March 2022


UIA Survey on International Meeting Issues ­­– 2022 (continued COVID 19 Impact on International Association Meetings)

The Union of International Associations (UIA) launches its 10th edition of the Survey amongst 25,000 international associations. By Clara...

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UIA Welcomes New Associate Member: Department of Information and Tourism, Taipei City Government

Associate Member. The UIA is delighted to welcome its newest Associate Member Department of Information and Tourism, Taipei City Government.

The Department of Information and Tourism is responsible for tourism development under the auspices of the Taipei City Government. Its objectives:

• Build a sustainable environment for travel and tourism industry
• Construct a global brand of top MICE destination
• Promote smart city tourism
• Embrace creativity, diversity, inclusivity and partnership

For more details on UIA Associate Membership, visit the UIA website or contact

UIA Round Tables: Sign Up for Outreach, Mutual Learning, and More!

Education and Networking. The UIA Association Round Tables promote, facilitate and enable expanded dynamism in the work of international associations. In each of their varied and attractive locations, the Round Tables focus on structured training, educational and networking opportunities. They are famous for opening up the mind and the senses to local cultural events; they invariably provide outstanding food and beverage experiences.

The Round Tables bring association participants into friendly and productive contact with Convention Bureaux and with leaders of significant international institutions.

Save the dates!

15th UIA Associations Round Table – Brussels
Friday 20 May 2022
Brussels, Belgium – Marriott Grand Place

16th UIA Associations Round Table Europe – Rotterdam
24 & 25 November 2022
Rotterdam, Netherlands – Postillion Convention Center Rotterdam – WTC

Questions about the Round Tables, or about joining us as a partner?

We are happy to hear from you!
Clara Fernández López:

International Meetings Statistics Report, 62nd edition

Rankings & Trends. The Report provides two views of a sector now facing multiple challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic; data for meetings in the year 2019 are presented in full, the “last good year” before the crisis, in addition to an analysis of what took place in 2020.

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Association Focus at IMEX in Frankfurt, 30 May 2022

Join us. If you're an association leader or an association events professional looking for solutions to the challenges facing associations across the world today, this is the event for you. Hear from expert global speakers and discuss topics on event design in a post covid world, diversity, equity and inclusion for associations, venue contracting and negotiation, 365 content creation, the association workplace of the future, plus more!

Register your interest today.

“Our Members are excited to get together again“

Interview with Jennie De Greef, Managing Director of the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP)

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Why Vienna?

By Christian Woronka, Director, Vienna Convention Bureau

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Spotlight on associations

Global Institute for Disease Elimination (GLIDE)

Asian Shakespeare Association (ASA)

BirdLife International

Convention Highlights – going online!

13th International Symposium on Pediatric Pain
24-27 March 2022

4th International Conference of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD)
20-22 April 2022, Bangkok, Thailand

Number of the month

The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics will turn 100 years old in 2022. The Centennial Symposium will take place at ICTP, Trieste, on 11, 12 and 13 July 2022.

The IUPAP was established in 1922 in Brussels with 13 Member countries and the first General Assembly was held in 1923 in Paris. It currently has 60 country members.

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