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10th of March 2020
29th of January 2020

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.

13th of December 2019
25th of November 2019

Boardroom has published an article about UIA's Round Table Europe 2019 entitled "Getting in Shape with UIA Round Table Europe".

"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/

21st of November 2019

Founded in 2004, GainingEdge operates from seven cities worldwide and has successfully delivered over 100 engagements across the globe. They have an excellent track record in association management consulting, establishment of new convention & visitor bureaus, capability development of existing bureaus, destination strategy, convention centre feasibility studies and in-market convention and incentive sales representation.

21st of November 2019

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:

31st of October 2019

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.

30th of October 2019

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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.

8th of April 2021
Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC) reaffirms their premier world-class standard by offering a comprehensive meeting package with an offer for a COVID-19 insurance by Asia Insurance. Customers will receive 30-day COVID-19 cover starting from a participated date, which including coverage of up to THB 500,000 for medical expenses due to injury or sickness from the pandemic. This comprehensive package is available
31st of March 2021
The Airport Agency announces that the 18th CONNECT Route Development Forum will be hosted by Business Tampere, from Wednesday 23rd to Friday 25th February 2022. Supporting the aviation industry for the past 17 years, the first and much awaited face-to-face event of 2022 is set to help drive the recovery process of the aviation industry.

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