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 #9 over a 20 year period,
with 3018 meetings since 1998.

Top 10 in 2018

Barcelona is ranked #9 in 2018, with 148 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

World Association of the Major Metropolises Est. 1985

International Economic Association Est. 1949

International Association for the Semiotics of Space Est. 1989

United Regions Organisation/FOGAR Est. 2007

Surgery Society of the Latin Mediterranean Est. 1951

International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety Est. 1999

European Association of the Civil Commerce of Weapons Est. 1992

European Association for Terminology Est. 1996

Sociedad Iberoamericana de Neurourologia y Uroginecologia Est. 1987

European Society for Haemapheresis and Haemotherapy Est. 2014

Asociación Iberoamericana de Ortodoncistas Est. 1978

European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society Est. 1982

Société Internationale de Dialectologie et Géolinguistique Est. 1989

Colloquy of European Parishes Est. 1959

European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Est. 1993

Association internationale des producteurs indépendants de la méditerranée Est. 1997

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

European Society for Swallowing Disorders Est. 2011

Sociedad Iberolatinoamericana Ulceras y Heridas

Federación Iberoamericana Urbanistas Est. 2010

European Board of Radiology

European Energy Mediators Group Est. 2007

International Centre for Coastal Resources Research Est. 1993

View More profiles (177 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Barcelona

2025 Annual CongressEuropean Association of Nuclear Medicine

2024 Biennial CongressInternational Association for Women's Mental Health

2023 Annual CongressEuropean College of Neuropsychopharmacology

2023 Biennial CongressInternational Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists

2022 CongressWorld Parkinson Coalition

2022 Annual ConferenceEuropean Neuroendocrine Tumor Society

2022 Annual CongressEuropean Association of Nuclear Medicine

2022 International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and ManagementInternational Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety

2022 Annual ConferenceEuropean Association of Hotel and Tourism Schools

2022 Biennial World CongressInternational Federation of Societies of Endoscopic Surgeons

2021 Global Currency ForumInternational Currency Association

2021 Annual CongressEURETINA - European Society of Retina Specialists

2021 Annual MeetingEuropean Meteorological Society

2021 CongressWorld Union of Jesuit Alumni and Alumnae

2021 International Symposium on Electronic ArtISEA International

2021 International Conference on Bio-Based Building MaterialsRéunion internationale des laboratoires d'essais et de recherches sur les matériaux et les constructions

2021 Biennial Meeting on Cold SprayEuropean Thermal Spray Association

2021 CongressInternational Neuromodulation Society

2021 Conference on Mergers and Acquisitions in the Technology SectorInternational Bar Association

2021 European Life after Stroke ForumStroke Alliance for Europe

2021 European Life After Stroke ForumStroke Alliance for Europe

2021 International Conference on Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s DiseasesInternational Conference on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases

2021 Spring Team MeetingMARQUES

2021 Annual ConferenceEuropean Neuroendocrine Tumor Society

2021 WorkshopInternational Workshop on the Sharing Economy

View More Future Events (43 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Barcelona

2020 IAPT Meeting – International Association for the Philosophy of Time
2020 Congress – Syndicat international du décolletage
2020 Biennial Congress – International Society of Blood Transfusion
2020 EuroBrake Annual Forum – International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies
2020 Euroanaesthesia Annual Meeting – European Society of Anaesthesiology
2020 QQML : Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference – Applied Stochastic Models and Data Analysis International Society
2020 Heart failure - from alpha to omega – European Society of CardiologyHeart Failure Association of the ESC
2020 Heart failure - from alpha to omega – European Society of CardiologyHeart Failure Association of the ESC
2020 Scientific meeting – European Association for the Study of Diabetes
2020 Annual General Assembly – European Union of Electrical Wholesalers
2020 ICASSP : International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2020 International Conference – International Artist Managers' Association
2020 International Conference – Primary Care Diabetes Europe
2020 Annual Conference – European Association of Research and Technology Organizations
2020 Conference – International Papillomavirus Society
2020 European Breast Cancer Conference – European CanCer Organisation
2020 Annual Conference – European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society
2020 Limitless - intelligent connectivity – GSM Association
2020 4YFN Meeting – GSM Association
2020 Mobile World Congress
2020 Business Forum – World Savings Banks Institute
2020 World Conference of Cutaneous Lymphomas – International Society for Cutaneous LymphomasEuropean Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer
2020 Conference – International Conference on Clean and Green Energy
2020 Biennial Conference – International Federation of Computer Law Associations
2020 European Conference – MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance

View More Past Events (5597 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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