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17th 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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20th of May 2021
BEN-Africa Conference 2021: Inclusive and Principled Business: Ethical Values; African Stakeholders
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20th of May 2021
Daegu City held the Opening Ceremony of EXCO’s 2nd Exhibition Hall (East Wing) on April 28th. The ceremony was held in conjunction with the hall’s opening event - International Green Energy Expo.
18th of May 2021

We are proud to announce that Kraków has been shortlisted as a host city for the 61st ICCA Congress! The International Congress and Convention Association has selected 3 cities as potential organisers of the 2022 event. Kraków’s rivals are Athens and Bangkok.

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17th of May 2021

The ninth edition of Meetings Week Poland (MWP) was devoted to the meetings industry 2.0, i.e. to the transformation that both the industry and the tools it offers are undergoing. The participants, touching upon various aspects of the meetings and events market, saw -  in a difficult pandemic situation - the opportunity to create a market from scratch and take advantage of the chance to make a difference.

12th of May 2021
A year after the premiere of Poland Online Site Inspection (POSI), a comprehensive online guide for meeting planners, the Polish Tourism Organisation - Poland Convention Bureau summarizes the project and
29th of April 2021
As the first Nordic event organiser, Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre has received a Covid-19 certificate in recognition of exemplary work for Covid-19 safety. The certificate has been awarded by SAFE Asset Group, an international certification and consulting company specialising in the security of commercial premises.

26th of April 2021
The document inspired by ICCA’s Kaohsiung Protocol, for which the Polish MICE industry had been waiting for a few months, was announced in ICE Kraków Congress Centre on Tuesday 23rd March 2021. During the webinar, members of KRAKÓW NETWORK – a business initiative originated and organised by the Krakow Festival Office (KBF), the operator of the ICE Kraków Congress Centre – presented the process of elaboration and
23rd of April 2021
Korea is set to unveil its newest convention center, Ulsan Exhibition and Convention Center (UECO) on April 29, 2021. UECO will be the 17th convention center in Korea, anticipated to turn the Southeastern Metropolitan City of Ulsan into the next hub for the Korean MICE industry.
15th of April 2021
Scandic Grand Central Helsinki offers a global, unique hotel experience in the stunning historic Art Nouveau building, formerly known as the head office of Finland´s railway company, designed by Eliel Saarinen. The hotel interior has an old-fashioned charm which meets a modern style in an inspirational way and will be a unique event and meeting place in the heart of Helsinki.

8th of April 2021
Finland Convention Bureau has collected practical information for those planning an event in Finland. The page includes information on general health and safety measures, arriving and moving around, safety protocols in venues, and coronavirus situation update.

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