• ICCA Oman Meetings Association Expert Forum

    20th Nov, 2017

    The recently launched Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC) in collaboration with the Oman Convention Bureau and International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) will be organising the first edition of the annual ICCA Oman Meetings Association Expert Forum that marks the continued journey towards achieving Oman’s 2040 tourism strategy.

    The two-day forum will be held on the 20th and 21st of November in the state-of-the-art Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre. The forum will comprise of International associations who will share their expertise and embark on strategic working relationships with local associations in Oman.


    For more information, please visit

    Registration: To register for this event, click here.

  • ibtm World 2017

    28th Nov, 2017

    The leading global event for the meetings, events and incentives industry

    ibtm world delivers three inspirational days of business, networking and education to a community of international suppliers and buyers, helping drive their business into the future. Join over 15,500 industry professionals and enter a world of business opportunities.

    When: 28-30 November 2017

    Where: Barcelona, Spain

    Register NOW

  • Middle East Meetings Forum

    10th Dec, 2017

    In partnership with the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) and the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), Dubai Business Events is proud to invite you to attend the Middle East Meetings Forum.

    The Forum is specially designed for meetings industry suppliers (hotels, venues, DMCs, PCOs etc.) in Dubai and the Middle East to provide a unique opportunity to learn from leading experts in the international meetings industry, including Mrs. Nina Freysen-Pretorius (President, ICCA), Mr. Sherrif Karamat (COO, PCMA) and Mr. Greg Bogue (Vice President, Maritz Global Events).

    Topics covered during the Middle East Meetings Foruminclude:

    ·      How to stay competitive in an ever changing, challenging and complex business environment

    ·      Understanding disruptive forces in the Business Events Industry

    ·      Using science and design principles to organize better meetings

    The Forum will offer interesting key note presentations, lively panel discussions, interactive round table exercises and plenty of opportunities to network with your industry peers.

    The Forum takes place on Sunday 10th December 2017 from 8.30am – 4pm at the Intercontinental Festival City.


    For registration and more information, please visit:

  • Dubai Association Conference

    11th Dec, 2017

    Register to attend the inaugural Dubai Association Conference on 11-12 December, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

    This ‘Building a Community’ Conference is a platform to gain insights from international and regional experts on the latest trends in areas such as membership, online communities, restructuring education, volunteerism and governance and is open to professionals with an interest in developing associations #DACConf17


    For more information, please visit:

  • 4th Edition of HQ Association Grand Ball

    18th Jan, 2018

    On the occasion of the 4th Associations Grand Ball,
    HEADQUARTERS MAGAZINE turns its traditional flagship event into an actual Grand Ball:
    Brussels’ international landmark, ATOMIUM, will be your host venue
    on this New Year’s event on 18 JANUARY 2018, at 6:30pm.

    Let us take you on a discovery trip of Europe’s hottest destinations for your upcoming
    association events, from Northern to Central and Southern Europe.

    You will meet: Monaco, Finland and Helsinki, Vienna and Salzburg.

    Engage and network with different European destinations and cultures in one single location
    though a wide range of dynamic activities.

    If you are:

    • from an association
    • interested in organizing events or conferences abroad
    • and looking for detailed information about the above mentioned destinations

    Register now, seats are limited.

    You can also confirm your attendance by clicking the email address below:


    Registration: To register for this event, click here.

  • CONVENE 2018

    14th Feb, 2018

    CONVENE is an annual B2B event for the meetings industry, representing countries across the Baltic Sea Region. Taking place on 14-15 February 2018, CONVENE will gather the entire regional meetings and events industry under one roof, and in addition to encouraging knowledge and best practice sharing, will bring suppliers and buyers together through an array of networking opportunities.

    Organised by the Vilnius Convention Bureau, the event offers a complete Hosted Buyer programme that accommodates over 165 qualified buyers from across Europe. Up to 100 exhibitors, including convention bureaus, hotels, conference centres, special venues, DMCs, PCOs, and specialist suppliers from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Poland, Russia, Finland, Sweden, will showcase their meeting products and services. A major professional education programme, as well as a series of high-quality networking events and fam tours within the region, will serve to compliment the event. With a strong focus on education and knowledge, CONVENE aims to equip both buyer and supplier communities with the tools needed to create more effective and valuable meetings and events.

    For more information, please visit:

  • European Association Summit 2018

    8th Mar, 2018
    Save the date & Shape the programme! 
    Come & join us in Brussels, the world’s leading capital for international associations! 
    BRUSSELS, 08-09 March 2018! SQUARE Brussels Meeting Centre


    The European Association Summit is a key event designed by association professionals for association professionals. Held in Brussels, the event has become an unmissable opportunity to share information and knowledge, and network with other international associations. The Summit features educational content delivered by association experts and professionals from various fields.


    Please submit your proposal via our Call for Proposals form. All the details on the submission process and the event are available on our EAS website. Deadline for submissions is Friday 29th September 2017. 

    If you have missed EAS 2017, you can catch up here: AlbumVideo & Testimonials

  • The Associations World Congress - Antwerp

    12th Mar, 2018

    The Associations World Congress on 12 - 14 March 2018 takes place in Antwerp at Flanders Meeting & Convention Center just half an hour from Brussels.

    Whether you're a Chief Executive, Head of Department, Manager or Officer working for an association, society or federation, this Congress has educational content relevant to you and your organisation.
    Passes are flexible to fit in with your busy schedule, so you can choose from:


    ·         Full Congress Pass for 3 days; 

    ·         Congress Pass for 2 days; or 

    ·         1-day Congress Pass

    The Programme covers the most urgent and current issues faced by associations and comprises of workshops, talks, presentations and expert briefings on education & eLearning, recruitment & retention, technology, video, events, marketing, communications, digital publishing, social media, websites, operations and logistics.

    We continuously refine and improve Congress, delivering great value to delegates, and this year's Congress will be even better than the last. 

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