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

World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments Est. 2004

International Economic Association Est. 1949

Association internationale des mouvements familiaux de formation rurale Est. 1975

United Regions Organisation/FOGAR Est. 2007

European Large Families Confederation Est. 2004

International Association of Educating Cities Est. 1990

Surgery Society of the Latin Mediterranean Est. 1951

International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety Est. 1999

Association of Organisations of Mediterranean Businesswomen Est. 2002

European Association for Terminology Est. 1996

European Machine Vision Association Est. 2003

Sociedad Iberoamericana de Neurourologia y Uroginecologia Est. 1987

European Society for Haemapheresis and Haemotherapy Est. 2014

Asociación Iberoamericana de Ortodoncistas Est. 1978

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

View More profiles (179 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Barcelona

2027 Biennial CongressInternational Association for Women's Mental Health

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 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 Biennial ConferenceInternational Association of Genocide Scholars

2023 World Parkinson CongressWorld Parkinson Coalition

2023 Global Public Transport SummitInternational Association of Public Transport

2023 European ConferenceMerchant Risk Council

2023 World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal DiseasesInternational Osteoporosis FoundationEuropean Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases

2023 EHRA CongressEuropean Heart Rhythm Association

2023 SEVC: Southern European Veterinary ConferenceSouthern European Veterinary Conference

2023 INMARTECHInternational Research Ship Operators

2023 ENCALS MeetingEuropean Network for the Cure of ALS

View More Future Events (42 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Barcelona

2022 Conference – European Primate Veterinarians
2022 World Consumer Credit Reporting Conference – Association of Consumer Credit Information SuppliersAsociación Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Burós de CréditoBusiness Information Industry AssociationConsumer Data Industry Association (CDIA)
2022 ICBMM: International Conference on Building Materials and Materials Engineering – International Conference on Building Materials and Materials Engineering
2022 Annual Conference – European Association for International Education
2022 European Conference on Thermoelectrics (ECT) – European Thermoelectric Society
2022 Annual Joint Meeting – European Molecular Liquids Group
2022 Annual Congress – Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe
2022 International Workshop on Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma – International Workshop on Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
2022 EABCT Congress – European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies
2022 International Symposium on Wild Boar and Other Suids – International Symposium on Wild Boar & Other Suids
2022 ERS International Congress – European Respiratory Society
2022 Global Respiratory Summit – Global Allergy and Airways Patient Platform
2022 5CC - 5 Continent Congress – European Society for Lasers and Energy Based Devices
2022 Annual Meeting – Central Bank Research Association
2022 Congress – European Society of Cardiology
2022 Annual Meeting – European Finance Association
2022 Meeting – Paul Ehrlich MedChem Euro-PhD Network
2022 Congress – World Union of Jesuit Alumni and Alumnae
2022 International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management – International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety
2022 Annual Mid-Year Meeting – International Neuropsychological Society
2022 Annual Conference – International Association for the Philosophy of Time
2022 Biennial Conference – European Association for South Asian Archaeology and Art
2022 International Colloquium of the Corpus Vitrearum – Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi
2022 World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer – European Society for Medical Oncology
2022 European LPG Congress – Liquid Gas Europe

View More Past Events (5914 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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