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 #10 over a 20 year period,
with 3397 meetings since 1999.

Top 10 in Top 25 in 2019

Barcelona is ranked #14 in 2019, with 150 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

Association internationale des mouvements familiaux de formation rurale Est. 1975

International Gas Union Est. 1931

United Regions Organisation/FOGAR Est. 2007

European Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry Est. 1978

Surgery Society of the Latin Mediterranean Est. 1951

International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety Est. 1999

European Machine Vision Association Est. 2003

European Society for Comparative Endocrinology Est. 1965

Sociedad Iberoamericana de Neurourologia y Uroginecologia Est. 1987

European Society for Haemapheresis and Haemotherapy Est. 2014

Société Internationale de Dialectologie et Géolinguistique Est. 1989

Colloquy of European Parishes Est. 1959

Asociación Latina para el Analisis de los Sistemas de Salud Est. 1989

European Low Gravity Research Association Est. 1979

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

View More profiles (176 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Barcelona

2025 General SessionInternational Association for Dental Research

2025 Annual CongressEuropean Association of Nuclear Medicine

2024 Annual MeetingScoliosis Research Society

2024 Annual MeetingEuropean Meteorological Society

2024 Biennial CongressInternational Association for Women's Mental Health

2023 Annual CongressEuropean College of Neuropsychopharmacology

2023 CongressInternational Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists

2023 SEVC: Southern European Veterinary ConferenceSouthern European Veterinary Conference

2023 MeetingEuropean Network for the Cure of ALS

2022 International Conference of Physical Education and Sports Science (ICPESS)International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education

2022 World Consumer Credit Reporting ConferenceAssociation of Consumer Credit Information SuppliersAsociación Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Burós de CréditoBusiness Information Industry AssociationConsumer Data Industry Association (CDIA)

2022 Annual ConferenceEuropean Association for International Education

2022 European Conference on Thermoelectrics (ECT)European Thermoelectric Society

2022 ERS International CongressEuropean Respiratory Society

2022 EPIZONE Annual MeetingEPIZONE European Research Group

2022 Annual CongressEuropean Society of Cardiology

2022 Annual MeetingEuropean Finance Association

2022 CongressWorld Union of Jesuit Alumni and Alumnae

2022 International Colloquium of the Corpus Vitrearum / Forum for the Conservation and Technology of Historic Stained GlassCorpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi

2022 MeetingPaul Ehrlich MedChem Euro-PhD Network

2022 International Congress on Musical SignificationInternational Congress on Musical SignificationInternational Semiotics Institute, ImatraAcademy of Cultural HeritagesInternational Association for Semiotic Studies

2022 CongressWorld Parkinson Coalition

2022 International Conference on Urban PestsInternational Conference on Urban Pests

2022 CongressAEA - International Lawyers Network

2022 CongressInternational Neuromodulation Society

View More Future Events (62 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Barcelona

2021 International Symposium on Current Issues and Controversies in Psychiatry – International Symposium on Controversies in Psychiatry
2021 Conference – International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies
2021 Global Currency Forum – International Currency Association
2021 Annual Joint Meeting – European Molecular Liquids GroupJapanese Molecular Liquid Group
2021 International Conference on Urban Pests – International Conference on Urban Pests
2021 Conference – European Association of Law and Economics
2021 COMPLAS : International Conference on Computational Plasticity – European Committee on Computational Methods in Applied SciencesInternational Association for Computational MechanicsInternational Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering
2021 ERS International Congress – European Respiratory Society
2021 European Conference for Applied Meteorology and Climatology – European Meteorological Society
2021 International Congress on Musical Signification – International Semiotics Institute, ImatraInternational Congress on Musical SignificationAcademy of Cultural Heritages
2021 International Congress on Musical Signification – International Congress on Musical SignificationInternational Semiotics Institute, ImatraAcademy of Cultural HeritagesInternational Association for Semiotic Studies
2021 Conference – European Sociological Association
2021 International Symposium of MPS and Related Diseases – International MPS Network
2021 Congress – World Union of Jesuit Alumni and Alumnae
2021 International Symposium – International Society for Immunonutrition
2021 Biennial Conference – European Association for South Asian Archaeology and Art
2021 Annual Conference – International Boys' Schools Coalition
2021 Conference / AELFE-TAPP – European Association of Languages for Specific Purposes
2021 International Conference on Public Policy – International Public Policy Association
2021 International Congress on University Teaching and Innovation – Congrés Internacional de Docència Universitària i Innovació
2021 Conference – European Second Language Association
2021 World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer – European Society for Medical Oncology
2021 Digital Health and Wellness Summit – European Connected Health Alliance
2021 Conference – International Association of Genocide Scholars
2021 MWC Conference – GSM Association

View More Past Events (5801 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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