Global civil society activity in Barcelona, Spain

← New location search | View all of Spain

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

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

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

Observatoire des relations Union Européenne - Amérique latine

International Network of Centres for Computer Applications Est. 1985

View More profiles (169 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Barcelona

2027 CongressEuropean Paediatric Neurology Society

2027 CongressEuropean Association of Dermato-Oncology

2026 World Congress of ArchitectsUnion internationale des architectes

2025 International Congress on ArchivesInternational Council on Archives

2025 ESEB CongressEuropean Society for Evolutionary Biology

2025 General SessionInternational Association for Dental Research

2025 ConferenceEuropean Wound Management Association

2025 World Congress on Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Medicine (MFNM)International Foundation for Maternal, Periconceptional, Perinatal and Neonatal Medicine

2025 Annual CongressEuropean Association of Nuclear Medicine

2024 ISPOR Europe ConferenceInternational Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research

2024 Autumn SeminarEuropean University Continuing Education Network

2024 Annual General MeetingInternational Tungsten Industry Association

2024 Annual European CongressInternational Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association

2024 Annual European CongressInternational Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association

2024 Annual ConferenceCommon Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure

2024 CongressEURETINA - European Society of Retina Specialists

2024 ConferenceEuropean Oncology Nursing Society

2024 SeminarEuropulp

2024 Annual MeetingScoliosis Research Society

2024 Annual CongressEuropean Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

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

View More Future Events (35 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Barcelona

2024 World Research Congress – European Association for Palliative Care
2024 European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases – European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
2024 European PF Patient Summit – European Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and Related Disorders Federation
2024 International Symposium on Controversies in Psychiatry – International Symposium on Controversies in Psychiatry
2024 Bio Europe Spring Meeting
2024 European Congress on Gynaecological Oncology – European Society of Gynaecological Oncology
2024 Symposium – Federation for European Education in Gemmology
2023 European Headache Congress – European Headache Federation
2023 General Assembly – International Health Cooperative Organisation
2023 ESCAIDE : European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology – European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
2023 Autumn Seminar – European University Continuing Education Network
2023 Annual Conference – Polyurea Development Association Europe
2023 Open Symposium – European Bioanalysis Forum
2023 Science and Cooking World Congress
2023 SEVC: Southern European Veterinary Conference – Southern European Veterinary Conference
2023 The Class Conference – The Class Foundation
2023 Conferencia de Zonas Francas de Iberoamérica – Asociación de Zonas Francas de las Américas
2023 Tomorrow.Mobility World Congress – EIT Urban Mobility
2023 Annual Congress – International Workers and Amateurs in Sports Confederation
2023 Congress – European Resuscitation Council
2023 Annual Meeting – Air Movement and Control Association International
2023 Annual PH European Conference (APHEC) – Pulmonary Hypertension Association Europe
2023 Annual Meeting – Rare Diseases International
2023 Congress – International Federation of Resistance Movements
2023 General Meeting – European Metropolitan Transport Authorities

View More Past Events (6145 total) in The International Congress Calendar

You are viewing a city profile from the UIA's Global Civil Society Database.
← return to your search page to find additional profiles.
Terms of Use

UIA allows users to access and make use of the information contained in its Databases for the user’s internal use and evaluation purposes only. A user may not re-package, compile, re-distribute or re-use any or all of the UIA Databases or the data* contained therein without prior permission from the UIA.

Data from database resources may not be extracted or downloaded in bulk using automated scripts or other external software tools not provided within the database resources themselves. If your research project or use of a database resource will involve the extraction of large amounts of text or data from a database resource, please contact us for a customized solution.

UIA reserves the right to block access for abusive use of the Database.

* Data shall mean any data and information available in the Database including but not limited to: raw data, numbers, images, names and contact information, logos, text, keywords, and links.