Global civil society activity in Geneva, Switzerland
From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report
Top 10 over 20 years
Geneva is ranked #6 over a 20 year period,
with 4553 meetings since 1999.
Top 10 in Top 25 in 2019Geneva is ranked #13 in 2019, with 173 meetings.
Local UIA Partner
Centre International de Conférence Genèvewebsite: http://www.cicg.ch/
Your congress, seminar or exhibition can be hosted with optimum convenience and comfort in two distinctive conference centres. The CICG and CCV provide rooms with seating from 20 to 2200 places. They are ideally located just off the Place des nations (UN) and within easy reach of the principal international organizations and diplomatic representations in Geneva.
The CICG's versatile infrastructure offers endless solutions and combinations, whatever your needs may be. A spacious lobby, including an information desk, provides a perfect spot for exhibitions, receptions and banquets, and will make your event unique and unforgettable. There are six vast meeting rooms on this level. They can be used as is or converted into larger or smaller units by combining mobile partitions or dividers. The largest of the three meeting rooms can be merged with the room on the next level, resulting in a breathtaking transformation of available space.
A pleasant lounge area equipped with a bar and comfortable armchairs is the perfect spot to relax and catch your breath between two sessions. To make contacts, continue a discussion or simply unwind, the "Espace Léman" is the place to be. You will be pleasingly surprised by what it has to offer: a large assortment of warm, tasty snacks, a newsstand and gift shop.
Geneva Convention Bureauwebsite: http://www.geneve.com
An international meeting venue ideally situated in the heart of Europe, a financial and technological hub with a global reputation, Geneva is a cosmopolitan city, a unique and particularly privileged setting for meetings industry that takes its visitors by surprise. Meeting facilities with state-of-the-art technology, hotels equipped to the most exacting standards (36 conference hotels 3-5 stars, 2 conference centres for up to 10’000 delegates) and highly skilled personnel are other assets that attract tourism professionals. Geneva also has a human dimension: It is known for the quality of life its visitors are delighted to discover. The International Airport welcomes flights from more than 140 destinations and it takes only 6 minutes to reach the city centre by train.
Regarding the scientific field the University of Geneva has a strong international reputation for the quality of its research. In addition to excellent medical clinics, Geneva University Hospitals manage a first-class research program. The renowned CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) is one of the biggest and most prestigious scientific laboratories in the world.
Furthermore Geneva is a big economic hub in many fields providing unique synergies and partnerships: flavors, fragrances, banking, finance, biotech, medtech, cleantech, watchmaking, luxury goods, microtechnologies, commodities trading, trade finance, information technology, and much more.
This dynamic environment has made of Geneva one of the top destinations for world-class international conferences and congresses.
Organizations based in Geneva
World Student Christian Federation Est. 1895
World Meteorological Organization Est. 1947
Inter-Parliamentary Union Est. 1889
World Trade Organization Est. 1995
International Catholic Migration Commission Est. 1951
Alliance internationale de tourisme Est. 1898
World Health Organization Est. 1946
Union for International Cancer Control Est. 1934
International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers Associations Est. 1920
International Society of Endocrinology Est. 1960
International Federation of Consulting Engineers Est. 1913
World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies Est. 1997
IndustriALL Global Union Est. 2012
CHS Alliance Est. 2015
International Pipe Line and Offshore Contractors Association Est. 1966
International Organization for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination Est. 1976
Institute of International Law Est. 1873
International Federation of Inventors' Associations Est. 1968
PEFC Council Est. 1999
International Alliance for Biological Standardization Est. 1955
World Federation of International Music Competitions Est. 1957
Association Catholique Internationale de Services pour la Jeunesse Féminine Est. 1897
International Social Service Est. 1921
World Sephardi Federation Est. 1951
Future Events in GenevaBiennial World Chambers Congress – International Chamber of Commerce – World Chambers Federation2023 World Radiocommunication Conference – International Telecommunication Union2022 Annual Congress – European Association for Osseointegration2022 International Congress of Clinical Neurophysiology – International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology2022 Triennial Congress – International Society of the Rorschach and Projective Methods2022 European Congress on Epileptology – International League Against Epilepsy2022 Conference of the Parties - In Person Segment – Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal – Secretariat of the Basel Convention2022 International Conference – European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology2022 Session of the International Labour Conference – International Labour Organization2022 World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum – International Telecommunication Union – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – United Nations Development Programme – United Nations Conference on Trade and Development2022 Annual Meeting – Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology2022 EBACE : European Business Aviation Convention – European Business Aviation Association2022 International Conference – Geneva Health Forum - Towards Global Access to Health2022 Session – International Telecommunication Union2022 Annual Conference – International Association for Feminist Economics2022 World Cancer Congress – Union for International Cancer Control2022 Annual Meeting – International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission2021 Congrès Annuel – Société Francophone d'Arthroscopie2021 Immuno-Oncology Congress – European Society for Medical Oncology2021 Ministerial Conference – World Trade Organization2021 Session of the International Labour Conference - Second segment – International Labour Organization2021 Annual Conference – World Federation for Hospital Sterilisation Sciences2021 Conference – International Papillomavirus Society2021 Session – Committee Against Torture
Past Events in Geneva
2021 General Assembly – Tantalum-Niobium International Study Center
2021 Session – Committee on Enforced Disappearances
2021 Session – United Nations Human Rights Council
2021 International Infrastructure Conference – International Federation of Consulting Engineers
2021 Annual Conference – European Educational Research Association
2021 Session – Committee on the Rights of the Child
2021 EUROSOIL Congress – European Confederation of Soil Science Societies
2021 Frontiers in ecology - science and society – International Association for Ecology
2021 Session – Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
2021 Session – Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
2021 Congress – International Association of Mathematical Physics
2021 Conference of the Parties - Online Segment – Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal – Secretariat of the Basel Convention
2021 Triennial Congress – International Society of the Rorschach and Projective Methods
2021 Session – Committee Against Torture
2021 Session – International Labour Organization
2021 Congress – International Automobile Recycling Congress
2021 International Liver Congress – European Association for the Study of the Liver
2021 Session – United Nations Human Rights Council
2021 Biennial Conference – International Conference on Electricity Distribution
2021 Slot Conference – International Air Transport Association
2021 Biennial Congress – International Association of Paediatric Dentistry
2021 Session – International Telecommunication Union
2021 Session of the International Labour Conference - First segment – International Labour Organization
2021 Triennial Congress – International Academy of Legal Medicine
2021 Annual Meeting – IEC System of Conformity Assessment Schemes for Electrotechnical Equipment and Components
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