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    Partnering for Sustainability

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    On 26th February, UIA cooperated with Legacy17 to host a workshop at the 2-day World Resources Forum in Antwerp
    30th Apr, 2019
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    PACIFICO Yokohama ranked as top Japanese MICE facility in 2017 by JNTO

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    PACIFICO Yokohama, one of the largest MICE complexes in Japan*1, was ranked as the top Japanese MICE facility in 2017 in terms of the number of conferences hosted, the number of attendees, and the number of overseas attendees, according to the breakdown of “Statistics Regarding International Conferences held in Japan in 2017”*2, published by Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO).
    23rd Jan, 2019
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    Malaysia Converges Local And International Association Players

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    UIA 2018 and MyNext the perfect avenue to exchange ideas and knowledge
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    Malaysia successfully hosted the 6th UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific 2018 (UIA 2018) at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre that was held from 26 – 27 September 2018.
    16th Oct, 2018
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    Brussels, Europe’s leading city for staging conferences and symposiums

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    The city of Brussels is the No. 1 European location for the staging of international associations conferences and is ranked No. 2 in the world according to the UIA report.
    19th Jul, 2018
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    Using technology for member growth and engagement

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    Technology is not often quoted as a pathway to member retention, growth and engagement. The Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) is achieving important successes from integrating its technology and communications strategies.
    10th Nov, 2017
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    5th UIA Associations Round Table in Asia-Pacific

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    Since 2013 the UIA Associations Round Tables take place annually in Asia-Pacific as well, this year on September 21 and 22 in the beautiful city of Chiang Mai, Thailand.
    9th Oct, 2017
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    PCMA and UIA choose Thailand for their high-level meetings

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    Confidence in Thailand’s status as a world-class events destination is at an all time-high, according to the Thailand Conventions and Exhibition Bureau
    27th Jun, 2017
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    Dubai’s ranking as elite business events hub reaffirmed

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    Dubai maintains parity with global cities according to latest meetings industry statistics
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    Dubai’s status as a premier business event destination for some of the world’s most prestigious events has been reinforced by the latest rankings published by the Union of International Associations (UIA), which saw the city maintain its number 14 position in the 2015 International Meetings Statistics report.
    11th Jul, 2016
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    Brussels consolidates its position as 1st conference city in Europe and 2nd in the world

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    The UIA confirms Brussels as the number two city in the world, and the number one in Europe in terms of the number of international conferences it hosts
    7th Jul, 2016
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    Montréal crowned top international business tourism city in the Americas

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    For a fifth consecutive year, Montréal ranks first in the Americas for international events, according to the International Meetings Statistics Report for the Year 2015 released by the Union of International Association (UIA), representing yet another outstanding performance. Overall, the city hosted 108 international events in 2015, up 29% from 2014.
    5th Jul, 2016
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    Board of European Students of Technology (BEST)

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    How to manage a particular fast turnover of the association board
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    As a non-profit association, headquartered in Brussels, BEST provides students several services, such as engineering competitions, extra-curricular education and career support, and reaches about 1.7 million students spread over 96 universities in 33 countries.
    22nd Apr, 2016
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    Headquarters Europe #69 (Africa Special) is OUT!

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    In this issue of Headquarters Europe: an extensive feature on Africa as an association destination, UIA's data on meetings in Africa, the profile of the International Exhibition Logistics Association... and more.
    12th Jan, 2016
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    Headquarters Europe #68 (ibtm world special) is OUT!

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    In this issue, our ibtm world 2015 special: a portrait of the International Solid Waste Association, a case study of ESOT2015 at SQUARE-BRUSSELS MEETING CENTRE, organisational excellence according to the ESAE & UIA... and more.
    10th Nov, 2015
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    UIA Asia-Pacific Round Table: Inspiring social functions in Bangkok

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    Since three years the UIA has organised Associations Round Tables in Asia-Pacific, bringing together representatives of international associations to learn practical skills and share experiences. Last September, Bangkok was the host city to the third one.
    23rd Oct, 2015
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    The world's leading bee experts at the Palais des congrès de Montréal

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    The Palais des congrès de Montréal and the Canadian Honey Council will be hosting Apimondia 2019, the Apicultural Congress of the International Federation of Beekeepers' Associations.
    20th Oct, 2015
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    Association Communications & Social Media: The Views of UIA

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    We remain in the midst of a period significant technological change, particularly when it comes to ICT. The Union of International Associations share its views concerning the development of social media.
    14th Sep, 2015
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    UIA Meetings Statistics Released: USA and Singapore Lead the Way

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    For the past six decades, the Union of International Associations (UIA) has undertaken statistical studies on the preceding years’ international meetings. The statistics are based on information systematically collected by the UIA Congress Department.
    10th Jun, 2015
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    Headquarters Europe #65 (May 2015) is out !

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    In this issue: the latest news about SkyTeam and The Meetings Show, a profile of the European Association for International Education, a feature on associations and cross-sector partnerships, and destination updates about Florence, Riga, Glasgow, Thailand, Macao, Oman, Kaohsiung in Taiwan... and much more.
    4th May, 2015
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    Jeju, Asia’s Prestige city for business events

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    Jeju is known for its natural beauty and the only place to hold both UNECO designations (World Natural Heritage, Biosphere Reserve, Geopark) and the title of New7wonders of Nature. Besides, Jeju has optimum MICE infrastructure.
    15th Apr, 2015
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    New website and logo for FAIB

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    FAIB, the Federation of European and International Associations established in Belgium, has just unveiled a new website and a new logo.
    24th Feb, 2015
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