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    ICCA receives prestigious Conventa Ambassador 2019 award for strong support of association meeting industry growth in New Europe

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    Held on an annual basis, Conventa, the New Europe trade show for business meetings, congresses and incentive travel, recognises an individual or company that has been their longstanding partner and greatest advocate with the prestigious Ambassador title.
    25th Jan, 2019
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    Bilbao Exhibition Centre joins ICCA as a full member

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    The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has over 1,100 member companies and entities from 100 countries throughout the world.
    24th Jan, 2019
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    ICCA Congress delegates come together to leave a legacy

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    Continuing a strong tradition of giving back to the local community in each host destination, delegates at the 57th ICCA Congress in Dubai raised a total of €5,555 and collected 591 pairs of glasses for local blindness prevention charity Noor Dubai Foundation through a number of initiatives.
    16th Jan, 2019
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    ICCA’s Regional Director Asia Pacific Noor Ahmad Hamid receives prestigious Chinese MICE award in recognition of industry growth

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    ICCA’s Regional Director Asia Pacific Noor Ahmad Hamid experienced a career highlight at the 11th China Meetings Industry Convention (CMIC) in Beijing in December, when he became the first non-Chinese recipient of the China MICE Hall of Figures Award, a prestigious accolade which honours those who have contributed to the advancement of China’s meetings industry.
    16th Jan, 2019
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    A Room with a ZOO elected on ICCA board

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    Team FMCCA very proud with the achievement of its CCO Anja Stas
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    Only four years after joining the meeting industry Anja Stas, CCO of Flanders Meeting and Convention Center Antwerp, joins the ICCA board as co-chair for the Sector Venues. She was elected with a vast majority of the votes.
    11th Jan, 2019
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    ICCA announces FIEXPO as Spanish “ICCA Language Champion”

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    During the General Assembly at the 57th ICCA Congress in Dubai, ICCA announced FIEXPO Latin America as the first “ICCA Language Champion”, marking the launch of ICCA’s first venture into providing multilingual services to its members. Providing Spanish translations of ICCA’s most important advisory publications and digital resources, the “ICCA Language Champion” programme will ensure more ICCA members have access to valuable meetings industry expertise in their native languages.
    3rd Jan, 2019
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    South Africa - Meet here, Grow anywhere

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    South Africa is a leading globally-competitive business events destination boasting new infrastructure development and hosting world-class events. This was the sentiment expressed in Barcelona this week, where the global Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) trade show, IBTM World, is taking place.
    4th Dec, 2018
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    GainingEdge Launches New Global Competitive Index

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    A new index which ranks cities in terms of their competitive strength for attracting international conventions was launched at the ICCA Annual Congress this week in Dubai.
    15th Nov, 2018
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    James Rees elected as new ICCA president

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    James Rees, Executive Director at ExCeL London, has been elected as the new ICCA president at the General Assembly of the 57th ICCA Congress, which is taking place from 11-14 November 2018 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
    15th Nov, 2018
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    ICCA and Simpleview collaborate on maximising ROI of ICCA membership

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    Simpleview named exclusive "ROI Champion" among ICCA business partners
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    Simpleview has been named the exclusive "ROI Champion" of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). The designation distinguishes Simpleview among an elite group of global business partners working with the organisation to increase and showcase the value of ICCA membership.
    7th Nov, 2018
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    Meetings Industry, Let’s Cast Our Vote!

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    Given the state of global politics in the past few years, the importance (and consequences) of voting (or not voting) should be clear as water by now. As the date draws closer for the ICCA elections to take place at the General Assembly of ICCA in Dubai (on 11 November 2018), members are encouraged to vote electronically even if they are not gracing the significant event.
    7th Nov, 2018
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    Delegates At Icca Congress To Explore Dubai’s Culture, Innovation And Talent Development

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    Immersive “Outside The Box” sessions planned for 57th ICCA Congress, taking place in Dubai from 11-14 November
    11th Oct, 2018
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    Winners of Incredible Impacts 2018 Grants Announced

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    Recognition of outstanding legacy left by associations
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    The Incredible Impacts Programme, now in its second year, run collaboratively by ICCA and BestCities Global Alliance, has selected three winning associations as leading examples of excellence within the global meetings industry.
    9th Oct, 2018
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    Istanbul CVB becomes the official Association Relations Partner of ICCA

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    Istanbul CVB is partnering with ICCA as an ‘Association Relations Partner’ (ARP), to further promote Istanbul as a leading congress destination.
    5th Oct, 2018
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    ICCA Congress 2018 delegates to support Dubai Eyesight Charity

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    Delegates at the 57th ICCA Congress, taking place in Dubai later this year, will have the opportunity to support a local charity that prevents blindness and visual impairment globally, with organisers partnering with Noor Dubai Foundation on a number of initiatives.
    16th Aug, 2018
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    ICCA Members unite in Mexico to learn the intricacies of successful global bidding

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    Leading global meetings industry suppliers gathered at ICCA’s Global Bidding workshop on 17 July 2018 at World Meetings Forum Vidanta – Riviera Nayarit 2018, Mexico, to discuss the best practices of bidding for international association meetings, using Houston’s successful bid for the 2019 ICCA Congress as the basis for discussion
    16th Aug, 2018
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    Associations Urged To Showcase Incredible Impacts Of Their Event

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    BestCities and ICCA Call Out For Final Entries to the Incredible Impacts Grants Programme 2018.
    19th Jul, 2018
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    Dubain Begins Countdown to Host 2018 ICCA Congress

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    Dubai is gearing up to host the 57th Congress of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) next year, following the conclusion of this year’s edition in Prague.
    10th Jul, 2018
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    ICCA releases 2017 statistics with another record number of association meetings

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    Barcelona claims first place in the ICCA city rankings by number of meetings in 2017 for the first time since 2004. The association meetings market continues to show robust growth.
    7th May, 2018
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    ICCA President to take part in new conference at IMEX EduMonday, She Means Business

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    ICCA President, Nina Freysen-Pretorius, will be on the panel at 16.40, discussing with other female industry leaders whether women in the meetings industry are “on eye level with men”.
    4th Apr, 2018
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