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

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

European Energy Mediators Group Est. 2007

View More profiles (177 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 CongressEuropean Society of Veterinary Internal MedicineEuropean College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Companion Animals

2023 CongressInternational Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists

2023 World Parkinson CongressWorld Parkinson Coalition

2023 Global Public Transport SummitInternational Association of Public Transport

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 Annual European CME ForumEuropean CME Forum

2022 European Congress of AndrologyEuropean Academy of Andrology

2022 Annual CongressEuropean Association of Nuclear Medicine

2022 European Academy of Pediatric Societies Congress (EAPS)European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive CareEuropean Society for Paediatric ResearchEuropean Academy of Paediatrics

2022 International Congress on ZookeepingInternational Congress of Zookeepers

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

View More Future Events (46 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Barcelona

2022 International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management – International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety
2022 Annual Conference – European Association of Hotel and Tourism Schools
2022 Congress – Syndicat international du décolletage
2022 World Seed Congress – International Seed Federation
2022 EABCT Congress – European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies
2021 BETA International Congress – Asociación de Jóvenes Doctores en Hispanismo
2021 World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery – International Federation of Societies of Endoscopic Surgeons
2021 Congress – European Association for Endoscopic Surgery and Other Interventional Techniques
2021 WCES : Biennial World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery – International Federation of Societies of Endoscopic SurgeonsEuropean Association for Endoscopic Surgery and Other Interventional Techniques
2021 Annual General Assembly – European Union of Electrical Wholesalers
2021 Annual Meeting – European Delirium Association
2021 World Hospital Congress – International Hospital Federation
2021 Annual Meeting – European Thoracic Oncology Platform
2021 International Symposium on Rice Functonal Genomics – International Symposium on Rice Functional Genomics
2021 Annual Conference – International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives
2021 Connecting Time Use Research with Public Policies, Organizations and Society – International Association for Time Use Research
2021 Annual General Meeting – International Society of Paediatric Oncology European Neuroblastoma Research Network
2021 Annual Meeting – European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
2021 Conference on Perfusion Education & Training (ECoPEaT) – European Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion
2021 Annual Conference – World Association of Zoos and Aquariums
2021 Forum – Association of Mediterranean Maritime Museums
2021 EuroVelo and Cycling Tourism Conference – European Cyclists' Federation
2021 IOT Solutions World Congress – Industry IoT Consortium
2021 Workshop – Workshop on Accelerator Operations
2021 International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions (SAHC) – International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions

View More Past Events (5824 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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