Vienna Convention
2 May 2017
Upcoming International Congresses
Europe9th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference of the Applied Stochastic Models and Data Analysis International Society, 23-26/05/17, Limerick +++ 13th Congress of the International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society, 28/05-01/06/17, Montreux +++ 38th Biennial Meeting of the Scandinavian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 07-09/06/17, Helsinki
Asia6th Biennial Congress of the Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, 07-10/06/17, Yokohama +++ 9th Congress of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, 14-17/06/17, Seoul +++ Global Space Exploration Conference of the International Astronautical Federation, 06-08/06/17, Beijing
America50th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons, 28/05-01/06/17, Seattle WA +++ 34th Pan Pacific Conference of the Pan-Pacific Business Association, 29-31/05/17, Lima +++ 38th Annual Conference of the International Association for Human Caring, 31/05-02/06/17, Edmonton AB
Africa13th International Meeting of the Society of Neuroscientists of Africa, 11-14/06/17, Entebbe +++ Africa Meeting of the Econometric Society, 29/06-01/07/17, Algiers +++ 48th Annual Conference of the World Aquaculture Society, 26-30/06/17, Cape Town
Pacific45th Annual Conference of the Renal Society of Australasia, 19-21/06/17, Sydney +++ 15th Biennial Conference of the International Association for Special Education, 25-29/06/17, Perth +++ Meeting of the Australasian Orthopaedic Trauma Society, 23-25/06/17, Hamilton Is
The Challenges of Leadership
From Béatrice Richez-Baum
Secretary General
The European Confederation of Directors Association (ecoDa)
Board Member
ESAE, AssociationExecutives. EU

“How to improve association leaders' knowledge? Which tools are available to improve their skills? What are the current challenges?”

Like businesses, trade associations feel the pinch of ever more competitive markets. In most professional fields, multiple associations compete for the commitment, time, and financial support of their constituencies. They cannot survive without reinventing themselves and assessing over time the added value that they provide to their members. Trade associations have gradually changed from social platforms to organizations that are required to deliver results and concrete actions. In that sense, those developments have narrowed the differences between businesses and trade associations. Association CEOs become trustworthy through their actions, their positions on important subjects and by being a reliable source of information for both members and regulators...

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Yearbook Online data refreshed

5,609 organizations. The Yearbook Online data has been refreshed again. 5,609 organization profiles have been edited since the last update, 722 organization addresses have been changed and 93 new organization profiles have been added.

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UIA Associations Round Table Europe

Meet, learn, share. The 11th UIA Round Table, 10 November 2017 at the Marriott Grand Place in Brussels, is an opportunity to meet representatives of other international associations, to learn from their experiences, and to share knowledge on topics such as the role of international associations in a politicized world, finding - and keeping - the right people as well as legal questions.

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Accor Hotels
Visit UIA at IMEX Frankfurt from May 16-18!

Frankfurt. UIA will be happy to welcome you in the Associations Pavilion, stand G410. Come and share with us any news on your association, and hear from us about this year’s programme at UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific (Chiang Mai, Thailand on 21 & 22 September) and Europe (Brussels, Belgium on 10 November) and further news on UIA research and education activities.

https://w w w. uia. org/news/5637
Apply for Consultative Status with the UN

ECOSOC Consultative Status. NGOs interested in applying for ECOSOC consultative status with the United Nations should submit their application and required documents on or before the deadline 1 June 2017. The following link provides background information, the benefits and instructions on how to apply:

http: //csonet. org/index. php?page=view&nr=377&type=230&menu=14
Why Barcelona?
By Barcelona Convention Bureau

Did you know?

+ Barcelona is positioned as one of the top cities in the world in terms of hosting international conferences.

+ Barcelona has a strong and internationally recognized medical and scientific community, providing strong support in the hosting of international meetings.

+ Barcelona was named the first "Mobile World Capital" in 2012, an initiative driving the mobile and digital transformation of society while helping to improve people’s lives globally. The city is the site of the GSMA Mobile World Congress until 2023.

+ The Barcelona Convention Bureau and the Province Convention Bureau (which promoted the surrounding areas) have unified and are now a sole entity, offering more variety of options in what we now refer to as greater Barcelona (Barcelona and its surrounding region) ...

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Thailand Connect
What Associations Should Know About the "Future Meeting Space" Project

Matthias Schultze, CEO of German Convention Bureau (GCB)

What is your study "Future Meeting Space" about?

The meetings industry is changing rapidly and we therefore initiated our "Future Meeting Space" project not only to highlight developments and opportunities but also to provide detailed recommendations for action. We look into trends and innovations as well as developments in society and assess their possible influence on the meetings industry. To that end, the GCB German Convention Bureau e.V. joined forces with the European Association of Event Centres (EVVC), the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO and other research partners ...

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Important conferences
European Association Summit 201730-31/05/2017 BrusselsMore
UIA 5th Round Table Asia-Pacific21-22/09/2017 Chiang Mai, ThailandMore

Important shows
IMEX Frankfurt16-18/05/2017 FrankfurtMore
The Meetings Show13-15/06/2017 LondonMore

Number of the month

Brussels. 2,415 currently active international organizations have their headquarters in Brussels. That is 14% of all international organization headquarters in Europe.

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New associations
World Fintech Association
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Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy
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European Magnetism Association (EMA)
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