Global civil society activity in Barcelona, Spain

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 10 over 20 years

Barcelona is ranked #8 over a 20 year period,
with 9083 meetings since 2001.

Top 10 in 2021

Barcelona is ranked #9 in 2021, with 172 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Turisme de Barcelona


Barcelona is a metropolis which is fully equipped to host meetings.

It is one of the cities in Europe and the world which host the greatest number of international congresses. Barcelona gets first position in the ICCA ranking and tenth position in the UIA ranking for the year 2017. Leading multinationals choose Barcelona for their conventions and product presentations. Furthermore, in recent years, Barcelona has proved itself to be one of Europe’s most attractive and dynamic cities, and this has made it one of the preferred incentive trip destinations.

Organizations based in Barcelona

International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety Est. 1999

Sociedad Iberoamericana de Neurourologia y Uroginecologia Est. 1987

European Society for Haemapheresis and Haemotherapy Est. 2014

European Low Gravity Research Association Est. 1979

Asociación Iberoamericana de Periodistas Especializados y Técnicos Est. 1981

International Federation of Film Societies Est. 1947

Federación Iberoamericana de Asociaciones Veterinarias de Animales de Compañia

Sociedad Iberolatinoamericana Ulceras y Heridas

Federación Iberoamericana Urbanistas Est. 2010

European Energy Mediators Group Est. 2007

International Centre for Coastal Resources Research Est. 1993

Euro-Mediterranean Study Commission Est. 1994

Escarre International Centre for the Ethnic Minorities and Nations Est. 1975

Servetus International Society Est. 2003

European Forest Genetic Resources Programme Est. 1994

José Carreras International Leukaemia Foundation Est. 1988

European Community Studies Association Est. 1987

Magnetic Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis

European Group on Tumour Markers Est. 1997

Centre for Cooperation in the Mediterranean Est. 2005

European Forest Institute Mediterranean Facility Est. 2007

International Interfaith Investment Group Est. 2005

Union for the Mediterranean Est. 1995

Red Europea de Institutos de la Familia Est. 1995

Arco Latino Est. 2002

View More profiles (172 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Barcelona

2027 CongressEuropean Association of Dermato-Oncology

2025 International Congress on ArchivesInternational Council on Archives

2025 General SessionInternational Association for Dental Research

2025 Annual CongressEuropean Association of Nuclear Medicine

2024 Annual MeetingScoliosis Research Society

2024 World CongressWorld Society of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons

2024 Biennial International ConferenceInternational Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health

2024 Annual MeetingEuropean Meteorological Society

2024 Annual MeetingEuropean Bone and Joint Infection Society

2024 Biennial ConferenceEuropean Association of Social Anthropologists

2024 Red Sea ConferenceRed Sea Conference

2024 Biennial ConferenceInternational Association for People-Environment Studies

2024 International Conference on Reliable Software TechnologiesAda-Europe

2024 European Conference on General Thoracic SurgeryEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons

2024 European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious DiseasesEuropean Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

2024 European PF Patient SummitEuropean Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and Related Disorders Federation

2023 European Headache CongressEuropean Headache Federation

2023 Autumn SeminarEuropean University Continuing Education Network

2023 Annual ConferencePolyurea Development Association Europe

2023 Science and Cooking World Congress

2023 SEVC: Southern European Veterinary ConferenceSouthern European Veterinary Conference

2023 The Class ConferenceThe Class Foundation

2023 Tomorrow.Mobility World CongressEIT Urban Mobility

2023 Annual MeetingAir Movement and Control Association International

2023 General MeetingEuropean Metropolitan Transport Authorities

View More Future Events (31 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Barcelona

2023 Conference – Femise Network
2023 Congress – European Association of Neurosurgical Societies
2023 Congress – European Society of Veterinary Internal MedicineEuropean College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Companion Animals
2023 Conference – European Forum for Primary Care
2023 European Emergency Medicine Congress – European Society for Emergency Medicine
2023 EuroBrake Annual Forum – International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies
2023 World Congress – International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies
2023 Annual Meeting – Stichting Lupus Academy Foundation
2023 ERCOFTAC International Symposium on Engineering Turbulence Modelling and Measurements (ETMM) – European Research Community on Flow, Turbulence and Combustion
2023 Congress – International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists
2023 Congress – Association of European Geographical Societies
2023 Congress – European Economic Association
2023 European Summer Meeting – Econometric Society
2023 International Conference on Sustainable Development – Ontario International Development Agency
2023 ENCALS Meeting – European Network for the Cure of ALS
2023 Biennial Conference – International Association of Genocide Scholars
2023 Conference – European Network for Music Educators and Researchers of Young Children
2023 World Parkinson Congress – World Parkinson Coalition
2023 Conference on Spanish Fluid Mechanics – European Research Community on Flow, Turbulence and Combustion
2023 Conference – European Initiative for Security Studies
2023 Updates in Science/A Brighter Future Through Clinical Trials – Digestive Cancers Europe
2023 World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer – European Society for Medical Oncology
2023 ACI EUROPE / WORLD Annual General Assembly, Conference (WAGA) – Airports Council InternationalAirports Council International - European Region
2023 International Marine Technicians Workshop (INMARTECH) – International Research Ship Operators
2023 Global Forum on Leadership, Learning and Strategic Change – Global Forum on Leadership, Learning and Strategic Change

View More Past Events (6068 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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