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 3046 meetings since 2001.

Top 10 in 2021

Barcelona is ranked #10 in 2021, with 65 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

European Large Families Confederation Est. 2004

International Association of Educating Cities Est. 1990

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

Société Internationale de Dialectologie et Géolinguistique Est. 1989

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

La Liga Iberoamericana de Organizaciones de la Sociedad Civil Est. 1999

International Centre for Coastal Resources Research Est. 1993

Euro-Mediterranean Study Commission Est. 1994

International Coordinating Committee on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Est. 1981

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

Centro Iberoamericano de Desarrollo Estratégico Urbano Est. 1993

European Community Studies Association Est. 1987

Magnetic Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis

European Group on Tumour Markers Est. 1997

View More profiles (181 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Barcelona

2027 Biennial CongressInternational Association for Women's Mental Health

2027 CongressEuropean Association of Dermato-Oncology

2025 General SessionInternational Association for Dental Research

2025 International Congress on ArchivesInternational Council on Archives

2025 Annual CongressEuropean Association of Nuclear Medicine

2024 Annual MeetingScoliosis Research Society

2024 Annual MeetingEuropean Meteorological Society

2024 Annual ConferenceEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons

2024 World CongressWorld Society of Cardio-Vascular and Thoracic Surgeons

2023 SEVC: Southern European Veterinary ConferenceSouthern European Veterinary Conference

2023 Annual MeetingAir Movement and Control Association International

2023 General MeetingEuropean Metropolitan Transport Authorities

2023 General MeetingEuropean Metropolitan Transport Authorities

2023 International Summit on Suicide ResearchInternational Academy of Suicide Research

2023 Comprehensive Cleft Care WorkshopGlobal Smile Foundation

2023 ECNP CongressEuropean College of Neuropsychopharmacology

2023 CongressEuropean Society of Veterinary Internal MedicineEuropean College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Companion Animals

2023 CongressInternational Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists

2023 European Summer MeetingEconometric Society

2023 CongressEuropean Economic Association

2023 Biennial ConferenceInternational Association of Genocide Scholars

2023 World Parkinson CongressWorld Parkinson Coalition

2023 ACI EUROPE / WORLD Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition (WAGA)Airports Council InternationalAirports Council International - European Region

2023 Global Public Transport SummitInternational Association of Public Transport

2023 European ConferenceMerchant Risk Council

View More Future Events (30 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Barcelona

2023 EuCornea Congress – European Society of Cornea and Ocular Surface Disease Specialists
2023 EuroBrake Annual Forum – International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies
2023 INMARTECH – International Research Ship Operators
2023 ENCALS Meeting – European 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 Summit – World Summit on Pediatrics
2022 Scientific Seminar – PROMETIA
2022 Annual Congress – European Society of Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons
2022 World Sterilization Congress – World Federation for Hospital Sterilisation Sciences
2022 Tomorrow.Mobility World Congress – EIT Urban Mobility
2022 Smart City Expo World Congress – Smart City Expo World Congress
2022 Annual European CME Forum – European CME Forum
2022 Focus Meeting on Perioperative Medicine – European Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care
2022 Meeting – European Association of Urology
2022 European Public Procurement, PPP/Private Finance and Concessions – European Institute of Public Administration
2022 European Regional Assembly – Assemblée parlementaire de la Francophonie
2022 Annual Meeting – International Skeletal Society
2022 International Scientific Congress on Spinal Muscular Atrophy – SMA Europe
2022 European Congress of Andrology – European Academy of Andrology
2022 EASN International Conference – European Aeronautics Science Network
2022 Internal, External and Performance Audit of the ESIF and NEXTGEN EU Funded Programmes and Projects: 2021-2027 – European Institute of Public Administration
2022 Annual Congress – European Association of Nuclear Medicine
2022 European Academy of Pediatric Societies Congress (EAPS) – European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive CareEuropean Academy of PaediatricsEuropean Society for Paediatric Research
2022 Congress – European Academy of Paediatrics Societies
2022 Biennial Congress – International Society of Hematology

View More Past Events (5944 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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