events industry in a living experiment connecting the virtual & live sphere to each other.
26th of November 2020

In response to the prolonged COVID-19 situation, Korea MICE Bureau, under the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), released an updated COVID-19 support program for International Conventions to provide extra assistance to groups affected by the pandemic.

11th of November 2020
Finland is seen as a sustainable and reliable destination, where everything is sure to work without a hitch - for conference organizers and expats alike. 

Finland ranks #1 in the Sustainable Expat Living Report
4th of November 2020

Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre is increasingly committed to promoting responsible travel & events by joining Visit Finland’s Sustainable Travel Finland program.

29th of October 2020
If there is something that Covid-19 has told us is that university lifelong learning (ULLL) will be from now on even more relevant and needed than ever.
23rd of October 2020
Korea MICE Expo <https://www.koreamiceexpo.com> (KME), Korea’s largest trade show for meeting professionals and incentive planners, returns this year as a hybrid event for the first time, held offline at Songdo ConvensiA, Incheon with a corresponding virtual event from November 24-27, 2020.
22nd of October 2020
September and October are usually the busiest months for association meetings in Finland. This year is no exception - only the formats are different: there are dozens of online and hybrid meetings and conferences this autumn in all Finnish congress cities. 

21st of October 2020

The ESG / SRI Market grows at a stable pace in the last years, becoming a global market trend. The 5th ESG Investments & Sustainable Finance Forum, powered by Global Sustain, is more relevant than ever before, bringing forward issues related to the current COVID-19 crisis and the mainstreaming of an ESG culture. This year, for safety reasons, the 5th ESG Investments & Sustainable Finance

6th of October 2020

Visit Finland has issued Sustainable Travel Finland (STF) labels to around 30 Finnish travel service companies. This new accreditation program signifies that these companies satisfy Visit Finland’s sustainable travel criteria, which cover economic, ecological, social and cultural sustainability. With the lifting of international travel restrictions, responsible and sustainable business models become more important than ever.

6th of October 2020
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