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The UIA welcomes its newest Associate Member, the Destination DC.
UIA's Associations Round Table in Prague has been moved to 4-5 Feb 2021
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
The UIA welcome's it's newest Associate Member, the Turkey Tourism Promotion and Development Agency (TGA) .
The UIA welcome's it's newest Associate Member, the Daejeon International Marketing Enterprise (DIME) .
DIME is a city-government’s marketing institution created to invigorate the local economy and enhance the city identity.
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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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.
Finland ranks #1 in the Sustainable Expat Living Report
Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre is increasingly committed to promoting responsible travel & events by joining Visit Finland’s Sustainable Travel Finland program.
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
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.